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Man and woman running the marathon for Age UK

Well done to all our runners who completed the London Marathon 2015 and thank you for choosing to run for Team Age UK!

Virgin Money London Marathon 2016

Don't forget the official ballot is open Monday 4th- Friday 8th May 2016, the results will be released in October.

If you would like to apply for a guaranteed charity place in the event, please email

When: 24 April 2016
Where: London
Registration fee: £100
Minimum sponsorship target: £1,850

What we give to you:

  • Support with training and fundraising
  • Team training day
  • Post race reception- free hot food and massages for runners!
  • Personalised running vest
  • Fundraising pack crammed with ideas to help you get started

Why run for Age UK?

Age UK believes that we can help everyone to make the most of later life. We do this by inspiring, supporting and enabling older people in a number of ways. Find out more about what we do.

For more information, call our Events Team on 020 3033 1725

1.6 million older people live in poverty and 900,000 of these people live in severe poverty

Further information


Our Information guides are short and easy to digest, giving a comprehensive overview of the relevant topic. Information sheets and factsheets are longer with more detail, and are aimed at professionals.

You can download other guides in our series from publications

For more information: Call Age UK Advice: 0800 169 6565