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Virtual Virgin Money London Marathon - Your Way

Break a Guinness World Record with Farm Africa.

This year the Virgin Money London Marathon on Sunday 3 October is set to be the world’s first 100,000-person marathon, with 50,000 participants in a virtual event around the globe joining 50,000 on the traditional course from Blackheath to The Mall. 


Virtual participants have the opportunity to take on the world’s greatest marathon over the course of 24 hours from 00:00:00 to 23:59:59, wherever they like, wherever they are on the planet – and will at the same time be part of an attempt to break a Guinness World Record! With no time pressure and opportunity to run, walk or jog – this charity sporting event is most inclusive and flexible London Marathon ever!


There are two ways to get involved...


Purchase a PUBLIC place

Secure your place for the virtual race from London Marathon directly. Places cost £28 with no minimum sponsorship, just raise as much as you can! Places are selling on first come first serve basis so be quick!

Buy a public place

If you have your own place and would like to run for Farm Africa, get in touch with us 


Apply for a Farm Africa virtual CHARITY place

Applications for the virtual London Marathon are open! Please submit your application form by Friday 23rd April. All entrants will receive their result by Friday 30 April.

Successful applicants will be asked to pay a £20 registration and pledge to raise a minimum of £500 for Farm Africa.

Apply for a virtual charity place


How we'll help you 

We'll support you every step of the way. You'll receive:

  • Your very own named Farm Africa breathable running top
  • Fundraising support and advice
  • Training tips
  • Publicity support
  • Cheering materials for your local community to wave as you pass them by!


Join #TeamFarmAfrica and help us empower Africa’s rural farmers to grow more, sell more and sell for more. Thank you so much for your support.