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Fundraising tools: social media gifs to ask for donations and say thanks

Mix up your social media with our fundraising gifs

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Virgin Money London Marathon Leaderboard

See our top fundraisers and find others supporting the same cause as you

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Friends run in our family

Found out you’re running in 2020? Want to get your friend in?

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Where to stay for the Virgin Money London Marathon: hotel packages

From a champion’s breakfast to a free coach transfer to the start line, here’s our favourite marathon hotels

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Fundraising heroes run in our family

We’re celebrating fundraisers across Virgin Money Giving. Nominate a fundraiser today

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Gift Aid: what’s stopping you ticking that box

#tickthebox and make a world of difference

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Win a New Balance training kit and kick start your marathon training

Get a donation for the 2020 Virgin Money London Marathon this October to be in with a chance

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Your marathon fundraising calendar

From now till race day, here’s some ideas from last year’s runners to help you hit your target

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What to expect for the Virgin Money London Marathon ballot results

Secure your place at the starting line

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The Virgin Money London Marathon route guide

Preview 26 miles of highs, lows, and glorious views

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Our marathon family share their fundraising ideas

Running the 2020 Virgin Money London Marathon? 10 of last year’s runners share their top fundraising ideas.

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Fundraising heroes: How I went viral and raised over £10,000

2019 Virgin Money London Marathon runner Kerrie shares how she raised over £10,000 from virtual runs to viral videos.

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Fundraising heroes: How I attempted a world record at the Virgin Money London Marathon

How Chris Brown attempted a world record as the fastest field hockey goalkeeper and raised £5000

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Fundraising heroes: How I raised £35,000 using social media

Marathon runner John shares his story and how you can turn posts into pounds

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Charity fundraising ideas for the workplace

Get your workmates smiling with our workplace fundraising ideas

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12-week half marathon training plan

Run a half marathon like a boss with our simple 12 week training plan

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5 unique fundraising ideas

Creative ideas that stick in people’s minds for years to come

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Why you should be asking for donations in person

Take the time to have a one-on-one conversation

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Personal emails might be the spark you need

We all like a little love in our inbox

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How to make your Virgin Money Giving page brilliant

Great ideas to engage your supporters and increase fundraising

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The best fundraising apps

Give your donations a boost with these top apps

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How to get support for your fundraising

Find out where to approach to boost your efforts

Lucy Squance | 3 mins read

How to set up your Virgin Money Giving page

Five easy steps to creating your fundraising page

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How to invigorate your fundraising campaign

Top tips on how to engage donors

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How to promote your fundraising

Expert tips on how to get your efforts noticed

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How to use Instagram to boost your fundraising

Use photos to help tell your story

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Understanding the emotional journey of fundraising

How to prepare for the highs and lows

Marcus Webb | 5 mins read

Four creative ideas for eye-catching fundraising

Original thinking can help you stand out from the crowd

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How fundraising through Virgin Money Giving works

5 simple steps to achieving your fundraising target

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How to meet and beat your fundraising target

An insider’s guide to achieving your goal

Colin Burgin-Plews | 4 mins read

How to fundraise: 5 easy, practical ideas

Great inspiration from real fundraisers

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The psychology of giving – and how fundraisers can learn from it

Creating that ‘warm glow’ could help you raise more

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Your top ten fundraising tips

Creative ideas to increase sponsorship

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How to start fundraising online

5 top tips for fundraising with Virgin Money Giving

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How to use social media to enhance your fundraising

Social can quickly boost your charitable efforts

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Peter’s fundraising story

“I ran 44 marathons, in 44 countries, in 44 days”

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How to use video to fundraise

It’s a great way to engage your audience

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Top ten ideas for fundraising at work

Fun ways to engage your colleagues

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How to host a fundraising event

Our experts’ top ten things to consider

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Fundraising on the go with Siri

Find out your fundraising total at any time

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The insider’s guide to training and fundraising

Top 5 tips from the experts

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Jackie's fundraising story

“So many people will want to help you make a difference”

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One foot in front of the other

It’s what we do

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Prepping for a marathon: big pink dress style

A guide to getting ready for race day

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Alzheimer's Research UK and The Virgin Money London Marathon

What the annual race means to the dementia charity

Lucy Squance | 3 mins read

Baasit’s Virgin Money London Marathon story

The Gogglebox star shares his experience

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Dementia won’t stop me running a marathon

Sue took up running when she was diagnosed with vascular dementia

Dementia Revolution

Heidi’s Virgin Money London Marathon story

“Make sure you enjoy the journey”

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Introducing Colin: The Man in the Big Pink Dress

Our guru Colin shares his tips for first timers

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Jonathan’s fundraising story

Tips on how to be your charity’s hero

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Michael’s Virgin Money London Marathon story

“The best part is crossing the starting line”

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Rachel Kneller’s advice for first-time runners

Helpful tips if you’re new to the Virgin Money London Marathon

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Rachel Kneller's blog

An update on my fundraising journey

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The Man in the Pink dress has a new costume

Colin Burgin-Plews has unveiled his 2019 Virgin Money London Marathon dress

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Why sleep is an important part of marathon training

Insight into the power of sleep in the run-up to a marathon

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How to prepare before a marathon

Advice for runners a month before race day

Jonathan Barr | 4 mins read

Miles more for Virgin Money London Marathon superheroes

The benefits of fundraising through Virgin Money Giving

Insider’s guide to running a marathon

Tips from runners to help get you better prepared

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Rachel Kneller's blog

An update on my marathon journey

Rachel Kneller | 2 mins read

5 pubs to visit after the Virgin Money London Marathon

Top watering holes within stumbling distance of the finish line

Marcus Webb | 3 mins read

The Dementia Revolution is here

Introducing Barbara's Revolutionaries

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The Virgin Money London Marathon Running Show

Day one highlights

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The Virgin Money London Marathon Running Show

What you can expect from Virgin Money Giving

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Highlights of Day Four at the Virgin Money London Marathon Running Show

Here are a few of the top moments from day four

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Highlights of Day Three at the Virgin Money London Marathon Running Show

Here are a few of the top moments from day three

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Highlights of Day Two at the Virgin Money London Marathon Running Show

Here are a few of the top moments from day two

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Your memories of Virgin Money London Marathon race day

Five runners share their lasting moments

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Choosing the best marathon costume

You could raise more money by dressing up

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Competition Winner's Story

Virgin Money London Marathon fundraiser shares his excitement of winning an exclusive Virgin Money Giving prize

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Discover our Virgin Money Giving Challenge Zone

It’s time to start the Marathon Party

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