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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!


I have a ballot place

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

Use your ballot place to run for #teamICR

If you were one of the lucky ones to get a place in the London Marathon 2018 through the public ballot, congratulations! We would love for you to join #teamICR and use your place in the race to run for us.

If you've already decided to run for us, please fill in our ballot place registration form and we will be in touch with you very soon to welcome you to our team.

Still undecided? Email us at [email protected] and we will answer any questions you may have.

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

Contact us

Speak to a member of the ICR events team: call 0207 153 5307 or email [email protected].

Twenty-two 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.

Marika set to run three marathons in a month for the ICR despite her incurable breast cancer

Avid runner Marika Wiebe-Williams swears cancer will not take her love of running away from her. She takes on three marathons in a month to raise money for the ICR, with her ‘running husband’ William Anderson.

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Caroline trains for the London Marathon to regain her fitness following cancer treatment

Caroline Kingsbury-Margetts has donned her running shoes to raise money for cancer research and regain her fitness following treatment for cervical cancer.

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Joining #teamICR has motivated James through his training for the London Marathon

James Fuller will be running the Virgin Money London Marathon with his team mates in honour of his mother in law who passed away from ovarian cancer last June.

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Training for the London Marathon helped Gail 'feel' again

After the death of one of her closest friends, Gail Deayton decided to run the London Marathon to help her cope with her grief.

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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.

Contact the sports team

If you're interested in taking part, please email us on [email protected], or call us on 0207 153 5307.

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