Focus on fundraisers

Alex and Julie’s La Velodyssee – Camino del Norte

Alex Akers and Julie Ward are fundraising for us this Spring. Julie tells her story and why she is fundraising here: “My boyfriend Alex and I are raising money for Epilepsy research UK and have combined a cycle tour and a hike as our fundraiser.  We leave on the 3rd of April to catch the ferry from Plymouth to Roscoff read more

Emmett Woods – Fifty for 50

In June 2016 Emmett celebrated his 50th birthday!  To mark this special occasion he took part in 50 timed running events throughout  2016. This included parkruns, 5k races, 10ks, half marathons and, if he had too…. marathons! Emmett had great support along the way with fellow runners and has raised £2,403.50 – what a fantastic achievement and we are so grateful for read more

Ace Paddlers Event

Nick Davison and Craig Edwards undertook a massive challenge in October.  Craig decided to Kayak from London to Liverpool and asked if anyone would like to join him – Nick thought ‘I could run that!’ Nick continues, “I decided to run the route (240+ miles!) for Epilepsy Research UK as my wife and three of my children have  different forms read more

A homage to the Great British Bake Off!

Steven Spaull lets us know about this tasty event! “For the second year running, the NIHR Exeter Clinical Research Facility ran a Great British Bake Off inspired event. This year, the chosen charity was Epilepsy Research UK, selected as epilepsy effects a number of relatives and loved ones of members of staff. The event ran for ten weeks, with each read more

Marathon Alpes-Maritime Nice Cannes

Richard Buckingham took on the Marathon Alpes-Maritime Nice – Cannes earlier in November, and recounts the adventure for us here: “A friend of mine had run the Marathon Alpes-Maritime two years ago and partly because I hit my forties recently and partly because we love the South of France, but mainly because it presented a great opportunity to raise money read more

Pete’s Big Fun Run

Supporter Pete Skarparis did the Big Fun Run for us recently – here he tells you why he supports our research. “On Saturday 29th October 2016, some friends and I ran 5km at Crystal Palace Park for Epilepsy Research UK (ERUK). This was the second time in 2 years that had I gathered a team to run and fundraise money read more

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