London Marathon

Get a place and join our London Marathon team for an experience you will never forget.

There are two ways to enter the London Marathon with Orbis:

1. Get a 2015 charity place

We are now taking applications to race next year in 2015. All our London Marathon 2014 Gold Bond places have now been filled.

  • Fundraising target: £1,500 (+£100 registration fee)
  • Places are awarded based on the strength of application, please include details of why you want to take part for Orbis and how you will be reaching the fundraising target.


2. Use your ballot place

If you have won a place in the Virgin london Marathon Ballot you can join team Orbis and help save sight!

  • No fundraising target
  • Run in 2014 or 2015
  • We'll be there to cheer you on all the way!
  • Run for Orbis and save sight


Running for a Cause: The Motivation to propel you across the finishing line

Anne Marie Goodwill

Anne Marie Goodwill was inspired to run the 2012 London Marathon with Orbis after her father, an avid supporter of the charity, passed away in 2011. He generously left a donation to Orbis in his Will and Anne Marie was determined to take on the cause and match his generosity. Read More.

London Marathon Runner Profile: Stephen Pau

Stephen Pau

Stephen Pau has been a friend of Orbis for many years and running the London Marathon has been a lifelong dream. His favourite running song is Burning Heart by ‘Survivor’. (Theme song of the ‘Rocky IV’ movie) and he’s previously taken part in several other marathon events. Read More. 

London Marathon 2015 date: Sunday April 19th 2015 (expected date, to be confirmed)

London Marathon 2014 date: Sunday April 13th 2014

We look forward to welcoming you to our team! 

Be part of Team Orbis and receive:

  • A personalised Orbis running vest

  • T-shirts for all of your supporters joining us at the cheering post on the big day!

  • Fundraising advice and resources

  • A dedicated member of the fundraising team to point you in the right direction and help in any way that they can

  • A post-race BBQ to celebrate your achievement with friends and family

  • The knowledge that you are providing a brighter future for hundreds of people across the developing world, whose precious sight will be restored