How many charities are represented London Marathon?
The race has several components: it has a mass race for the public, professional races for men and women long-distance runners, elite level wheelchair races for men and women, plus a 3-mile mini marathon event for under-17 athletes.
What charities does the London Marathon support?
|Galloway’s Society For The Blind||Garden House Hospice Care||Gauchers Association|
|Go Beyond||Good Vibrations||Grand Union Housing Group|
|Grassroots Suicide Prevention||Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’S Charity||Grief Encounter|
|Griffin Schools Trust||Group B Strep Support||Growing Well|
How much does London Marathon raise for charity?
The week after the 2019 London Marathon, donations through Virgin Money Giving came to £24.8m. Overall, the London Marathon normally raises more than £60m for charities.
How do charities buy places in the London Marathon?
Each year most major charities have a set number of TCS London Marathon entry places through the Golden and Silver Bond schemes. They allocate these places to runners who, in return, agree to raise a minimum amount of money for the charity.
How many people attend charity runs?
Every year, more than 40,000 people run the marathon through the streets of London.
How many people ran in the London Marathon 2019?
The most joyous and uplifting event in the British sporting calendar is back – and this year it will be bigger than ever. Come 9am on Sunday morning, 40,000 people will start a 26.2 mile journey from Blackheath to the Mall as the full-fat version of the London Marathon returns for the first time since 2019.
How much does it cost to enter the London Marathon?
You don’t have to pay anything to enter, but if you are successful then the cost is £49. You can also opt to donate your entry fee to the London Marathon Charitable Trust, whatever the outcome of the ballot. This option also offers the chance to enter a second draw for another chance to participate in the marathon.