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 2013.
The Virgin London Marathon 2013 will be run on 21st April 2013.
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 2013:
Challenge yourself for children by joining Team UNICEF at the Virgin London Marathon and we will support you every step of the way. As part of our team you will receive all the support you need, including a UNICEF running top, advice, training and a big cheer to keep you going on race day! Sign up online or email firstname.lastname@example.org to join us.
Action Against Hunger
Join the fight against hunger this year by taking to the streets of one of the most spectacular cities in the world. Going that extra mile means the funds you raise will save the lives of children in over 40 countries around the world. To find out how you can challenge hunger this year please email or call 0208 293 6138.
Mental Health Foundation
Run the Virgin London Marathon for the Mental Health Foundation and help the 1 in 4 of us who will be affected by mental health problems in our lifetimes. To join our team call our Events Hotline on 020 7803 1123 or email us or for more information, visit our website. We are the charity for everyone’s mental health!
If you missed out on a place in 2013, then register your interest now in joining the RSPCA running team in 2014 and secure one of the RSPCA’s charity places to enjoy our dedicated support whilst also helping the thousands of animals that are injured, neglected or abused each year in England and Wales. Contact email@example.com or call 0300 123 0528.
British Red Cross
Be a part of Team Red Cross in the London Marathon and go the extra mile- by refusing to ignore people in crisis. You’ll receive dedicated support throughout, and our fundraising tips and training tricks will help you smash your targets! Join our global movement and register through our website today, or call the team on 0844 412 2877 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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 email@example.com or 0207 398 3462. We would love to have you onboard!
Make-A-Wish Foundation® UK has been granting magical wishes to children and young people fighting life-threatening illnesses since 1986. Our wishes can bring so much to a child's life, providing memories that last a lifetime. We have guaranteed places for the 2013 London Marathon and would love you to join us. Find out more
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 firstname.lastname@example.org, call 08450 509 001 or visit our website.
The Disabilities Trust
Join the Disabilities Trust Team and make a real difference to the lives of people living with Disabilities. To find out more about our guaranteed places for the London Marathon and how to join the team visit the website, email or call 01444 237286.
Save the Children
Ready to take on the most iconic marathon in the world? Join Save the Children’s running team and help us make sure that no child is born to die. Contact email@example.com or call 0207 012 6997.
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 2013 London Marathon and how to join the team visit here or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Leukaemia & Lymphoma Reasearch
Join our team of ‘Unstoppable’ runners and receive fantastic support! We offer a high-tech adidas running vest, a fundraising and training pack, post-race support and a friendly team that are always on hand to help. Run to beat blood cancers. Be unstoppable!
JDRF is the type 1 diabetes charity, improving lives until we find the cure. We have guaranteed places in the Virgin London Marathon and we would be delighted to receive an application from you. Join us in finding the cure by clicking here to apply for your guaranteed place.
Breast Cancer Campaign
Join our team in the Virgin London Marathon and BE PART OF THE CURE in 2013. 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 email@example.com or visit our website.
Bowel Cancer UK
Bowel Cancer UK is looking for runners to join our wonderful team for the 2013 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 2013 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
Great Ormond Street Hospital
Sign up now for your place in the 2013 Virgin London Marathon and join our team. With your help we can keep the magic alive for our very ill children and their families. Apply now
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 2013 Virgin London Marathon and help us continue our vital work. Apply now for one of our guaranteed places.
Breast Cancer Care
Breast Cancer Care is here for anyone affected by breast cancer. We bring people together, provide information and support, and campaign for improved standards of care. We have places for the 2013 Virgin London Marathon. Come and join our team! Click here to find out more
Give poverty the run-around by joining Christian Aid's Team Poverty at the 2013 Virgin London Marathon. You will receive plenty of encouragement, enthusiasm and smiles as well as full support with your training and fundraising. Best of all, you will have the knowledge that you are helping to beat poverty around the world. Find out more
Rainbow Trust Children's Charity
We have guaranteed places in the London Marathon on the 21 April 2013. Help raise funds to support the many families in England that have a child with a life threatening or terminal illness. Take advantage of free training days; receive a running vest, fundraising pack, expert advice and post-race party with massage and refreshments! Email firstname.lastname@example.org, call Anna on 01372 220022 or click here.
The Alzheimer's Society has places for the 2013 London Marathon. For more information call us on 0870 417 0192 or visit the website here. Every member of the Alzheimer's Society running team receives a free running t-shirt or vest and runner's pack to help with their training and fundraising.
Run for Rockinghorse in the world's greatest marathon. Rockinghorse has guaranteed places in the 2013 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 email@example.com.
Join Team Amnesty and run for Humanity and Human Rights at the 2013 Virgin London Marathon. To secure your place today call 0207 033 1651 / 1646 email firstname.lastname@example.org or click here to find out more.
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 2013 Virgin London Marathon. Apply Now.
Scope would be delighted for you to join our Virgin London Marathon 2013 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 email@example.com, call 020 7169 7272 or visit our website.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.com, call 0800 121 62 55 or visit our website
Be part of the best team, run the Virgin London Marathon for the Stroke Association. We believe in life after stroke. That’s why we campaign to improve stroke care and support people to make the best possible recovery. It’s why we fund research to develop new treatments and ways to prevent stroke. We rely on your support to change lives and prevent stroke.
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 2013 Virgin London Marathon click here or call 020 7025 2422.
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 2013 Virgin London Marathon so call us now on 01483 898 786, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit our website.
British Lung Foundation
We offer hope and support so that no one has to face it alone. We campaign for positive change in the nation’s lung health. We search for new treatments and cures. We are the UK’s lung charity. Help us to fight lung disease through prevention, support and research.
Running The London Marathon with Oxfam is an experience like no other. We'll help you to reach your goals and pamper you on race day. Apply for your place today.
Do something amazing for children by joining NSPCC Events Team in the 2013 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 email@example.com or call 020 7825 2621.
Join team I CAN with our guaranteed places in the 2013 London Marathon and support children who struggle to communicate. Receive training support, a free running vest and more! For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
Sense has one of the biggest teams in the 2013 Virgin London Marathon and also one of the lowest sponsorship targets of any charity. We 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, Marathon@sense.org.uk or click here.
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 2013 London Marathon visit our website
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.
Cancer Research UK
Join Cancer Research UK in the 2013 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.
Join the fight against hunger this year by taking to the streets of one of the most spectacular cities in the world.
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