Virgin London Marathon

The Virgin London Marathon is one of the word’s most famous road races and is a lifetime achievement for anyone who takes on the 26 mile challenge from Greenwich Park to the Mall.

The only way to run the London Marathon in aid of Mercy Ships is by gaining a place in The Ballot.

The Ballot closed for 2019 on Friday 5 May 2018. Thank you to everyone who entered for Mercy Ships – we’ve got everything crossed for you!

Already have a place?

If you already have a place and paid your entry fee through the event organiser please join our team as an Own Place runner. There’s no minimum fundraising target, just raise as much as you can. Email to join our team and we will send you a t-shirt and fundraising pack and our team will be on hand to support you every step of the way.

Own place runners

Join Team Mercy and we will be with you every step of the way and will provide you with all the materials to make your marathon one to remember. Contact us for your fundraising pack.