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Virgin Money London Marathon 2021

It doesn't get bigger, better or tougher than the Virgin Money London Marathon. It's the world's largest fundraising event and the ultimate in sporting challenges. And we'd love you to be part of our team!
The deadline for applications for Gold Bond places for Saint Francis Hospice has now closed. However, If you have obtained a place through the Public Ballot or you are one of our Gold Bond place runners you will receive all the same benefits and will become an honoured member of #TeamSFH. 
What you'll get as a member of #TeamSFH
We will be with you every step of the way. You will receive: 
  • Support throughout your marathon journey from our dedicated Events Team.
  • An SFH running vest.
  • A SFH fundraising pack.
  • SFH promotional material to help with your fundraising.
  • Invitations to attend our marathon evenings and our pre marathon pasta night.
  • Regular email updates.
  • Access to our private Facebook runners group where you can swap training tips, fundraising advice and anything else marathon related with fellow team members.
  • Invaluable tips and advice from our marathon experts.
  • Support on the day at Mile 17 from our cheering #TeamSFH Orange Fan Zone.
  • A post marathon celebratory event TBC.
Registration fee and sponsorship
If you are successful with your application, there is a registration fee of £75 which is due before we can confirm your place. This is a non-refundable registration fee and does not form part of your sponsorship.
Our Gold Bond runners are required to raise a minimum of £2,021 sponsorship. This is something we will support you with along the way, providing you with inspirational ideas and plenty of help with your fundraising so you don't only hit, but smash, your target. 
Own place runners receive all the same support from our dedicated Events Team as those with the charity places, but there are no sponsorship targets to meet. We are always grateful for your support and for any funds you can raise for Saint Francis Hospice. Email us today to find out about joining #TeamSFH! 


Date: Sunday, 3rd October 2021


Location: Blackheath - your start location will be confirmed nearer to the event at the Marathon Show at Excel the week before the run.


Mile 17 Go Orange Fan Zone: near Mudchute tube station.


Virtual London Marathon 

Saint Francis Hospice has 5 places available in the Virtual London Marathon for October 2021! This event is your chance to take on the world’s greatest marathon on the course of their choice. All participants will have access to the official Virgin Money London Marathon App, which will enable you to log your 26.2 miles and earn a much coveted official finisher medal and T-shirt post event.


By signing up for one of Saint Francis Hospice’s places in this virtual event you agree to raise a minimum of £250 in sponsorship. Places will be issues on a first come first served basis. To request a place please email events@sfh.org.uk.

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With special thanks to:  

'Own place' runners

Congratulations on securing your place! To join #TeamSFH please email us on events@sfh.org.uk.


Registration fee:  

If you are successful with your application, there is a registration fee of £75, which is due before we can confirm your place. This is a non-refundable registration fee.     
Sponsorship target:
Sunday 3rd October 2021
Your start location will be confirmed nearer to the event.
26.2 miles/42 km.  

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