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Virgin Money London Marathon

Sunday 23rd April 2017

Join our team and take part in the World’s most famous marathon. The atmosphere on the day is amazing as you run past London’s most iconic landmarks, cheered on by huge crowds.

Click here to see photos from the 2016 marathon. We also have a storify board from the day where you can check out all the action.

Virgin Money London marathon runners

Feeling inspired? Join our team in 2017

Charity Place

  • Charity registration fee: £50
  • Charity Place sponsorship target: £2000


Due to a high demand for our charity places, we have closed the application process.


Ballot places

If you were successful in securing a place in the team you can support us as a ballot place runner. There is no set sponsorship target, we will simply support you to raise as much as you can and you will receive the same team benefits as well as a free place in the Adidas Silverstone Half Marathon on Sunday 12th March, the perfect training run for the big day:

Join our team with your ballot place >


Whether you have a charity place or a ballot place, our award-winning Events Team will be right beside you – through the training, the fundraising and on the day.

  • A Beating Bowel Cancer running vest with your fundraising pack.
  • A bespoke online training zone with advice on training to nutrition to injury avoidance.
  • A dedicated member of our Events Team to offer support whenever you need it and regular fundraising newsletters to inform and inspire you.
  • Exclusive training day and chance to meet the team.
  • Loud and proud Cheering points along the course to spur you on.
  • An invitation to our post event reception for you and your family at the Carlton Club
  • A place to relax and celebrate your success and to also some food, and a post event massage.

Contact Us

If you have a question about the day or joining the team, please contact Gemma on 0208 973 0003 or email