for better mental health

2021 Virgin Money London Marathon

Please note - the 2021 Virgin Money London Marathon date has changed and will now take place in October 2021.

03 October 2021

Registration fee

Minimum fundraising target

Minimum age

Starting points
Blackheath Station, Maze Hill Station or Greenwich Station

Apply for a Charity Place

Got a place already?

Order your Mind fundraising pack and join our team.

About the event

Run for Mind in the Virgin Money London Marathon!

This is one of life's great challenges: the atmosphere is second to none and the sense of achievement is wonderful

As a fundraising event, nothing can compete with the marathon, with thousands of people taking to the streets many in fancy dress, raising money for causes close to their heart.

We'd love to have you as part of our running team.

Your own place in the ballot

If you are successful in the Virgin Money London Marathon public ballot and received your accepted magazine or email, got your place through a running club, or have a deferred entry, we would be delighted to have you join Team Mind.

As an own place runner you receive all the same support from our dedicated events team as those with a charity place, but there are no sponsorship targets to meet.

We are always grateful for your support and for any funds you can raise for Mind.

How we'll support you

Whether you're a seasoned or first time runner, Mind will be with you every step of the way. We offer all our runners a fantastic support package.

We will do all we can to ensure that your Virgin Money London Marathon experience is one you will never forget.

What to expect when you join our team:

  • Loads of training and fundraising advice.
  • Regular e-newsletters.
  • Training days to meet some experts and the team.
  • A vest with iron-on letters.
  • Enthusiastic cheering teams along the marathon route.
  • A post-race reception with massage and refreshments.
  • A dedicated and experienced project manager to provide support and advice.

Any questions?

You might find your answer in our FAQs.

Or you can send us an email using the link below, or give us a call on 0300 999 3887 and we'll be more than happy to help.

Any questions? Send us an email

Becoming a runner for Mind - Sophie's story

"As someone with Bipolar Disorder, fundraising for Mind has been an incredible experience. It has been an absolute honour to run for Mind again this year and I could not be more proud."

Read Sophie's story

Where does the money go?

1 in 4

people in the UK will experience a mental health problem in any given year


queries answered by our helplines in 2018/19.


people accessed our information in 2018/2019

You can find out more about our work in the 2016/17 annual review

and more about our finances in our 2016/17 annual accounts

Other ways you could get involved

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