Blog London Marathon – are you in or out? With the London Marathon 2016 ballot results due to be announced, a quarter of a million people will be rushing home today to see which magazine they’ve received – congratulations or commiserations. And with a record number of ballot applicants, chances are even slimmer this year. But don't despair: whether you gained a place in the ballot or not - we can help you! We offer a fabulous package to both own place and charity place runners to make it all worth it come race day. So, no matter what your result is today, we’re asking you to be part of our team! What you will get: Before the big day • An official United Response running vest• Unlimited fundraising advice and support to help you meet your target• Monthly newsletters with training tips and useful running facts• Publicity support from our press and social media teams• A fundraising and training toolkit. On the day • A luxury post-race reception at the 5* Duke’s Hotel for yourself, friends and family• A sports massage and shower • A cheering station to support you on the way round And if you meet your target before May, you will receive some official London Marathon merchandise as a special treat from us! Why run for us? You will be helping us to support more people with disabilities and mental health needs to live their lives on their own terms. Plus, we will be with you every step of the way and, even though you are part of a team, we will support you as an individual on your journey to the finish line. American trio Michael, Brian and Paul who ran for us last year said: "It was an amazing experience taking part together and we’re glad that we did it with United Response!"Zoe, who also ran for United Response last year and volunteered with us to do some guide running, said: "It has been great having a charity I can really get involved with – to go out and see how your money helps is just fantastic. United Response are so happy to help facilitate how involved you want to be, it’s such unique attention – you’re always there for us to call."So join us today and become part of TeamUR – we’d love to have you! Apply to run for usSarah Riddlestone, fundraising assistant.