The Virgin London Marathon is one of the most prestigious running events in the world and you can be part of it whilst raising vital funds for thousands of pets in need.


  • Registration Fee - £100.00
  • Minimum Sponsorship - £1,900.00

Guaranteed gold bond charity places

Our Gold Bond charity places are limited for this event, so to be considered for a place in our team in 2019, please complete your application as fully as possible. In return for your place we ask you to raise a minimum of £1,900 – we will provide you with support and plenty of fundraising advice to reach this target. Together we can really make a difference!

Places will be officially opening and considered from 1 May 2018.

Seeking own place runners

If you secure your own public place in this event through the ballot we would be delighted to welcome you onto the Blue Cross team.  All we ask is for you to gain as much sponsorship as you can for the animals that we care for.

To let us know that you have your own place and you’d like to run for Blue Cross please register below or email [email protected].

All Blue Cross runners will receive: 

  • A running vest
  • Expert advice from fitness coach Graeme Hilditch 
  • Plenty of fundraising support, ideas and guidance 
  • An invite for you and your friends and family to our Post Race Reception at the grand Institute of Directions on Pall Mall plus a well-earned massage 
  • The best support from our enthusiastic cheering point on race day 

Still not convinced? Why not watch our video...