London Marathon

When: Sunday 28 April 2019
Where: London
What: 26.2 miles

The Virgin Money London Marathon has the most incredible atmosphere, with thousands of people cheering the runners through the streets of London! 

If you would like to get a glimpse of the brilliance, please click here to view our London Marathon video.

Charity places in the event are now closed for the the 2019 London Marathon. If you secured a ballot or good for age place in the London Marathon - we would love to welcome you to #TeamSamaritans! You'll still receive the same support and benefits as the rest of the team.

"I just wanted to say thank you for the wonderful and on-going support from the minute I applied for a place running the London Marathon for the Samaritans, to the end of the day itself. Throughout all of this, your support and encouragement was amazing" London Marathon Runner 2018

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