Virgin Money London Marathon

22 April 2018


Experience the world's greatest marathon in support of a better future for seriously ill children.

Needs no introduction. Be part of the biggest fundraising event in the world. Take on the iconic route and feel like a celebrity as you're cheered every step of the way.

Join our team

We are now closed to applications for the Virgin Money London Marathon 2018.

If you are interested in taking part in a marathon for GOSH in 2018, grab yourself a guaranteed place in the Brighton Marathon, taking place on 15 April 2018.

Have your own guaranteed place?

If you were one of the lucky ones to secure a place in the Virgin Money London Marathon, we would love you to join Team GOSH and be part of something amazing. You will have no minimum sponsorship – we just ask that you raise what you can.

By filling out the below form, you confirm that you currently hold a guaranteed place in the Virgin Money London Marathon 2018 ballot. 

Join Team GOSH

Don't forget to set up your JustGiving page if your place is confirmed. This is a fast, simple and easy tool you can use to raise money for the hospital.

As part of Team GOSH, you will receive:

  • an online fundraising pack full of tips, advice and fundraising materials.

  • a complimentary professional running vest.

  • an information evening to give you a chance to meet other team members and ask any questions.

  • access to professional training plans.

  • incentive items and promotional materials.

  • cheering points from start to finish along the route for your family and friends.

  • post race reception just off The Mall with refreshments, complimentary massage and amazing views of London.

  • unlimited support from a dedicated Challenge Events team.

Have a look at our London marathon video and be inspired to join us! 


The post-race reception venue, staffing, layout and what was offered were all spot on. Your whole team of staff and volunteers were fantastic, friendly, grateful and caring. Thanks so much to all of you for helping to make it a memorable day. Really, really impressed!

Previous GOSH Virgin London Marathon Runner


We'll help you get to the start line! We’ve partnered with Mbition, the Adaptive Training plan, to get you prepared to have an amazing race day. It creates a custom training plan which is 100% built around your fitness, schedule and goal. It then cleverly adapts as you progress.

Set up your free 30-day trial and create your own personal plan in two minutes. Once your trial is up, you can sign up and get 25% off for being a GOSH runner!

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