Virgin Money London Marathon 2020

Have you got what it takes to tackle 26.2 miles?

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Event info

Date: Sunday 26 April 2020
Location: Greenwich to St James' Park, London

Since its first year in 1981, the Virgin Money London Marathon has become the most popular marathon in the world, attracting thousands of runners every year and raising millions of pounds for charity. 

About Meningitis Now's charity places

Application for Meningitis Now's charity places in the 2020 Virgin Money London Marathon is now officially open!

Our charity places are limited. Each year we receive many more applications than places available owing to the huge interest in the event.

Places are awarded based on the strength of applications, so we ask applicants to consider and explain in detail the motivation to run for Meningitis Now and plans to reach the £2,000 fundraising target.

If you would like more information about the event before you apply please register your interest and a member of the Events team will contact you.

London Marathon 2020 Sign Up - charity place

Being a part of Team Meningitis Now as a charity place runner or ballot place runner means that you will receive:

  • Your own personalised technical running top
  • A huge welcome at our post-race reception; drinks, snacks, a shower and sports massage all await you near the finish line (friends and family are also welcome)
  • Training and fundraising support and materials
  • A dedicated Events Fundraiser to help you every step of the way

Do you have any questions?

Contact the Events team at or call us on 01453 768 000.