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TCS London Marathon 2024

If you’re only ever going to do one marathon, make sure it’s the TCS London Marathon.
Location: Greenwich Park, London SE10 8QY Date: 21.04.24 Price: £100

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About the event

If you’re only ever going to do one marathon, make sure it’s the TCS London Marathon.

From the cheering crowds and thrilling atmosphere to the world-famous landmarks lining the 26.2-mile route from Greenwich to the Mall, it’s no surprise that this is one of the most famous races in the world.

Run the London Marathon with Team JDRF in 2024 and make every mile count by doing something amazing to help those living with type 1 diabetes.

In 2024, JDRF aims to have over 200 runners taking part in the London Marathon helping us to reach our goal of a combined total of £400,000 to fund type 1 diabetes research.

How to enter the London Marathon

Apply for a charity place

Our charity places are now full.

Use your own place for the London Marathon

If you secure your own place through the race organisers, public ballot or your running club, we would be delighted to have you join our team. You will receive all the benefits of a charity place runner – with no minimum sponsorship requirement! Fill out our own place form today.

Register your own place

Why join Team JDRF

Our support includes:

  • Regular check ins with training and fundraising tips
  • A JDRF running vest with iron on letters for your chosen name (once you reach £100)
  • Cheering materials for your family and friends
  • Photo shoot on the morning of the marathon, in Greenwich Park
  • Fantastic support from our Supporter Zones on route
  • A well-deserved post-race reception which includes a free massage to ease those weary legs, food to recover and a glass of fizz to celebrate
  • A private Facebook group and Strava club for all #TeamJDRF runners

Get in touch

For more information, or if you have any questions, email londonmarathon@jdrf.org.uk.

FAQs

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Fundraising resources

From paper sponsorship forms, to fundraising posters and bunting, we've got everything you need to make your fundraising a success.

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Meet your fellow runners

Keep up to date with event information, share your reasons for taking part and meet fellow runners ahead of event day in our dedicated Facebook group.

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Volunteer

Join our incredible team of volunteers and help out at an event. We have plenty of roles available – there will be something for everyone.

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