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Run the London Marathon

London marathon

Run the London Marathon - 4 October 2020

We have secured 6 charity places* for this  year's London Marathon on 4 October 2020. If you want to be among the 40,000 runners crossing the finishing line and wish to raise funds for our charity as you run, we would be delighted to allocate one of these places to you.

The London Marathon (also known as the Virgin Money London Marathon) is a long-distance running event held in London, United Kingdom and is the third largest running event in the UK, after the Great North Run from Newcastle upon Tyne to South Shields and the Great Manchester Run 10,000 metre run around central Manchester, and it is also part of the World Marathon Majors. The event was first run on 29 March 1981 and has been held in the spring of every year since. Since 2010, the race has been sponsored by Virgin Money. 

Register your interest by sending us an email. Please note, the pledge being sought in order to allocate these places is  £1,500.

*4 places are specifically to raise funds for the haematology department and 2 places for the BHT general amenity fund.

Every £ counts

£5 could buy equipment to give an urgent blood test to stoke patients ahead of clot busting medication.

£10 could help pay for a CD which helps cancer patients relax during treatment.

£17 could buy defibrillator training pads to help teach children how to re-start the heart after a heart attack.

£76 could buy a digital electronic muscle stimulator for children in our spinal unit.

£577 could buy a resuscitator to support a baby's breathing.