London Marathon 2017: Runner Rewards

Spectators watch as runners cross Tower Bridge during the Virgin London Marathon in London. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Sunday April 21, 2013. See PA Story ATHLETICS London. Photo credit should read: Mike Egerton/PA Wire.

A number of London restaurants and businesses are offering London Marathon runners a host of delicious incentives and rewards. From free burgers to relaxing massages, discover the best ways to replenish and rejuvenate after the gruelling challenge on Sunday 23rd April

Refuel after the London Marathon with free dim sum at Royal China

Dim Sum at Royal China

According to experts, the average Marathon runner will burn between 2900 and 3500 calories as they negotiate the 26.3 mile Virgin London Marathon course. To help replenish their depleted fuel tanks, the Royal China Group will be offering competitors a free dim sum dish when dining in one of their six London restaurants on the day of the marathon.

Diners simply need to present their marathon medal to a member of staff on arrival at the restaurant to receive their free feast. Find out more here.

Mac & Wild Congratulates marathon medal holders with free Veni-Moo burgers

MAC AND WILD Veni Moo-11

Roll up, roll up! Scottish champions Mac & Wild will be congratulating all London Marathon runners on Monday 24th April with free Veni-Moo burgers. Mac & Wild will be offering all Marathon runners their infamous, award winning, Veni-moo burger, complete with one beef patty, one venison patty, gherkins, caramelised onions, cheese and bearnaise sauce, served in a brioche bun.

Marathon runners only need to wave their medal with pride to gain their well deserved treat. Find out more here.

Post Marathon Rejuvenation at bhuti 


This year, Richmond’s well-being eco-escape bhuti, will be offering all Marathon runners a free yoga class when they book in for one of bhuti’s massage treatments, the perfect way for your body to recover post marathon.

Choose from a selection of massages for the ultimate post-run relaxation. Marathon runners who book into bhuti for a massage will also be given a complimentary yoga session either before or after their treatment.

Marathon runners must book their treatment between 23rd April – 21st May 2017. Find out more here.

Pitstop for marathon fuel at The George, Isle of Dogs

The George Outside (with people) 1

The George are out in force to support marathon runners, opening early on the 23rd April they will be serving bacon butties to those family and friends who have come to support their loved ones. As the runners pass The George at mile 17, cheers and water will be supplied – as well as butties for any brave runner in need of some fuel. See more here.

Free Pint for any Medal Wearer at Hippo Inns
Any runner wearing a medal will get a free pint at any of the Hippo Inn venues including, the Lillie Langtry in West Brompton, The Eagle on Ladbroke Grove, the Duke of Sussex in Waterloo and the Islington Townhouse. Find out more here.

Run for your roast at Mr Fogg’s Tavern


If the thought of a gigantic, gravy soaked Yorkshire pudding is enough to push you through that last gruelling mile, it’s worth adding Mr Fogg’s Tavern to your running route as your final destination. All runners will be rewarded with the ultimate indulgent meal – a Mr Fogg’s Tavern roast dinner plus a pint – all on the house!

Fresh out of the Tavern kitchen on St Martin’s Lane, runners will simply have to present their medal to retrieve their free Sunday roast and first drink on the house. Find out more here.

Free salads for all sprinters at Squirrel


On Monday the 24th of April, when your post marathon blues have kicked in and your indulgences from the day before have left you feeling a little worse for wear, slide over to Squirrel in South Kensington for some salad-y support.

The healthy eatery are giving away free salads between 12 midday-2pm to all magnificent marathon goers. Just hop on down, flash the team your shiny new medal, and hey presto salads galore. See more here.

PLUS: Try Tom’s Kitchen Marathon packs


’s Kitchen’s Marathon packs are healthy and delicious lunches to go, available from the deli at Canary Wharf between 10th-23rd April. Choose between Turkey breast, brown rice, sweet potato and cashew nuts in the Protein Packed version (£13) or Hot smoked salmon, edamame beans, black lentils, green leaf lettuce and boiled egg in the Light Runner box (£12).

Perfect for those training for this year’s London Marathon who need a delicious boost. 

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