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take on a challenge for 2018

Be part of our 125th anniversary year and take on a challenge for 2018. 

Two purple balloons with '125' This year we're looking for more people than ever to join Team Purple. Together with your help we can press ahead with our groundbreaking medical research and ultimately find a cure for epilepsy. 

If you're aiming to get fit in 2018 or are simply looking to take part in something different we’ve got a challenge for everyone. Our events calendar is full of ideas we hope will inspire you. Whatever you decide to do, we will provide all the support you need from fundraising tips and advice, to materials and training plans. 

Here are our top 5 challenges for the year ahead:

Two team purple fundraisers in epilepsy society shirts after completing a half marathon

Run a half marathon

Sign up for a half marathon like the Great North Run or Royal Parks which takes you past four of London's eight Royal Parks.

Man swimming outdoors

Take the plunge

Sign up for a swimming event with us. 


Team purple cyclists taking part in Ride London

Get on your bike

Join Team Purple and take on one of our fantastic cycling challenges this year including RideLondon-Surrey 100. 

Team purple fundraiser standing in front of machu picchu

Take on a trek

Grab your walking boots and take in the scenery! There's treks of all distances including the Thames Path Challenge. 

Fundraiser skydiving with parachute

Aim high

Calling all adrenaline junkies! Take to the skies for Epilepsy Society at locations throughout the UK. 

For more information on any of these events:

Please contact our fundraising team on 01494 601414 or email us