Virgin Money London Marathon

3 Oct 2021
United Kingdom

Update: WheelPower have a number of GUARANTEED places in the 2021 London Marathon which will be taking place on Sunday 3rd October. 

Please contact if you would like further details.

London plans world's first 100,000-person marathon

The 2021 Virgin Money London Marathon is set to be the biggest marathon ever staged anywhere in the world, with an incredible 100,000 runners scheduled to take part on Sunday 3 October.

Organisers London Marathon Events today confirmed the virtual Virgin Money London Marathon will return this year, with 50,000 places available for runners to take on the world’s greatest marathon on the course of their choice from 00:00:00 to 23:59:59 BST on 3 October, wherever they are on the planet.

On the same day, a record 50,000 participants will run from Blackheath to The Mall in the traditional mass-participation Virgin Money London Marathon on the streets of the capital, an increase of more than 7,000 on the previous finisher record.

Virtual London Marathon. Your Run, Your Way

On Sunday 3 October 2021, 50,000 runners will have the chance to be a part of the biggest marathon ever staged anywhere in the world and WheelPower have guaranteed places. Participants are given the opportunity to take on the world’s greatest marathon on the course of their choice from 00:00:00 to 23:59:59BST, wherever they are on the planet.

Entry is £25 and all participants will receive a t-shirt &  London Marathon finishers medal. Please contact for further details.

Join our Team

The London Marathon is the world’s largest marathon run. On its famous 26.2 mile route, you’ll see the sights, soak up the atmosphere, and help WheelPower transform lives - are you ready?

Whether you’re a rookie runner or seasoned pro, by pounding those pavements you will  be providing opportunities for disabled people to play sport and lead active lives.

Already got your own place?

If you're one of the lucky ones and have secured a place in the Virgin Money London Marathon through the ballot, we'd love for you to join Team WheelPower.

There's no minimum sponsorship, we simply ask you to raise as much as you can.

Contact our Event Team and they will send you a runners pack.

Support for you

Join our team and as well as the chance to help power life saving research, you’ll benefit from:

  • a WheelPower running vest
  • a fundraising pack to help you take your challenge to the finish line
  • fun tools and tips to help with your fundraising, including regular emails to keep you motivated
  • a friendly team here to support you 

Fundraising support

When you sign up, you’ll receive a welcome pack that has everything you need to know about fundraising, including fun ideas and helpful tips. We recommend you break your target down into manageable chunks and create a plan to help you reach your goals. Our friendly team also have some inspirational ideas that will to boost your fundraising.

Further information

If you would like any further information then please email

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