Join the Race: London Marathon 2021

Join the Race: London Marathon 2021

Virgin Money London Marathon 2021

Be part of London’s most iconic sporting event – The Virgin Money London Marathon – and help provide free expert veterinary care to animals in need all over the world.

Running the famous and historic 26.2-mile journey from Blackheath to The Mall is the experience of a lifetime, and one that you can be part of in 2021.

Photo Credit: Virgin Money London Marathon

Team Worldwide Veterinary Service

We are thrilled to announce that we have charity places available to run the 2021 Virgin Money London Marathon on Sunday 3 October 2021. You can apply for a place on our team by completing this form and telling us why you’d like to take part for Worldwide Veterinary Service.

>> Apply here! <<

  • When: Sunday 3 October 2021

  • Where: London

  • Distance: 26.2 miles 

  • Registration fee: £100

  • Minimum fundraising pledge: £2,000

  • Why: Change animal’s lives 

Why run for Worldwide Veterinary Service?

Right now, thousands of animals are suffering silently with no chance of ever receiving veterinary care. The global pandemic has only worsened the situation in many parts of the world, forcing countless animals to go without basic needs, including food, water or a place to call home. Like you, we don't think this is fair. 

Worldwide Veterinary Service provides free expert care to animals in need all over the world. We do this by sending vets where they are needed most, training them to increase the standard of care globally, and by shipping urgent aid supplies worldwide, every week of the year. 

By taking part in the event for Worldwide Veterinary Service and fundraising on our behalf, you’ll help ensure animals living in some of the world's poorest and most isolated areas receive the veterinary care they deserve.

What’s in it for you?

  • A Worldwide Veterinary Service branded running shirt to help you look the part 

  • A fundraising guide full of ideas to help you hit your target 

  • One-on-one support to assist you with everything you’ll need in the lead up to the event

  • A London Marathon finishers medal & t-shirt

  • The buzz of completing the world’s most iconic fundraising event 

Virtual Marathon 

On the same day, 50,000 runners will take part in the virtual event. You could be one of them. Sign up to take on the world’s greatest marathon on the course of your choice from 00:00:00 to 23:59:59, wherever you are on the planet. You can even choose to run on behalf of Worldwide Veterinary Service, and we’ll support you along the way and help you reach your fundraising goals.

It’s your run, your way, and one that could make a world of a difference to our furry friends. 

Got a question about the Virgin Money London Marathon? Check out the event’s FAQs. Interested in knowing more about Worldwide Veterinary Service and how you can get involved, email fundraising@wvs.org.uk.

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