Running London

Enter the 2019 Virgin Money London Marathon

On Monday 30 April 2018, the ballot will open to put your name in the hat for a place at the 2019 Virgin Money London Marathon. The Virgin Money London Marathon is the largest annual single-day fundraising event in the world; this year through Virgin Money Giving alone fundraisers raised over £21 million for charity. It is an incredible 26.2 …

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Virgin Money London Marathon runners smash fundraising records

Race Start

As the roads reopen after the 2018 Virgin Money London Marathon, runners can reflect on another awe-inspiring and record breaking event. Runners raised over £21.8 million for charity through Virgin Money Giving, the not-for-profit fundraising partner of the London Marathon, and the total is expected to top £25 million as donations continue to come in. The Virgin Money London Marathon …

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Miles of smiles at the Virgin Money London Marathon Expo

If you haven’t been to the Virgin Money London Marathon Expo this year check out these photo’s that will convey the love and energy that we have seen over the last four days. We have been truly moved by the thousands of people we have had the chance to meet. More people grabbing a photo at the entrance to the …

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Meet our resident MC at the Virgin Money Giving Challenge Zone

If you have been out to the Virgin Money London Marathon Expo at the London Excel Centre and have visited the Virgin Money Giving Challenge Zone you will have heard, seen, chatted with and maybe even danced with “Mike on the Mic”. So who is the man behind the microphone? The man behind the moves? He is Mike Beckingham, 35, …

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Virgin Money Giving Smiles at Marathon Expo

The sun is shining outside and inside the Virgin Money London Marathon Expo it’s just as sunny. Thousands of people have passed through the doors today and the atmosphere has been electric. Here’s a few snaps to help you soak up the atmosphere. So many people area taking on a #MarathonChallenge in our Challenge Zone… This game was epic! The …

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The Virgin Money Giving Challenge Zone Fundraising

The Virgin Money Challenge Zone is open and our team is ready to welcome everyone to what can only be described as… Actually we’re not quite sure how to describe it? Fabulous, Fantastic, Fun, Friendly. Take a look at some of the things you can see and do when you visit us at Expo this year. If you take on …

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Virgin Money London Marathon Expo

Over the next few days, thousands of people will pass through the doors of the 2018 Virgin Money London Marathon Expo as runners from all over the world register to run in Sunday’s big event. Remember it’s not just for the runners, Expo has something to offer everyone so head on over to the international exhibition and conference centre in …

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Win £100 by spotting the London Marathon difference

Virgin Money London Marathon £250m

And so we reach our final 2018 #marathonchallenge! For our eighth and final week, we’ve set up three games of spot the difference for you. . Keep an eye on our twitter and Facebook pages for three images this week. Each has five differences to spot – find all five in one picture for your chance to win £100 for …

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The Spirit of London Awards

The spirit of the Virgin Money London Marathon

This Sunday the 2018 Virgin Money London Marathon will take place celebrating the unique spirit of what is considered the world’s greatest marathon. The marathon shines a light on the unique stories of its runners, champions, volunteers and supporters through its Spirit of London campaign. Last year people from all over the world witnessed Swansea Harrier Matthew Rees helping David …

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Win £100 by inspiring London Marathon runners

We’re almots at the end of our eight weeks of #marathonchallenge – for week seven, we’re asking you to put your writing cap on and share a motivational message with runners everywhere. Check our the image on our social media and give it your best motivational caption to win. Keep an eye on our twitter and Facebook pages for your …

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