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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!

  • Cambridge Meet Up – 25th April

    Meet Up Logo - brainstrust brain tumour support meet up in CambridgeWhen you or your loved one is battling a brain tumour we know how important it is to meet with others who understand what you're going through. This Meet Up for people in or near Cambridge offers you a chance to do just that. The event is on the 25th of April from 10am - read on for more info...


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  • Meet Up for children with a brain tumour and their families in the North of England – 11th May

    When a child has a brain tumour, we know the family needs help too. Meet Up Logo for brain tumour meet ups and support

    Our upcoming day of animal encounters, being organised with the help of The Smiley Riley Fund, will give you the chance to meet other families who really understand what life’s like at every stage of the journey.

    The day out will be on Sunday 11th May at The Tropical Butterfly House Wildlife & Falconry Centre, Woodsetts Road, North Anston, Sheffield S25 4EQ.

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  • Show your support for brain tumour support
    at the Great Manchester Run – 18th May

    Great Manchester Run - take part for brain tumour support
    There are over 55,000 people living in the UK battling a brain tumour. You can help us to help these people by taking part in the 2014 Great Manchester Run - reputedly the nation's biggest and best 10k race.

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  • Take part in the Edinburgh Marathon Festival for brain tumour support – 24th May

    Edinburgh Marathon Festival for brain tumour support

    Edinburgh Marathon Festival 24th - 25th May 2014

    We have guaranteed places available for runners in the Edinburgh Marathon, half marathon, 10K and 5K races

    With all our work and supporters in Scotland, we are taking team brainstrust north of the border. We have places available for runners in the 2014 Edinburgh Marathon and the other events (including a 10k) that form the revered festival.

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  • A bike ride around London, at night...
    it's NIGHTRIDER London 2014 – 7th June

    Nightrider 2014 for brain tumour support

    A one day ride for brain tumour support with a difference...it’s at night! 

    Starting on the 7th June 2014, and finishing on the 8th, Nightrider™ is an exciting 100km moonlit ride past London’s iconic landmarks.  

    Hop on your bike and see Tower Bridge, a deserted City of London, Canary Wharf, London Zoo, Piccadilly Circus, British Museum, London Eye, Houses of Parliament, Trafalgar Square and more...

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  • London to Land's End 24 hour bike ride for brain tumour support – 14th June

    The iconic white signpost of Land’s End means you are at the very edge of Britain; no more miles to pedal, no more hills to climb, you can cycle no further. Read on to find out about Ride 24's London to Lands End epic.

    Rewarded by the fresh sea air and a view over the Atlantic you only now realise what you have accomplished on this truly testing and tough ride. Over 310 miles stretch between London and Land’s End, many hills in between and a wind that just could be on the nose. Your legs will take a pounding as you push past Winchester, the New Forest – and then onto a true test of spirit as night draws in and you approach Dartmoor. It's not exactly all down hill from there onwards, but as the sun rises Cornwall feels welcoming, and that special white sign nears....

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  • Somerley House Midsummers Clay Shoot for brain tumour support – 20th June


    Viscount Somerton has extended an invitation to us (and you!) to take part in a prestigious shoot, organised jointly with the Household 
    Cavalry Foundation. This guarantees to be a great day's shooting at an incredible venue, and is a wonderful opportunity to help brain tumour patients and carers, and injured soldiers.

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  • British 10k London Run for brain tumour support – 13th July

    Take part in the world's greatest road race route and help us do even more to help brain tumour patients and their carers. What's more, this is a really efficient way for us to raise funds - Unlike other London mass participation ‘’Charity’’ Road Races The British 10k London Run is unique as it does not penalize charities taking part by charging them more than members of the public or corporate teams for guaranteed places. This has been races policy since inception in 2001. So if you do one London run for brain tumour support this year, make sure it's this one!
     

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  • 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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  • 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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