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Join us for a once in a lifetime experience and run for Afghanaid in the 2022 London Marathon! Take part in the world's most famous marathon and help vulnerable Afghans live free from poverty.

Here are some of the fantastic members of our 2021 London Marathon team taking on both the virtual and in-person race:

There are three ways to join Team Afghanaid:


1. Ballot Places

The TCS London Marathon operate a ballot for their places. If you are one of the lucky few to get a ballot place, we would love you to join Afghanaid's Team. You will get all the same Team Afghanaid benefits and there is no minimum fundraising pledge.

Join the Team


2. Afghanaid's Charity Places

Our in-person charity places for 2022 are now all filled, but if you'd like to take part in the Virtual London Marathon on Sunday 2nd October, we still have a few places remaining! To express interest in joining the virtual 2022 team drop us a line and we will be in touch! There is a minimum fundraising pledge of £200 and a registration fee of £28 for Afghanaid's virtual runners.

If you'd like to be a part of our 2023 marathon team, please fill out the form below to express your interest in running for Afghanaid and we will be in touch with more information about the application process later in the year. To join Team Afghanaid and run the streets of London, there is a minimum fundraising pledge of £1,500 and £50 registration fee. We'll support you every step of the way.

2023 Application form


Why Join Team Afghanaid?

Running for an organisation that is making a difference to so many lives is an enriching experience. Afghanaid is doing a phenomenal job in providing life-saving support and long-lasting solutions for vulnerable communities. It has been an honour and a pleasure to represent Afghanaid at the London Marathon.

By putting on your running shoes for us, you'll be taking strides towards helping the most vulnerable people in Afghanistan live free from poverty. Whether a seasoned runner or a first-timer, you'll get loads of support from Afghanaid, and have a great deal of fun along the way in an inspiring, exciting team:

  • Fundraising and training tips and materials;
  • Regular team meet ups with the other Afghanaid runners;
  • An Afghanaid running vest;
  • A post-marathon reception in central London for runners, family and friends;
  • Supportive Afghanaid cheerleaders on the day.

We'd love to have you as part of the team - so get your application in today, before places run out!