Virgin Money London Marathon

3 October 2021

Event detail

The Virgin Money London Marathon is the biggest running event in the UK and one of the most popular marathons in the world.   This is the race that every runner wants to do! 

Starting in Greenwich and ending in front of Buckingham Palace, the course takes it's 40,000 runners past London's iconic landmarks, supported every step of the way by thousands of cheering spectators. 

Run for Crohn’s & Colitis UK with a charity place 

Applications for a charity place running for Crohn’s & Colitis UK in the 2021 Virgin Money London Marathon are now closed.   If you've applied for a place and your application is successful, the fundraising team will be in touch by Friday 19 February.  Unfortunately due to the volume of applications we have received it will not be possible to contact everyone, therefore if you have not heard from us by Friday 19 February your application has not been successful. 

If you're successful, you’ll need to pay a registration fee of £150 and pledge to raise £2,500. 

If you’ve deferred your 2020 place you do not need to reapply, and we’ll be in touch very soon to advise you of next steps. 

Ballot Places 

The results of the Virgin Money London Marathon ballot have been announced!  If you were one of the lucky ones, we’d love you to join our team with your own place.   Register your details here to join our team!

You must be 18 years or older to take part in this event