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April 22, 2018 all-day

Join the North West Air Ambulance Charity for the London Marathon in 2018 and help to keep our helicopters flying and saving lives.

The London Marathon is the biggest marathon distance event in the UK and part of the World Marathon Majors. This iconic 26.2 mile route takes in world famous landmarks such as Tower Bridge, Canary Wharf and Buckingham Palace.

How to get involved:

The public ballot will open from 1st May until 5pm on 5th May 2017 with successful applicants being announced by the end of October 2017. If you have the opportunity please apply for your own place at

To apply for a charity place please fill in our online application form. If you are successful we ask for a £50 registration fee and a pledge to raise a minimum sponsorship of £2000. Applicants will be notified, if successful, by 3rd November 2017.

Apply for a charity place here

Already got a place?

If you have been successful in the public ballot, we would love to welcome you to Team NWAA. There’s no minimum fundraising target if you have secured your own place, just have fun and raise as much as you can! Get in touch with our fundraising team to request your fundraising pack by emailing

How we’ll support you

As a member of Team NWAA, we promise to give you lots of support and encouragement along the way including:

  • A fantastic fundraising pack filled with hints, tips and ideas
  • A free NWAA t-shirt to wear with pride on the day
  • Team NWAA temporary tattoos and message squares
  • Access to on the day cheer packs including cheer sticks, supporter signs and more
  • Support from our events team on all aspects of your fundraising


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