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running events

Join our fantastic team of runners and help us make strides towards our goal of a full life for everyone affected by epilepsy. We have places in running events of all distances across the UK. If you have your own place in an event, you can still be part of Team Purple. Contact us about running on behalf of Epilepsy Society.

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The Big Half

The Big Half is a brand new half marathon event for 2018 by the organisers of the London Marathon.

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The Gerrards Cross Fun Run

The Gerrards Cross Fun Run follows a 5km route around the residential roads of Gerrards Cross finishing on the East Common.

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London Marathon

Are you up to the challenge? Join us with your ballot place. 

Brighton Marathon

The Brighton Marathon route provides panoramic views of the English Channel and South Downs. Since the first marathon in 2010, it is now the second largest marathon in the UK. 

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Edinburgh Marathon

Edinburgh Marathon has been voted the fastest marathon in the UK. Start your marathon in the beautiful city centre and finish your journey at the famous Musselburgh Racecourse.

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Great North Run

Taking place in Newcastle, with a field of 56,000 runners, the Bupa Great North Run covers 13.1 miles from Newcastle, across the Tyne Bridge and onto the picturesque coastal finish in South Shields.

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Royal Parks Half Marathon

This spectacular half marathon takes you through the centre of London, past iconic sites such as Buckingham Palace and Royal Albert Hall as well as four of London's eight Royal Parks.

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Great Manchester Run

Be part of Europe's biggest 10K running event and support our work at the same time. This fantastic event takes you through the centre of Manchester and is now broadcast live on the BBC.