Virgin Money London Marathon


Sunday, 28 April 2019



Take on the running event of the year. Join 38,000 other runners on this legendary course and help us raise vital funds for the fight against heart disease.

More event details

When: Sunday, 28 April 2019

Where: London

Apply for a BHF Charity Place in 2019

Applications for our charity places have now closed. All applicants will find out the outcome of their application by 1 September.

We will reopen applications in October for a limited time. 

London Marathon ballot

The London Marathon ballot has now closed.  If you're one of the lucky ones and get a place in the London Marathon through the ballot system then we'd still love for you to join the Heart Runners team.

The ballot results will be announced in October.


Join our team and as well as the chance to help power life saving research, you’ll benefit from:

  • a red Heart Runners technical top (and the best cheers en route)
  • fun tools and tips to help with your fundraising, including a pack in the post
  • bespoke training support from our world-class running coaches
  • the coolest celebration extravaganza for you and your friends and family (and a sports massage)
  • a friendly team here to support you all the way.

Contact us

Got any questions? We're here to help, so get in touch Monday- Friday 09:00 - 17:00 on

Tel: 0300 222 5719
Email: [email protected]

Please note: This event is organised by the Virgin Money London Marathon team. Find out more on the Virgin Money London Marathon website.

Power research with every mile

Coronary heart disease is one of the UK’s biggest killers but we are leading the fight against it.

Your fundraising powers our lifesaving research. Sign up for the Virgin Money London Marathon and help us continue making research discoveries and keep more families together.

Fundraising support

When you sign up, you’ll receive a welcome pack that has everything you need to know about fundraising, including lots of fun ideas and helpful tips. We recommend you break your target into manageable chunks and create a plan to help you reach your goals.

Our experienced team are also full of inspirational ideas to boost your fundraising. 

Online fundraising

It’s the easiest way to get sponsored. Let everyone know why you’re taking part and update your page with photos and videos. Share your page on Facebook, Twitter and by email so your family and friends can sponsor you.

Create your fundraising page

Contact us

Find out more by getting in touch Monday - Friday 09:00 - 17:00:

Tel: 0300 222 5719
Email: [email protected]

Lace up and be in to win

As part of our valentine’s day present to you, we have sent out a pair of your very own BHF shoe laces just in time for the countdown to Marathon. Lace up with these new branded shoelaces and post a photo on Twitter or Instagram using #BHFCHAMPION and tag the BHF to be in with a chance of winning a £50 Runner’s Need voucher. 

Terms and conditions apply.


If you want to share your #BHFCHAMPION laces pic with us but don’t use Instagram or Twitter, you can send us your images here

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