2018 Virgin Money London Marathon

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  • Location: London
  • Date: 22 Apr 2018

Be part of the world’s most famous marathon, and run 26.2 miles to raise money for hospice care!

From Blackheath to The Mall, runners pass some of the capital’s most iconic landmarks, including the Cutty Sark, London Eye, Canary Wharf and the Tower of London. It is the crowds that make the Virgin Money London Marathon special, and the atmosphere on race day is electric!

Hospice UK charity place

We're now accepting applications to join our team for the 2018 Virgin Money London Marathon team! If you feel able to commit to raising £2,000 to support our work, apply for a charity place today, making sure to select the 'charity place' option on our online application form.

We're not able to offer everyone a place so - in order to make your application stand out - please explain your personal connection to hospice care and how you would raise sponsorship.

Got your own place?

If you're successful in securing your own place through the ballot or if you have a Good for Age place, we would love for you to join our team as an own place runner. Simply complete our online application form, making sure to select the ‘own place’ option. You can set your own fundraising target and raise money to support hospices across the UK. 

We will support you by providing:

  • a fundraising pack full of ideas and fundraising materials to help with your activities
  • regular team newsletters
  • a Hospice UK running vest and letters 
  • dedicated point of contact in our Events Team
  • pre-marathon breakfast and escort to the starting area
  • support from noisy cheer points along the route
  • sports massage and hot meal at the Hospice UK post-race celebration.

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