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Where: London

When: 23 April 2017

About: The registration for the Virgin Money London Marathon 2017 is now open! It is the largest annual one day fundraising event in the world. Register today to apply for a Golden Bond place with The Children’s Society.

We’re asking you to join our cause and show children and young people you’re with them. With your support, and with help from our partners and volunteers, we can change the lives of many, many more children.

How to apply

There are two ways to apply

Join our London Marathon 2017 team by applying for a charity place

Registration fee: £75

Minimum sponsorship amount: £2,000

Apply for a charity place today

Join the London Marathon 2017 by applying for a ballot place

Apply for a ballot place

We will support you every step of the way

For all of our runners, we offer:

  • an online training zone with access to route planners, calculators, your own personal trainer and the chance to interact with other runners
  • A dedicated Challenge Events Team who will commuicate regularly with you and support you with any training or fundraising needs
  • a team training day in January with expert guest speakers
  • a personalised running vest
  • cheer points along the route to keep you going
  • a post-race celebration where you will receive a well-deserved massage and goody bag, as well as refreshments for you and your supporters