Runner taking part in the Virgin London Marathon

Be part of the largest charity running event in the world with team Unicef and make keeping children safe your motivation for reaching the finish line!

London Marathon running event details

  • Date: 23 April 2017
  • Location: London
  • Event Type: Marathon run
  • Fundraising target: Raise as much as you can

Join the team

Already have your own place through the London Marathon public ballot? Complete the form below to join Team Unicef and make keeping children safe the reason you run.

Join with your own place

Join our reserve list 

If you are looking for a charity place and want to join our reserve list, please complete the form below and we will get in touch if a place becomes available. Please note, if your application is successful, you will be asked to pay a £120 registration fee and raise a minimum sponsorship of £2,000. 

Join our reserve list

Why do a charity run for Unicef?

Your fundraising through the Virgin Money London Marathon running event will make a huge difference.

With your support Unicef can protect millions of vulnerable children around the world. Did you know that £250 protects over 2,000 children from the crippling effects of polio?

Fundraising ideas

Make the most of your run for charity with fundraising tips and ideas on our fundraising toolkit pages. If you have a question that is not covered, please feel free to contact us via e-mail or by calling 0300 330 5580.