Virgin Money London Marathon

Date: Sunday 4th October 2020

Where: Blackheath, London,SE10 8QY,United Kingdom

Got a ballot place in the 2020 London Marathon?

Want to join a charity team and get all the support, while setting your own fundraising target? Look no further…

By joining #TeamShootingStar you’ll be helping us to maintain crucial services for families who are living in the most unimaginable circumstances. In return, we go the extra mile for our runners. As part of #TeamShootingStar you’ll receive:

  • A technical running vest
  • Fundraising support
  • The opportunity to join team runs
  • Bespoke hospice tours
  • Train your mind session
  • Travel to the start line
  • The biggest cheers as you pass our cheer points along the route
  • A post-race reception (for friends and family too) including a massage

If you’ve been lucky enough to get a place through the official ballot we’d love to welcome you to be part of #TeamShootingStar. We’ll be by your side every step of the way, email us at or call us on 01932 823100 to join our team. To kick-start your fundraising for us, download our fundraising guideJustGiving guide and sponsorship form.


Thank you to CloudShift, who are a Salesforce implementation and management partner, for sponsoring our 2020 post-race reception.


Gold Bond charity places for the 2021 London Marathon

Our Gold Bond charity places for 2020 have now been allocated.

The 2021 Virgin Money London Marathon will take place on Sunday 25th April 2021. It has not yet been confirmed when the official ballot will open, but we will update you as soon as further information is released. Registration for our 2021 gold bond places is now open.

Fundraising target: £2,000

Registration fee: £75


Want to run for us before then? Why not chose your own challenge for Shooting Star Children’s Hospices?

Shooting Star Children's Hospices supported me in every way I could have wished for. The support, guidance and encouragement made the experience amazing. Thank you!


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