Virgin Money London Marathon

April 28, 2019

Registration for the Virgin Money London Marathon 2019 is now closed for 2019!

If you are interested in running the London Marathon in 2020 for Seafarers UK get in touch by emailing

You can enter the public ballot which will open shortly after this year’s event on Sunday 28 April, and if you are unsuccessful you can apply to take up one of Seafarers UK charity places.

Join our Team!

When: April 2020 (TBC)

Where: London

Distance: 26.2 miles

Registration: £100

Charity Place: £1500 Fundraising pledge

Own Place: If you are successful in the public ballot, or have you secured a place through your workplace or other means (Good for Age/Club) you can still support Seafarers UK by raising funds and wear our branded running vest. Please contact us using the details below.

Our Support

As a marathon runner you will receive the full support of the Seafarers UK Fundraising Events Team, from registration right through to your celebratory post marathon reception. You will receive:

  • A Seafarers UK running vest
  • Fundraising pack
  • Personalised fundraising advice and information from the Fundraising Events Team
  • A crowd of supporters to cheer you on the day
  • A post-marathon reception with free refreshments, shower and massage
  • Opportunity to join the London Marathon Team Facebook group

Part of a bigger challenge?

London Classics

The unique London Classics challenge requires participants to run the Virgin Money London Marathon, cycle 100 miles in the Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100 and swim two miles at Swim Serpentine, the open water swimming festival.  All three events can be completed within the same or different years.

Everyone who completes this iconic trio of events receives a specially-designed London Classics medal engraved with the words: Et ego Londinium vici (“I too have conquered London”) and will be listed in the London Classics Hall of Fame.

Seafarers UK have charity places for the Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100, get in touch if you’re interested in riding.

If you would like to find out more information on the London Classics, click here.