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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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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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Win a £1000 donation for your charity when you set up a Prudential RideLondon fundraising page

Will you be one of thousands of cyclists taking to the streets this July for 2018 Prudential RideLondon? If the answer is yes – now’s the time to set up your fundraising page! Win a £1000 donation Not only do people who start their fundraising early tend to raise more, but if you set up your Virgin Money Giving fundraising page before …

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Why every dry day matters: learning to live again with Hospice UK

Hospice UK is one of Dry January’s official charity partners for 2018. They shared Nurse Di’s story with us and why Dry January is so important. Nurse Di’s story Each year, hospices provide care for more than 200,000 people living with conditions such as cancer, Motor Neurone Disease (MND), dementia and liver disease. As well as delivering clinical care in …

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Why every dry day matters: Bill’s lucky to have the World Cancer Research Fund

The World Cancer Research Fund is one of Dry January’s official charity partners for 2018. They shared Bill’s story with us and why Dry January is so important. Bill’s story Bill Jeffrey, 83, is living proof that it’s never too late – and you’re never too old – to take the plunge and reduce your alcohol intake. I’m lucky; they …

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