The Virgin Money London Marathon is an incredible challenge to take on and Mencap is here to support you all the way to the finish line!

By joining Team Mencap, you will be raising funds that will change the lives of people with a learning disability. 

How to enter

Our charity place applications are now closed. Our applications for the 2020 London Marathon will open in April 2019.

If you're one of the lucky few that have secured your own place or a good for age place you can still run and fundraise for Mencap - we would love to have you on the team!

I have my own place

What you get as part of #TeamMencap

By signing up and raising funds for Mencap you will be helping us to support people with a learning disability to live their lives as they choose.

In return, you'll receive the following fantastic support, including:

  • a Mencap running vest
  • great fundraising tips
  • training advice
  • Team Mencap training days
  • big cheers on the day
  • a post-race reception celebrating your success
  • a post-race massage to help unwind.

Hear from a previous runner

Marathon day was one of the best and hardest days of my life. I feel such a huge sense of achievement having finished it and raised money for Mencap. 

I really could not have done it without the incredible support of the spectators and Mencap. Although the training was hard, marathon day made it so worth it. 

Mencap have helped support my brother and family for so long, they really are such a wonderful charity and I felt like I wanted to pay them back for all they do for young people with a learning disability and their families, and that is why I chose to support this incredible charity. 

- Molly

Contact us

For more information, contact Mencap's dedicated London Marathon Team:

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