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Run the London Marathon for charity

children running towards cameraCongratulations on gaining a place in this year's London Marathon! By now, you'll be deep in the gruelling training schedule will take you to the starting line...

Imagine the day – the streets paved with well-wishers as you compete in one of the world's biggest and most famous marathons! But perhaps you need a more meaningful incentive to throw on those trainers and run hundreds more practice miles?

Here at SOS Children, we guarantee that running on our behalf will make it an even more rewarding experience for you!

Running that extra mile

Thanks to the energy and determination of supporters like you, children worldwide will enjoy the childhood they deserve. 100% of the sponsorship raised goes towards our projects, with no deductions for administration, so every penny you are able to generate will make a difference.

The easiest way to fundraise is to create a fundraising page online. With SOS Children, you can give through BT MyDonate as well as Virgin Money Giving and JustGiving. MyDonate is best because BT do not take a cut of the money raised. Check out the options to help you decide...

SOS Children supports vulnerable children and families in 125 countries. As a supporter you can decide where the funds you help to raise will be spent. Running for charity is also a great way to raise awareness in your community!

How SOS Children can help you

Beirut marathonWe can help you to reach the finish line in the London Marathon in many ways:

  • Free t-shirt
  • Leaflets about SOS Children's work
  • Sponsor forms or online fundraising via BT MyDonate (www.btplc.com/mydonate), JustGiving (www.justgiving.com) or Virgin Money Giving (uk.virginmoneygiving.com).

  • Fundraising ideas and toolkit

  • PR help if required

We hope you choose to come on board with Team SOS Children (you can find us on Facebook) - you’ll be helping to give orphaned and abandoned children a brighter future.

Get in touch

To find out more contact Tara by emailing tara@soschildren.org