Find out how to take on the TCS London Marathon for charity 
A macmillan runner celebrates after finishing the 2022 London Marathon

Charity resources

Information for charities about the TCS London Marathon

Whether your charity is already involved in the TCS London Marathon or seeking new places for participants, here you'll find all the information you need to make the most of this huge fundraising event. 

Charity opportunities

We offer a series of new initiatives which give charities the chance to engage with the TCS London Marathon, include our Charity Bond scheme, the Charity Advertising Partnership Programme and the Charity Ballot. Click on the options below to find out more. 

Virtual TCS London Marathon charity places

Since its first edition in 2020, the virtual TCS London Marathon has continued to be a hugely successful fundraising opportunity for charities – it's an ideal way for them to engage with supporters wherever they are in the world.

Charity toolkits and key dates

To help charities market their places for both the mass and virtual editions of the TCS London Marathon – and cheer on supporters from the start of their training to the Finish Line – we've created a handy toolkit of assets that are entirely free to download.

We've also compiled two lists of key dates for charities to consult – one relating to the TCS London Marathon and the other to all our events with charity places. Click on the options below to access these resources. 

A runner celebrates after nearing the TCS London Marathon finish line

Apply for Charity of the Year

As Charity of the Year for the TCS London Marathon, your charity will have the unique chance to reach new audiences and raise millions for your cause, among many other benefits. Any UK-registered charity of any size is welcome to apply for this opportunity!

We'll share more information on how you can apply to become Charity of the Year for the 2025 TCS London Marathon in May 2023.