London Marathon 2021


Show the world that humanity can win. Run the 2021 Virgin Money London Marathon for Refugee Action.

Take on one of life’s great challenges and complete the world famous London Marathon. The iconic 26.2 mile course takes you from Greenwich through the heart of the capital, passing landmarks including the Shard, Tower Bridge, the London Eye, Big Ben and in the final stretch Buckingham Palace. Known for its incredible atmosphere – it’s an opportunity not to be missed.

Looking for a charity place? 

Unfortunately our charity place applications have now closed for 2021.

Have your own place?

Were you lucky enough to secure a ballot place in the London Marathon? We'd love for you to run with Team Humanity and fundraise for people seeking safety! As an own place runner, you'll set your own sponsorship target but our dedicated fundraising team will be there to support you all the way.

How we'll support you:

As part of #TeamHumanity, you will receive the very best support, including:

  • A branded Refugee Action running vest
  • Access to fundraising resources, including our fundraising guide, branded bunting, stickers and collection tins
  • Expert fundraising advice and support from our friendly team

With every mile that you run, you will be changing the lives of people seeking safety here in the UK. At Refugee Action, we’re determined to ensure that Britain is a country that truly welcomes refugees. By taking on this challenge, you will be getting us one step closer to that reality.

Ready to run for humanity?

Get in touch with Rebecca in our Events team on fundraising@refugee-action.org.uk to chat about running for refugees in 2021.