Ballot now closed! Choose from a selection of charities offering places and guarantee your London Landmarks Half entry today.
Join 13,000+ runners in the London Landmarks Half Marathon, where the only thing stopping you from achieving a PB is the amount of time you spend taking in the incredible London sights!
The first wave will start at 09:30 and the last wave will start at 10:12. You'll be allocated a wave closer to the time.
The London Landmarks Half Marathon takes in the extraordinary landmarks of both the City of London and the City of Westminster, but the LLHM also promises to showcase the city's hidden gems.
Download the FREE London Landmarks Half Marathon app to access live participant tracking, interactive route map and social sharing options. Spectators can also follow a runner and receive free text message updates of their event progress.
There's so much more to see after or before your run - bring the whole family along and visit the London Eye, pop over to London Zoo or go and watch a West End show!
"I ran the LLHM for Alzheimer’s Research. It was my first half marathon and I loved every second." - Natasha Maynard
"We are so excited to bring this new event to our capital and have no doubt it will be one of the best mass participation experiences in the UK. Runners can expect to be surprised with much fun along the route! We want to make sure we keep them well entertained throughout their 13.1 mile challenge and give them lots to talk about after!" - Lia Bowman, Race Director
The London Landmarks Half ballot opened Tuesday 18 June and closed Tuesday 25 June at noon. The main ballot was drawn and announced Thursday 27 June.
All applicants who were unsuccessful in the main ballot drawing were automatically entered free into the second chance ballot. The second chance ballot drawing took place on Friday 5 July. Now, the only way to enter is with a charity place.
Now that the ballot has closed and the results have been announced, the only way of securing yourself a place in the London Landmarks Half Marathon is to obtain a charity place. In securing a charity place, you must pledge to raise an amount of sponsorship in return for your guarenteed starting place.
Secure your FREE place in the London Landmarks Half with YHA.
Enjoy a traffic-free half marathon in the heart of London on closed roads.
The route features Pall Mall, Big Ben, St Paul's, the Gherkin, the Tower of London, the London Eye and much more...
Run for the Youth Hostel Association and benefit from a pre-race pasta party, plus discounts on nearby YHA rooms so that you can make a weekend of it!
Secure your charity place and fundraise for your chosen cause - choose a charity below to get started.
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Transforming young lives forever through travel and real adventure.
Where you go changes who you become. Every child deserves a chance to discover, explore and grow. Together we can turn isolation into exploration, adversity into adventure and fear into freedom.
Amazing places to stay and unique opportunities to explore are how YHA makes this happen - bringing love and care of the countryside, appreciation of cultural values and promoting health, recreation and education.
Registered no: 306122.
We exist to save lives and rebuild futures by funding research, raising awareness and providing support.
Meningitis Now reaches out to sufferers and their families to help them rebuild their lives after this devastating and unpredictable disease.
We have made significant progress over the last 30 years into the prevention of meningitis by funding research and campaigning for licensed vaccines to be introduced in the UK.
Without your help we wouldn't be able to support those who've had their lives changed forever as a result of meningitis.
Registered no: 803016.
Improving the quality of life for people with life-limiting conditions and helping them live life to the full to the very end.
We care for people affected by serious illness and support their families and carers. Our staff are experts in caring for people who have life-limiting conditions or who are coming to the end of their life. We provide care at the hospice and in the local community. Many of the people we care for have illnesses such as cancer, chronic lung disease, heart disease or neurological diseases such as multiple sclerosis (MS) or motor neurone disease (MND) but many people have much rarer conditions. Each year, we provide palliative care and support to over 1,700 patients.
Registered no: 1113125.
No one should have to face cancer alone.
Macmillan Cancer Support wants to make sure no one has to face cancer alone. A cancer diagnosis can change everything, so we're here to help you with anything from money worries to advice about work, healthcare options to just needing someone to talk to. We're a constant source of support to people affected by cancer and their families and carers.
As treatments improve, more and more people are living with cancer in their daily lives. We fund specialist health care professionals and build cancer care centres to help provide cutting edge support.
We rely completely on our supporters to help us make sure that people facing the toughest fight of their lives don't have to do it alone.
Registered no: 261017.
Every childhood is worth fighting for.
