London Marathon

Sparks runners passing a cheer station at the London Marathon
When
28 April 2019
Where
London
How much
£100 Registration, £2,000 Fundraising

As part of Team Sparks, you will receive:

  • Unlimited support from our dedicated challenge events team
  • A Sparks running vest
  • Fundraising advice and tips
  • Access to our running training hub full of expertise to prepare you for your run
  • Training and information days so you can meet your team mates and hear from some running pros
  • A post-race party with refreshments, complimentary massage and amazing views of London

Join Team Sparks for the Virgin Money London Marathon 2019 and help fund pioneering children’s medical research. We’ll be there to support you all the way to that famous finish line!

We will allocate our charity places in October 2018 after the public ballot has been announced.


Have you already got a London Marathon place?

We’d love to have you on board. There’s no minimum sponsorship target – we just ask you to raise what you can! We’ll support your training and fundraising goals, and you’ll be inspired to make every mile count for children with serious illnesses.

Email challenge@sparks.org.uk to take the next step in your marathon journey


Fundraising made easy

Wondering how to hit your fundraising target? Here are our fundraising tips to help you break down your target into simple fundraising initiatives.

“From the first call, Cath and her team were friendly and supportive. They really were with me every step of the training, providing funding ideas, great training advice from their team of experts and importantly, encouragement at all times. I met like-minded people all with the same ambition, which meant that on the day there were friendly faces and shared nerves. Their organised cheer stations, with full logistic support, meant not only was I supported, but my family was too. 

I won’t ever be able to truly express my gratitude to Sparks for all that they did in helping me accomplish a dream. Whilst having the opportunity to raise money for a fantastic cause is reason enough to run for Sparks, their generous support – most especially on the day – was outstanding.”

– Andy, Sparks Charity fundraising hero


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