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Run the London Marathon with Starlight

Run the London Marathon with Starlight

Picture that famous finishing straight. Buckingham Palace behind you. Thousands of fans roaring you on. The final few metres. And then… you’ve done it. We know you’ve got it in you.

We have London Marathon charity places and we’ll do everything in our power to get you to that finishing line. And if you’re lucky enough to have a ballot place, we’d love to have you on #TeamStarlight too. Together we’ll make life brighter for seriously ill kids.

2021 Virgin Money London Marathon

Whether you need a charity entry place or have a ballot place, join Team Starlight at the world’s greatest marathon.

Why join #TeamStarlight?

• Forget any fundraising worries with our fundraising pack, advice and materials
• Get to the start line full of confidence with our expert training advice
• Feel and look great in our hi-tech Starlight running vest
• Get treated like the hero you are with our post-event support
• Help seriously ill children discover how special childhood can still be

Why join #TeamStarlight?

Thank you so much to you and your team for making the day extra special for me. You have no idea how much difference it makes when you’re running to have that support and encouragement. The massage and food at the end were also really appreciated and helped me to be able to walk the next day!

Already have a London Marathon Ballot Place?

Already have a London Marathon Ballot Place?

If you have received a London Marathon place through the ballot, we would love for you to join #TeamStarlight and help us preserve childhood throughout serious illness.

There is no registration fee or minimum fundraising target for runners who have their own ballot place. All we ask is that you set up an online fundraising page and raise as much as you can and we will be there to provide you with support every step of the way.

Get in touch for more details and to receive your Starlight fundraising pack!

The Virtual London Marathon 2021

We’re so excited to tackle the new virtual London Marathon taking place alongside the classic race on 3rd October 2021.

The virtual event brings new challenges and excitement to the prestigious London Marathon race. Every mile you run through the streets of your own home town helps us to continue providing play for seriously ill children who need it the most.

The Virtual London Marathon 2021
Donate to Starlight

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Your donation will help Starlight support seriously ill children in the UK

Could help Starlight deliver a pantomime for children in hospital