Home-working

Following advice regarding the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) the ERUK team will be home-working until further notice. Telephones are being forwarded to mobiles or you can contact us at [email protected]. You can also reach us via our social media channels; Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.

There may be some delay in accessing letters or invoices sent in the post but we will do our best to maintain as normal service as possible.

Epilepsy and coronavirus

Epilepsy Action have provided a COVID-19 statement for information on how people with epilepsy may be affected by coronavirus. The charity will be updating their COVID-19 advice regularly, offering guidance and answering FAQ questions. You can find all the information you need here.

ERUK Sporting Events

Regarding our upcoming sporting events, a large number are being postponed and cancelled due to the spread of COVID-19. We knew this was coming but it doesn’t make it any easier for all the people who have spent countless hours training and fundraising. ERUK would like to thank each and every one of you for your commitment and dedication to our cause.

Postponed Events so far:

Edinburgh Marathon 5K – postponed to Saturday 5 September

Edinburgh Marathon 10K – postponed to Saturday 5 September

Edinburgh Half Marathon – postponed to Sunday 6 September

Edinburgh Marathon – postponed to Sunday 6 September

(More information on the Edinburgh Marathon Festival here)

Brighton Marathon – postponed to Sunday 20 September

Brighton 10K – postponed to Sunday 20 September

BM Ride – postponed to Sunday 20 September

(More information on the Brighton Marathon weekend here)

London Marathon – postponed to 4 October (more information here)

Paris Marathon – postponed to Sunday 18 October (more information here)

Manchester Marathon – postponed to Autumn, date tbc (more information here)

Isle of Wight Challenge, Ultra Challenges – postponed to 5/6 September

Jurassic Coast Challenge, Ultra Challenges – postponed to 19/20 September

(More information on the Ultra Challenges here)

Spartan Beast – South East – postponed to 15 Aug 2020

Spartan Sprint – South East – postponed to 16 Aug 2020

Spartan Super – Ireland – postponed to 7 November 2020

Spartan Sprint – Ireland – postponed to 7 November 2020

Spartan Super – Wales – postponed to 21 November 2020

Spartan Sprint – Wales – postponed to 22 November 2020

Spartan Super – Midlands, 11 July 2020 – no change

Spartan Sprint – Midlands, 12 July 2020 – no change

Spartan Super – Yorkshire, 5 September 2020  *new addition*

Spartan Sprint – Yorkshire, 6 September 2020 *new addition*

Spartan Beast – Scotland, 19 September 2020 – no change

Spartan Sprint – Scotland, 20 September 2020 – no change

Spartan Beast – Windsor, 10 October 2020 – no change

Spartan Super – Windsor, 11 October 2020 – no change

Spartan Sprint – Windsor, 11 October 2020 – no change

Spartan Sprint – Twickenham Stadion, 5 December 2020 – no change

Cancelled Events so far: 

Easter Challenge, Ultra Challenges (more information here)

For the most up to date information please check with the event hosts.

We will continue to update our website with all relevant news when we know it and we will continue to support our fundraisers throughout this period – please get in touch via email or our social channels if you have any questions.