London Marathon 2021 – Join the virtual race!

Date: Sunday 3 October 2021
Location: Around your local area
Registration: £28 for a place
Sponsorship: We ask that our participants raise a minimum of £100 each

The world-famous London Marathon is returning on Sunday 3 October 2021, with 50,000 runners taking part around the capital and another 50,000 virtual runners taking part around their own route. Everyone taking part will receive their own, official, participant pack and a race pack from Rockinghorse.

All finishers will also receive an official time along with a coveted London Marathon finisher medal and a London Marathon branded finisher T-shirt.

Virtual London Marathon runners will have 23 hours, 59 minutes and 59 seconds, starting from midnight on Saturday 2 October, to complete the 26.2m distance. So as long as you reach your own finish line by 23:59:59 hrs on Sunday 3 October, you will be able to get your official time and medal to show off to your friends!

How do I raise money for you?

If you would like to run for us, it’s really easy, all you need to do is sign up with us and complete this form and then set up your own Just Giving page here.

How will we support you?

We have a dedicated Challenge Events Fundraising Manager who will be able to guide you every step of the way through your fundraising journey.

We’ll also provide you with a copy of our fundraising pack for lots of handy hints and top tips, as well as your own Rockinghorse t-shirt or running vest to wear during your run.

How does the money you raise support us?

Our 2019 London Marathon runners raised over £6,000 in support of young people with mental health illnesses. Chalkhill Child and Adolescent Mental Health Unit in Haywards Heath is just one of the centres we are proud to support.

We also raise funds for the Royal Alexandra Children’s Hospital and Trevor Mann Baby Unit in Brighton, the Special Care Baby Unit in Haywards Heath, and many other paediatric services and children’s centres across Sussex. Find out more by clicking here.

For further information, please call us on 01273 330044 or email our Challenge Events Fundraising Manager, lucy.pond@rockinghorse.org.uk.