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Inspirational Films that show everyone can change the world…One Challenge at a time

Wis medals

As part of our #onechallenge campaign we are sharing these eleven inspirational five minute films that showcase personal insights into the motivations and challenges of leading athletes. Each of the women in the films speak about the challenges they have faced as Women In Sport and how taking these challenges on have positively impacted their life. We hope that these …

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Everyone can change the world…One challenge at a time

WiS rowing

When athlete talks to athlete all kinds of truths are revealed. That was the goal of the #OneChallenge film series, produced by Virgin Money Giving and the Women’s Sport Trust. To be a spectator, fly-on-wall style, to the great novelty of some of GB’s greatest female athletes being given the opportunity to discuss issues like body image, motivation, parenthood, ideal …

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“The best part of the London Marathon is crossing the starting line”

The Virgin Money London Marathon is made up of tens of thousands of people, each with their own story and motivation for taking on this challenge. One of the people who took on the journey at the 2017 event was Michael Nollet. We asked him to share his story with us. Michael’s story “Funnily enough, the best part of my …

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Win a VIP upgrade at the 2018 Virgin Money London Marathon

Win a Marathon VIP upgrade

Can’t wait to run the 2018 Virgin Money London Marathon? Why not make your marathon experience even more unforgettable? Win a VIP upgrade Start your marathon in style and stay in The Tower Hotel, London Marathon’s HQ, the night before where you can rub shoulders with the elite runners. Plus you’ll get VIP travel from your hotel straight to the Green Start – …

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Share your #runface to win a Royal Parks Half VIP Experience

If you’re running the Royal Parks Foundation Half Marathon and are fundraising on Virgin Money Giving, get your #runface ready because we have a fantastic prize. All you need to do is share a photo of your #runface with us this weekend! Tweet the image and include our twitter handle @VMGiving and the hashtag #runface (don’t forget to follow us!) or …

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A-Z of fundraising ideas

A-Z of fundraising ideas

Coming up with fundraising ideas can feel daunting, like you don’t know where to start. But the good news is that what you can do to fundraise is absolutely limitless, and it doesn’t have to be hard work. You can do what you normally enjoy doing, something wacky, a personal challenge, or even an organised event. Here’s our A-Z of …

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Fundraising idea: why personal emails might be the spark you need

Fundraising idea: why email might be the spark you need

We all like a little love in our inbox, and sending personal emails to your friends and family is a simple but great fundraising idea. With the Virgin Money London Marathon being our biggest annual fundraising challenge, this year we asked our fundraisers how they helped their charities change the world. Of those we asked, over 70% found that sending personal emails …

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Be your charity’s hero

Cancer charity fundraiser Jonathan and his wife Lauren with their marathon medals

My #ReasonToRun is that following my battle with Testicular Cancer and chemotherapy, I will continue to run with fight and determination for those who can’t, whilst fundraising for charity along the way. Putting your charity front and centre of everything you do, really helps to drive your fundraising and get your supporters to really understand why it matters. We caught up with Jonathan and …

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