Virgin Money London Marathon 2020

26 Apr

London, SW1A 2BJ

Sunday 26 Apr 20 10:00 am

Run the world famous Virgin Money London Marathon in support of Francis House Children’s Hospice.

Attracting more than 40,000 runners year-on-year, the London Marathon is the largest annual fundraising event worldwide. Runners have raised more than £1 billion for good causes since the race began in 1981.

By running for Francis House, you can be a part of this incredible event and experience first-hand just why the London Marathon is the most popular marathon on the planet.

"It was very hard but so worth it! It was a pleasure to represent Francis House and raise money for such a fantastic charity. Although it was tough it was one of the best things I’ve ever done, I would highly recommend others to have a go and to get involved."

Ben Hunt, who ran for Francis House in 2019

All of our places for the 2020 marathon have now been filled. Thank you to everyone who applied.

If you are fortunate enough to have been allocated a ballot place, please consider running for Francis House. For further event details go to

Watch this space for information about running the 2021 marathon for Francis House!

If you would like to discuss running events for Francis House, please contact Emma in the Fundraising Office on 0161 443 2200 or

"The months of training have been gruelling but when you come to Francis House it’s incredible, and it’s only here because of donations from lots of people."

Sian Dobson-Hughes, 2017 London Marathon runner

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