Virgin Money London Marathon

Date/time

23 April 2017

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London

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Take part in the biggest fundraising event on the planet!

The Virgin Money London Marathon is the world’s most famous marathon. The iconic courses takes you from Greenwich Park, through the Docklands and past many of London’s famous landmarks before finishing to the cheers of the crowds on The Mall. 

Looking for a place in 2018?

TeamPoppyFactory are looking for some amazing supporters to take part in the Virgin Money London Marathon in 2018! As a part of our team you will get some fantastic benefits including a dedicated staff contact to help you raise as much as you can, training tips, a technical running top, lots of support in the build up to the event, and your very own cheering squad on the day!

All interested parties will be entered into a selection process and our places will be allocated in October (just after the public ballots result have been announced). If chosen, the lucky runners are asked to raise a minimum sponsorship of £2,500 to cover the cost of the place and to raise some funds for the charity, as well as a non-refundable £100 registration fee (only payable once offered a place).

To be entered into the TeamPoppyFactory selection process, please register by clicking below.

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P.S. Don’t forget to apply for a place in the public ballot as well, as this increases your chances of getting a place on the Marathon. Keep an eye on this page for a link when the ballots opens (usually in May).

Why should I join TeamPoppyFactory?

The Poppy Factory is the country’s leading employment charity for veterans with health conditions or impairments. We provide bespoke opportunities and ongoing employment support for hundreds of disabled veterans around the country.

Sign up to join TeamPoppyFactory and you’ll be helping us to support disabled veterans into meaningful, rewarding and sustainable employment. Having valiantly served their country, we think they deserve it.

From training tips to fundraising ideas we’ll be on hand to support TeamPoppyFactory every step of the way. When you first sign up you’ll receive your very own fundraising support pack, as well as regular communications and support from the team to get you ready for your challenge and help you make the most of your experience!

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