Why should you run the London Marathon for Lattitude?

Posted on the 4th November 2016

It’s that time of year again where we’re looking for amazing individuals to run the London Marathon for us on 23rd April 2017! Here are some reasons why you should sign up to run with us:

1.Make a difference

The money you raise will go towards the continuation of funding towards all of our placements, which allow young people to volunteer and gain so many skills and experiences.

2. Motivation

Raising money for charity can give purpose to running the London Marathon and serve as a goal to work towards. If you’re running just for the sake of it, you may start to doubt yourself and feel tempted to give up. You’ll be more inclined to get up and go training in the cold, wet winter months when you know you’re supporting a good cause.

3. Gift Aid

If the people who sponsor you are UK tax payers, an extra 25p for every £1 will be added to their donation. It won’t cost them a penny but it all adds up and helps us!

4. Support from us

We’ll do as much as we can to support you on your journey to running the London Marathon. Whether that be through giving you fundraising tips, or promoting your sponsorship page on our social media!

5. Run with a friend

You don’t have to do this alone! If you have a friend who’d like to run too, or even a group of you, we’d love to have you on board.

6. Do something amazing!

Running a marathon is an incredible achievement, it takes months of training and it’s probably going to hurt! But, just imagine the feeling you’ll get when you cross that finishing line – it will all be worth it!

If you’re interested in running the London Marathon, and raising money for Lattitude Global Volunteering, please email us on: volunteer@lattitude.org.uk.

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