Together we can help children who’ve been abused to rebuild their lives. Together we can protect children at risk. And, together, we can find the best ways of preventing child abuse from ever happening.
We change the law. We visit schools across the country, helping children understand what abuse is. And, through our Childline service, we give young people a voice when no one else will listen.
But all this is only possible with your support.
Every pound raised, every petition you sign, every minute of your time, will help make sure we can fight for every childhood.
Registered no: 216401/SC037717.
Providing free cleft surgery and comprehensive cleft care to children globally.
Smile Train empowers local medical professionals with training, funding, and resources to provide free cleft surgery and comprehensive cleft care to children globally. We advance a sustainable solution and scalable global health model for cleft treatment, drastically improving children’s lives, including their ability to eat, breathe, speak, and ultimately thrive.
Registered no: 1114748.
Dedicated to creating a world without barriers for deaf children.
NDCS believes that deaf children worldwide should not face barriers which prevent them achieving, that they should be valued by society and have the same opportunities as any other child.
Our approach is one of empowerment so that deaf children & their families are equipped to make informed choices and influence decisions which affect them. Our vision is a world without barriers for each deaf child.
Registered no: 1016532.
Saving more women's lives through early diagnosis and treatment.
Ovarian cancer can be devastating, but there is hope. Target Ovarian Cancer saves the lives of more women in the UK by improving early diagnosis, discovering new treatments and offering support to sufferers and their families. We want to help those diagnosed to live their lives to the full.
Registered no: 1125038.
We run 21 rehoming centres to save over 16,000 abandoned dogs annually.
Dogs Trust is the largest dog welfare charity in the UK. We rescue and rehome dogs all over the UK (Ireland too). We never put a healthy dog down. We also promote responsible dog ownership through youth education, neutering and microchipping campaigns. A dog is for Life, not just for Christmas ©
Registered no: 227523 / SC037843.
Care and support for people with MND, their families and carers.
Motor Neurone Disease (MND) is a progressive disease that attacks the motor neurones, or nerves, in the brain and spinal cord leaving people unable to walk, talk or feed themselves. It's fatal with no known cure. We fund vital research into causes, treatments and a cure, providing care and support to those affected and raise awareness of the disease throughout society.
Registered no: 294354.
Saving and changing children's lives through medical research.
Action Medical Research funds research to help thousands of sick and disabled babies and children in the UK. We have supported some of the most significant medical breakthroughs in recent history that have helped save and change children’s lives including the first UK polio vaccine, ultrasound scanning in pregnancy and discovering that taking folic acid in pregnancy helps prevent spina bifida. Whether you cycle, run or trek, we need you to help us save tiny lives.
Registered no: 208701.
We exist to make this country a place where disabled people have the same opportunities as everyone else.
We’re the disability equality charity. We'll be here until we achieve a society where all disabled people enjoy fairness and equality. We provide emotional support and practical advice to disabled people and their loved ones whenever they need it. Collectively, we use our power to change attitudes and end injustice. And we campaign relentlessly to create a fairer society.
Registered no: 208231.
The voice of learning disability
Everything we do is about valuing and supporting people with a learning disability, and their families and carers.
Our vision is a world where people with a learning disability are valued equally, listened to and included.
Mencap improves the lives of people with a learning disability and their families now, and fight alongside them for a better future. We team up with our network of over 400 local groups to reach people across England, Northern Ireland and Wales.
Registered no: 222377.
Every day three people in the UK are paralysed due to spinal cord injury.
As the UK’s leading charity, Spinal Research funds medical research around the world to develop effective treatments for paralysis caused by spinal cord injury.
Clinical treatments and tools are developed to help understand the injury caused, and improve the devastating effects on breathing, hand movement, bladder and bowel control, and daily living.
Our innovative research has funded many experimental treatments to restore movement and feeling in a research laboratory setting and we are determined to see these treatments transferred to the clinic - transforming the lives of paralysed people.
Not only does our medical research benefit people with a spinal cord injury but also other conditions including multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s, stroke, dementia and motor neurone disease.
Registered no: 1151015.
Help us be there for young people who need us.
Around seven young people aged between 13 and 24 are diagnosed with cancer every day in the UK. We’re the only charity dedicated to providing expert care and support from the moment they hear the word cancer. We treat them as young people first, cancer patients second and everything we do aims to improve their quality of life and chances of survival.
