Thank you for your interest in joining Team LPO at the Virgin Money London Marathon on 23 April 2017.

The London Philharmonic Orchestra’s Education & Community programme reaches over 30,000 people each year, with work in schools and community settings in the boroughs of Greenwich, Southwark, Lewisham, Lambeth and further afield. For over 13 years the Orchestra’s specially designed schools concerts, Brightsparks, have given young people the opportunity to have their first encounter with a full strength symphony orchestra in the Royal Festival Hall. Each concert is tailored to a specific Key Stage within the National Curriculum and is supported by teacher training opportunities and other resources.

All money raised will help to enable over 12,000 young people from our South London communities and beyond to attend one of our live schools concerts. Every £9 raised enables one child to attend a concert. The individual fundraising target of £2,000 will provide funding for 7 classes.

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* 1. Contact information

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* 2. Further information

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* 3. Why do you want to run the 2017 Virgin Money London Marathon for the London Philharmonic Orchestra? (max. 250 words)

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* 4. Please give some examples of how you will raise £2,000 for the LPO. (max. 250 words)

Please submit your application form by 21:00 on Sunday 11 December. We aim to respond to successful applicants within one week of the closing date. Due to volume of applications unsuccessful candidates will not be notified. Places are limited and selection will be based on application.

If you have any further questions about applying to run the London Marathon for the London Philharmonic Orchestra please contact Amy Sugarman, Development Assistant, on 02078404209 or