On Sunday 3 October 2021, 50,000 runners will be part of the biggest marathon ever staged anywhere in the world.

The runners taking part in the Virtual London Marathon 2021 for The Walton Centre Charity are:

  • Jan Ross
  • Laura Abernethy
  • Frank Burns
  • Francis Redmond
  • Eve Danaher
  • Tom Slater
  • Harry Hodgson
  • Bala Sridhar

Our runners are training incredibly hard for this challenge and many have never ran a marathon before. This page has been created to raise support and donations for their fantastic effort. 

All monies raised will support our Home from Home accommodation, for relatives who need somewhere to stay after a patient has been admitted for urgent treatment. 

There are eight ensuite bedrooms including two larger rooms which are suitable for families and for those with a disability.  The Fairclough Family room offers sofas, TV and a kitchenette and dining area; and there is a quiet room for anyone who would like a private space to relax. There is a laundry, fully equipped for washing and drying; and free wifi for easy internet access.

The Home from Home is provided free to families who need it, thanks to our charity supporters. It costs approximately £50,000 per year to run the unit.

Your donations make a real difference:


Funds 1 night


Funds 5 nights


Funds 25 nights


Funds an average stay of 3 nights for 25 families

The Walton Centre Charity