Focus on fundraisers

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

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

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