Run the TCS London Marathon on 24 April 2024!
Come and experience the amazing atmosphere of one of the most iconic sporting events in the world, running in support of Pilgrims Hospices. Each year, more than 40,000 runners flock to London to take on the London Marathon, the largest annual fundraising event in the world.
Pilgrims Hospices are giving you the opportunity to experience this incredible event, whilst supporting people living with incurable illness across east Kent.
Since 1981, the London Marathon has weaved from east to west through the heart of the capital, from Greenwich to Buckingham Palace.
Beginning in Greenwich park, you’ll look over the beautiful city of London before it’s filled with like-minded runners taking on their own London Marathon. As you head for Westminster, you’ll pass Charlton House, the Royal Artillery Barracks and the historic Cutty Sark. At 12.5 miles, you’ll experience the famous atmosphere of Tower Bridge, full of crowds cheering and applauding your efforts.
After running through Canary Wharf, you’ll catch a glimpse of the 02 arena before turning West to complete your final miles. You’ll enjoy famous views of the London Eye and Big Ben across the River Thames as you run along the Victoria Embankment. Then, in the final miles, you’ll emerge into St James’s Park before turning onto the Mall by Buckingham Palace as you cross the finish line to the roar of the crowd.
Apply to run in 2024
Want to take on the world’s biggest marathon in support of Pilgrims Hospices? We have a limited number of charity places in the TCS London Marathon 2024. Places in the 2024 event will be allocated by application process. You can submit an application to run for Pilgrims today by clicking on the button below and completing the application form as fully as possible. Deadline for Pilgrims applications: 10th August 2023. We will be in touch with all applicants to let them know the outcome of their application in late August 2023.
Applications for the London Marathon 2024 have now closed.
Please note: By applying for a Pilgrims Hospices charity place, you must pledge to raise at least £1,800 in sponsorship and we only accept applications from UK residents. A registration fee of £50 will be payable to Pilgrims Hospices upon a successful application.
Ballot entry to London Marathon
Are you one of the lucky ones who have secured your own place in the TCS London Marathon 2024? If so, and you would like to raise much-needed funds for local hospice care, we would love to hear from you!
By using your place to run in support of Pilgrims Hospices, you will be helping us to be there for the next family who need us. Raising just £100 will enable us to provide 4 hours of specialist end-of-life at one of our inpatient units in Ashford, Canterbury and Thanet.
Show your support with the official Pilgrims Hospices running vest and technical t-shirt
Show your support for Pilgrims Hospices with every step you take with our branded running vest and/or technical t-shirt made of lightweight, breathable, sweat-wicking material that makes them comfortable to wear whilst running.
Running vest: £10 (M, L, XL or XXL)
Technical t-shirt: £7 (S, M, L, XL, XXL or XXXL)
(Please note: Runners with a Pilgrims Hospices Gold Bond place in London Marathon will receive a branded running vest)
Contact name: Robert or Kate