Sunday 22 April 2018
With thousands of people lining the course filled with the capital's best landmarks, the Virgin Money London Marathon is one of the biggest and best running events in the world!
The London Marathon is one the most famous runs in the world. Join 45,000 other runners on this legendary course through the streets of London and past some of the most iconic sites in the capital including Buckingham Palace, Cutty Sark, Tower Bridge and the Houses of Parliament. What's more, the atmosphere is absolutely electric!
Don’t just take our word for it. Heather, who ran the London Marathon for MHA in 2017 said: "It was a fabulous experience. Beautiful scenery, the crowd were amazing and I had such support from the Best For Ages team. If you fancy doing it, for goodness sake, get in touch with them. You'll have a great day!"
The Virgin Money London Marathon starts in Greenwich Park, next to the Greenwich Observatory.
We do not have any charity places available, however if you have secured your own place in the 2018 Virgin Money London Marathon we would love to have you on the MHA team.
We ask the you pledge to raise a minimum of £500 in sponsorship.
Visit the Virgin Money London Marathon website at: www.virginmoneylondonmarathon.com
By fundraising for Best For Ages, you are helping to connect older people in communities that care. Every penny of your donation will go further to reduce loneliness and isolation across the UK as well as funding award-winning music therapy in our dementia care homes. To learn more about our life-enhancing work, please visit the Your Impact page.
£6 could help us deliver a week's Telebuddies service, providing a regular phone call to check on five isolated older people living alone.
£50 could train a volunteer befriender for an isolated older person, helping to reduce loneliness and isolation in their own home.
£180 could fund a Music Therapist for a day, working to reduce anxiety in four 1:1 sessions and one group session.
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