Run for PDSA in 2017

Join Team PDSA

Thousands of runners pushed themselves to the limit in this year’s Virgin Money London Marathon - and Team PDSA was right there amongst them!

Ballot applications for the Virgin Money London Marathon 2017 are now closed. 

If you were successful in gaining a place through the Ballot for 2017, we would love you to join #Team PDSA.  There’s no obligation to raise money but anything you can raise would be very welcome.

What’s so wooftastic about Team PDSA?


By taking part with us, you'll become a member of Team PDSA and you'll receive:

  • A ‘pawsome’ Start-up Guide to get your fundraising up and running
  • A fantastic lightweight and breathable branded top ‘for all you cool cats’
  • Fundraising support, materials, ideas and tips from our expurrienced ‘pet loving’ team
  • The amazing feeling of making a real contribution to our vision of a lifetime of wellbeing for every pet.
  • After race reception, including a relaxing massage to sooth achy muscles, food & refreshments, and photographer

Want to help but not a Gold Bond runner?

You can still help PDSA, whether you are running or not. We’re here to support you with loads of ways and top tips for fundraising from cake bakes and coffee mornings to tombolas and treasure hunts. You can even help by skydiving.

However you support us, just remember you are helping to help vets help pets. 

PDSA Guaranteed Places

Need a place but missed out in the ballot?

Don’t worry if you miss out through the public ballot entry system as we have a limited number of guaranteed Gold Bond places available for the 2017 Virgin London Marathon and we would love to have you on board as part of Team PDSA.

These places are offered for an all-inclusive application fee of £99.00 – with a commitment from you to raise a minimum of £1,900 to help sick and poorly pets.

What’s so wooftastic about Team PDSA?


By taking part with us, you'll become a member of Team PDSA and you'll receive:

  • A ‘pawsome’ Start-up Guide to get your fundraising up and running
  • A fantastic lightweight and breathable branded top ‘for all you cool cats’
  • Fundraising support, materials, ideas and tips from our expurrienced ‘pet loving’ team
  • The amazing feeling of making a real contribution to our vision of a lifetime of wellbeing for every pet.
  • After race reception, including a relaxing massage to sooth achy muscles, food & refreshments, and photographer

Good luck with the training, it’ll be hard and you’ll need grit and determination to get through it, but we’re here to support you along the way. Step after step, mile after mile you’ll be getting close to achieving your personal challenge with the knowledge that every step has helped a vet help a pet. Together we can turn your miles in to smiles.


Not Running?

Not running? Join us to cheer on our fundraisers

Join us and enjoy the unique experience of the world’s most famous marathon. Become part of PDSA’s Cheering Squad for the 2017 Virgin Money London Marathon. You can do your bit – or shout your lungs hoarse – encouraging our runners reach the finishing line, raising over £30,000 for the sick and injured pets we treat. We’ll provide free transport, food, a PDSA t-shirt and much more.

Call 01952 797453