Every year thousands of runners enter the London Marathon via a guaranteed charity entry.
Check out a list of charities who have guaranteed places in the Virgin Money London Marathon below.
The Outward Bound Trust
Contact Stacy on 0203 301 6481
Through the power of the outdoors, we help young people from all walks of life to gain confidence, resilience and leadership, and help them to recognise their full potential.
JDRF, the type 1 diabetes charity
Contact Luan Roberts on 020 7841 3642
JDRF, the type 1 diabetes charity, funds world-class research to treat, prevent and one day, cure this condition.
Contact Supporter Care on 0300 330 0740
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 Mel Parker on 01242 530007
WellChild is the national charity giving seriously ill children the best chance to thrive - at home with their families.
Contact the 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.
Contact the Events Team on 020 7520 8243
Hospice UK is your national charity for hospice care. We work with more than 200 hospices across the UK to deliver and grow outstanding hospice care for adults and children.
Contact Lizzie Griffiths on 0207 793 2232
Join team #FinishThirst and help WaterAid to make clean water, decent toilets and good hygiene normal for everyone, everywhere within a generation.
National Autistic Society
Contact our Events Team on 0808 800 1050
Join Team Autism to help transform lives, change attitudes and create a world that works for the 700,000 autistic people and their families
Contact Rebecca Parker on 020 7696 6946
Mencap is the UK’s leading learning disability charity. Our vision is a world where people with a learning disability are valued equally, listened to and included.
Contact The Events Team on 0300 790 0402
We don’t just accept arthritis. We fund breakthrough research, provide support and demand a better world for 10 million people with arthritis in the UK. Join us to defy arthritis.
RNIB (Royal National Institute of the Blind)
Contact the Events Team on 0345 045 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!
Contact Rosie Short on 0303 303 3000
Run to save the lives of people with leukaemia and lymphoma. Because no one should take on blood cancer alone.
Contact Emily and Molly, Scope Events team on 0207 619 7270
Scope exists to make this country a place where disabled people have the same opportunities as everyone else. Until then, we’ll be here.
The Children's Society
Contact the Supporter Engagement Team on 0300 303 7000
A national charity that works with the most vulnerable children and young people in Britain today. We listen. We support. We act. Because no child should feel alone.
Contact Fabian on 0207 452 2129
Livability is the disability charity that connects people with their communities. We tackle social isolation and the barriers that can cause this in the lives of disabled and vulnerable people.
Contact the Events Team on 0300 330 9257
Sense is a national disability charity that supports people with complex communication needs to be understood, connected and valued. We are here for every person who faces communication barriers in a world that relies on being able to see and hear well to be connected.
Macmillan Cancer Support
Contact The Team on 0300 1000 200
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 Janine Williams on 01825 749826
We inspire and support children and adults with and without disabilities to make more of life together
Breast Cancer Now
Contact Rebecca on 0207 025 2483
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.
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.
Teenage Cancer Trust
Contact Supporter Care on 020 7612 0370
Cancer sucks. Young people shouldn’t face it alone. Join #TeamLegend to help make sure they don’t.
Contact The Whizz-Kidz Events Team on 0207 233 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.
Contact the Dementia Revolution Team on 0203 476 7094
Join the Charity of the Year for 2019 and stand side-by-side with Alzheimer’s Society and Alzheimer’s Research UK at the start line, leading the charge towards a cure.
Get Kids Going!
Contact The Team on 020 7481 8110
Giving disabled children and young people the opportunity of participating in sport.
Children with Cancer UK
Contact the Sports Team on 020 7430 7788
Our vision is a world where every child diagnosed with cancer gets to ring their end of cancer treatment bell.
Contact Laura Mayes on 01173 112623
Today, 12 more children and young people will hear the devastating news that they have cancer. From diagnosis, CLIC Sargent’s specialist care teams will step in, ready to help, support and guide.
British Heart Foundation
Contact Heart Runners Support Team on 0300 222 5719
Today 190 people will die from a heart attack. That’s 190 families who didn’t get to say good bye to a loved one. Join the Heart Runners team and help us fund pioneering research to beat heart disease.
MACS (Microphthalmia, Anophthalmia & Coloboma Support)
Contact The Events Team on 07734954976
MACS is a small national charity for families of children born without eyes or with underdeveloped eyes. We provide emotional and financial assistance, organise peer support events, and fund research into MACS conditions.
Great Ormond Street Hospital Children's Charity
Contact the Challenge Events Team on 020 7239 3164
We need to raise at least £50 million every year to help rebuild and refurbish Great Ormond Street Hospital. Help us save more lives and support our remarkable patients and their families by using your place in the Virgin Money London Marathon to be part of something special.
Contact Cath on 020 3841 3316
Every child matters – Sparks raises money to fund pioneering child health research across the UK, helping to find new treatments and cures for children and families who desperately need them.
Contact Joe Ward on 01908 672 163
Our activities are shaped to help build confidence, develop life skills, provide educational advice and social skills in fun and safe environments. We run weekends, allowing families to come together to share experiences and practical advice. We provide a grant scheme for specialised equipment and also host a parent support website.
Contact the Events Team on 0300 999 3887
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
Brain Research UK
Contact Jennifer Clay on 020 7404 9982
If our brain breaks down, we break down. We fund the best research to discover the causes, develop new treatments and improve the lives of those affected by neurological conditions.
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.
The Woodlands Trust
Contact 03437705752 on 03437705752
We want to see a UK rich in native woods and trees, for people and wildlife.
Contact the Asthma UK London marathon team on 0300 222 5800
Contact The Events Team on 0300 500 8084
Contact Katrina Jones on 01494 601414
Contact Beccy Rae on 020 7963 3949
Contact Michelle Pit on 020 375 6033
Pancreatic Cancer UK
Contact the events team on 020 3535 7090
Cystic Fibrosis Trust
Contact the Events Team on 0203 795 2176
Contact Fraser Moir on 020 7504 2200
Contact Barnardo's on 0208 498 7091
Contact Robin on 02076538935
St John Ambulance
Contact Emma Madray on 0207 324 4168
Brain Research UK
Contact Jennifer Clay on 020 7404 9982
Guide Dogs for the Blind
Contact The Events Team on 01189 838 246
Contact Lucy James on 0207 614 7696
British Lung Foundation
Contact Victoria Read on 020 7078 7912
Tommy’s, the baby charity
Contact Devina Ganas on 0209 398 3453
Contact Nikki Twallin on 020 7928 7388
Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation
Contact the Sporting Events Team on 0333 323 7200
Contact Lucy Williams on 020 8835 3700
Brain & Spine Foundation
Contact Alice Hargreaves on 020 3096 7879
Royal Osteoporosis Society
Contact Josh on 01761 471771
MS-UK, supporting anyone affected by Multiple Sclerosis.
Contact Jenny Poulter on 01206 226500
Terrence Higgins trust
Contact Laura on 020 7812 1664
RFU (Injured Players Foundation)
Contact the Events & Fundraising Team on 020 8831 6533