The Virtual Virgin Money London Marathon

This is the big one. The Virgin Money London Marathon is the largest annual charity challenge on the planet and this year promises to be the biggest yet. As well as the 50,000 runners taking part on the 26.2 mile route in London there are also 50,000 places up for grabs to be a part of this iconic race from anywhere in the world as part of the Virtual London Marathon.

Participants will have a full 24 hours to complete the full 26.2 miles on Sunday 3rd October and will track their distance using the official London Marathon app. They will receive a London Marathon running number before the event and their coveted official finisher medal and T-shirt post event.

As part of the team you will also receive:

  • A YHA running top to wear during your marathon
  • A training guide
  • A fundraising pack with ideas on how to reach your target

Please concentrate on the following sections when applying for a place:

  • Why you would like to take part in the London Marathon and raise funds for YHA
  • How you plan to reach your minimum fundraising target of £200

Apply now for The Virgin Money London Marathon 2021

To take part in the Virtual Virgin Money London Marathon we ask you to pay a registration fee of £20 and raise a minimum sponsorship of £200.

How your support helps


could help a low-income family get away for their only break in this terribly difficult year


could pay for a night’s stay for an NHS worker and their partner


could pay for a young carer to grow in confidence through a full day of thrilling activities

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