The Vitality Westminster Mile is held on the most iconic mile in the world, starting on The Mall and finishing in front of Buckingham Palace. The 2019 event will take place on Sunday 26 May. Organised by London Marathon Events Limited, in partnership with Westminster City Council, there are categories for all ages and abilities, so everyone can take part. The aim is to showcase the scouting family
in a wave dedicated to scouting.
South London Scouts and London Marathon Events Ltd have created the first Vitality Scouting Mile which will be held as part of the Vitality Westminster Mile on Sunday 26 May 2019.
The event is for all ages and abilities – from Beavers and Cubs to Scouts and Explorer Scouts – and family and friends! The Vitality Westminster Mile is the world’s largest timed mile, on a spectacular course that starts on The Mall and finishes in front of Buckingham Palace. Every finisher gets a medal and a goody bag. Please can all entrants in this wave wear their Scouting group necker / scarf.
The programme for the day also includes family and adult races, school races, the British Age Group Road Mile Championships for runners in the Under 13 to Under 20 age groups and elite races. The Olympians Mile brings together athletes who have competed for Great Britain in any sport in an Olympic Games (summer or winter).
Alongside the mile events, the all-day Vitality Wellness Festival takes place in Green Park and is packed with free family-friendly activities including coaching sessions in a range of sports, the giant Tumbleator, and loads of spot prizes on offer. There are plenty of places to picnic and a range of food on sale.
Who is the event for?
The event is open to all sections and family members – Beavers, Cubs, Scouts, Explorers, Network, leaders, and their families (of all ages)
The Vitality Scouting Mile is scheduled to start at 09:50 on Sunday 26 May and all participants will need to be in the assembly area by 09:20 (all timings subject to change). Full event day information will be emailed to all participants before the day. Please make sure you read these instructions carefully, they provide all the information you need to have an enjoyable event day.
The Vitality Westminster Mile is free for those aged 11 and under,
£6 for 12-17 year olds and £8 for adults.
There is £1 discount for Westminster residents.
to be included in the scouting wave of runners you must only use the above link to register for the event
Full event day information will be emailed to all participants using the email address that you provide on the login page. Please make sure you read these instructions carefully, they provide all the information you need to have an enjoyable event day.
This event is organised and run by London Marathon Events Limited, with no direct involvement from the London Scout Region or Counties. Those taking part will have a direct relationship with the organisers. Scout groups/units, and districts are reminded that involvement in this event must comply with Scout rules (POR) if they choose to directly coordinate attendance. Families and individuals taking part independently do so at their own risk, taking full responsibility for any young people within their care.