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Marathon March

The Marathon March is a 26.2 mile walk that takes place every year, with Palace fans taking on the challenge to raise vital money for young south Londoners.

Sign up to the 2024 Marathon March here

Join Palace for Life for the 8th annual Marathon March on Saturday 12th October 2024.

Take part in our 2024 Marathon March, powered by our sponsor Utilita Giving, and join the team for the 26.2 mile walk around our home of south London. 

Last year, over 200 Marchers raised over £102,000 to help support our work in south London, and for 2024, we want to make it even bigger.

Taking place on Saturday 12th October 2024 and starting and finishing at Selhurst Park, we will end with a lap of the pitch before a Palace party at the ground! 

The marathon-length walk will be running for its seventh year, and we want to build on last year’s record-breaking day. Every year the Marathon March brings together Palace fans, legends and supporters. The social event is open to anyone, and is non-competitive, where the primary aim is to raise money for Palace for Life. 

All participants will receive a Marathon March T-Shirt and a finishers medal, as well as a training programme; created by Palace fan and personal trainer, Beulah Pickles. 

The six previous years of the Marathon March have seen Palace fans raise over half a million pounds for the Foundation, directly supporting our work with vulnerable young people in south London. 

All participants are asked to pay a registration fee of £25 (£20 for half route, £10 under 18s) and to commit to raising a minimum of £300 each in sponsorship. 

To sign up to the 2024 Marathon March, click HERE. 

If you wish to fundraise as a family or a group we will ask you to commit to the below pledges: 

  • Group of four = £600 
  • Group of five = £750 
  • Group of six = £900 
  • Group of 7+ = £1,000 

Contact the fundraising team (fundraising@palaceforlife.org) to let us know if you are fundraising as a group or if you have any other queries. 

Sign up to the 2024 Marathon March, HERE. 

You can see our Marathon March 2023 fundraising Roll of Honour HERE. 

Check out the highlights from the 2023 Marathon March below.

Sara started playing football at a Wildcats session, and now plays for Crystal Palace

Read Sara's Story

From struggles at school to a job at the Palace shop

Read Kyle's Story


Read Precieux's Story

Ruairi shining for the Foundation’s DS Eagles Football Team

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