Virgin Money London Marathon 2020

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Run the Virgin Money London Marathon 2021. Click here to find out more about how you can do this.

London Marathon

Running the London Marathon for charity is a popular way to improve your fitness, take on a challenge and raise money for a great cause at the same time. Arguably one of the biggest events in the marathon calendar, the London Marathon sees adult runners of all ages and abilities run over the start line and begin the 26-mile journey through the capital – and this year it’s your turn! The London Marathon sits amongst the balloted marathon events and so entering and running for a charity is a great way of ensuring that your place is secured! Alder Hey Children’s charity would encourage anyone to take on the challenge of The London Marathon and raise money for our fantastic cause at the same time. If you would like to enter next year’s London Marathon on behalf of Alder Hey, there are just a few simple steps to take before you can enter and get going! Click here to find out all about marathon running for Alder Hey, including what to eat before the race, how to follow a training programme and even what shoes to wear!  

Whether you’re an experienced marathon runner who loves to run the London Marathon, or you’re starting with one of the biggest running events of the year for your first 26.2 miles, why not consider running the London Marathon in partnership with Alder Hey? 

If the Virgin Money London Marathon 2020 is your challenge for Alder Hey, here's the four key steps you should take now:

  1. Email us or call us on 0151 252 5716 with your name, address and details of your marathon run for charity or other running event.
  2. Help friends, family and colleagues support you easily by sponsoring you online. Set up a free online donation page with JustgivingVirgin Money Giving or My Donate - they all automatically transfer the money you've raised to us after your charity running event.
  3. Check out our downloads page for a fundraising pack and an offline sponsorship form. 
  4. Spread the word and start preparing! Use your social networks and community organisations to let people know what you're doing - you can share your online donation page really easily on Facebook and Twitter.
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