Virgin Money London Marathon 2017
- Sunday 23rd April 2017
- 10:00 am
- Central London
- Fundraising target: £1500
The London Marathon is now established as one of the major events in the sporting calendar and the biggest annual fundraising event nationwide. Over 35,000 people run the famous 26.2 mile route through central London, from Blackheath to The Mall. Read on to find out how you can run the London Marathon in 2017 for The Migraine Trust.
Run the London Marathon for migraine
Did you know that eight million people suffer from migraine in the UK? No other neurological condition affects so many people. The Migraine Trust is working to raise awareness of migraine and support sufferers, however, we are a small charity and need your support to continue this work. By taking part in the London Marathon 2017 you will help us to raise much needed funds. You will also help raise awareness of migraine and The Migraine Trust among your friends, family and colleagues.
Enter now for 2017
If you would like to take part in the London Marathon 2017, you can apply for one of our guaranteed charity places. The Migraine Trust’s guaranteed charity places are free – all we ask in return is that you pledge to raise at least £1,500 in sponsorship for our charity.
To apply for one of our London Marathon places, please complete our application form. Places are limited and as such are awarded on the strength of the application rather than on a first come first served basis. Take your time to answer the questions as thoroughly as you can and if you’ve got any questions, please get in touch with our fundraising team via our contact form.
If you choose to run the London Marathon in 2017 for The Migraine Trust then we will send you a fundraising pack and provide you with fundraising support to help you reach your sponsorship target.
Reasons to enter the London Marathon
- Join over 35,000 runners on the streets of London for one of the world’s most iconic marathons
- Take on a personal challenge
- Run for charity – raise awareness of migraine and The Migraine Trust
- Run past some of the world’s most famous landmarks
- Free Migraine Trust running vest and support from our fundraising team.
Worried that exercise might make your migraine worse?
You might be worried that physical activity could make your migraine worse, however, research suggests that moderate aerobic exercise can have a therapeutic effect on migraine possibly reducing the frequency and severity of migraine attacks. Read our exercise and migraine information to learn more.