The London Marathon is the world’s most famous marathon and welcomes 50,000 runners to the streets of London every year. Enjoy the breathtaking views of our historical capital city while making your way around the 26.2 mile course.
Distance: 26.2 miles
Sponsorship target: £2,000
Registration fee: £100
Registration to join Team Refuge in the 2024 London Marathon is now closed. Applications for the 2025 London Marathon will open in April 2024.
The demand for charity places this year have been extremely high and therefore, to prevent disappointment, we have decided to close the applications.
If you have registered in the ballot and are successful, then we would love for you to join Team Refuge. Please register your details under “I have a London Marathon ballot place” so that we can welcome you to the team.
Why choose Refuge?
1 in 4 women will experience domestic abuse in her lifetime.
On average, 2 women each week will be murdered by their current or former partner in England and Wales.
Refuge provides a range of life saving services to help rebuild the lives of women and their children, free from fear and violence. We make sure the experiences of survivors are at the heart of our work and help amplify their voices. Our specialist staff understand the diverse and complex needs of those experiencing abuse and we are experts in the dynamics of domestic abuse and gender-based violence.
Domestic abuse and violence against women and girls will only end when we create gender equality. Refuge is a feminist organisation striving for inclusivity and equality and our feminism is intersectional. Every day we work extensively and closely with survivors of domestic abuse, ensuring their diverse and varied experiences and needs are central to everything we do. We are committed to a world where domestic abuse and violence against women and girls is not tolerated, and where women and children can live safely.
Join Team Refuge today to make this a reality.
We have lots of tips and resources to help you take part in a fundraising event for women and children experiencing domestic abuse.
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Supporting our services can actually be loads of fun. Are you an epic adventurer? Light walker? Not sure? Whatever your thing is, there are events happening regularly across the UK. Let’s find one you’ll love.