Registered no: 1062559.
Advice and support for older age.
Whatever happens as we get older, we all want to remain independent and live life on our own terms. That’s why, as well as offering regular friendly contact and a strong campaigning voice, Independent Age can provide you and your family with clear, free and impartial advice on the issues that matter: care and support, money and benefits, health and mobility.
A charity founded over 150 years ago, we’re independent so you can be.
Registered no: 210729.
Care and support through terminal illness.
Marie Curie provides care and support for people living with any terminal illness across the UK, including cancer. In people's homes and in our hospices, our nurses offer specialist care around the clock. We carefully match people with trained volunteers, provide emotional support and practical information.
Registered no: 207994.
Granting magical wishes to children fighting life-threatening conditions.
Make-A-Wish Foundation UK was established in the UK in 1986 and has so far granted 9000+ magical wishes to children with life threatening conditions meaning that seriously ill children, their parents and families get to enjoy an unforgettable day.
A child's life shouldn't be about hospitals and illness, it should be about wonder, joy and hope. Our children's wishes are varied, from walking with dinosaurs to starring in their own films, meeting a celebrity hero to going on that holiday of a lifetime. No two wishes are the same, and at Make-A-Wish Foundation UK we are commited to making their personal dreams a reality - at a time when they need it most.
Your support will help us grant more magical wishes.
Registered no: 295672/SC037479.
Fighting against loneliness and isolation for older people living across the UK.
Sadly, almost three-quarters of older people in the UK identify as lonely, so supporting MHA has never been more important. You'll be helping older people thrive in communities that care - reducing isolation, promoting 'Live at Home' schemes, providing therapy for those with dementia and more. MHA has been improving the lives of older people for over 75 years and with your support can help many more.
Registered no: 1083995.
The UK's leading charity for children with brain injury.
Every year The Children's Trust helps hundreds of children and young people and their families from across the UK through a unique range of services including intensive residential rehabilitation programmes, expert nursing and medical care and special education.
Our aim is to help children with acquired brain injury, complex health needs and multiple disabilities live the best life possible. Your support will help fund building works, staff, equipment, leisure and play activities and much more!
Registered no: 288018.
The leading UK charity striving to beat multiple sclerosis.
The MS Society is the leading UK charity striving to beat multiple sclerosis; we invest in world-class research and offer information and vital support to those affected by this devastating neurological illness.
There is no cure. Yet. But research is progressing faster than ever before. With your support, we believe in a future where we can stop MS in its tracks.
Registered no: 1139257.
The blood cancer research charity
Blood cancer is the third biggest cancer killer, claiming more lives than breast or prostate cancer every year.
Bloodwise has been beating blood cancer since 1960 with REAL results: In 1960 fewer than 1 in 10 children with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia survived. Today nearly 8 in 10 do.
You're helping fund world-class research projects that make this difference - with life-changing results.
Help us work towards a world without blood cancer.
Registered no: 216032.
Making the discoveries that defeat cancer.
We work on all cancer types including children's cancers, pancreatic, brain & lung cancer. Tragically, one in three of us will develop cancer in our lifetime. And even if we are not directly affected, almost all of us will be moved by the pain and suffering cancer causes to a relative or friend.
The ICR is one of the world’s most influential cancer research institutes. Our scientists and clinicians are working every day in our labs to make a real impact on cancer patients’ lives.
Whether you’ve been affected by cancer, or whether you simply want to further world-leading research, please get involved and support us today.
Registered no: 534147.
For women and children. Against domestic violence.
We provide expert, specialist support to women & children fleeing domestic violence.
Refuge opened the world’s first refuge in West London in 1971. Since then we have grown to support over 4,500 women & children every day, experiencing domestic and sexual violence, female genital mutilation, forced marriage, stalking, trafficking, prostitution & so-called ‘honour’ based violence.
Refuge relies on supporters like you to provide its life-saving services.
Registered no: 277424.
Know Diabetes. Fight Diabetes.
Diabetes UK is the charity leading the fight against the most devastating and fastest growing health crisis of our time, creating a world where diabetes can do no harm. Diabetes affects more people than any other serious health condition in the UK - more than dementia and cancer combined. That means we need to take action now. It’s a fight that involves all of us – sharing knowledge and taking diabetes on together until we achieve our vision. Join us.
