Virgin MoneyLondon Marathon


Virgin Money London Marathon

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Be part of the world's most famous marathon and help people living with cancer. The Virgin Money London Marathon is the highlight of our events calendar. Experience the amazing camaraderie of being part of Team Macmillan and sign up today.

Ballot entry

The Virgin Money London Marathon operate a ballot for their places. You’ll need to be quick off the mark to be in with a chance as the ballot is only open for one week – keep your eyes peeled on the London Marathon Website in early May.

If you're one of the lucky few who do secure your own place, we’d love for you to join our team. There's no minimum fundraising pledge and you still get all the great Team Macmillan benefits, including VIP access to our post-race party just minutes from the finish line.

Team Macmillan charity places

Please note applications are open from the 24th April to the 31st July 2017.

To apply for one of our extremely limited and highly sought after charity places simply fill in our application form explaining why you want to run for us and how you’ll raise the minimum pledge of £2,500.

We receive over 3000 applications every year so you really need to go the extra mile to make your application stand out. We’d love to give all our amazing supporters a place but it’s simply not possible so the more detail you can include the better as each application will be assessed on its individual merits.

Please note, we can only take individual applications. Due to the limited availability of our places we’re not able to allocate places to teams or make any exceptions in giving places to family or friends of successful applicants.

What's the Team Macmillan experience like?

Please make sure you have read our Terms and Conditions before signing up. You must be 18 or over on the day of the event in order to run and if successful will need to pay a £100 registration fee to confirm your place. (The registration fee is payable to Macmillan Cancer Support Trading Limited which is wholly owned subsidiary of Macmillan Cancer Support. Macmillan Cancer Support Trading Limited donates 100% of its profits to Macmillan Cancer Support each year).

I have my own placeIf you were one of the lucky few to secure a place with the race organisers - join Team Macmillan
Get a guaranteed placeApply for one of our limited charity places - £2,500 minimum sponsorship & £100 registration fee

This event could raise


which could pay for 26 Macmillan nurses for a year.

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