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Fundraising Tips from our London Marathon Experts Event

This month our Manchester Lounge hosted a London Marathon ‘Meet the Experts Event’. The evening was attended by over 100 Virgin Money London Marathon runners who had the opportunity to meet a selection of experts including Geoff Whightam, the London Marathon Race Day commentator, Louise Sutton, Performance Nutritionist and Steve Vernon, Running Coach. The trio of experts shared their knowledge …

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Winners selected: Win a UEFA Champions League mascot experience for your little red devil with Mastercard

* The winners of this competition have been contacted. Know a little red devil who’d jump at the chance to be a UEFA Champions League mascot at Man Utd v Sevilla, courtesy of Mastercard®? Well they could be in luck! We’ve teamed up with Mastercard®, Official Sponsor of the UEFA Champions League, to give away 2 mascot places for the …

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Choosing the correct costume for the London Marathon

Wonder Woman London Marathon

Due to the hot temperatures predicted for Sunday’s 2018 Virgin Money London Marathon, race directors are urging people to reconsider hot or heavy costumes. Important guidelines for Sunday can be found here. Have you decided on your London Marathon kit for the day yet? Good sports socks, comfortable trainers, a t-shirt that won’t chafe, a full size rhino… If you …

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The 2018 Virgin Money London Marathon celebrates the Spirit of London

The spirit of the Virgin Money London Marathon

This year’s Virgin Money London Marathon will pay particular homage to the people who make up the event; the runners, champions, volunteers, supporters and spectators. Through the new Spirit of London campaign, which will include an annual award, the event aims to celebrate the unique spirit of the world’s greatest marathon. The Spirit of London From the very first London Marathon …

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How to fundraise using video

Video is a great way to tell impactful stories on social media, making it a fantastic tool for fundraising. Ben Matthews, director at charity marketing agency Montfort, shares his tips on how to make and publish videos that will inspire and engage your existing supporters – and help you find new ones… Tell your story People want to know why …

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