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The TCS London Marathon is one of the most iconic sporting events in the UK.
The 26.2 mile route takes you through the capital city past iconic landmarks like Big Ben, The Shard, London Eye and Buckingham Palace. On race day you can guarantee support from the crowds and fellow runners to help keep you motivated as you clock up the miles! The iconic route is perfect for seasoned runners and for those looking to take on their first marathon.
This brilliant event is a must-do for running enthusiasts, and we're with you every step of the way. From your first donation and your first run to the moment that you cross the finishing line!
Our top tips to help you reach your marathon target
On average, those who start their fundraising by making a donation to their own page go on to raise 58% more than those who don't.
Get across the start line now
Those who start fundraising three months before event day on average go on to raise twice as much as those who start after.
Spread the word
Every share of a fundraising page on social media is worth a donation on average of £10.
Every share on social media is worth an average of £10. So share with your community as often as you can.
Personalising your page with a summary of why you’re supporting your chosen charity can lead to 36% more donations. So tell people why you're doing it for the cause.
Fundraising pages with updates, photos or videos tend to raise 14% more per photo.
Running for Good
To help get you across the finish line we've set up Running for Good! Whether you're a seasoned runner or just starting out, take a look at our top tips and recipes or join the community.
Faye's London Marathon
Faye raised over £2,000 for Centrepoint, the UK's leading charity for homeless young people.
Haroon's London Marathon
Haroon completed the London Marathon as part of a four-part challenge where he completed marathons around the world to raise money for Penny Appeal.
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