2025 London Marathon

Lauren stands at the finish line of the London Marathon celebrating her finish

2025 London Marathon

When 27 April 2025

Where London

Registration fee £69

Take on one of the most iconic running events in support of Nottingham hospitals.

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Whether you are an experienced marathoner or taking on the 26.2 challenge for the first time, the London Marathon will provide you with an unforgettable experience. 

Join thousands of runners from all across the world, as they take on this incredible race with the stunning backdrop of London’s iconic sites.
Andy runs through the London Marathon and is taking a selfie as he runs

What can you do to help?

The London Marathon isn’t just a race, those who run on behalf of Nottingham hospitals will be making a huge difference to patients and staff in their local area.

If you are lucky enough to secure a ballot space, you’ll be required to pay the entry fee of £69.99 which will secure your place. When you cross the finish line, you’ll receive an official finisher medal as well as the knowledge of knowing that you’ve made an impact to the future of our NHS.

If you’ve secured a spot, get in touch with our team at charity@nuh.nhs.uk or fill in this form and we’ll send you everything you need to get fundraising. 

A smiley hospital nurse holds a heart shape with her hands, for the charity in Nottingham.

How your fundraising helps

You can choose where you want your fundraising efforts to go, whether that’s one of our appeals or to an area of the hospital that has looked after you or someone you care about, it’s really up to you. If you don’t have a particular area in mind, you can also help fundraise for any area of Nottingham hospitals where the money is needed.

Just let us know when you sign up where you would like your money to go and we’ll make sure your donation goes to the right place.

Lauren a runner at the London Marathon holds her hands in a peace sign at the London Marathon

We're here to support you

We’re here to support you from the moment you receive your ballot through to your post-marathon buzz. Whether that’s offering advice on how to get the most out of your fundraising, providing you with one of our breathable running tops, or helping you choose where you want your money to go, we’ll be here to guide you and ensure you have an unforgettable experience.

We can also provide you with a paper sponsorship form or offer your support in setting up and sharing your JustGiving page to ensure your friends, family, and colleagues can cheer you on through our donations.

What’s next?

Once you’ve secured your London Marathon place, get in touch with us and we’ll help you set everything up. Then it’s down to you and your training, we’ve put together some top tips on how to build up your training so you are marathon-ready. When the day comes around, remember to enjoy and take in the spectacular surroundings of London but also other runners who are also making a difference.

Take a look at our FAQs

Do you provide free Charity places?

Sadly we don’t offer free charity places for the London Marathon, but we strongly encourage those who have been lucky to receive a place to run on behalf of Nottingham hospitals.

Is there a minimum amount I need to raise?

We don’t have a minimum amount for your fundraising. All we ask is that you do the best you can as every pound makes a difference.

How do I run for Nottingham hospitals?

It’s really easy to run for Nottingham hospitals, simply fill out this form or get in touch with our team at charity@nuh.nhs.uk and we’ll talk you through the next steps.

How many miles is the London Marathon?

You’ll be covering 26.2 miles which is the standard marathon distance. It won’t feel that long however as you’ll be swept up in the enjoyment of the race.

Is there an entry fee for the London Marathon?

Once you’ve gained a ballot place, you’ll be asked to pay £69.99 which will secure your spot at the marathon.


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