London Marathon 2018

Date: Sunday 22 April 2018
Location: Central London
Event Type: Marathon (26.2 miles)
Level: Hard

Do something amazing and take part in the London Marathon for your hospital. Raise vital funds for King’s College Hospital by taking part in one of the UK’s most iconic sporting events!

“I just would like to say a massive thank you to the fundraising team, you really made me feel like part of a team and the support in the run up has been invaluable. The after race reception was superb, great to see all the other runners with their families having a great time. It’s been a privilege fundraising for you and thank you for the opportunity to give something back to an amazing hospital.” – Matteo Lupi, London Marathon 2016 Runner.

How to register for the London Marathon 2018

  • Taking part as a Charity Place runner

We have limited guaranteed charity places for the London Marathon 2018 so apply now to avoid disappointment. You’ll get all the great perks such as a free dri-fit running vest and expert training sessions! We ask for a £50 registration fee and for you to raise a minimum of £2,500 in sponsorship, with unlimited support from our dedicated fundraising team.

Please read before applying for a guaranteed charity place in the London Marathon:

Please note, completing the application form for a guaranteed charity place does not guarantee you a place in the Virgin Money London Marathon 2018. You will find out whether your application has been successful or not within 2 weeks (this may be longer during busy periods). The registration fee will be refunded if you are not successful. We choose runners based on their reasons for running and ability to commit to meeting the minimum sponsorship amount. Please be specific about how you plan to raise the £2,500 minimum sponsorship amount, e.g. £500 from race night, £100 from cake sale at work, etc.

Apply for a charity place here.

  • Taking part as a Ballot Place runner

The London Marathon public ballot is being announced in October 2017. If you secure a place through the public ballot you can join our team. All runners will receive a free dri-fit running vest, training workshops from expert nutritionists, physiotherapists and personal trainers, 3 of the liveliest cheer points in town and a well-earned physio massage at our post-race reception… all with no registration fee or minimum sponsorship target!

Apply with your ballot place here.

For this event all participants will receive the following:

  • A comprehensive fundraising pack including information on training and nutrition
  • A free dri-fit running vest, letters to personalise with your name and fundraising materials
  • A dedicated events team to help you every step of the way
  • Training sessions with qualified personal trainers, physiotherapists and nutritionists
  • An invitation to our marathon post-race party!

Don’t hesitate to get in touch by emailing or calling 020 7848 4701 if you have any questions.