Join #TeamUKYouth for the London Marathon 2016


Event date: Sunday 24th April 2016

Minimum sponsorship: £1800

Application deadline: Friday 5th February 2016


Why not set yourself a challenge for 2016 and run the greatest race on earth whilst raising vital funds to support young people across the UK.


Supporting You


Joining #TeamUKYouth for your London Marathon experience would include:


  • Social media exposure
  • An opportunity to attend free training days before event day
  • Professional training tips and advice from a running expert
  • A bespoke running vest
  • A fundraising pack and a post-marathon goody bag
  • An opportunity to attend a UK Youth social event to share fundraising and training tips
  • Monthly e-newsletters and updates on the London Marathon and UK Youth's work
  • Regular Support from the Fundraising Team


Perks of joining #TeamUKYouth


  • A discounted stay in a beautiful lodge at Avon Tyrrell, UK Youth's outdoor activity centre in the New Forrest
  • FREE weekend stay at Avon Tyrrell for the highest UK Youth fundraiser
  • FREE tickets to our art exhibition for the second and third highest UK Youth fundraiser
  • A chance to win grandstand tickets along The Mall on race day at the London Marathon 2016


Why run for UK Youth?


Taking on this amazing challenge will raise much needed funds for the essential work that we do with young people, such as:


  • £35 could enable a young person to work with a dedicated you worker to boost their confidence and self esteem
  • £48 could pay for an intensive one-to-one career coaching session to help a young person access employment
  • £215 could enable a youth worker or volunteer to receive vital suicide prevention training
  • £480 could pay for a disabled young person and their caregiver to attend a residential week at Avon Tyrrell Outdoor Centre
  • £3,675 could buy enough IT equipment for a youth centre so that 180 young people per week, can learn how to code, use spreadsheets, write CV's and research online


Do you already have a charity place?


The minimum sponsorship to run the London Marathon 2016 for UK Youth is £1700* with a £100 registration fee. The deadline to apply for a charity place is Friday 22nd January 2016.


* excluding Gift Aid



Have an own/ballot place?


We would still love for you to join #TeamUKYouth and fundraise for us with no minimum sponsorship pledge* and no registration fee! To join e-mail us at or call us on 02031 373810.


*Please note: all ballot place runners must raise:

a minimum sponsorship of £250 (excluding Gift Aid) to receive a running vest

a minimum sponsorship of £500 (excluding Gift Aid) to receive a personalised running vest, fundraising material, a discounted stay at Avon Tyrrell, free entry to a fundraising event and for a chance to win grandstand tickets at The Mall.


Contact Us


Your help is always valued. For any queries, please e-mail us at or call us on 02031 373810.

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