Supporting Brighton’s runners every step of the
25 April 2014
Thousands of athletes pounding the
pavement in support of their most-loved charities can only
mean one thing: marathon season is upon us!
Runners take centre stage on the day, but
along the track you’ll often find a couple of hundred SJA
volunteers - poised and ready to make sure runners are supported
throughout the gruelling 26.2 mile course.
This year, our 280 volunteers lent a hand to
1,600 runners as they raced to finish the Brighton Marathon. Most
of the people we treated had minor injuries and were soon back on
their feet towards the finish line, thanks to our dedicated first
Be a part of the action
The Brighton Marathon is in its fifth year and
is fast becoming one of the top marathons in Britain, because of
its scenic route along the seafront and through the city.
Each year, the marathon’s organisers hold a
select number of places for runners who would like to run in
support of St John Ambulance and all we do as a charity.
The money raised by dedicated runners goes
straight into our community programmes, which aim to get life
saving first aid skills into the hands of as many people as
Think you’ve got what it
takes? Set yourself a challenge for 2015 and join our team
of Brighton Marathon runners. Registration is just £40, alongside a
fundraising target. Everyone who runs for us receives personalised
fundraising support, to ensure you can focus your time where it
matters: training for this amazing race.
If you want to get involved in next
year’s Brighton Marathon contact Mia at firstname.lastname@example.org or
on 01296 744 378
There are loads of other ways you can raise money
for our life saving work, such as skydiving, or a sponsored stroll.