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Virgin Money London Marathon 2017

London Marathon runners crossing Tower Bridge

Applications to join Team Red Cross in the 2017 Virgin Money London Marathon are now open and we’d love for you to join Team Red Cross!


The London Marathon is one of the most famous runs in the world, through the streets of London and past some of the most spectacular sites in the capital including Buckingham Palace, Cutty Sark, Tower Bridge and the Houses of Parliament.


Why run with the British Red Cross?

People are in crisis both in the UK and overseas. Every step you take and every pound you raise will help to support them, whoever and wherever they are.

As part of Team Red Cross you will be supported through every part of your event preparation. Our National Events team (Kerry, Karina, Sarah, Sharon and Julia) will be on-hand to encourage you with your fundraising and your training and to thank you for all of your hard work.

All Team Red Cross participants will receive:

  • Dedicated support including training plans 
  • A fundraising pack, full of tips and advice, plus professional one-to-one support to help you raise as much as you can
  • A British Red Cross running vest
  • Cheer points along the route
  • An exclusive invitation for you and your friends and family to our VIP post-race party. You will receive a massage and private shower room to refresh, and delicious food and soft drinks to refuel in a 5* location. We think it's the best post-race party in town!
  • The opportunity to win fantastic prizes including spending the night before the marathon in a 5* London hotel
  • An evening reception with other Team Red Cross runners before the event with expert speakers

Apply Now

If you got a place in the London Marathon ballot then you can still be a part of Team Red Cross. Simply let us know that you would like to join the team and receive all the benefits offered to our runners.

Got your own place?

More Information

Date:23 April 2017

Registration fee: £100

Sponsorship target: £2000


Contact:National Events Team

Telephone:0344 412 2877

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Own place?

Team of Red Cross runners posing together before the race

If you have your own London Marathon place, you can still run for the British Red Cross.

Let us know if you want to join the team.

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