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Virtual London Marathon 2022

Event date: Sunday 2 October 2022

Minimum pledge: £200

Registration fee: £28

Distance: Marathon

Location: Anywhere

Runners in the virtual TCS London Marathon will have 23 hours, 59 minutes and 59 seconds to complete the 26.2 miles on the course of their choice. You can run half in the morning and half in the evening, or run the full marathon in one go. Run it with friends or pick a route that is meaningful for you - it’s your choice!

Join the 50,000 runners across the world taking part in this virtual event and be part of the biggest marathon ever staged anywhere in the world!

How can I take part?

You can apply for a charity place with Beat to join our team of runners for the Virtual London Marathon, or if you already have your own place through the Virtual London Marathon ballot you can let us know. Simply pick the option below:

Apply for a place with Beat

Apply for a charity place today with Team Beat today!

I have my own place

Let us know that you have bought your place directly through the ballot.

Why run for Beat?

You can find out more about how your fundraising makes a difference here.

We’ll be there to support you every step of your fundraising journey. When you run with Beat, you'll receive:


If you have any questions, get touch with our Sports Community Fundraising Officer at

If you have personal experience of an eating disorder or current health issues, you should not take part in the Virtual London Marathon if doing so could put your health and wellbeing in jeopardy. Applicants who have a pre-existing medical condition, may be required to provide a doctor’s certificate stating they have a suitable level of fitness to participate.

Health and Wellbeing

Any marathon is an extremely demanding physical challenge. We strongly suggest that you consult your doctor or clinician before taking part in this event, especially if you have a current or previous medical condition including any experience of an eating disorder. Please also ensure you read and agree to our Fundraising Guidelines.