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Virgin Money London Marathon


3 October 2021
£2000 minimum sponsorship for charity places
Starting: Greenwich Park
Finishing: The Mall

Run for St Christopher’s and take part in one of the world’s greatest challenges

Take on the famous 26.2 mile route, passing some of London’s most iconic landmarks including the Cutty Sark, Canary Wharf, the London Eye and the Tower of London!

  • Applying for a charity place

    We have very limited places for the London Marathon 2021. The runners who were due to take part in the London Marathon 2020 will be given first priority to take their place in the 2021 marathon. At this stage, we are waiting to hear from the London Marathon events team about the total number of places we will have for 2021. If we have any additional places, we will open our application process on this page.

    Own places

    If you are successful in the getting your own place through a running club, deferred entry, ballot place or Good for Age entry we would love for you to run for St Christopher’s and join our team.

    2021 ballot

    The public ballot for the 2021 Virgin Money London Marathon will open to all on Sunday 4 October 2020.

    The ballot will remain open for six days to give everyone who would like to enter the event a fair chance to do so. The 2021 ballot will close at 5pm on Friday 9 October 2020  and the results will be announced in early January 2021.

    Please visit Virgin Money London Marathon for more information and to apply when it opens.

    And be sure to let us know if you get a place!

  • We offer all our runners fantastic support and we will ensure your London Marathon experience is unforgettable.

    Every #Run4StC runner receives the following support:

    • Training and fundraising advice
    • A fundraising pack containing useful resources, top tips, a sponsorship form, and much more
    • A dedicated point of contact in our Fundraising Team to help you along the way
    • Access to our London Marathon Facebook Group where you can virtually meet all of the other people running for St Christopher’s
    • Regular e-newsletters with our latest updates and upcoming events
    • A physiotherapist talk to help you with your training
    • A running vest with iron-on letters
    • Cheers and whoops from our volunteer cheer station on the marathon route.
  • The 2020 Virgin Money London Marathon has now been cancelled. For details, please read the full statement and refer to the FAQs, which should give you all the information you need.

Harry Davidson

More information

Hal Davidson Senior Community Fundraiser, Management

020 8768 4577

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