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You can now apply for a place in the 2018 London Marathon!

Be part of the iconic London Marathon, the largest charity running event in the world, and make keeping children safe your motivation for reaching the finish line.

Why run for Unicef?

By joining Team Unicef, you’ll help us continue our vital work for children around the world. Did you know that £2,000 in sponsorship could protect over 16,000 children from the crippling effects of polio?

We’ll also be there to help you every step of the way. From fundraising and training tips in the lead up to the race, to our fantastic on-the-day cheer spots and race day support, we hope to help make your marathon experience amazing!

London Marathon event details

  • Date: 22 April 2018
  • Location: London
  • Event Type: Marathon
  • Registration Fee: £120
  • Minimum Sponsorship: £2,000

Run the Virgin Money London Marathon in 2018

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Applied for the ballot?

You can apply through the public ballot for the 2018 Virgin Money London Marathon from Monday 1 May 2017 until Friday 5 May 2017.

Results will be announced in October, and if you’re successful in securing a place through the ballot, you can still run for Unicef. Please email us if you manage to secure a ballot place.

Why not increase your chances of  securing a place in the 2018 London Marathon by applying for one of our charity places too?

With your support Unicef can protect millions of vulnerable children around the world.