Virtual Marathon

July 7, 2020


July 7, 2020


A running machine at home, your garden or your local streets or park

Registration Fee

Minimum Sponsor

Virtual Marathon

Run A Marathon for NLH – & You Don’t Even Need To Leave Home!

Set yourself the challenge to run or walk 26.2 miles to raise funds for North London Hospice. This doesn’t have to be in one go – you could set a time limit of one week or one month to cover the distance, and you could do this in your garden, around your house or on the treadmill if you have one.

It’s a great way to keep or get fit and raise money for North London Hospice, which has seen a huge drop in vital income to fund its services due to the current coronavirus pandemic.

It’s easy to take part – there’s no registration fee – but please let us know you’re taking up the challenge by filling in the form at the bottom of the page so we have your contact details and can send you a medal for your efforts once the challenge is completed!

The easiest way to ask your family and friends to sponsor your challenge is to set up an online fundraising page. A guide on how to do that is here.

Track your progress

To show that you have completed the challenge, you’ll need to track your progress and make a note or take a photo of the distance covered at the end of each session. Once you have completed the marathon, please send us your proof and we will send you a medal in the post!

Apps such as Strava, MapMyWalk or MapMyRun, will help you track your distances or you can use your personal Fitbit, the Health app on your phone, or simply note down the distance you run or walk each day.

Join in on social media!

Encourage friends, family and the North London Hospice community to get behind you by taking photos and posting about your challenge. Tag us on Instagram using @northlondonhospice, on Facebook using @NorthLondonHospice or on Twitter using @NLondonHospice. Please note that any photos or videos you tag us in may be used by North London Hospice to promote our future events. 

You could even livestream your efforts on Instagram or Facebook Live, and get friends and family to cheer you on!

We look forward to celebrating with you at the virtual finish line! If you have any questions, please or 020 8446 2288. Thank you so much for your support. 

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