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The Big Half

The Big Half Marathon

There isn’t just one reason to run the The Big Half, there are 600,000! That’s the number of people living with epilepsy in the UK right now. 

Run Details

When: Sunday 10 March 2019
Where: London, United Kingdom
Distance: 13.1 miles 

Registration fee: £25
Minimum Sponsorship pledge: £295

About The Big Half

A half marathon brought to you by the organisers of the Virgin Money London Marathon. The route starts by Tower Bridge and finishes by The Cutty Sark in Greenwich and includes parts of the world famous London Marathon course. 

Need a place?

We have a number of guaranteed places in the Big Half. In return for a place, we ask you to pay a registration fee of £25 and commit to the minimum sponsorship target of £295.

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Have your own place?

If you have been successful in securing your own place in the Big Half, we would be delighted to have you on our team. There is no set minimum sponsorship, we simply ask you to raise what you can. To request a runner's pack click on the button below.

Join the team

How we will support you

We will support you every step of the way and all of our runners will receive:

  • A welcome pack full of fundraising tips to help you get started
  • Free technical Epilepsy Action running vest
  • Fundraising support and encouragement from our dedicated team
  • Exclusive access to our Epilepsy Action Heroes Facebook group
  • Optional supporters' cheering packs

For further information

For further information on the Big Half, please contact our events team on +44 (0)113 210 8821 or by emailing events@epilepsy.org.uk

Event Date: 
Sunday 29 May 2016 (All day)

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Thanks for all your help yesterday Epilepsy Action! Was nice to see friendly faces as soon as I finished the run!

Submitted by Eamonn Borg-Neal on

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