Virgin Money London Marathon

London - Greenwich Park

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Apply for 2018

Charity place entries for the 2018 London Marathon have now closed.

Enter the 2018 Ballot

The 2018 general entry ballot has closed, results will be released later on in the year.

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 2018. 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.

We’re running to bring forward the day when all cancers are cured, so join us and help beat cancer sooner.

2017 Race day information

We're planning to make 2017 the biggest and best Virgin Money London Marathon ever. Check your emails for information on our post-race reception or come visit us at stand 050 at the Expo to find out more.

Follow us on Facebook or Twitter to keep updated on all our activity on the big day.

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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