Join Tommy's at the Virgin Sport Westminster - British 10k, London's prestigious 10km road race.
Date: Sunday 9 July 2017
Entry fee: Free
Minimum Fundraising commitment for a guaranteed place: £200 (excluding gift aid)
I would like a Tommy's place
Click here to apply for a guaranteed place to run for Tommy's. Entry is free but a minimum sponsorship of £200 (excl. gift aid) to cover our costs for this race is required.
I have my own place
Click here if you have already got a place through the race website. You will not be required to raise a minimum sponsorship, just raise as much as you can! We will be in touch soon with further details about how we will support you.
About the Virgin Sport Westminster - British 10k Run
The Vitality British 10k is a prestigious and sought-after 10km road race, with a great route through the heart of central London. 25,000 runners fill the streets of the nation's capital and get the unique chance to run past many of the country's greatest landmarks including Big Ben, The London Eye, St Paul's Cathedral, Trafalgar Square and Westminster Abbey. Runners range from charity fundraisers and recreational runners right through to Olympic champions!
Hi-5 the Tommy's cheer team at the Virgin Sport Westminster - British 10k!
We are encouraging all of our British 10k runners to high five the Tommy's cheer team as you pass our cheer stand. Every high five will get a very loud cheer to help spur you on to the finish line!
For more inspiration, watch our video below!
How Tommy's will support you
Whether you run with your own place, or a Tommy's guaranteed place, you'll get first class care!
- Fundraising support, materials, ideas and tips
- Dedicated contact at Tommy's, who will give you one to one support all the way
- Huge cheers on the day from our Tommy's cheering team
- Top quality breathable running vest
- Cheering sticks to give your supporters for race day.
"I just wanted to thank you and the team at Tommy's for all of the support that you have provided. You have been really friendly and helpful; it was a real privilege to run for such a worthy cause. The Tommy's team in the crowd were amazing - a real boost when I needed it at the end. Please pass on my thanks to everyone at Tommy’s!"
Our cheering stations at The British 10k
We have cheering stations at this race. Details will be uploaded to this page and emailed to Tommy's runners closer to the event.
Download your British 10k training plan
This guide will help you prepare and train for the Virgin Sport Westminster - British 10K 2017, including advice on what clothes to wear, food to eat and exercises to do.
Fundraising hints and tips
Your friends and family will probably sponsor you once you've set up your fundraising page, but to raise the maximum amount of money for our life-saving work, you could also think about organising a pub quiz, having a raffle or asking a local school to run a non-uniform day...
Social media can help you build a real buzz around your event. These channels work best when you make them personal. Be yourself and talk to your friends and followers as you would in person.
Get extra support for your event and help raise awareness of Tommy's' research and information programmes...easy!!!
Find out more about how to get your valuable donations to the team at Tommy's.
There are loads of ways that you can raise money for Tommy's research. Here are just a few to inspire you!
Tommy's top fundraising tips
There are a few simple guidelines to take into consideration when organising events for charity. If you’re in any doubt please contact us for advice.
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We've listed some of the runs available in the UK and around the world below. Most of the links go to the race's website. Once you've registered yourself with the organisers you can come back to our site and let us know you've signed up so we can support you too!