Virgin Money London Marathon turns 40 in 2020! Join team Blue Cross to celebrate and be part of this iconic event whilst raising vital funds for thousands of sick, injured and homeless pets.


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

Blue Cross charity places

Apply now for your chance to join team Blue Cross for the 2020 Virgin Money London Marathon. Places are limited so to be considered, please complete your application as fully as possible. In return for a place we ask you to raise a minimum of £1,900.00 for Blue Cross – We will be on hand with plenty of fundraising and training support to get you there. Together we can really make a difference to the lives of pets!

Own Place – Lucky in the ballot?

The public ballot is open from Sunday 28th April to Friday 3rd May. Please visit Virgin Money London Marathon to apply.

If you’re lucky enough to secure your own public place 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 notify us below.

All Blue Cross runners will benefit from: 

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

If you have any questions contact the team on 0300 777 1974 or email [email protected]

Why we need your support