Every year thousands of runners enter the London Marathon via a guaranteed charity entry. Guaranteed charity entries for the 2016 Virgin Money London Marathon are now closed.
The charities listed below may have guaranteed charity entries for the 2017 event – check out the charity listings below to find out more.
Royal National Institute of Blind People
Contact Events Team on 0845 345 0054
Every day another 100 people will start to lose their sight. Your support helps us rebuild lives devastated by sight loss. Join Team RNIB today!
Breast Cancer Care
Contact Sarah and Olivia on 0345 092 0804
Breast Cancer Care is the only UK-wide charity providing specialist support and tailored information for anyone affected by breast cancer. Our clinical expertise and emotional support network help many thousands of people find a way to live with, through and beyond breast cancer.
The Children's Society
Contact Stephanie Drummond on 020 7841 4517
We improve the lives of millions of the UK’s most vulnerable children. You'll be running to help a wide range of children who urgently need someone to be there for them.
Cancer Research UK
Contact The Sports Team on 0300 123 5461
Cancer Research UK is the world's leading charity dedicated to research on the causes, treatment and prevention of cancer.
Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation
Contact Luan Roberts on 020 7713 2030
JDRF is the type 1 diabetes charity, improving lives until we find the cure. We fund research to cure, treat and prevent type 1 diabetes.
National Autistic Society
Contact The Events Team on 020 7923 5719
We are the leading UK charity for people with autism (including Asperger syndrome) and their families. We provide information, support and pioneering services, and campaign for a better world for people with autism. Our work relies on your support, so please get involved or donate today.
Arthritis Research UK
Contact Sports Events Team on 0300 790 0402
Arthritis Research UK is leading the fight against arthritis. We are the biggest funder of research into the cause, treatment and cure of all forms of arthritis in the UK.
Micro & Anophthalmic Children’s Society (MACS)
Contact Kaja on 07734 954976
MACS works across the UK to provide vital support to the 90 families whose children are born without eyes, or with underdeveloped eyes, every year.
Worldwide Cancer Research
Contact Rebecca Drinkwater on 01334 477 910
We fund research into any type of cancer, anywhere in the world. Join our team today to help us ensure that one day no life is cut short by cancer.
Macmillan Cancer Support
Contact The Events Team on 0207 8407878
Macmillan Cancer Support improves the lives of people affected by cancer. We provide practical, medical, emotional and financial support and push for better cancer care. Cancer affects us all. We can all help. We are Macmillan.
Contact The Events Team on 020 7233 9696
Whizz-Kidz gives disabled children the independence to enjoy an active childhood at home, at school and at play. Use the most active day of your life to get a disabled child moving.
Get Kids Going
Contact The Team on 0207 481 8110
Giving disabled children and young people the opportunity of participating in sport.
Contact Running Events Team on 020 7696 6929
Mencap’s vision is a world where people with a learning disability are valued equally, listened to and included. Join our team of marathon runners to make this happen!
CLIC Sargent - Caring for Children with Cancer
Contact Running Team on 0845 602 4770
Every day ten children hear "it's cancer". Only one charity cares every step of the way: CLIC Sargent. Today we can only help two out of three families who need us. That’s why we need you to run for us.
Contact The Events Team on 020 7940 1359
The Stroke Association are working for a world where there are fewer strokes and all those touched by stroke get the help they need.
Contact Events Team on 0871 872 1144
We're Mind, the mental health charity. We're here to make sure no one has to face a mental health problem alone. We won't give up until everyone experiencing a mental health problem gets support and respect.
Contact the Events Team on 01905 755977
Leukaemia CARE is committed to providing vital care and support to everybody whose lives have been affected by blood cancers.
Contact Matt Buck on 020 7091 7769
Every day 70 babies are born in the UK with a life-threatening condition or an illness that will affect them and their families for life. Sparks aims to reduce this statistic so that all children have the chance to live a healthy, active life.
Contact Steve on 01242 530007
WellChild is the national charity for sick children. We help children - and their families - who are seriously ill or who have complex health conditions through our programmes of Care, Support and Research.
Contact The Events Team on 0207 554 5958
Do something incredible for 2017 and support our hospice and neurological care by joining Sue Ryder's Team Incredible!
Contact our Marathon Team on 0303 303 3000
Run to save the lives of people with blood cancer, including leukaemia and lymphoma. Join the team and you can help us provide lifesaving stem cell transplants to patients in need.
The Outward Bound Trust
Contact Events Team on 020 3301 6481
The Outward Bound Trust believe young people are capable of more than they thought possible. We develop essential life skills in over 24,000 young people in the UK every year. What we do works. With your help we can change more young people’s lives for the better.
Starlight Children's Foundation
Contact Alex Abbott on 020 7262 2881
Create hope for seriously and terminally ill children by granting them a magical wish and lifting the spirits of all sick children in hospitals and hospices with our national entertainment services. Join Starlight’s team to help make a difference.
