Virgin Money London Marathon

London - Greenwich Park

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Charity Places for 2017

Apply for the chance to join our team at the 2017 Virgin Money London Marathon.

Apply for a Charity Place

Help out on the day

Join our dedicated event team to support our participants on the day.

Join our team for the Virgin Money London Marathon 2017. Run with us and you'll get supported every step of the way. Let's beat cancer sooner.

If you do one event this year, make it the Virgin Money London Marathon. With thousands of people lining the roads to scream your name and our unique race day hospitality, it really is an event like no other and an experience that will live with you forever.

With our largest ever team and our highest ever fundraising target last year, we’re running to bring forward the day when all cancers are cured, so join us and bring forward that day.

If you have a confirmed place in the 2017 marathon, e.g. if you defered your place from last year or if you have a good for age place, and would like to join our team then email

Join the Cancer Research UK community to receive training and fundraising tips, along with much more, by joining our Facebook event page.

Join our team and set up your Just Giving page now, and the money we raise will go towards our life saving research that will help us beat cancer sooner.

Race day information

We're planning to make 2017 the biggest and best Virgin Money London Marathon ever, so please watch this space as we will be updating you all with our plans very soon. 

Running for Cancer Research UK?

Marathon training tips

Whether it’s your first time or you’re a marathon veteran, get training plans and nutrition advice tailored to you. 

Help with your fundraising

Raising money for your marathon can be fun and easy – check out our top tips to hit your fundraising target.

Set up a JustGiving page

Get a cheering pack

Our pack includes a banner, clapper boards, cheering sticks, balloons, tattoos and running sacks. To get yours, email or call 0300 123 5461.

Contact us

Get in touch with any questions or concerns.

Call 0300 123 5461

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