London Marathon - 28th April 2019

Join Team St Wilfrid’s

The Virgin Money London Marathon is the largest annual fundraising event on the planet - runners have raised over £950 million for good causes since the race began in 1981. The course follows an iconic route taking in many of London's landmarks, from the Cutty Sark and the City to St James' Park and The Mall.

Charity places

The deadline for our 2019 charity place applications have now closed. Please check back to our website in Spring next year for further details on our 2020 places.  

Own Place

If you have been lucky enough to secure your own place through the ballot or you have a Good for Age place, we'd love for you to join #teamwilf and become a 'local hero'. To use your place to run with us simply contact the fundraising team on 01243 755827 or email and let us know. We will support you all the way in reaching your personal fundraising target.



With plenty of support from our dedicated team, we’ll make sure you feel as prepared as possible with all your training and fundraising.

We will support you by providing:

  • Full fundraising support
  • Diet and training tips and advice
  • Training morning with an expert
  • Hospice running vest
  • Dedicated point of contact in our Fundraising Team
  • Pre-marathon pasta party
  • Post Marathon get together