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We always have a lot happening at brainstrust.

Whether you would like to join in one of our events,
organise your own event, share and idea for an
event or just see what is going on, then this is the
place to explore.

We would love to see you at a brainstrust event!

  • Take part in the London Triathlon for people
    battling a brain tumour – 2nd August

    London Triathlon LogoWetsuits, bikes, trainers...and oyster cards at the ready - the 2014 London Triathlon is officially open for entries!

    We aim to have the lowest entry fees and fundraising targets so this year it's easier than ever to swim, bike and run to support some of the 55,000+ people in the UK living with and beyond a brain tumour diagnosis.

    Taking place on the 2 - 3 August, the 2014 London Triathlon will welcome over 13,000 triathletes of all ages and abilities to swim, bike and run around the iconic route.

    With distances ranging from Super Sprint up to Olympic Plus, there really is something for individuals of all abilities. If you don’t fancy doing the whole thing, why not follow in the footsteps of Olympians Louis Smith, Jade Jones and Nicola Adams and take on one leg as part of the team relay with friends?

    No matter how you do it, completing the London Triathlon with team brainstrust will make a huge difference for brain tumour patients. We know.



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  • Ride 24 - London to Paris by bike, in 24 hours for people affected by a brain tumour. – 6th September

    The originial 24 hour classic. London's Blackheath - 350 excited riders line up on the start line. We head out into the Kent countryside towards our first rest stop, then onwards to Dover, a second stop, before an evening ferry to Calais. Night riding now once in France, rest stops and food as we pass through the major cathedral cities of Amiens and Beauvais, and smaller towns steeped in history. If we're lucky, locals will be out in force to cheer us Tour de France style as we speed though.

    We head into Paris though the quieter Sunday morning traffic on to the glorious finale around the Arc de Triumphe, down the Champs Elysee before the finish near the Eiffel Tower. Voila - the classic Ride 24 and a great place to celebrate.

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  • Scottish Half Marathon - help us set up TEN more Meet Ups for people with a brain tumour in Scotland. – 6th September

    The Scottish Half Marathon is the newest event on the UK’s running calendar - come and be a part of it, and know that you're doing something  amazing for brain tumour support in Scotland.

     

    Scottish Half Marathon for brain tumour support


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  • Bupa Great North Run 2014 for people with a brain tumour – 7th September

    Join brainstrust at the Bupa Great North Run.

     

    The Bupa Great North Run can't be beaten. It attracts world class athletes like Mo Farah and Haile Gebrselassie, is televised by the BBC, and has over 57,000 other runners taking part. What's more, the atmosphere is absolutely electric!

     

     

    The general entry ballot is now closed, but there is still an opportunity to join our Bupa Great North Run team. We have a limited number of free charity places available for this event, so be quick to make sure that you don't miss out.



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  • Cardiff 10k - Be an everyday superhero for brain tumour support in Wales – 7th September

    Cardiff 10k for brain tumour support in Wales
    Team brainstrust has been taking part in the Cardiff 10k for three years now, we are really lucky to be one of the small group of 'official' charities supported by this fantastic event, which is organised impeccably each year by Kidney Wales.

    This means we can guarantee you a place in this amazing event that takes in the best bits of a beautiful City, and by taking part you can do something amazing for people living with a brain tumour in Wales.

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  • Run to the Beat and help UK brain tumour
    patients in 2014 – 7th September

    Run to the Beat 2014 charity places available for brain tumour support
    On 7th September 2014, Run to the Beat is back!


    This is real highlight of team brainstrust calendar, and we want it to be as easy as possible for you to show your support for people with a brain tumour in the UK. With a low fundraising target, no registration fee, plenty of time to train, and at 'just' 10k, this is a great way to get on board and show your support for our work to help people in the UK who are affected by a brain tumour diagnosis.

    Run to the Beat 2014. You can do it. We know.



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  • The Bacchus Marathon and Half Marathon – 14th September

    Bacchus Marathon and Bacchus Half MarathonA great way to help us support more of the 60,000 people in the UK that are living with a brain tumour. The Bacchus Festival is a running event with a BIG difference. There's wine. 

    With wine tasting stations, post race BBQ, fancy dress and stunning views the focus of this event is fun, fun, fun. There is a 2.5k fun run for those who don’t want to tackle the half or full marathon distances.

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  • Great Yorkshire Run - Be great for brain tumour support – 28th September

    Be great for people with a brain tumour - Join team brainstrust and thousands of runners in Sheffield on Sunday 28th September 2014 for the Great Yorkshire Run.

    Great Yorkshire Run for brain tumour support


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  • Royal Marsden Neuro-Oncology Conference – 2nd October

    Royal Marsden Neuro-Oncology Conference

    Following the success of the first conference in 2012, the Royal Marsden are holding a second Neuro-Oncology Conference day on Thursday, 2 October 2014.


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