London Marathon Sue Ryder Runner 2021

London Marathon 2021

3rd October 2021
Charlton Way
Registration Fee
Sue Ryder Charity Place
Fundraising target
26.2 Miles
Becka Storer
0207 5545 960
Event location map

51.473419, 0.004812

Applications for the 2021 London Marathon are now open! To be there when it matters for those facing terminal illness, a neurological condition or the loss of a loved one, apply to join our team today.

There’s nothing that quite compares to the London Marathon. The iconic route, unparalleled crowd support, and unbeatable spirit make it one of the best loved Marathon World Majors and a must-do on many bucket lists.

But it’s not just 26.2 miles on one day in the calendar, it’s a lifetime membership into an exclusive club of people who can call themselves London Marathon finishers.

Don’t just take our word for it, check out what the 2019 team had to say:

Ready to join the Hall of Fame?

Apply for a spot on #TeamIncredible and help us be there when it matters.

Applications are now open and will be assessed on a rolling basis. We operate a waiting list system up until the registration closes in Spring 2021. 

Our places are heavily oversubscribed, so to give you the best shot of securing a place, we’ve created a guide including our top five tips for filling out the application form

Why join #TeamIncredible?

We know every single one of our runners is amazing, and we make sure they know it too. As part of the team, you'll get:

  • The loudest cheerpoints on raceday to give you the boost you need
  • A post-race party with plenty of food and drink (and the all-important sports massage!) to celebrate your achievement with friends, family and the rest of the team
  • Sue Ryder #TeamIncredible vest or running T-shirt
  • Training tips and advice from your very own Team GB professional coach Nick
  • Dedicated support from us, your biggest fans, at every step of your marathon journey
  • All the resources you need to help you meet and exceed your fundraising target

We'll do everything that we can to make your experience the very best that it can be. 

The difference you make

Now more than ever, your support is vital. As our largest single day fundraising event, the marathon is a vital source of income to ensure that our doctors and nurses can continue to provide compassionate and expert care when it matters. Care that makes all the difference to people like Lou, and her dad Don.

The staff looked after dad in his final weeks with such care, compassion and kindness. The love they gave us was amazing and even helped us to get him home for one last Christmas before he died.

Lou Ross, London Marathon 2020 Runner

We simply couldn't do it without the dedication and generosity of our incredible supporters.

To be there when it matters, apply today.

Henry and Jo leaning on one another as they stretch before running

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