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Virgin Money London Marathon 2018

The Virgin Money London Marathon is one of the most iconic and popular marathons in the world, an essential experience for all novice and veteran marathon runners. Our applications are now open for the 2018 race!


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Phoebe runs the Virgin Money London Marathon 2017 for team ICR

Key Facts

Event Date
22 April 2018
Registration Fee
£50 (once your place is confirmed)
Minimum sponsorship amount
£2,000
Deadline for applications
Friday 6 October 2017

Apply for a place in the Virgin Money London Marathon 2018

Join #teamICR for the London Marathon 2018 and secure your place in one of the world's greatest marathons. If you're up for the challenge of running 26.2 miles around London's landmarks and raising money to defeat cancer at the same time, then we want to hear from you.

Applications are now open, and you can apply quickly and easily through the online application form.

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Be part of our ground-breaking team

As part of #teamICR, you will receive:

  • An ICR or Everyman running vest
  • A fundraising pack with tips on reaching your target
  • Advice on training, nutrition and health
  • ICR branded materials to support your fundraising
  • Support from our dedicated events team throughout your training
  • Lively and enthusiastic encouragement from our cheer squad on the day

Twenty-five people will be running for the ICR in this year's London Marathon, raising money to help our researchers make the discoveries that will defeat cancer. Read some of their stories here.

Kirsty is supporting our research into breast cancer

After being diagnosed with a mutation linked to breast cancer, Kirsty decided to take on the challenge of running the London Marathon in order to help support our vital cancer research.

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A father and daughter winning team!

Some friendly family rivalry will be on show in this year's London Marathon as Pippa Moakes aims to beat her father and raise funds to support our vital programmes of cancer research in the process.

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Grant is running in memory of his mother

Footballer Grant Basey lost his mother to bowel cancer just over a year ago. He will be running his second London Marathon as part of #teamICR to raise funds that will enable us to make new discoveries across many different fields of cancer research.

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Grant is running in memory of his mother

Footballer Grant Basey lost his mother to bowel cancer just over a year ago. He will be running his second London Marathon as part of #teamICR to raise funds that will enable us to make new discoveries across many different fields of cancer research.

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