Virgin Money London Marathon 2016

Greenwich Park, London

Every mile is worth running for

We're the official charity partner for this year's Virgin Money London Marathon.

Join us on one of the world's most iconic marathon routes, cheered on by our biggest ever crowd of supporters, and help us fight for every childhood. 

We'll make sure you have all the support you need with training plans, nutrition guides, regular updates and support across our social media network. 

We'll be with you every step of the way, so together, we can be there for every child.


It's a long, long 26 miles and 385 yards, but we'll be with you #everystep

Got your own place?

If you've already got your place for 2016, we'd love you to join our team.

There's no minimum fundraising target, just have fun and raise as much as you can.

Join our team

"The energy was electric and really spurred me on! The NSPCC post-race reception venue, staffing, layout and what was on offer were all spot on"
Scott Chudley / Virgin Money London Marathon runner

How we'll support you

We are there to support you every step of the way with: 

  • group hugtailored training guides with weekly hints and tips covering everything from stretching to injury prevention to help you over the finish line
  • nutrition plan with weekly recipes to fuel your body for your biggest challenge ever
  • fundraising tips to make sponsorship easy, so you can focus on the big race
  • a great social network of fellow NSPCC runners so you can share motivation, tips, and maybe even find a running partner!

"Just wanted to say thanks to you and the team for your support both in the build-up and on the day of the London Marathon. It was a pleasure running for team NSPCC."
Virgin London Marathon runner, 2014

Training guides, advice and support

We'll be there to help you through tough times with training plans and nutrition guides for beginners, as well as weekly tips from our partners at RG Active.

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