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Join team Blesma at the incredible London Landmarks Half Marathon 2019

The event is not your average half marathon! From cultural landmarks and heritage to the city's quirky and hidden secrets, runners will get to explore the capital on a route like no other! It is the only half marathon to go through both the City of London and City of Westminster.

10,000 runners will start on Pall Mall, finish by Downing Street and have fabulous views of London’s most iconic landmarks including Big Ben, St Paul’s Cathedral, Nelson’s Column, the Gherkin, the Shard, the Tower of London and the London Eye

There are two ways you can join Team Blesma...

Get a charity place with Blesma 

Get a charity place for just £30 when you pledge to fundraise £350.

Already have a place?


If you were lucky enough to secure your own place through the ballot we would love for you to join Team Blesma, there is no minimum sponsorship for own place runners but we would suggest setting a target of £200.

Event Highlights

    • 10,000 runners
    • Closed roads throughout London City & Westminster
    • Route takes in some of London’s most iconic landmark
    • A friendly team here to support you every step of the way

By fundraising for Blesma you’ll be transforming lives

Matt Weston was just 20 when he lost three limbs to a bomb blast in Afghanistan.

"All I remember is a flash, my ears ringing, and the sense of falling. I lost both my legs and my right arm below the elbow in the blast. My rehab has been long, slow and difficult. I was in intensive care for a while and was in hospital for three months, and I've just had my fiftieth operation."

"If my chair breaks and I can't repair it, Blesma will get it done. I was in a bad place after my injury but Blesma have been there for me, by my side from day one."

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Support Blesma by taking on the London Half Marathon

Last year alone we supported over 3,000 limbless veterans and widows

  • Just £10 could help to pay for a dedicated Support Officer to visit an amputee like Matt and give him much needed emotional support.
  • Just £100 could help to pay for home adaptations that would help an amputee like Matt get back into their own home and live independently once again.
  • Just £150 would help pay for Blesma families to have a weekend away so amputees like Matt can spend some quality time with their partners, families, and loved ones.
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Contact Us

For more information please contact the Fundraising team.
Tel: 020 8548 7089
Email: Fundraising@blesma.org