TCS London Marathon
- Sunday 2 October 2022
- 26.2 miles
For a third successive year, the 2022 London Marathon will once again take place in October. And we'll have our biggest team yet with nearly 200 runners flying the flag for Scope!
Your London Marathon Experience
You'll start the iconic 26.2 miles in Greenwich Park accompanied by 40,000 other runners. Along the route, you'll run past the Cutty Sark, over the world famous Tower Bridge and through the skyscrapers of Canary Wharf. The streets will be lined by hundreds of thousands of spectators as you run towards the Mall for a real hero's welcome in front of Buckingham Palace.
The London Marathon welcomes the use of standard wheelchairs and race runners in the mass participation event.
Free places for guides and support runners are issued where necessary. Guides and support runners will receive a finisher's medal, t-shirt and recovery bag when they cross the finish line.
All participants must complete the event by the official cut-off time which is currently 7pm. If you would like to request a waiver of the cut-off time for medal purposes, you can submit a request to the London Marathon.
If you have an accessibility requirement but are unsure if you can take part, get in touch with us and let's talk.
We'd love to receive your application! Please tell us why you want to run with Scope and how you plan to raise the £2,000 minimum sponsorship. The more detail the better! We'll then be in touch to discuss your application.
Successful applicants will be sent a payment link to pay the £75 registration fee and secure their place.
If you already have a ballot place or 'good for age' place in the London Marathon, the good news is you can still run with Scope, we’d love to have you on the team!
You’ll get all the same benefits and support as our charity place runners, but without the minimum sponsorship pledge. We just ask that you raise as much as you can.
Team Scope 2019 London Marathon runner
It was truly a remarkable experience, made even more memorable by the excellent ways you handled our participation.
Team Scope perks
- Expert fundraising and training advice from our dedicated events team
- Team Scope training days and information sessions with our personal trainer
- A free technical Scope running vest (made from recycled plastic bottles)
- The loudest and proudest cheer squads along the course
- A celebratory welcome and refreshments at our post-race reception
- A well deserved sports massage
The difference you can make
By signing up to the London Marathon with Scope, you'll be raising vital funds to help us end inequality for disabled people.
The pandemic has been difficult for everyone, but for disabled people its exacerbated existing barriers and exposed many new issues, leaving more and more disabled people feeling isolated and forgotten.
£450 could cover the cost of 50 phone calls to the Scope helpline, providing free, independent and impartial advice and support on issues that matter to disabled people and their families.
£1,000 could support a disabled person through one of our employment programmes to gain the confidence and skills needed to find work.
£2,059 could cover the cost of running Sleep Right for one month, supporting disabled children get the sleep they need.
Caller to the Scope helpline
I can honestly say that I don’t think I could have coped had it not been for the helpline. They have given me so much time and support through all my difficulties and battles.