Over 40,000 people took part in the London Marathon this weekend, including 4 courageous runners who went that extra mile by fundraising for The Sussex Beacon to help us continue providing specialist care for people living with HIV. One runner who took on this iconic race was Craig Baines. Craig dreamt of running the London Marathon, and finally achieved his dream on Sunday after years of hard work.
Summer is a fantastic time to get fundraising, as sunshine makes everyone feel more positive, more motivated to get active and outside and more generous! Here are a few ideas to bring in some extra donations and help you reach (or even smash) your fundraising goal.
The Sussex Beacon Relay returns for another year at The Grand Brighton Half Marathon, to raise vital funds for our services providing specialist care and support for people living with HIV.
Against the backdrop of bright winter sunshine and temperatures around the zero degree mark, the 28th Brighton Half Marathon took place on 25th February 2018. The event, one of the biggest fundraisers for the organising charity The Sussex Beacon, was considered a huge success. Out of the 8,811 people who finished the 13.1 mile-long race, the charity was proudly represented by 135 dedicated ‘Team Beacon’ runners. Their support and fundraising is an important source of income for the Sussex Beacon every year, which offers specialist care and support for men, women and families living with HIV. Over the last three
The Sussex Beacon has secured 19 places for next year’s Virgin Money London Marathon. If you would like to run for us on Sunday, 28th April 2019, please read on!