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John Owens’ #ReasontoRun

“My #ReasontoRun is that following a serious illness, running gives me a new lease of life – it’s great.” This week, we spoke to John, who took up running following a serious illness and multiple strokes, is running the London Marathon in memory of his friend Davy. The challenge Last year, after what he says was a very difficult summer of …

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Fundraising; the final push

With the Virgin Money London Marathon just around the corner, whether you’ve been fundraising for a while or just started, now it really is the time to crack things up a notch and get your donations coming in. We see most donations come in the week before and after the Marathon, so it’s crucial you get your story out there …

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#ReasontoRun

This year, the Virgin Money London Marathon has a very special theme. We are asking people to think about their #ReasontoRun. Hugh Brasher, the race director, explained; We know every single runner has a unique #ReasonToRun the world’s greatest marathon. Whether it’s to set a PB, to raise money for a cause, to remember a loved one, to break a Guinness …

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Heidi takes on fundraising with Instagram

Coming up with creative ways to keep up the momentum of your fundraising can sometimes leave you feeling a bit stuck. But often it’s simple things done well and using every day tools such as social media which really does rally the crowds and help keep you motivated. Meet Heidi – not only has she smashed £2000 (and still rising) in donations …

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Looking back at an inspiring year of Giving

2016 has certainly been a busy year and for many, very much an emotional rollercoaster. It’s the time of year we all reflect on what’s been and gone, but more importantly what difference we can all make to the New Year ahead. So, in the spirit of sharing the love, here’s some great examples of how people have collectively come …

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Virgin Money Giving London Marathon Wine Promotion

Earlier on this month Virgin Money Giving launched a competition to give away 600 cases of wine to Virgin Money London Marathon fundraisers who started their fundraising on Virgin Money Giving early. This is because people who start their fundraising early raise more – and that’s a fact! With our first 150 cases already sent out, we’ve been delighted to see winners …

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Katherine Grainger on Giving 100%

Virgin Money Giving, the 100% not-for-profit fundraising website, and the Women’s Sports Trust are joining forces to tell the greatest stories of women’s sport in a series of short films entitled: Giving 100%. The series features superstars from the world of women’s sport. Standby for revelations, laughter, drama, stories, remembered pain and glory. The athletes discuss when, how and why they …

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Giving 100% Guess Who Competition

Virgin Money Giving, the 100% not-for-profit fundraising website, and the Women’s Sports Trust are joining forces to tell the greatest stories of women’s sport in a new series of short films entitled: Giving 100%. The monthly series features two superstars from the world of women’s sport who have this unique and intriguing opportunity to meet – in many cases for the first …

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Gail Emms and Becky James are Giving 100%

Virgin Money Giving, the 100% not-for-profit fundraising website, and the Women’s Sports Trust are joining forces to tell the greatest stories of women’s sport in a new series of short films entitled: Giving 100%. The monthly series features two superstars from the world of women’s sport who have this unique and intriguing opportunity to meet – in many cases for the …

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Introducing Giving 100%

Charlotte Edwards and Kate Richardson Walsh

Virgin Money Giving, the 100% not-for-profit fundraising website, and the Women’s Sports Trust are joining forces to tell the greatest stories of women’s sport in a new series of 10-minute films entitled: Giving 100%. The monthly series features two superstars from the world of women’s sport who have this unique and intriguing opportunity to meet – in many cases for …

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