London Marathon

London Marathon

Overview

The Virgin Money London Marathon is the largest annual fundraising event on the planet. 26.2 miles is the distance our runners are going for young lives. We’d love to have you on our team. Imagine running past some of the world’s most iconic landmarks whilst thousands of people shout your name. Imagine all the memories that will live with you forever.

From the moment you sign up, our team will be on hand to offer all the support you need. We’ll be there on the day, joining you for the evening’s pasta party and breakfast in the early hours before waving you off on your epic adventure. We would love for you to join us and go the distance for young lives. 

What makes it special

  • Run the London Marathon for YHA
  • Raise money to help us to transform young lives

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London Marathon

London, London, SE3 7BT

Map references

Lat/Lng: 51.474093, 0.006877

Contact information

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