The details

Date: April 2025
Location: London
Cost: £100
Minimum fundraising target: £2,000

About the London Marathon

If you’re ever going to take on the challenge of a marathon, the London Marathon is the event for you.

With a truly unique atmosphere, the London Marathon follows a route of iconic landmarks at every turn, including the Cutty Sark, Tower Bridge and the magnificent Buckingham Palace, which provides the perfect backdrop for the spectacular finish on The Mall.

Your participation in this world-famous race will raise vital funds for our life-changing work to improve the lives of people living with mental illness and their carers.

How we'll support you

  • Free Rethink Mental Illness running vest
  • Tips and advice on your run
  • Support throughout your fundraising journey
  • One to One support from the Events team 
  • Access to the London marathon group to meet other runners
  • #TeamRethink webinar
  • #TeamRethink Cheer Station on the day
  • Access to resources to support your fundraising

Get involved!

Our 2024 team is now full! Let us know if you would like to join the waitlist. 

If you are lucky enough to get a ballot place then you can still be part of the team!

Get in touch by emailing

Get in touch

Let us know if you would like to join the waitlist, cheer runners along or have a ballot place!

Who are Rethink Mental Illness?

We’re Rethink Mental Illness and we’re on a mission to bring about meaningful change, through our services, groups and groundbreaking campaigns. We know, from our vast experience, that people severely affected by mental illness can have a good quality of life. With your support, we will make that possible.

How will your money support us?

We know that people with experience of mental illness can have a good quality of life, and we work tirelessly to make that a reality with the expert advice we provide, along with our local support groups and services.

By cycling for us, you will help transform the lives of everyone severely affected by mental illness. Once you've signed up, we will send you a Rethink Mental Illness cycling vest and be on hand with any tips and advice you need for training and fundraising.

Every penny you raise for us will help empower those severely affected by mental illness. Through our network of support groups, services and helplines, last year, we reached: 

You can find out more about our work by visiting our vision and impact page