Virtual London Marathon

3 October 2021

Fundraise for Royal Voluntary Service at the London Marathon
Join Team Royal Voluntary Service in 2021 as we take on the Virtual London Marathon.

The 2021 Virgin Money London Marathon gives participants the opportunity to take on the world’s greatest marathon on the course of their choice, wherever you are on the planet.

Participants will have between 00:00:00 to 23:59:59, on Sunday 3 October, to cover the 26.2 miles. All participants who complete it will also receive a T-shirt and finisher medal.

Be one of the 50,000 people to take part in this virtual event and run to raise money for Royal Voluntary Service and the people we support.

We have a small number of guaranteed places for this event. In return for a fundraising target of £200, we'll send you everything you need to ensure a great race experience. You'll get a fundraising guide, professional training guides, lots of fundraising support and your very own running top to wear on the day.

Date: 3 October 2021
Location: Virtual
Registration fee: £10
Minimum fundraising: £200
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Why run for Royal Voluntary Service?

By running for us, you will help Royal Voluntary Service tackle the biggest needs of the day. We rely on our supporters, like you, to help raise the funds we need every day, so our volunteers can continue to provide vital support to those who need it and help ease the burden on our pressurised NHS hospitals.

We’ll support you all the way

What you can expect:
  • A welcome pack full of fundraising materials and tips.
  • Royal Voluntary Service running vest.
  • Regular emails and communication about your event and fundraising in the lead up to race day.
  • Dedicated support from our experienced fundraising team.

Already have a place in the Virtual London Marathon?

If you have a place in the Virtual London Marathon and would like to raise funds for Royal Voluntary Service, please be sure to let us know you're planning on running!

"I found the marathon very hard going both physically and mentally, but I kept going and completed it. I felt totally elated when I crossed the finish line in my Royal Voluntary Service vest and got my medal."

Liz Rees, Royal Voluntary Service fundraiser

Looking for a place in London Marathon 2021?

Join Team Royal Voluntary Service at this event. Find out more today on 0800 731 9197 or email

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