The virtual Virgin Money London Marathon is back for 2021!

Take on this iconic event in your local area on Sunday 3 October 2021.

You will have 23 hours 59 minutes and 59 seconds to complete the 26.2 miles by either walking, running or jogging!

It costs just £25 to enter. We then ask that you raise a minimum of £250 to make a difference to the lives of people with a learning disability who have been some of the most affected in society by the coronavirus pandemic and who need your help now more than ever. 

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Man and woman wearing Mencap running vests, running together in park.

Why join #TeamMencap?

As part of Team Mencap you will receive fantastic support from the Mencap marathon team from the moment you sign up, this includes: 

  • access to an exclusive Mencap Marathon Facebook group 

  • a Mencap running vest 

  • regular updates on training, fundraising and Mencap.

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Hear from a 2020 virtual race runner

“Although it wasn’t the marathon I’d hoped it would be, it was exciting and special all the same and the Mencap marathon team made sure I felt supported all the way!” 
Ellie, 2020 Virtual Virgin Money London Marathon Runner 

2021 Virgin Money London Marathon

We still have a limited number of places for the 2021 Virgin Money London Marathon event from Greenwich to Westminster – you can apply here

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Find out more

Find out more about this event in our full terms and conditions (PDF).

Or if you have any questions please contact our marathon team who will be happy to help you. 

Email marathonteam@mencap.org.uk.