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TCS London Marathon

Date 27 April 2025
Location London
Registration fee £50
Minimum fundraising £2,000

Fancy running in the world’s greatest marathon and raising money for Royal Voluntary Service at the same time? Join #TeamRVS, and the 40,000 other runners on the start line in April, for the biggest and best marathon through the city of London.  

Apply for a charity place 

To apply for one of our charity places, please complete our application form. If you are successful, we ask that you pay a £50 registration fee and commit to raise £2,000 for Royal Voluntary Service.

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Why run for Royal Voluntary Service? 

Your fundraising will help Royal Voluntary Service in giving even more support to people who need it in our hospitals and communities across the UK. Help our volunteers to keep reaching out with friendship, coordinating events, and giving practical support to vulnerable people. 

Support from our fundraising team. Whether you’re an experienced or first-time runner, Royal Voluntary Service will be here to support you every step of the way.  

  • You can expect plenty of fundraising ideas, motivational tips, and Royal Voluntary Service materials to help make your fundraising a success. 
  • A free Royal Voluntary Service running vest to wear on race day. 
  • Dedicated support to help you to reach your fundraising target.  
  • Regular emails and communication about your event and fundraising in the lead up to race day. 
  • A cheer squad along the marathon route. 

Already have a place in the London Marathon? 

If you’re lucky enough to secure your place directly through the London Marathon ballot, we’d love for you to join Team Royal Voluntary Service. There’s no minimum fundraising target; we simply ask that you raise as much as you can. Let our fundraising team know you’re planning to join our team.  


If you have any questions about the London Marathon, please contact our dedicated team by emailing us at