Marathon Walk London

Join #TeamSallyArmy on a fundraising walk around the capital city. Taking in world-famous sites and less known corners, you can choose to walk 13.1 miles or 26.2 miles!

A truly memorable and inspiring day. Thank you to all the team!
Elizabeth, 2018

Are you up for the challenge?

  • When: 19th September 2020

  • Walking time: Approx. 7 - 10 hours

  • Distance: 13.1 miles or 26.2 miles

  • Registration fee: £29

  • Sponsorship target: £100

What is the marathon walk?

This challenging day takes you through peaceful parks and alongside waterways, passing iconic landmarks including St Paul’s Cathedral, Big Ben, Buckingham Palace and the London Eye as you walk through the historic heart of the city. This is a tough one-day event; at approx. 26 miles* it forms an enormous challenge for walkers.

*There is a half-distance option.

Why walk for #TeamSallyArmy ?

At The Salvation Army we work hard to fight injustice and exploitation. Our aim is to change the world we live in, to literally transform lives of those who need it most, whether that be victims of human trafficking or modern-day slavery or those suffering from homelessness, addiction or domestic abuse.  We work on the ‘front line’ everyday fighting against some of the greatest evils of our time to help people break through barriers. Help us transform lives.

How will I reach my fundraising target?

We support you throughout your fundraising journey:  from our fundraising welcome pack, to our Facebook support group, to a breathable Sally Army t-shirt, we stay in touch every step of the way – giving out tips & tricks, and helping you reach your goals.

Marathon completion medal being awarded

Discover Adventure

Watch our official Marathon Walk video

Watch the video

Whats included?

  • New route for 2020 - fully recced and route marked
  • Experienced Discover Adventure leaders and support staff throughout to manage the event safely and enjoyably
  • Pre-trip support and dedicated trip co-ordinators, on hand to answer questions and offer advice on kit and training
  • Water stops with refreshments (fruit, sweets and cereal bars)
  • Packed lunch
  • Maps and route information
  • Discover Adventure Passenger Portal
  • Mobile app

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