Virgin Money London Marathon


Costs and Sponsorship



Sunday 26th April 2015

Sean Fletcher joins the Beating Bowel Cancer team for the Virgin Money London Marathon

Sean Fletcher running London Marathon

We are delighted to welcome "Good Morning Britain" presenter Sean Fletcher to our team for the 2015 Marathon. 

Running 26.2 miles is no mean feat, and we salute Sean and all of our brave team of marathon runners, who are currently training and fundraising hard!  All of our charity places for the 2015 Virgin Money London Marathon are now full, however if you are interested in going on our waiting list, or would like to register your interest in joining our team for the 2016 race, please contact us. 

   To get a flavour of running the marathon for Beating Bowel Cancer and to find out why our runners chose to support us, please click on the short film below.

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Costs and Sponsorship - charity places

Registration fee: £50 (payable on confirmation of your place)

Sponsorship pledge: £2000

Ballot place runners 

If you have a ballot place (your own place) in the 2015 Virgin Money London Marathon and would like to raise sponsorship for Beating Bowel Cancer, we would love to hear from you.  Ballot place runners get all the same benefits of team membership as our charity place runners.  Get in touch now to find out more!

The ballot for the 2015 event is closed.  Please check back for details of when the ballot for the 2016 Virgin Money London Marathon will open.

To join our team you can complete an own place form and send it back to us, reply to this email or call 020 8973 0003 to let us know.


Whether you are a ballot place or charity runner, Beating Bowel Cancer will support you every step of the way with your training and fundraising, including:

  • A comprehensive fundraising pack to kick start your fundraising
  • A Beating Bowel Cancer running vest
  • Training advice and tips from Mark Kleanthous founder of
  • Regular fundraising newsletters to inform and inspire
  • The chance to meet your fellow team members and get loads of advice at 'The Meet the Experts' marathon day 
  • Cheering points along the course to spur you on
  • An invitation to our post marathon reception for you and your family at the Carlton Club. A place to relax and celebrate your success and to also enjoy a post race massage and shower

Don't just take our word for it, here are some comments from our team:

"Well done everyone so lovely to meet fellow Beating Bowel Cancer runners along the way and at the end and have a chat feeling on top of the world this morning thanks for all your support...amazing charity to run for felt like a little family." Jessica Satchwell - 2014 marathon runner

Thanks to all the team for all your help, guidance and support throughout the last 6 months. It is an incredible thing that you do, and it has been a real privilege to have been a small part of it. Yesterday may be over, but you have inspired me to continue to Lift the Lid! Thank you.”  Ian Unsworth- 2014 marathon runner

Fabulous day loved every single minute of it. Thank you so much to you Gemma and team for all your support. It has been an honour and pleasure to run my third and final marathon for you particularly on this weekend, had a very emotional time running thinking of my lovely Mum." Vicki Hall - 2014 Marathon runner

Contact Us

 If you have any questions at all or would like to get in touch about using your own place to support us, please don't hesitate to get in touch on 020 8973 0003 or send us an email.

Take a look at the 2014 Virgin London Marathon photo gallery

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