Congratulations for securing a ballot place in the London Marathon 2018 - join our team today!

London marathon runner smiling at camera

Now that you have secured your ballot place in running the London Marathon 2018, we’re asking you to join our cause and show children and young people you’re with them.

We support vulnerable young people to deal with a range of issues, including:

  • Child sexual exploitation
  • Children in care
  • Children’s mental health and emotional well-being
  • Children who go missing
  • Substance misuse

Thanks to the support of amazing people like you, we are able to help thousands of children escape the devastating cycle of poverty, abuse and neglect. Find out more about how your support makes a difference.

So what are you waiting for? Join our London Marathon 2018 team as a ballot place runner. There is no minimum sponsorship and we ask you, with our support, to raise as much as you can! 

Join our team as a ballot place runner


By taking on the London Marathon as part of our team team, 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 from our training supporter team
  • 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
  • The knowledge that you will be helping a wide range of children and young people who urgently need someone to be there for them, when they have nowhere left to turn
  • You’ll be doing something amazing, by taking on a challenge and something which you enjoy, whilst also doing something good to improve the lives of the UK’s most vulnerable children and young people.