Run the 2021 Virgin Money London Marathon

Fundraise for Unicef and help keep children safe

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The 2021 Virgin Money London Marathon originally planned for 25th April 2021 has been postponed due to Covid-19. The marathon will now take place on Sunday 3rd October 2021 – we can’t wait to see you there!

If you have completed an application to take part in the 2021 race, we’ll be in touch very soon. In the meantime, if you have any questions please email or call our Supporter Care Desk on 0300 330 5580.

Why choose the London Marathon?

The Virgin Money London Marathon is one of the most iconic running events in the world. Join thousands of runners in this popular 26.2 mile race and enjoy being cheered on around the course whilst taking in some of London’s most famous landmarks.

Why run it for Unicef?

Your fundraising through the London Marathon can make a huge difference for children. With your support, Unicef can protect millions of vulnerable children around the world.

Did you know that £2000 in sponsorship could protect 2,000 children against tuberculosis – for life!



  • Sun, 3 October 2021
  • 09:30
  • London

Event type: Marathon
Registration Fee: £120
Fundraising target: £2000

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Got your own place?

If you’ve already got your own place in the London Marathon, we’d love for you to fundraise for us. There is no minimum fundraising commitment; we would only ask you to raise what you can.

Fundraising ideas

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