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Virgin Money London Marathon 2017

The Virgin Money London Marathon is one of the most iconic and popular marathons in the world, an essential experience for all novice and veteran marathon runners. Taking part in this event is a great way for you to support our world-leading cancer research through your love of running. 

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Got a ballot place?

If you have your own place in the race, we would love you to join Team ICR! Please visit our own place registration form to let us know you would like to run for us.

Please note, we have now filled all our charity places in next year's race.

Be part of our ground-breaking team

As part of #teamICR, you will receive:

  • An ICR or Everyman running vest
  • A fundraising pack with tips on reaching your target
  • Advice on training, nutrition and health
  • ICR branded materials to support your fundraising
  • Support from our dedicated events team throughout your training
  • Lively and enthusiastic encouragement from our cheer squad on the day

Twenty-five people will be running for the ICR in this year's London Marathon, raising money to help our researchers make the discoveries that will defeat cancer. Read some of their stories here.

Kirsty is supporting our research into breast cancer

After being diagnosed with a mutation linked to breast cancer, Kirsty decided to take on the challenge of running the London Marathon in order to help support our vital cancer research.

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A father and daughter winning team!

Some friendly family rivalry will be on show in this year's London Marathon as Pippa Moakes aims to beat her father and raise funds to support our vital programmes of cancer research in the process.

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Grant is running in memory of his mother

Footballer Grant Basey lost his mother to bowel cancer just over a year ago. He will be running his second London Marathon as part of #teamICR to raise funds that will enable us to make new discoveries across many different fields of cancer research.

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Key Facts

Event Date:
23 April 2017

Deadline for applications:
Friday 30 September 2016

Minimum sponsorship amount:
£2,000

Registration Fee:
£50 (once your place is confirmed)

Grant is running in memory of his mother

Footballer Grant Basey lost his mother to bowel cancer just over a year ago. He will be running his second London Marathon as part of #teamICR to raise funds that will enable us to make new discoveries across many different fields of cancer research.

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