Each year UKA provide to the club one entry to the London Marathon to give to one of our members. The Club Committee decided that the member will be chosen by random draw, however only members who meet the following criteria will be entered in the draw each year:
You have not won the draw in the previous 3 draws.
You must be a member of the club for a minimum of one year.
You must have tried to the enter the London Marathon this year through the ballot system and been rejected.
Your intention must be to enter the marathon as a Langport Runner and be a paid club member when you take part in the marathon.
On the 17th Oct 2018 the Committee decided that the 3 draw rule will be extended to 5 draws, however it will not come into affect until after the 2019 draw. Therefore the 3 draw rule will continue for the 2018 & 2019 draws and the 5 draw rule will commence for the 2020 draw and onwards.
THE 2019 DRAW
For the 2019 VLM the following names were entered into the draw which took place on Wednesday 28th November 2018.
Steve Small, James Andrews, John Howard, Michael Norton, Kate Lewis, Melanie Munday, Sue White, Nicky Chrascina, Paul Gold, Andrew Armstrong, Shaun Howells, Brad Taylor, Liz Martin, Grahame Turner, Ben Fogwill
The Lucky person to win the draw this year was John Howard !