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Virgin Money London Marathon 2021

3 October 2021
Registration fee
Minimum pledge

Join us this October for The Virgin Money London Marathon – London’s most iconic sporting event. Running this world-famous marathon is the experience of a lifetime, taking you through the heart of the capital and all to raise funds to support seriously ill children and their families across the UK.

***Please note our team for 2021 is now full, however please do get in touch to register your interest and secure a place for the April 2022 event!***

What’s in it for you?

  • A lovely technical running vest or t-shirt with your name on and training resources (water bottle, tshirt, vests etc)
  • Our fundraising guide full of ideas to help you hit your target
  • Regular supporter journey with ideas and information from your dedicated Together for Short Lives steward
  • On race day we’ll be there at our noisy and eventful cheer point, supporting you along the route with your loved ones
  • We’ll meet you at the charity meeting area with a lovely goody bag to congratulate you for your efforts!

Please remember the London Marathon is one of the most popular events in the athletics calendar and places do go very quickly. We hope to have confirmed our team by early January 2021 so don’t miss out.

If you are at all interested in taking part in the 2021 London Marathon, please do apply your interest and outline in as much detail as possible the reasons why you’d like to take part for Together for Short Lives.

We know the fundraising target can seem daunting but fear not! The Together for Short Lives team is on hand every step of the way to help you with resources, fundraising ideas and maximising every ounce of your potential. As well as asking friends, family and colleagues for donations, you can also organise extra fundraising activities to reach your goal.

Should you be successful in gaining a place, you’ll receive a fundraising pack which has loads of ideas to help get you started. It’s split into two sections; covering quick fundraising ideas for busy people and larger fundraising activities such as setting up a pub quiz and a small event to engage the public.

We are always here to help support you in reaching your goal, so feel free to get in touch with us any time. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Jessy on

** If you secure your own place through the Virgin Money London Marathon’s ballot, we would also welcome you onto our team and help you in your fundraising efforts. When entering the ballot, you can choose which charities you’d like to hear from – we’d love you to choose us! Alternatively do get in touch with Jessy on the above details.

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