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The 2016 Virgin Money London Marathon

On 24 April this year, approximately 38,000 people will be standing at the start line of the Virgin Money London Marathon. From elite athletes, expected to finish the 26.2 mile race in around 2 hours, to the Save the Rhino team, who run the course wearing giant costumes, to the thousands of ballot place winners; the 36th London Marathon will be …

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Virgin Money Giving fundraisers set to smash record at 2016 Virgin Money London Marathon

Marathon Runners

Not only will the 2016 Virgin Money London Marathon see the millionth finisher cross the line, it is also set to see Virgin Money Giving smash all previous fundraising records linked to the race. With just under a week to go until the big event, Virgin Money Giving has announced that runners taking part in this year’s London Marathon on …

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Run the #LondonMarathon? Get the T-shirt

Chris Evans #oneinamllion

The online ordering website for the #oneinamillion T-shirts is now live! Every finisher in the history of the London Marathon can now order a special #oneinamillion edition T-shirt printed with their unique #oneinamillion finisher number. A database of finishers has been created which involved manually inputting 20 years of historical results data and merging that with the results from 2001 – …

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Your #oneinamillion photos

London Marathon Finishers

On Sunday 24 April 2016, history will be made as a runner crosses the world-famous finish line in The Mall at the end of the Virgin Money London Marathon to become the millionth finisher in the history of the event. Here are some of your photos you’ve been sharing using #oneinamillion [juicer name=’oneinamillion’]

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Virgin Money to Sponsor London Marathon until 2020

As Virgin Money Giving celebrates its sixth birthday, it announces the continuation of London Marathon sponsorship until the 40th marathon. With over £344 million – £417 million including Gift Aid – donated through the fundraising website since 2009, charities are better off with an estimated extra £12.8 million going to causes compared to the same amount raised on Just Giving. It …

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Virgin Money Giving at the 2015 Virgin Money London Marathon

Virgin Money London Marathon £250m

The Virgin Money London Marathon just keeps on breaking records, as it was revealed that a whopping £22.1 million has been raised through Virgin Money Giving at the 2015 event, and that number continues to rise with donations still coming in. This means that the average amount raised per active Virgin Money Giving fundraiser was just under £1,600. Due to its not-for-profit business …

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Announcing our 2015/2016 official charity: NSPCC

We are delighted to announce that NSPCC are our official charity partner for 2016 and for the 2016 Virgin Money London Marathon, in support of their ChildLine service. NSPCC are the leading children’s charity fighting to end child abuse in the UK and Channel Islands. When a child needs a helping hand, we’ll be there. When parents are finding it tough, we’ll help. When laws …

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The winners of the 2015 Virgin Money London Marathon

2015 Virgin Money London Marathon Winners

While most racers from Sunday’s Virgin Money London Marathon on Sunday sat in hot or cold baths, watching the highlights from the race and crying, two particular runners came and had a chat with us: Eliud Kipchoge and Tigist Tufa, the man and woman who won this year’s race. The pair were introduced by Hugh Brasher, Race Director. When asked which emotion he feels most prominently …

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My marathon journey

Virgin Money London Marathon

With less than 48 hours to go before I run my first ever marathon, I’ve been reflecting on the journey that has brought me – and Virgin Money – to the Start Line. In February 2008 the UK Government announced the nationalisation of Northern Rock. Virgin Money had been the preferred private sector bidder and we had poured all of our energy into our …

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