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London Marathon team

Join our London Marathon team.

Medals – Bev

Thank you for your interest in running the 2019 Virgin London Marathon for the Miscarriage Association, to be held on Sunday 28 April 2019.

The London Marathon is our biggest fundraising event in the year, bringing in over a quarter of our annual funding needs. It makes a huge difference in helping us provide support and information for anyone affected by the loss of a baby in pregnancy, and it also helps to raise awareness of how we can help.

Getting a place

There are two main ways of getting a place in the London Marathon – and if you are able to do both, you’ll maximise your chances of taking part in this brilliant event:

Via the ballot

If you’re reading this before 5 p.m. on Friday 4 May 2018, get a head start by entering the public ballot for 2019, which opens on the morning of Monday 30 April and closes at 5 p.m. on Friday 4 May.  You’ll find out if you were successful or not in October, so you might also want to apply for one of our charity places as a back-up plan.

Apply for one of our charity places

Our charity places are all managed by a small company called CRunCH (Charity Runners Clearing House). If you’d like a chance of joining our 2019 team, please visit CRunCH, read through their information about running for charity and click on the Miscarriage Association link in the charity tab.

You’ll see that applying for one of our places means committing to raise a minimum of £1500 , so you may want to take some time to think if this is do-able and how you might go about it (we know it’s not always easy!). If you’re OK with that, please do complete the application form and note that you found the information on this website.

We’ll start looking at applications towards the end of June 2018.

If you already have a place

If you are fortunate enough to have your own place in VLM 2019 and would still like to be part of our team, please just get in touch. We’ll be delighted to welcome you to Team M.A..

Read Nathan’s story about why he ran the 2018 London Marathon.

Read Kate’s story about running the 2018 London Marathon.

Read Nicola’s account of her 2016 London Marathon.