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The Virgin Money London Marathon 2020 Ballot results have been released.

We would like to wish everyone the very best of luck when receiving the Ballot Results! From Monday 7th October, everyone who entered the Virgin Money London Marathon 2020 Ballot will find out whether they have been successful in gaining a place via the organisers or not.

If you have already expressed an interest in joining our team, we’d love to hear what your results were. Please email marathon@childrenwithcancer.org.uk with your result.

If you have been successful, we would love for you to join our team, using your own place. Please complete the Own Place Registration Form below and send us a copy of your acceptance letter or email.

If you were not as lucky and are still looking for a place, please complete the Charity Place Application Form below.

If you have already applied for one of our charity places, we will be in touch over the coming weeks regarding the outcome of your applications, but please do let us know your ballot result, so that we can update your application.

Location & Date

  • London
  • April 26, 2020

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Our 200-mile runner

Simon Benbow, father-of-two and cancer survivor, has tackled a 200-mile run from Nantwich to London, all before running in the Virgin Money London Marathon this Sunday to raise money for Children with Cancer UK. ITV Granada interviewed Simon before he set off from Nantwich earlier this week

Watch here  Credit: Granada Reports

What to expect from Children with Cancer UK

You can be part of our Virgin Money London Marathon 2019 charity team whether you secure your own place independently of Children with Cancer UK or are allocated one of our London Marathon charity places. You will receive the following support from us;

  • fundraising pack containing lots of training and fundraising advice
  • Regular emails providing top tips
  • A bright and colourful running vest
  • Pre-marathon meet ups
  • Access to accommodation packages through WRP Tours
  • Several cheering points around the course on marathon day
  • A massage and refreshments at our post-race reception.

If you are allocated a Children with Cancer UK charity place, there will be an £90 registration fee, which we will ask for after the ballot results are released in October.

Our London Marathon 2020 Charity Team

The official ballot has now closed. If you would like to apply for a charity place, please complete the application form below.

If you would like to join our 2020 team, please also complete an application form below.  We will get back in touch with you regarding your application in due course. Please note, this application does not guarantee you a London Marathon 2020 charity place. We receive a high volume of applications and enquiries and we like to read through all of them, so please be patient with us while we work our way through.

2020 APPLICATION FORM

Join our team

If you would like to join our 2020 team, please complete the application form below.

We’ll be back in touch with you regarding your application in due course.

LM20 - Application Form

  • Date Format: DD slash MM slash YYYY
  • Contacting You
  • Thank you for providing your contact details to receive information about joining our 2020 Virgin Money London Marathon Team. We will be in touch over the coming weeks regarding the outcome of your application.
  • Children with Cancer UK would also like to keep you informed about our work, other events and ways in which you can support us in the future through other events and appeals. If you are happy for us to do so please let us know how you would like to hear from us.
  • If you DO NOT WISH to hear from us by post, or would like to change the frequency and type of communications you receive, or wish to stop hearing from us at any time in the future, please call 020 7430 7788 or email sports@childrenwithcancer.org.uk

The Virgin Money London Marathon 2020 Ballot Results have been released

LM20 - Own Place

  • Date Format: DD slash MM slash YYYY
    This means you have been successful in gaining your own place, independently of the charity, through the London Marathon organisers - you will have received a confirmation letter and running number from them.
  • Alternatively you can email a copy to marathon@childrenwithcancer.org.uk
  • Contacting you
    We would love to keep in touch with you about our work and how you may support us in the future through our events and appeals. Please tick the boxes below if you are happy for us to contact you by:
  • If YOU DO NOT WISH to hear from us by post, or would like to change the frequency and type of communications you receive or wish to stop hearing from us at any time in the future, please call 020 7430 7788 or email marathon@childrenwithcancer.org.uk
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If you would like to join our 2020 team, please complete the application form below.

We’ll be back in touch with you regarding your application in due course.

LM20 - Application Form

  • Date Format: DD slash MM slash YYYY
  • Contacting You
  • Thank you for providing your contact details to receive information about joining our 2020 Virgin Money London Marathon Team. We will be in touch over the coming weeks regarding the outcome of your application.
  • Children with Cancer UK would also like to keep you informed about our work, other events and ways in which you can support us in the future through other events and appeals. If you are happy for us to do so please let us know how you would like to hear from us.
  • If you DO NOT WISH to hear from us by post, or would like to change the frequency and type of communications you receive, or wish to stop hearing from us at any time in the future, please call 020 7430 7788 or email sports@childrenwithcancer.org.uk

The Virgin Money London Marathon 2020 Ballot Results have been released

LM20 - Own Place

  • Date Format: DD slash MM slash YYYY
    This means you have been successful in gaining your own place, independently of the charity, through the London Marathon organisers - you will have received a confirmation letter and running number from them.
  • Alternatively you can email a copy to marathon@childrenwithcancer.org.uk
  • Contacting you
    We would love to keep in touch with you about our work and how you may support us in the future through our events and appeals. Please tick the boxes below if you are happy for us to contact you by:
  • If YOU DO NOT WISH to hear from us by post, or would like to change the frequency and type of communications you receive or wish to stop hearing from us at any time in the future, please call 020 7430 7788 or email marathon@childrenwithcancer.org.uk
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Thank you to our 2019 team

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Congratulations to our team of more than 1,200 runners who went the extra mile to help more children ring the end of treatment bell. Thanks to you we can support children with cancer so that they can be with their families for longer.

Children with Cancer UK @ CwC_UK

RT @CwC_UK_Research: The @CwC_UK scientific conference was an educational update on how genomic medicine is being used to deliver new thera…

Children with Cancer UK @ CwC_UK

@1stop_Genealogy @dontjustsayit_ Thank you for your amazing support.

Children with Cancer UK @ CwC_UK

@JustMeFrom66 Thank you. How much did you raise?