Focus on fundraisers

Camino de Santiago

Francesca Turauskis walked the Camino de Santiago this Summer raising money for epilepsy, here she tells her story: “I had my first tonic-clonic about 7 years ago, when I was 21. It was my last year of university. As a young woman with no history, the doctors put it down to a one-off. A year later, it was a two-off. read more

Birmingham Triathlon

Jude Sergeant took part in the Birmingham Triathlon recently raising money for Epilepsy Research UK. She’s shared her fantastic account of the event with us here; “Wow! What a whirlwind that weekend was! Setting off on Saturday we were so excited. Then came race day and the nerves really kicked in! We registered, got all our numbers, stickers and time read more

Barnsley Footballer completes the London to Paris Cycle!

Angus MacDonald  completed the London to Paris Cycle ride in June with his friend Tom Anderson, to raise much needed funds for Epilepsy Research UK.  Angus’s sister has epilepsy and this is the 2nd time Angus has taken part in a charity event for us – what a fantastic achievement on completing the challenge and huge congratulations to them both! read more

Simon Osborn’s Thames Path Walk

ERUK supporter Simon Osborn walked the length of the Thames Path in April 2017. Here he tells us all about it! “The challenge was to walk the Thames Path National Trail along the River Thames from the source spring to the finish at the flood barriers in London. The route was 184 miles long taking 12 days. I was walking read more

Johnnie’s Hackney Half Marathon

Johnnie Chan took part in the Hackney Half Marathon recently in memory of his friend Darren. Here he tells us a little about the day itself… “Hackney Marches is a great venue, when i arrived there were 1000’s of athletes getting registered and warmed up, there was a cold wind but the sun was shining and the atmosphere was wonderful. read more

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

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