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Virgin Money London Marathon

23 April 2017
Blackheath Common, SE3
26.2 miles starting in Blackheath, weaving through the streets of London past some of the most iconic landmarks in the world, through Westminster and Big Ben, with the home straight heading towards Buckingham Palace and The Mall.

This is the biggest event on the Team A calendar and we want you to join us!

- See more at: http://www.arthritisresearchuk.org/lm#sthash.566w2wUw.dpuf
26.2 miles starting in Blackheath, weaving through the streets of London past some of the most iconic landmarks in the world, through Westminster and Big Ben, with the home straight heading towards Buckingham Palace and The Mall.

This is the biggest event on the Team A calendar and we want you to join us!

- See more at: http://www.arthritisresearchuk.org/lm#sthash.566w2wUw.dpuf
26.2 miles starting in Blackheath, weaving through the streets of London past some of the most iconic landmarks in the world, through Westminster and Big Ben, with the home straight heading towards Buckingham Palace and The Mall.

This is the biggest event on the Team A calendar and we want you to join us!

- See more at: http://www.arthritisresearchuk.org/lm#sthash.566w2wUw.dpuf
26.2 miles starting in Blackheath, weaving through the streets of London past some of the most iconic landmarks in the world, through Westminster and Big Ben, with the home straight heading towards Buckingham Palace and The Mall.

This is the biggest event on the Team A calendar and we want you to join us!

- See more at: http://www.arthritisresearchuk.org/lm#sthash.566w2wUw.dpuf
26.2 miles starting in Blackheath, weaving through the streets of London past some of the most iconic landmarks in the world, through Westminster and Big Ben, with the home straight heading towards Buckingham Palace and The Mall.

This is the biggest event on the Team A calendar and we want you to join us!

- See more at: http://www.arthritisresearchuk.org/lm#sthash.566w2wUw.dpuf
26.2 miles starting in Blackheath, weaving through the streets of London past some of the most iconic landmarks in the world, through Westminster and Big Ben, with the home straight heading towards Buckingham Palace and The Mall.

This is the biggest event on the Team A calendar and we want you to join us!

- See more at: http://www.arthritisresearchuk.org/lm#sthash.566w2wUw.dpuf
26.2 miles starting in Blackheath, weaving through the streets of London past some of the most iconic landmarks in the world, through Westminster and Big Ben, with the home straight heading towards Buckingham Palace and The Mall.

This is the biggest event on the Team A calendar and we want you to join us!

- See more at: http://www.arthritisresearchuk.org/lm#sthash.566w2wUw.dpuf
26.2 miles starting in Blackheath, weaving through the streets of London past some of the most iconic landmarks in the world, through Westminster and Big Ben, with the home straight heading towards Buckingham Palace and The Mall.

This is the biggest event on the Team A calendar and we want you to join us!

- See more at: http://www.arthritisresearchuk.org/lm#sthash.566w2wUw.dpuf
26.2 miles starting in Blackheath, weaving through the streets of London past some of the most iconic landmarks in the world, through Westminster and Big Ben, with the home straight heading towards Buckingham Palace and The Mall.

This is the biggest event on the Team A calendar and we want you to join us!

- See more at: http://www.arthritisresearchuk.org/lm#sthash.566w2wUw.dpuf
26.2 miles starting in Blackheath, weaving through the streets of London past some of the most iconic landmarks in the world, through Westminster and Big Ben, with the home straight heading towards Buckingham Palace and The Mall.

This is the biggest event on the Team A calendar and we want you to join us!

- See more at: http://www.arthritisresearchuk.org/lm#sthash.566w2wUw.dpuf
26.2 miles starting in Blackheath, weaving through the streets of London past some of the most iconic landmarks in the world, through Westminster and Big Ben, with the home straight heading towards Buckingham Palace and The Mall.

This is the biggest event on the Team A calendar and we want you to join us!

- See more at: http://www.arthritisresearchuk.org/lm#sthash.566w2wUw.dpuf

2015 Team A London Marathon runner, Kelly Brown26.2 miles starting in Blackheath, weaving through the streets of London past some of the most iconic landmarks in the world, through Westminster and Big Ben, with the home straight heading towards Buckingham Palace and The Mall.

This is the biggest event on the Team A calendar and we want you to join us!

26.2 miles starting in Blackheath, weaving through the streets of London past some of the most iconic landmarks in the world, through Westminster and Big Ben, with the home straight heading towards Buckingham Palace and The Mall.

This is the biggest event on the Team A calendar and we want you to join us!

- See more at: http://www.arthritisresearchuk.org/lm#sthash.566w2wUw.dpuf
26.2 miles starting in Blackheath, weaving through the streets of London past some of the most iconic landmarks in the world, through Westminster and Big Ben, with the home straight heading towards Buckingham Palace and The Mall.

This is the biggest event on the Team A calendar and we want you to join us!

- See more at: http://www.arthritisresearchuk.org/lm#sthash.566w2wUw.dpuf

How do I join Team A?

I got a place in the ballot and would like to join Team A

Congratulations on successfully securing a place in the 2017 Virgin Money London Marathon public ballot - it's fantastic that you want to join Team A for the London Marathon.

Simply click on the join Team A button below and complete our online registration form and then one of the events team will be in touch to officially welcome you to Team A.

Join Team A

I would like to apply for a guaranteed charity place for 2017

Our guaranteed charity places for the 2017 Virgin Money London Marathon are now full.

If you would like to be added to our waiting list, simply complete our online application form here and you will automatically be added. If any places become avaliable between now and the deadline we will review the waiting list and make a place offer. Please note this is not guaranteed.

If you have any questions or would like to know more about 2018's marathon, please do not hesitate to contact the events team on events@arthritisresearchuk.org

What do I get?

All our Team A runners receive:

  • an official welcome pack, including our Guide to Fundraising with tips and advice to help raise vital funds for Arthritis Research UK, sponsorship forms and posters to help promote your fundraising
  • top training, nutritional and health advice to make sure you’re ready for the big day
  • an official Arthritis Research UK orange running vest to wear on the big day with letters to spell out your name
  • support from the Arthritis Research UK events team before, during and after your challenge
  • an invitation to our post-race party to celebrate your success with friends and family
  • dedicated Team A cheer points on the day around the route
  • access to our 2017 London Marathon Facebook group where you can share training tips and fundraising advice with your team mates before the big day


What else do I need to know?

We receive a high volume of applications for our London Marathon places. Please do bear with us whilst we process all applications. You will receive a phone call or email from the events team letting you know the outcome of your application.  If you successfully secure a guaranteed charity place with Arthritis Research UK you will have a £50 registration fee and a minimum sponsorship target of £2,000.

The public ballot for the 2017 London Marathon will open on the 2 May at midnight and close on the 6 May at 5pm.  The ballot will be announced around the beginning of October 2016.  

You must:

  • be 18 years old to take part in this event
  • pick up your race number from the London Marathon exhibition from Wednesday 19 April 2017 – Saturday 22 April 2017. Failure to do so will result in you not being able to take part on the day

If you are an own place runner:

  • pay your registration fee directly with the organisers by cut-off date provided by them
  • you will have no minimum sponsorship target, you can raise as much as possible
  • you will receive the same support from the events team as all of our runners do
  • all sponsorship raised must be into Arthritis Research UK by the 23 June 2017

If you are a guaranteed charity runner: 

  • you must pay your £50 registration fee within 7 days of the place being offered
  • your minimum sponsorship target deadline is the 23 June 2017
  • you cannot transfer your place to another participant if you are unable to take part

 

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