Runners taking part in the London Marathon Runners taking part in the London Marathon

Virgin Money London Marathon 2021

Date: Sunday 3 October 2021

Location: Greenwich Park, London, SE10 8XJ

Registration fee: £50 - minimum sponsorship £1,700


Why run the London Marathon?

Running a marathon is an exhilarating experience and this is definitely not an event to be missed!

The Virgin London Marathon is considered one of the most iconic city centre marathons in the world.

Each year almost 40,000 people cross the 26.2 mile finish line.

Register today for your guaranteed place running with Team Lepra!

Every step you take and every sponsor you receive, will help transform the lives of children, women and men affected by leprosy and the poverty and prejudice it brings.

Registration information

  • Registration fee is £50
  • Minimum sponsorship target for a charity place is £1,700 (excluding gift aid)
  • You must be aged 18 or over to take part

Each mile you run of the London Marathon, you will have raised enough to*:

  • Give 10 people the chance to walk again with special custom-made shoes
  • Give 21 people a self-care kit so they can manage their disability
  • Hold 2 community health awareness campaigns, giving health information to up to 500 people

*Calculated using the minimum fundraising target - if you raise more than £1700 you will help even more people affected by leprosy!

Got your own place?

If you are successful in getting a place in the individual ballot, you can still join Team Lepra as an own place runner. There's no minimum fundraising target - just raise as much as you can! Make sure you drop us an email and let us know that you want join the team so that you don’t miss out on your Lepra branded running top and lots of training and fundraising support!

As part of Team Lepra you will receive:

  • A customised Lepra running vest
  • A copy of our fundraising guide and other top tips to get you on your way
  • Support from our dedicated events team including some of the loudest cheering on race day!


Date: Sunday 3 October 2021

Location: Greenwich Park, London, SE10 8XJ

Registration fee: £50 - minimum sponsorship £1,700

Apply for a place

If you have any further questions or would like to apply for a place, please contact Lucy in our events team on 01206 216700 •

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