Run for Charity
The London Marathon is the largest annual fundraising event on the planet – runners have raised over £700 million for good causes since the race began in 1981. If you'd like to get involved and run for charity, here's how:
Many charities have entry places in the Virgin Money London Marathon each year though the Golden and Silver Bond scheme. To find out more about how you can enter the 2016 Virgin Money London Marathon with a charity and which charities you can run for, view the listings below. These are all fantastic causes, and by running for them you'll be making a real difference to the lives of those who truly need it with your Virgin Money London Marathon journey. Browse through our charity listings to find your chosen charity and get in touch.
Looking for a charity place? Please click the 'I Need a Charity Place' button below to find charities who have limited spaces available.
Running for a charity with your ballot place
If you secure a place in the 2016 Virgin Money London Marathon by entering the ballot and you’re interested in running the race to raise money for charity, this section is for you.
Click the links below to find out more about running for charity, and how it can make your marathon experience even more rewarding. You don’t need to raise massive amounts for your charity to feel the benefit, and you’re guaranteed to meet loads of great new people along the way.
- Reasons to run for charity
A quick run-down of the benefits of running for a charity.
- Virgin Money Giving
Find out about the official fundraising website of the Virgin Money London Marathon.
Top tips for fundraising
Find out how to raise the maximum amount of money for your chosen charity
Looking to support a charity using your ballot place? Please click the ‘I Have a Ballot Place' button below to find out about good causes who would appreciate your support.