Virgin Money London Marathon

The biggest fundraising event on the planet and quite simply, the world’s great marathon! You can apply for a Blind Veterans UK place or support us with your own place.

London Marathon start

Date: Sunday 28 April 2019
Location: London
Registration fee: £100
Minimum sponsorship: £2,250

Lined with hundreds of thousands of supporters, this famous route takes in many of London’s top sights.  Join thousands of runners starting off in historical Greenwich and finishing in The Mall.  This is a fantastic event for all types of runners and a great day out for supporters.

If you would like to apply for a guaranteed charity place on our team, please complete the form below.  We will be in touch once the results of the ballot are announced in October.

Please note that your application does not automatically guarantee you a charity place on Team Blind Veterans UK

London Marathon

Whether you will be running with a charity place or your own place we would love to have you on our team. By raising sponsorship you will be helping vision-impaired veterans regain their independence.

As part of our fundraising support, you will receive the following:

  • A Blind Veterans UK running vest
  • A fundraising guide
  • Team communication and ongoing help with fundraising
  • Flags and clappers for your friends and family cheering you on the day
  • A bright and noisy Blind Veterans UK cheer point on race day

If you have any questions about the event please contact Grace on 020 7616 7959 or email

London Marathon Cheer Squad

Would you like to be part of this great event? If so, you can join our cheer squad on the day to cheer on our runners as they make it round the course and to bring a smile to their face.

You will receive for the day a Blind Veterans UK T-shirt, cheersticks and clappers.

Interested? Please email with your details.

If you have your own place and want to fundraise for us please let us know.