Running London

The insider’s guide to fundraising; Emma Manton

The start of the year can be a tough time for those trying to raise sponsorship for taking part in the Virgin Money London Marathon. The first rush of excitement about winning a place has gone, but April and the start line seem a long way off. How do you keep the pledges coming in? Running.London speaks to inspiring fundraisers …

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“I could never run that far” – a runner’s London Marathon story

Whether you are on the sidelines in London cheering on the runners, watching on television or running the Virgin Money London Marathon itself, the reasons people choose to take on the 26.2 miles stay with you long after the event itself. Samantha Lines shares her memories from last years London Marathon. Samantha’s Story The best part about the whole marathon …

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An exclusive New Balance offer with Virgin Money Giving

Kick start your Virgin Money London Marathon fundraising in the New Year and you’ll receive an exclusive fundraising reward! With Christmas out of the way and the new year looming, the marathon is edging closer so now is a great time to kick start your fundraising. Not only do people who start their fundraising early tend to raise more, but …

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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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