Distance: 42/21KM | Registration Fee: variable | Fundraising Target: variable

This is a great event to do in memory of someone special or to walk off the Christmas celebrations and kick start your New Year fitness regime. There are Full Marathon and Half Marathon options, both starting & finishing at The Oval Cricket Ground on Saturday 29 and Sunday 30 January. Take in highlights of the Thames, its historic bridges, and many of the capital’s key landmarks. Families are welcome; there’s a free winter bobble hat and neck buff, rest stops with snacks, with a special medal and hot food at the finish.

Whether it’s to enjoy happy memories of someone special to you, make new memories with your family or maintain a New Year fitness regime there’s a London Winter Walk for you. Join as an individual or as a team, do it for yourself or self-fund, or support one of the charity partners with much-needed fundraising.

Set yourself up for an active New Year! your challenge, your way!

How to join the Child Bereavement UK team

Simply select Child Bereavement UK as your chosen charity when you sign up, the link to the website is below.

Fundraising options

  • The Full Marathon - 42km figure of eight starting and finishing at the Oval Cricket Ground
  • The Half Marathon - 21km loop past Tower Bridge to Southwark Park.

Sign up & Fundraising options

Half marathon Full marathon
Option 1 - Charity sponsorship – you pay a small registration fee, do lots of fundraising and we cover the cost of your event place.

Registration fee £7.50 / fundraising target £155

Registration fee £10 / fundraising target £225

Option 2: Mixed funding – pay half of the event place cost yourself, fundraise a bit less and we pay the balance of the event place cost.

Registration fee £29.50 / fundraising target £100

Registration fee £39.50 / fundraising target £120

Option 3: Self fund – you pay the full cost of the event place - fundraise whatever you want, with no set target or deadline, and there’s no cost at all to the charity. £59 (£44 12 - 17 year old price) £79 (£59 12 - 17 year old price)

Why Child Bereavement UK?

Child Bereavement UK helps children, parents and families to rebuild their lives when a child grieves or when a child dies. We support children and young people up to the age of 25 who are facing bereavement, and anyone affected by the death of a child of any age.

We provide training to professionals in health and social care, education, and the voluntary and corporate sectors, equipping them to provide the best possible care to bereaved families.

When you fundraise for us, you’ll receive:

  • a welcome email and fundraising pack from our events team
  • a free t-shirt to wear on the day with iron-on letters
  • support from our dedicated fundraising and events team to achieve your target
  • e-newsletters updating you with news from across the charity
  • rest stops - free food & drink
  • ALL meals/food included
  • medics, massage, and pace walkers
  • medal, t-shirt, glass of bubbly.

Register Now!

If you have any questions about the event, please don’t hesitate to contact our fundraising team on [email protected]