Registered no: 215199.
We’re the Parkinson’s support and research charity. Help us find a cure and improve life for everyone affected by Parkinson’s.
Every hour, two people in the UK are told they have Parkinson’s – a brain condition that turns lives upside down, leaving a future full of uncertainty. Parkinson’s UK is here to make sure people have whatever they need to take back control – from information to inspiration.
We want everyone to get the best health and social care. So we bring professionals together to drive improvements that enable people to live life to the full.Ultimately, we want to end Parkinson’s. That’s why we inspire and support the international research community to develop life-changing treatments, faster. And we won’t stop until we find a cure.
Together we can bring forward the day when no one fears Parkinson’s.
Registered no: 258197.
The UK’s leading support and research charity for the 850,000 people living with dementia, their families and carers.
By 2021 there will be one million people in the UK with dementia. Dementia can happen to anyone and there's currently no cure. We are working towards a better world for all those affected by the many forms of dementia and our practical support and information reaches over 30,000 people per week.
We fund research into the cause, cure, care and prevention of dementia as well as campaigning for better quality of life for people with dementia and a greater understanding of dementia.
Registered no: 296645.
Beating bowel cancer together
Bowel cancer is the UK’s second biggest cancer killer with over 16,000 people dying annually of a disease that is preventable, treatable and curable.
We are determined to change that. As the UK's leading bowel cancer charity, our purpose is clear: we are determined to save lives, improve the quality of life and support all those affected by bowel cancer in the UK. We fund targeted research, provide expert information and support to patients and their families, educate the public and professionals about the disease and campaign for early diagnosis and access to best treatment and care.
Our vision is of a world where no one dies of bowel cancer, but we can't do this alone. Tomorrow can't wait. Join us and help us stop people dying of bowel cancer today.
Registered no: 1071038.
All of us against arthritis.
Arthritis Research UK and Arthritis Care have merged. We are now Versus Arthritis. We’re the carers, researchers, healthcare professionals, friends and fundraisers, all united in our ambition to ensure that one day, no one will have to live with the pain, fatigue and isolation that arthritis causes.
We fund breakthrough treatments, campaign relentlessly for arthritis to be seen as a priority, and support each other whenever we need it.
Registered no: 207711 / SC041146.
Every blind veteran should be able to lead the life they choose.
By offering in-depth expertise, a range of services and our years of experience, we support those who've served in the Armed Forces or has completed National Service, and those who are now living with significant sight loss.
We are proud to have been offering physical and emotional support to veterans with vision impairment since 1915, and we continue to help those adjusting to the loss of sight and overcome the challenges of blindness.
Registered no: 216227.
Supporting children and young people with terminal illnesses.
Providing specialist care and emotional support for children who are not expected to reach adulthood due to terminal illnesses and also their loved ones, so that they can enjoy their time together as a family, for as long as they have.
Registered no: 1039651.
A world where every cat is treated with kindness and an understanding of its needs.
Cats Protection helps more than 205,000 cats and kittens every year through a growing network of over 250 volunteer-run branches and 30 centres. We help to find homes for cats, promote neutering and help owners care for their cats through a wide range of cat care information.
Registered no: 203644.
We pioneer new cancer treatments to create a future beyond cancer.
The Royal Marsden Cancer Charity raises money solely to support The Royal Marsden, a world-leading cancer centre. We ensure our nurses, doctors and research teams can provide the very best care and develop life-saving treatments, which are used across the UK and around the world.
From funding state-of-the-art equipment and groundbreaking research, to creating the very best patient environments, we will never stop looking for ways to improve the lives of people affected by cancer.
The Royal Marsden Cancer Charity. For a future beyond cancer.
Registered no: 1095197.
Transforming the lives of vulnerable children & young people in the UK.
As the UK's leading children's charity, Barnardo's aim is to transform the lives of the UK's most vulnerable children who may have been abused, forgotten or neglected. Regardless of their circumstances, gender, race, disability or behaviour, we believe that every child deserves the best start in life and chance to fulfill their potential.
Due to our direct work with children on a daily basis, we are well-placed to campaign for improved policies on childcare - and to champion the rights of children. With our help, support & belief, even the most vulnerable children can turn their lives around.
Registered no: 216250 / SC037605.
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