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Virgin Money London Marathon 2020

We’d love you to join The Brain Tumour Charity team and take on the legendary Virgin Money London Marathon 2020!

We’re the only brain tumour charity propelling progress across the three most vital fronts: finding new treatments, offering support to everyone affected, driving the changes our community need most. But we can't do it without you! 

Run with us and help stop brain tumours in their tracks!

Our Gold Bold places

Each year we’re blown away by the number of applications we receive for our Gold Bond places, but with only 37 places on offer in 2020, we really have our work cut out!

Every application is taken to our panel, made up from people across The Charity, who have the hard decision of selecting the team. We don’t allocate our places on a first come first serve basis, so please do take your time when completing your application. Read the full Terms and Conditions.

Apply for a Gold Bond place

Essential information

Application closes: Wednesday 31 July 2019 at 5pm

Notified of outcome: beginning October 2019

Registration fee: £50

Sponsorship target: £2,700

Read our FAQs

We ask our runners to raise a minimum of £2,700 for their Virgin Money London Marathon place. This could fund two weeks of world-class research; in this time, researchers could test the response of glioblastoma cells to a new drug to determine if it stops growth.

Together, we will accelerate change for everyone affected by brain tumours.

Apply for a Gold Bond place

If you have any questions please contact us via or give us a call on 01252 237867.

Event details

When: Sunday 26 April 2020

Registration fee: £50

Sponsorship target: £2,700

Application closes: Wednesday 31 July 2019 at 5pm

Read full Terms and Conditions.

Supporting you

When you join The Brainy Bunch, you join our community and we’re here to support you along the way! 

You'll receive:

  • a dedicated team supporting you from day one
  • a high-quality Charity running vest
  • a welcome pack full of fundraising ideas and materials
  • an invitation to our training day
  • access to our Charity Strava club
  • access to a Facebook group dedicated to our London Marathon 2020 runners
  • a post-race reception for you and your supporters.