Virgin London Marathon 2012 - Charities with Places

It's too late to enter the Virgin London Marathon 2012 now! Don't worry, there's always next year, just bookmark this page and check back on Monday 23rd April 2012 to find guaranteed places.

It’s the world’s greatest marathon and here’s your chance to run it and do some good at the same time. See a list of charities with places for the Virgin London Marathon 2012.

 The Virgin London Marathon 2012 will be run on Sunday 22nd April.

Once run never forgotten, whether it’s your first or tenth London Marathon it’s always a wonderful experience.

Join up to 35,000 other runners and a crowd of thousands on the flat course around the capital, taking in London’s famous sights and landmarks finishing off with the awesome final stretch down the Mall.

Friendly, colourful, noisy and utterly life affirming!

Here’s a list of our charity partners who have charity places for the Virgin London Marathon 2012:



We're Mind, the mental health charity. We believe no one should have to face a mental health problem alone. We're here for you. Today. Now. Whether you're stressed, depressed or in crisis.We'll listen, give support and advice, and fight your corner. We have guaranteed places for the Virgin London Marathon. Enter Here.


Join our Virgin London Marathon team and help save babies’ lives. With your help we can fund more research into the causes and prevention of miscarriage, premature birth and stillbirth. We’ll support you every inch of the way with a dedicated Tommy’s contact, fundraising materials, running vest, massive cheers, post race reception, a free massage, heaps of enthusiasm and much more! To join our team register through our website or contact Lia on or 0207 398 3462. We would love to have you onboard!

 Leukaemia CARE

If running is your forte, why not think about the Virgin London Marathon for Leukaemia CARE? Be part of this huge sporting year whilst raising funds for a vital cause. 

 Cancer Research UK

Join Cancer Research UK in the 2012 London Marathon and become part of a unique team dedicated to detecting and beating cancer. With your help we can fund more groundbreaking research that saves lives and helps keep families together for longer. Click here for more information or call 0871 641 2401.

 Macmillan Cancer Support

Join Team Macmillan and make a real difference to the lives of people living with cancer. To find out more about our guaranteed places for the 2012 London Marathon and how to join the team visit or email


British Lung Foundation

Be a lung distance runner in the same year that the Olympics comes to town. We’ll support you with a running vest, t-shirt, big cheers around the course and a post race reception where you can get a hot shower, massage, refreshments and a goody bag! Click here for more information.




Take this once in a lifetime opportunity and make Olympic year 2012 your year for the Virgin London Marathon. Run for Team CHILDREN 1ST and make a difference to the lives of Scotland's most vulnerable children and young people. Contact the Events Team on 0131 319 8068 or at, or visit our website for more information.


 Action For Kids

We have places! Come and join our London Marathon team and help children and disabled young people. We will support you all the way with fundraising and training advice, a breathable running vest and support on the day. For more info or to apply email or call 020 8347 8111 or visit.

 The World Society for the Protection of Animals

We are now looking for our team of runners wanting to take part in the 2012 London Marathon. Find out more



 Breast Cancer Campaign

Join our team in the Virgin London Marathon and BE PART OF THE CURE in 2012. We'll support you every step of the way and provide you with a full fundraising pack including a Breast Cancer Campaign running vest, fundraising support and training advice. To join our team today call 020 7749 4114, email or visit our website



 Bowel Cancer UK

Bowel Cancer UK is looking for runners to join our wonderful team for the 2012 Virgin London Marathon. We will provide full support, both with your fundraising and on the day with our enthusiastic cheering squad and runners reception moments from the finish line! For more information visit our website.



Wateraid have guaranteed places for the 2012 Virgin London Marathon Marathon. In return for your dedication and commitment WaterAid will be there to support you every step of the way. Apply here


 Cardiac Risk in the Young

Every week in the UK at least 12 apparently 'fit and healthy' young people aged 35 and under die from undiagnosed heart conditions. Join our running team and help us to reduce the frequency of young sudden cardiac deaths. We have guaranteed places at the 2012 Virgin London Marathon. For more information email or visit




Run for Rockinghorse in the world's greatest marathon. Rockinghorse has guaranteed places in the 2012 Virgin London Marathon so join our team now and help support children that are disabled or have life limiting conditions in Surrey and Sussex. For more information call Paul on 01273 330044 or email



 Amnesty International

Join Team Amnesty and run for Humanity and Human Rights at the 2012 Virgin London Marathon. To secure your place today call 0207 033 1651 / 1646 email or click here to find out more.




