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London Marathon

Make-A-Wish UK

This Sunday, more than 40,000 people will take on the world-famous 26.2 mile route of the Virgin Money London Marathon 2018, and 300 of those will be running for Make-A-Wish, raising over £150,000 to grant life-changing wishes to children with critical illnesses.

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18-year-old Bronte Randle-Bissell was the youngest runner in the 2017 London Marathon.

She ran in memory of her best friend, Leanne, who sadly passed away after a four year battle with cancer when she was just 16.

London Marathon runner Bronte at the finish line with her medal

Make-A-Wish UK

Paul Jukes from Newcastle has raised more than £2,800 for Make-A-Wish since 2014 by taking part in sponsored runs, and this year is no different - he’s running the 2017 London Marathon! We caught up with Paul to find out more about his journey and what motivated him to support us…

Paul holding up his London Marathon medal

Make-A-Wish UK

The 37th Virgin Money London Marathon takes place on the 23 April 2017, covering 26.1 miles of London’s streets and this year Make-A-Wish has its largest team ever! 

James Lake, Fundraiser

James ran the London Marathon in aid of us last year – here he talks about his motivation and why he chose to run for Make-A-Wish!