Tag Archives: London Marathon

Virgin Money team up with Teenage Cancer Trust

Virgin Money team up with Teenage Cancer Trust

Virgin Money are delighted to announce we will be working in partnership with Teenage Cancer Trust as our corporate charity of the year, with an aim to raise over £1.5 million. As Virgin Money is the lead sponsor of the London Marathon, this makes Teenage Cancer Trust the official charity partner for the event in 2018. Teenage Cancer Trust is the only UK charity dedicated to …

Read More »

The winners of the 2017 Virgin Money London Marathon

The winners of the 2017 Virgin Money London Marathon

The final Virgin Money London Marathon press conference today saw this years winners join Hugh Brasher (Race Director) on stage to talk about yesterdays event. Hugh started the conference by saying; This year’s Virgin Money London Marathon was the greatest marathon ever with nearly forty thousand participants. It’s not just the athletes that made the event but also the supporters, …

Read More »

The spirit of the Virgin Money London Marathon

The spirit of the Virgin Money London Marathon

Matthew Rees and David Wyeth are experiencing a bit of a media frenzy today after yesterday’s London Marathon. By now, many of us have seen what happened as David hit the Mall for the final stretch of yesterday’s event but as yet he is still not sure what went wrong. I was well prepared, it may have been dehydration but I’m …

Read More »

Friday fun at the Expo #FundraisingLounge

Thousands of people have poured into London ExCeL and through the Virgin Money Fundraising Lounge today in preparation for this year’s London Marathon. As always, the first runner of the day that enters the Fundraising Lounge receives a special Virgin Money group hug. Countless people have been boosting their fundraising by having a go on the Air Hockey and Foosball …

Read More »

More to see and do at Expo

Before you reach the Virgin Money Fundraising Lounge at the London Marathon Expo, you will have the chance to visit a great many fantastic stalls and things to do. Before you do anything don’t forget to collect your running number at the desks… you cant miss them! Now, you will probably have your running kit already but if not you …

Read More »

Prince Harry talks Heads Together at Virgin Money

Prince Harry Heads Together

Virgin Money’s Charity of the Year, Heads Together, which is spearheaded by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry, aims to start millions of conversations on mental health, to reduce the stigma and normalise discussions around mental health. We were delighted to welcome Prince Harry to our offices in Gosforth today, after a quick training session in Newcastle, to …

Read More »

London Marathon Confidential Part 1

London Marathon runners crossing Tower Bridge

Former runners of the London Marathon share the things nobody tells you about running a marathon. TRAINING No one knows how far a marathon is Rudi Schlenker, internet manager, eight marathons and four ultramarathons Get used to the following conversation: “I’m doing the London Marathon”. “How far’s that?” “It’s a marathon – they’re always 26.2 (always remember the .2) miles”. …

Read More »

Take your place on the 2017 Virgin Money London Marathon start line.

Are you a Virgin Money Credit Card Customer? Have you always dreamt of taking on the London Marathon? Well here’s your chance to tick it off the bucket list! Just comment on our Facebook post and tell us how much ticking the London Marathon off your bucket list would mean to you. We’ll chose one lucky winner who will take …

Read More »