Date: 27th April 2025
Time: 9am – 12.30pm
Location: Blackheath, London, SE3 7BT

Entry price: FREE
Minimum sponsorship: £2,500
Organiser: TCS London Marathon

Contact: Acorns Events team
Telephone: 01564 825037

Apply for an Acorns charity place

Join #TeamAcorns at the TCS London Marathon!

The TCS London Marathon is one of the most well-known races in the world and you have the opportunity to take on this huge challenge and to support Acorns Children’s Hospice.

Hundreds of thousands of spectators line the streets creating an incredible atmosphere. You will pass some of London’s most iconic landmarks and be joined by 40,000 runners attempting the 26.2 mile distance.

Public ballot

The public ballot has now closed. To apply for one of our limited London Marathon places, please complete the form below and we will be in touch with an application form for the 2025 event.

Apply for an Acorns charity place

If you are lucky enough to secure a place, we would be delighted to welcome you to #TeamAcorns! Please use the form below to join the team!

You will receive:

  • Dedicated support from our specialist events team.
  • The chance to join our London Marathon 2025 community to share tips, ask questions and learn from others.
  • An Acorns running vest.
  • An Acorns water bottle to help you during those months of training!
  • A Q&A with a qualified physiotherapist to help look after those legs and feet!
  • Access to a wide variety of fundraising ideas, materials and resources.
  • Cheer squad materials for your friends and family.
  • On the day cheer squad support to motivate you as you tackle the 26.2 miles!

Already have a place?

When you have confirmed your place, please let us know by completing your details below so that we can support you with your fundraising.

Complete the form

Kick start your fundraising

We’re here to support you all the way! By signing up for the event you will receive an Acorns running vest, support from our Events team to help with your training and fundraising and the amazing feeling you’ll get from knowing you’re making a real difference to local children! Here are some simple ways to give your fundraising a boost, if you need more support we’d be happy to help. Just get in touch at events@acorns.org.uk.

Please choose an option:

If you would like to apply for one of our limited London Marathon places, please complete the form below and we will be in touch with an application form for the 2025 event.

If you already have a place in the London Marathon and would like to support Acorns through your run, please fill out the form below and one of our team will be in touch soon.

Event details

Date: 26th May 2024
Start time: 9am
Location: Edinburgh, Scotland

Entry price: £30
Minimum sponsorship: £600
Organiser: Edinburgh Running Festival

Contact: Acorns Events team
Telephone: 01564 825037
Please read the full terms and conditions before signing up.

Register your interest for 2025

Come and join #TeamAcorns at Scotland’s BIGGEST running festival!

This ever-growing festival of running is now a major event in the Scottish sporting calendar. Starting in Edinburgh, the course heads out through East Lothian offering stunning views and an unforgettable running experience. The marathon route is one of the fastest in the UK making that elusive personal best a distinct possibility!

The full weekend of events attracts around 30,000 runners, with thousands more lining the course to support. There are 9 races on offer over two days including the marathon, half marathon, team relay, 10k, 5k and junior races. There really is something for everyone, so why not make the most of the Bank Holiday weekend.

Charity places

Registrations for the Edinburgh Marathon 2024 are now closed, but we would love for you to run for us! Use the button below to register your interest and we will inform you about next year’s event details as soon as they are released.

Register your interest for 2025

Already have a place in the marathon?

If you already have a place, you can still join #TeamAcorns and help to raise funds for local children and families. Our events team will be on hand to support you throughout.

I have a place

Kick start your fundraising

We’re here to support you all the way! By signing up for the event you will receive an Acorns running vest, support from our Events team to help with your training and fundraising and the amazing feeling you’ll get from knowing you’re making a real difference to local children! Here are some simple ways to give your fundraising a boost, if you need more support we’d be happy to help. Just get in touch at events@acorns.org.uk.

I want to join #TeamAcorns and I already have a place!

If you already have a place in the Edinburgh Marathon and would like to support Acorns through your run, please fill out the form below and one of our team will be in touch soon.

Event details