Take part in this landmark-studded course, joining 50,000 runners from around the globe as you venture from Blackheath to Buckingham Palace. The spectacular 26.2 mile tour of the capital returns after cancellation last year, making it one of the most anticipated marathons.

Applications for the 2021 London Marathon are now closed but you can apply for a place in the 2022 marathon now!

Do you have your own place?
Do you have your own place in the London Marathon on Sunday 3 October 2021? Click the 'Sign Up' button to let us know that you would like to raise funds for Demelza!

Event Key Details
Sunday 3 October 2021 - 08:00 to 17:00
London
£50 Registration Fee, £2000 Minimum Sponsorship
Applications for 2022 currently open!

Event FAQs

London Marathon places are allocated using an application process. The Events Team review all applications once the application process has closed.

If, once you have submitted your application, you would like to add anything then you will need to email us to let us know on eventbookings@demelza.org.uk.

If you are successful, you will receive a phone call from the Events Team shortly after this date and will be invited to formally register. 


Yes – If you have your own place in the London Marathon, we would be delighted if you were able to join #TeamDemelza and raise funds for your local children's hospice. Contact the Events Team on eventbookings@demelza.org.uk to find out more. 


All runners will receive:

- Dedicated support from the Events Team to help with all of your fundraising queries
- A Dotty Demelza running vest to make you stand out from the crowd


Registration Fee: £50.00 
Minimum Fundraising: £2000.00* (not including gift aid)

*Please note that a portion of your fundraising will need to be received prior to the event. This information will be available when you are offered a Demelza Place. 

When fundraising, we would advise that you set up a JustGiving page. It is the most effective way for you to fundraise! If you have any questions about this, please get in touch. 

The difference you could make by fundraising for Demelza

£50 could pay for a cast of a child’s hand or foot for a family to treasure forever. 

£100 could pay for a support group of a child with a serious or terminal condition or a member of their family.

£200 could cover the average cost of a family going through the referral process to access vital care and support from Demelza.

£840 could cover the cost of a child or young person’s overnight stay at one of our children’s hospices.

£2000 could pay for a TIZ music festival for young people supported by Demelza and their families.

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