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Virgin Money London Marathon 2021

Runners at the London marathon

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Make a crucial difference to the lives of older people and be part of next year's Virgin Money London Marathon with us.

Take part in next year’s London Marathon and support older people

The public ballot for the 2021 Virgin Money London Marathon Ballot has now closed but Age UK has limited places available. You can apply for a place on Age UK's team by clicking below.

About the London Marathon

When: Sunday 3 October 2021

Where: London

Distance: 26.2 miles

Why: Change people's lives



Run for Age UK

You'll to commit to a fundraising pledge of £2000, plus a registration fee of £100.

I feel passionately about helping older people and want to do what I can to ensure they love later life. Helping to combat loneliness is something I want to be a part of. 

Ashleigh | Team Age UK runner

I recently lost my nan. She was my biggest supporter and now I want to do something for her. Something she would be proud of.   

Lucy | Team Age UK runner

Why run for Age UK?

When someone's deperately lonely and just needs to hear another voice, we're there for them.

When they've lost the person they love the most, we're there to help them find the strength to carry on.

When an older person is forced to live in a freezing house because they're worried about the cost of heating, we give them the support they need to regain control.

We're here because everyone deserves a place to turn to when times are tough.

And with the support of people like you, we can continue to be there.  

London Marathon 2019

Whether you're running or cheering from the sidelines, it's a great day to be a part of. 

Still need convincing? Watch our video from 2019. 

We're here to help

If you're interested in fundraising for Age UK, we would love to hear from you. Email events@ageuk.org.uk

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