Virgin Money London Marathon 2021

YST London Marathon 2021
Support us at the most iconic marathon as our team of runners take on the 26.2 mile course through the streets of London.

We are on the lookout for three Youth Sport Trust champions to join our marathon team and take part in the Virgin Money London Marathon on Sunday 03 October 2021.

Now more than ever, we need your help. Every penny you raise will go towards ensuring children experience the life changing benefits from play and sport.

To apply for one of our charity places please complete the following application form.

You may have seen in the news that the London Marathon 2021 will be made up of 50,000 runners in London and 50,000 runners virtually. Please note that by applying for a Youth Sport Trust charity place you will be 1 of the 50,000 runners taking part in the live race in London.

To be considered, we ask you to commit to raise a minimum sponsorship of £2000, plus a £50 registration fee.

In return you will be supported every step of the way, including:

  • Youth Sport Trust running vest
  • Access to training plans and advice
  • Advice and ideas for your fundraising
  • Fundraising pack full of tips and tricks
  • An epic cheer squad to cheer you on, on the day!

The deadline for applications is Friday 26 February 2021 and all applicants will hear back from us by Friday 05 March 2021.

You can find out more about those already signed up below:

Glen Harrington

From non-runner to marathon runner in less than two years, Glen will complete a personal journey in April, as he trades using the Couch to 5k app for racing the streets of London.

Glen's Story

Rebecca Ward

A lifelong sport lover, Rebecca is passionate about sport's positive impact on mental and physical health. Now she wants to do her part to ensure that every child has the same opportunity.

Rebecca's Story

Tina Fenton-Murrin

After six year's of running experience, Tina tackles her first ever Marathon this April, ready to do her children proud. A lover of outdoor activities, this is another one off the bucket list.

Tina's Story

Katie Stripe

After crediting sport for getting her through her teenage years, Katie is determined to show other young people the same positive impact, all by doing something she hates - running!

Katie's Story

Casey Limmage

An experienced runner who once tackles 82 miles whilst competing in Equinox 24. He'll fulfill a lifelong dream by running in London this year, as well as fundraising for his local charity.

Casey's Story