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Virgin Money London Marathon

Date: Sunday 03 October 2021

Our lucky runner, for this year's Virgin Monday London Marathon has been selected. But you can still run a marathon for your local hospice.


Good luck to our fantastic fundraiser who will be pounding the streets of London this October at the Virgin Money London Marathon. If you are looking for a marathon challenge to support hospice care, we have the perfect event for you.

We have a limited amount of places available for the virtual Virgin Money London Marathon on Sunday 3 October. Whether you run in Carlisle, Penrith or the Lake District, you can support your local hospice by completing your favourite marathon route in your own time. To find out how you can run for the hospice, please click here.


The Virgin Money London Marathon

Eden Valley Hospice and Jigsaw is giving you the chance to run in one of the worlds most renowned marathons. You can use your place in this incredible event to raise vital funds for your local hospice, and enable the hospice to continue to care for local people. Apply for this sought after place to be in with a chance of running in a race like no other.

The Virgin Money London Marathon offers amazing views of the most famous landmarks in the city – including Buckingham Palace, The Cutty Sark, Tower Bridge and Canary Wharf. Before receiving a hero's welcome upon finishing along the famous Mall. A moment which will live long in your memory. 

“For anyone out there who would like or is considering doing the London Marathon do it. But be prepared for the emotional roller coaster you’re about to set off on.” Paula Harmon 2019 London Marathon Fundraiser

The challenge of the Virgin Money London Marathon can be daunting but you will be embarking on your journey knowing you are giving someone else not only excellent medical care, but also a hand to hold in a home from home here at the hospice. Your hard work, determination and pain will give another person comfort and peace. It will all be worth it, and it will be because of you.

Minimum sponsorship of £1750, £50 of this being a non-refundable registration fee.

*The first £750 of this total to be received by the 1st July, the next £750 of the total needs to be achieved and received by the 1st September, and the remaining £250 by the time of the race.


Eden Valley Hospice and Jigsaw will support you throughout your journey, as you are supporting those who need care in your local community.

In order to make your journey as smooth and as successful as possible, we will provide you with:

  • Running vest
  • Sponsor forms
  • Social media support
  • Strava and Facebook Groups
  • Training Plans
  • Fundraising activity ideas
  • Route Ideas (Virtual Marathon)
  • Direct line to fundraising support and anything else you feel you may need on your fundraising journey. Eden Valley Hospice and Jigsaw are here to support you.

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Contact Name: Eleanor Viney

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