London Marathon 2021

Date: Sunday 3 October 2021

Location: Blackheath Common, London

Registration: £50 for a place

Sponsorship: We ask that our participants raise a minimum of £2000 each (excluding registration fee)

London Marathon is one of the world’s most popular marathon and is returning on Sunday 3 October 2021. 50,000 runners will be taking part in the event that starts at Blackheath Common, crosses the capital with the finish line past Buckingham Palace at The Mall.

We have very limited spaces so we will need each prospective runner to fill in an application form. Please fill in as much information as possible.

If you would like to apply for one of our sought-after places, please complete this form  and email it to by 15th June. We will contact successful applicants the following week to confirm their place.  

Please note, completing this form does not guarantee you a place.

We would ask that you observe social distancing guidelines when doing any running or other exercise outside.

We will help you fundraise with advice and support on setting up a Just Giving page, give you sponsorship forms, collecting tins, leaflets, balloons etc. You will also receive a running vest

Already got your place?

If you have already secured your own place in the marathon, please let us know! There is no minimum sponsorship target and you will receive the same benefits as our charity place runners. To let us know you have your own place and would like to run for us, email

If you have any questions about the London Marathon, or fundraising for Heads On, please contact the Fundraising Team on 07471 031 612 or email

How you can help

Whether you make a donation, attend an event or fundraise for us, every penny will help make life better for people with mental health problems.