The largest, annual, one day fundraising event in the world - the iconic Virgin Money London Marathon

Where: London
When: 28 April 2019

About: It is the largest, annual, one day fundraising event in the world. Join thousands of people taking on 26.2 miles and running the Virgin Money London Marathon for charity.

Applications close soon so apply now for a chance to run the 2019 Virgin Money London Marathon with our team.

Apply to run with us

If you have already secured your own place in the London Marathon and would like to join our team, then please get in touch and we will send you  more information about running with The Children's Society. 

With your support, and with the help from our partners and volunteers, we can change the lives of many, many more children.

We will support you every step of the way

By taking on the London Marathon, you will receive:

  • First-class service from our dedicated team who will communicate regularly with you and support you
  • Fundraising support and resources, including email updates and invaluable fundraising advice
  • Training advice from fitness experts Running with Us – after you sign up for an event, we will offer you bespoke training advice and guides 
  • Running with Us bring a wealth of running experience, qualifications and working with many of the UK's biggest sports brands, TV and media personalities and managing GB squads at events
  • Our branded running vest, personalised with your name
  • A team training day with expert guest speakers
  • 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
  • You’ll be doing something amazing, by taking on a challenge and , whilst also doing something good to improve the lives of the UK’s most vulnerable children and young people.