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Virgin Money London Marathon

It doesn't get bigger, better or tougher than the Virgin Money London Marathon. It is the world's largest fundraising event and the ultimate in sporting challenges. We would love you as part of our team!

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To register your interest in securing a place for next year's Virgin Money London Marathon, please complete our Gold Bond application form and send it to our Events Team at events@sfh.org.ukFor more information or any queries regarding our application process please call 01708 771427 or email events@sfh.org.uk.

We have a number of our own Gold Bond spaces and we will ask you to fill in an 

application form explaining why you would like to run for Saint Francis Hospice in 2019.  

We strongly advise all VMLM applicants to also enter the official London Marathon Public Entry Ballot which closed on Friday 4th May.

If you are successful in the Public Entry Ballot you can still join #TeamSFH and have all the same benefits as our Gold Bond runners - but with no fundraising target. 

If you are looking to get your own place and fundraise for us, we would love to hear from you and get you involved with all things #TeamSFH related!


What you'll get as a member of #TeamSFH.

We will be with you every step of the way. All runners will receive: 

  • An SFH running vest
  • Invitations to attend our marathon evenings
  • A regular e-newsletter 
  • Access to our private Facebook group where you can swap training tips, fundraising advice and anything else marathon related with fellow team members 
  • Support on the day at Mile 23 from our cheering TeamSFH Orange squad 
  • Lots of dedicated support from our Events Team.

Marathon evenings

These are organised to support our runners, giving you an opportunity to meet past Saint Francis Hospice marathon runners, dedicated professional sport specialists, who will be able to give you vital advise and tips on matters such as training, recovery and nutrition. 

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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 the minimum £2,019 sponsorship.

Our Gold Bond runners are required to raise a minimum of £2,019.00 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.

Additional information if your application is successful

If you are successful in your application, you will automatically be offered a complimentary place in the Brentwood Half Marathon 2019.

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With special thanks to:  
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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 and does not form part of the minimum £2,019 sponsorship.    

Sponsorship target:£2019.00 

Sunday 28th April 2019

Your start location will be confirmed nearer to the event.

26.2 miles/42 km.  

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