Virtual London Marathon
3rd October 2021

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This year’s Virgin Money London Marathon on Sunday 3 October is set to be the biggest marathon ever staged anywhere in the world, with an incredible 100,000 runners scheduled to take part. There will be 50,000 participants on the traditional course from London’s Blackheath to The Mall, while another 50,000 people run the 26.2 miles in a virtual event around the globe.

The foundation has managed to secure 10 places in the Virtual London Marathon, where participants will have 23 hours, 59 minutes and 59 seconds (from 00:00:00 to 23:59:59 BST) to complete the distance, which they can choose to run, walk or jog – participants of all abilities are welcome.

All runners in the virtual Virgin Money London Marathon will also be sent an official running number in the post before the event, which they can wear on Sunday 3 October to ensure they get cheers of support from the communities they run through.

For more information or to secure your limited place, please email

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