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And image of an Age UK runner taking part in the London Marathon.

Virgin Money London Marathon 2016

The iconic Virgin London Marathon is a fantastic challenge and with crowds lining the 26.2 mile route, the atmosphere is electric!

If you would like to apply for a guaranteed charity place in the event, please fill in the application form and email this to 

When: 24 April 2016
Where: London
Registration fee: £100
Minimum sponsorship target: £1,850

What we will provide you with as an Age UK team member:

  • Support with training and fundraising
  • Team training day
  • Post race reception- free hot food and massages for runners!
  • Personalised running vest
  • Fundraising pack crammed with ideas to help you get started

Why run for Age UK?

Age UK believes that we can help everyone to make the most of later life. We do this by inspiring, supporting and enabling older people in a number of ways. Find out more about what we do.

For more information, call our Events Team on 020 3033 1725

1.6 million older people live in poverty and 900,000 of these people live in severe poverty

Further information


Our Information guides are short and easy to digest, giving a comprehensive overview of the relevant topic. Information sheets and factsheets are longer with more detail, and are aimed at professionals.

You can download other guides in our series from publications

For more information: Call Age UK Advice: 0800 169 6565