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Event Date
Start
Oct 3, 2021, 9:00:00 AM
Location
Registration Fee
£100
Minimum Target
£2000

There is no other charity that I could imagine running for - Stuart Miles, Team Whizz-Kidz Marathon Runner

London Marathon Charity Places available!

In the last 21 years we have helped over 9,450 runners reach the finish line of the Virgin Money London Marathon and in 2021 we want to support you!

Since its formation in 1990, Whizz-Kidz has raised over £22M to help transform the lives of children and young people with disabilities. Apply today to run the London Marathon this October 3rd and support the work we do by allowing us to help even more children and young people for years to come.

We know that training and running the London Marathon is a big challenge to undertake and our dedicated Events team will be with you every step of the journey, offering you our renowned first class support, training tips and advice along the way.

Apply for one of our London Marathon charity places today or join us with your ballot place. Together we can change the lives of disabled children across the UK!

How Whizz-Kidz Will Support You

It doesn’t matter if this is your first ever marathon or if you’ve run in one before, Whizz-Kidz will be on hand to support you from the day of your application, during your training right up through to when you cross the finish line. When running the London Marathon with Whizz-Kidz, you can expect:

Training

  • Training plans designed by our training team
  • Access to our marathon team coach
  • Access to our online training hub
  • An inviation to one of our three London Marathon Training Days

Fundraising

  • Access to our private London Marathon Facebook group to share fundraising tips and tricks
  • Free fundraising materials and special incentives to help you smash your target
  • Continued support from our dedicated events team

Race Day

  • Your own Team Whizz-Kidz London Skyline running vest
  • Four of the loudest cheer points en route
  • A mini-bus service from the finish line to our post-race reception
  • A post-race reception with food, drinks and a free massage

Wheelchair entries

In order to take part in the mass race in your wheelchair you must be able to participate under your own power, you cannot be pushed.

The only wheeled equipment or devices that may be used in the London Marathon are standard day chairs/wheelchairs and Race Runner tricycles. Disabled participants wanting to use Race Runner tricyles must contact disability@londonmarathonevents.co.uk.

To obtain a finisher's medal, you must complete the event by the official cut-off time. If you are slower than the seven-hour pace, you will have to complete the event on the pavement.

If you have any questions please don't hesitate to contact our team on 0207 233 9696 or email events@whizz-kidz.org.uk

Events During COVID-19

Please rest assured that we are closely monitoring the situation with regards to COVID-19. We are in constant contact with the event organisers, and they are extremely confident that the 2021 London Marathon will go ahead.

If the event is cancelled, then we will aim to transfer your place to a future year (depending on how many places we are given by the event organisers). If we are unable to transfer your place to a future year then we can discuss refunds at this time.

If you have any questions at all then please do not hesitate to get in touch with us on 02027 233 9696 or email events@whizz-kidz.org.uk.

Why i'm taking on the London Marathon for Whizz-Kidz

Benedict talks about why he chose to take on the world's biggest marathon for Whizz-Kidz

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  • two ladies holding hands running London Marathon and cheering
  • Women in pigtails with arms up in the air running London Marathon
  • Woman smiling holding her London Marathon medal in front of green whizz-kidz branded board
  • two older women holding hands running the London Marathon
  • Man wheeling the London Marathon
  • Man in sunglasses with his arms up running the London Marathon
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