VICTA - Visually Impaired Children Taking Action
Contact Julie or Joe on 01908 672 163
VICTA supports blind and partially sighted children by providing: Grants for special equipment like speech enabled computers, sensory toys and Braillers. Family weekends, to share experiences and meet other blind children and their families. Youth weeks/weekends providing living skills, educational advice, social skills and activities.
Contact Nicola Seager on 020 7520 8243
We champion and support more than 200 hospices across the UK, so that they can deliver the highest quality of care to people with life limiting or terminal conditions.
Contact Maddie on 020 8498 7091
Run with us and help the most disadvantaged children in the UK. We believe in the abused, vulnerable, and neglected. Take up our challenge - help turn their lives around.
Breast Cancer Now
Contact The Events Team on 0333 20 70 300
We’re Breast Cancer Now, the UK’s largest breast cancer charity – and we’re dedicated to funding research into this devastating disease. We believe that if we all act now, by 2050, everyone who develops breast cancer will live.
Children with Cancer UK
Contact Emily or Yvonne on 020 7404 0808
Children with Cancer UK is the leading national charity dedicated to the fight against childhood cancer. Our aim is to determine the causes, find cures and provide care for children with cancer.
Contact The Events Team on 020 7619 7272
Every ten minutes a child is diagnosed as disabled. Use your next ten minutes to choose us. Choose Scope to run for and support disabled children, adults and their families. We will cheer, scream and whoop you over the finish line!
Sense – for deafblind people
Contact The Events Team on 0300 330 9257
If 95% of what we learn comes through our sight and hearing, can you imagine the life of a child who is deaf AND blind? Help Sense help a deafblind child
British Heart Foundation
Contact Heart Runners Support Team on 0844 477 1181
Beating heart disease together. Join the Heart Runners team and help the BHF to win the race against the UK's biggest killer.
Contact Events Team on 0203 772 9720
We are leading the fight against child abuse in the UK and Channel Islands. We help children who’ve been abused to rebuild their lives, we protect children at risk, and we find the best ways of preventing child abuse from ever happening. Run for Team NSPCC, because every step, every mile, will help keep every child safe.
Prostate Cancer UK
Contact The Sporting Events team on 0203 310 7034
Join Men United and run alongside everyone who believes men are worth fighting for. By doing something great together, you’ll help beat prostate cancer, the disease that kills one man every hour in the UK.
Contact the Running Events Team on 0344 515 1190
We’re here so no one has to fight bad housing or homelessness on their own
Contact Madeleine on 01572 823332
Phab is a national charity, we inspire and support children and adults with and without disabilities to make more of life together
Action Medical Research
Contact Fundraising Team on 01403 210406
Cystic Fibrosis Trust
Contact Events Team on 0300 373 1100
Contact the Events Team on 020 7932 1356
Brain Research Trust
Contact Laura McLellan on 020 7492 0391
Contact sports team on 020 7269 9001
Contact the Events Team on 0300 222 5800
St John Ambulance
Contact Sabina on 020 7324 4237
The Institute of Cancer Research
Contact Judith Spevock on 020 7153 5307
Contact Ben O’Keefe on 01494 601402
Contact the Events Team on 0845 120 4530
Contact Contact The Events Team on 0330 333 0804
Contact The Events Team on 01189 838 246
Contact London Events on 0845 052 4184
Contact the Running Events Team on 020 8394 8357
Contact Liam Flynn on 020 7375 6109
Contact The Team on 020 7653 8935
British Lung Foundation
Contact The Events Team on 020 7078 7912
Contact Lindsey on 020 7380 6559
Tommy's, the baby charity - Saving babies' lives
Contact Devina Ganas on 020 7398 3453
Contact The Events Team on 020 7033 1651
The Neuro Foundation
Contact The Fundraising Team on 020 8439 1234
Francis House Children's Hospice
Contact Emma Rapley on 0161 443 2200
RFU Injured Players Foundation
Contact The Fundraising Team on 020 8831 7660
Contact Tracy Wellsted on 01206 226500
Contact Sarah Moore on 01494 791224
Multiple Sclerosis Trust
Contact The Events Team on 01462 476700
Terrence Higgins Trust
Contact The Fundraising Team on 0207 812 1665
Contact Holly de la Nougeréde on 020 7928 7388
Children in Crisis
Contact Jessica Lear on 020 7627 1040
Mental Health Foundation
Contact Heather Lacey on 020 7803 1123
Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation
Contact Kate Leah on 0333 323 7200
The Royal British Legion
Contact the Team on 020 3207 2268
Brain and Spine Foundation
Contact Katherine Hannah on 020 7793 5913
helping people affected by brain and spine conditions