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  • Virgin London Marathon ballot closes in record time
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    Virgin London Marathon ballot closes in record time

    By 30 April 2009

    The Virgin London Marathon 2010 entry ballot has been completed after 2 days and 16 hours - beating the previous record by over 15 days, despite access problems reported by many as the site went live. Virgin Money says there was "unprecedented demand"...

  • Virgin Money apologises for Marathon site meltdown
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    Virgin Money apologises for Marathon site meltdown

    By 28 April 2009

    Following the news that the website for people to register online for the 2010 London Marathon was down for most of yesterday, Pocket-lint got in touch with the new sponsors for the event, Virgin Money, for comment. Virginlondonmarathon.com fell over...

  • False start for Virgin London Marathon website
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    False start for Virgin London Marathon website

    By 27 April 2009

    With the 2009 London Marathon run, sponsorship of the world famous event moves to Richard Branson's Virgin Money, with a new, 5-year, sponsorship deal worth £17m. The London Marathon has been synonymous with Flora over the past 13 years of sponsorship...