Focus on fundraisers

Running the Brighton Marathon

Annabel Dando tells us why she took on the Brighton Marathon in April 2018 for Epilepsy Research UK. “My name is Annabel Dando, I am 20 years old and one day I began to think about how my twin, Alex Dando has lived with epilepsy for about 7 years now. However, it has been a difficult journey for her, as read more

Camino de Santiago

Francesca Turauskis walked the Camino de Santiago in Summer 2017 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 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

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