London Marathon places available

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25/11/2013 at 15:44

Still looking for a London Marathon place? Look no further! 

You can join the amazing Leonard Cheshire Disability team and receive:

- Free Running Vest

- Training and Fundraising guides, and voucher for money off your running gear

- Cheering points on the day

- Post-event party with food, massages and goody bags!

Take a look at our page now to see why your support means so much to us: London Marathon 

83% of disabled people were not born with their disability. It could happen to any of us, and when it does, Leonard Cheshire Disability is there to support, advise and listen.

Call Klara on 020 3242 0264 to find out more, email events@lcdisability.org or tweet us at @LCDevents 

We look forward to welcoming you to our team!

25/11/2013 at 15:55
What happens if you fail to raise the ??1800 fundraising target?
25/11/2013 at 16:07

£1800 - ouch! 

cougie    pirate
25/11/2013 at 16:16
Thats cheaper than a lot of charities ? Isn't 2.5k more usual ?
25/11/2013 at 16:31

Wish it was possible to get tour operator spots.   Would almost consider an inexpensive charity, but at those rates it's way too much $$$ especially since I can't get a tax exemption from Canada for it.

25/11/2013 at 18:35

im surprised the minimum raise wasnt mentioned in the spiel. Seriously charities take the p. 1800 .... now say your average donation is a tenner thats at least 180 people you need to hit up. Good luck with that.

 

25/11/2013 at 18:37
Exactly Mr I, and they wonder why they are struggling to sell the spots.
25/11/2013 at 18:51

Wait till March they'll be flogging them at a loss or giving them away like the Great South Run.  The chugger bubble has burst I think, we saw it coming with the decline in numbers taking part in Race for Life and the increase of the park run.  Also who is going to sponsor you to do a marathon when your mate has just done an Ironman.

25/11/2013 at 22:09

I'd rather sponsor someone doing a marathon than growing a moustache

25/11/2013 at 22:20

Very true!

25/11/2013 at 22:32
I'd rather grow a moustache than run a marathon
WiB
26/11/2013 at 08:09

Run it slow enough and you can finish with a moustache.

WiB
26/11/2013 at 08:27

26/11/2013 at 11:18

That's my sort of running pace WiB

26/11/2013 at 11:19

You do get a free running vest and a massage!

28/11/2013 at 16:43
And how much of the 1800 goes to charity? Take out the purchase of the marathon place (which charities get charged more than runners upto ??500 to vlm) then merchandise for supporters, hire of hotel room for post race massage, food showers etc, doesn't leave a lot to go back into the charity does it?

I know one charity that asks for ??1000 and doesn't have a running vest, a room after for food massage etc but apart from the fee to vlm the rest goes back into the charity

I'll get off my soapbox now
28/11/2013 at 16:50
I know one charity that asks for ??1000 and doesn't have a running vest, a room after for food massage etc but apart from the fee to vlm the rest goes back into the charity

Why would they massage their food?!

28/11/2013 at 19:29
Ha ha silly phone didn't type comma lol
29/11/2013 at 10:54

sausage and massaged potato


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