About the event

This years London Marathon event is a little different and you have even more of a chance of being part of the biggest marathon in the world. You can be part of the Virtual London Marathon and run your way wherever you are.

Be a part of the most iconic run in the world and a part of our virtual team. Participants will have 24 hours to complete the 26.2 miles, from 00:00 to 23:59 on Sunday 3 October, and will be able to run, walk, take breaks and log their race on a new London Marathon app.

If you join our team you will be invited to run the 26.2 mile marathon distance from wherever you choose and all finishers will receive a finisher medal and finisher T-shirt.

Sign up now and be a part of the biggest London Marathon ever. Taking part also counts towards your London Classics medal.

The details

Date: Sunday 3 October 2021
Location: Anywhere
Cost: £25
Target: We recommend a target of £250

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?

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

How we'll support you

  • Free Rethink Mental Illness running jersey
  • Tips and advice for your run
  • Support on your fundraising journey

Sign up now

Don't miss out, book your place on the biggest virtual run ever and help us ensure that no one with mental illness feels alone.
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