London Marathon

Are you planning to run the 2008 London Marathon?

The London Marathon is a unique event. Tens of thousands of people run 26.2 miles through the streets of London. They pass by the Cutty Sark, round Canary Wharf, cross Tower Bridge, and skirt by the Houses of Parliament to finish in the Mall. Taking part is a challenging but life-affirming experience for almost all the participants.

Entries will be open soon for the 2008 London Marathon and entrants will hear in autumn whether they have been successful in getting a place. If you are one of the the lucky ones and would like to join the Parents for Children London Marathon team, we would love to hear from you. After all, what could make your marathon experience an even more special one than raising money for Parents for Children with every step you take? If you're already raising money for a favourite charity, why not think about helping us as well? Many people have several worthy causes they like to support, and there's no reason why you can't do the same as you run – every right footstep could be for Parents for Children and every left footstep for another great cause!

Join our team in April 2008

This is a picture of the Parents for Children marathon team.Parents for Children's supporters have raised money for us in several London Marathons, and we hope that the 2008 event will enable us to help even more vulnerable children to have a brighter future.

We can offer you lots of fundraising advice and a Parents for Children fundraiser's pack to start you on your way. We can help you by suggesting where to go for training plans and advice – after all, Parents for Children's Director, Edwina Brocklesby, has herself run six marathons. And on the Big Day itself, you can count on great support from the Parents for Children events team, as well as a post-race celebration of your wonderful achievement with all the Parents for Children runners.

If you'd like to join us, our events team would love to hear from you. You can use our online form, email [email protected], or call 020 7520 2880.