Run for the RNLI’s volunteer lifeboat crews and lifeguards in the 2012 Virgin London Marathon and we will support you every step of the way!  Click here for more details, or call 020 7620 7400.  

 Marie Curie Cancer Care

Make it your year to take on a challenge for Marie Curie Cancer Care. Be part of an amazing team and help more people with cancer and other terminal illnesses live their last days with dignity. Join the Daffodil Team at the 2012 Virgin London Marathon. Apply Now.



Scope would be delighted for you to join our Virgin London Marathon 2012 team. With dedicated support and a great team feel, we will be with you all along the way. Contact us now for more information – email, call 020 7169 7272 or visit our website.


 Guide Dogs

It's an amazing moment when a blind or partially sighted owner meets their newly qualified guide dog for the first time. It's even better knowing that the money you could raise through taking part in the Virgin London Marathon would play a big part in making it happen. Start your amazing journey today by signing up for one of our guaranteed places. Call 0845 600 6787 or email



 MS Society

The MS Society is the UK’s largest charity dedicated to supporting everyone whose life is affected by multiple sclerosis (MS). Join the MS Superstars team at the 2012 Virgin London Marathon and help us continue our vital work. Apply now for one of our guaranteed places.



 Asthma UK

Join the Asthma UK team and help us in the fight against asthma. Asthma UK is the charity dedicated to improving the health and well-being of the 5.4 million people in the UK whose lives are affected by asthma. For more information email, call 0800 121 62 55 or visit our website


 Breakthrough Breast Cancer

Breakthrough Breast Cancer is a pioneering charity dedicated to saving lives and changing futures, through research, campaigning and education - removing the fear of breast cancer for good. To apply for one of our places for the 2012 Virgin London Marathon click here or call 020 7025 2422.



 Spinal Research

Spinal Research is the UK's leading charity funding medical research around the world to develop reliable treatments for paralysis caused by a broken back or neck. We have guaranteed places in the 2012 Virgin London Marathon so call us now on 01483 898 786, email or visit our website.



Do something amazing for children by joining NSPCC Events Team in the 2012 London Marathon. We are inspired by a belief that we can make a difference for all children, that's why we aim to end cruelty to children in the UK. To help make this a reality and to secure a place click here, email us at or call 020 7825 2621.



Join Team UNICEF at the world famous Virgin London Marathon and challenge yourself for children everywhere! By being a part of our team you'll receive fantastic support with your training and fundraising, a personalised UNICEF running top and big cheers on the day as well as a goody bag. To join Team UNICEF email, call 0844 801 2414 or visit our website.


 The National Autistic Society

Join the National Autistic Society's team in the Virgin London Marathon. We are the UK's leading charity for people affected by autism, by running for us you can help make a difference to the lives of those affected by this lifelong disabling condition. For more information email, call 08450 509 001 or visit our website.


 Alzheimer's Society

1 in 3 people over 65 will die with dementia. We need your help to support people with dementia and their carers. Alzheimer's Society is working together to support people today and find a cure for tomorrow. Join the Alzheimer's Society running team at the 2012 London Marathon. Sign up here.




Join team I CAN with our guaranteed places in the 2012 London Marathon and support children who struggle to communicate. Receive training support, a free running vest and more! For more information email or sign up online




This is Whizz-Kidz’s flagship event. Join our team and benefit from our legendary support package including a team coach, training days, socials, cheer points on the day and a post-race champions’ party. Visit London Marathon for Whizz-Kidz or call 020 7233 9696 now.



 Arthritis Research UK

If you would like information on how to apply for one of our Gold Bond places for the 2012 Virgin London Marathon please contact us with your full name and address details by email, telephone our Events hotline 01246 541108 or visit our web.


Want to take on the Virgin London Marathon in 2012? Shelter will have guaranteed places to offer. Click here to apply.


Leonard Cheshire Disability

At LCD we believe that disabled people should have the same chances in life as non-disabled people. do you? To claim your place on our team for the 2012 London Marathon visit our website




Sense has one of the biggest teams in the 2012 Virgin London Marathon and also one of the lowest sponsorship targets of any charity. More importantly, we still have guaranteed places available! Join the Sense team and start enriching the lives of deafblind people today, contact The National Events Team on 0845 127 0063, or click here.

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