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Join the Team and Run for Dystonia!

5K, 10k, half marathon or the full marathon - we have the run to suit you!
 Gtr Manchester Marathon      London 10K      Crystal Palace 5K     Great North Run

    Other Runs 

Why not run for Dystonia? Links to upcoming runs are above, or if you have a balot place let us know! 
Can't find the right run for you? Check out our partner Run for Charity


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Brighton Marathon - April 2014       

2014 will be the 5th Brighton Marathon and we want to field our biggest team yet! The Brighton Marathon is one of the best Marathons in the UK and the support you get from the crowds is unbeatable.

Entry for the Brighton Marathon ballot places is now open and we do have a number of Charity Places available. If you would like one contact 0845 803


If you want to come and cheer on our runners in Brighton let us know!

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        April 2014

 The King of Marathons! This years London Marathon was a great success and we had seven wonderful runners taking part for the Dystonia Society.

If you are successful in securing a ballot place for 2014 and would like to run for the Dystonia Society, we will provide you with all the materials and advice you require to assist you fundraising. And our team of supporters will be there on the day to cheer you on!

If you are interested in running the London Marathon for the Dystonia Society next year please call our Fundraising Team on
0845 803 1004 /



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Greater Manchester Marathon - Sunday 6th April 2014

Take part in the newest and the flattest UK city marathon, an ideal race for new marathon runners. And the inconic finish line at Old Trafford football stadium will make it a memorable marathon.

Enter on the Greater Manchester Marathon website.

Contact  for more details

ASICS Oulton Park Half Marathon - Sunday 23rd February 2014

This is the perfect training race for those competing in the Manchester Marathon, but also has the added bonus of taking place on the world famous motor racing circuit with the finishing line being in the pit lane!

There is also a 10K race taking place alongside this event if you want to join in on the fun but don't want to run a half marathon. 

Enteries close soon on the Greater Manchester Marathon website




Berlin Marathon - 28th September 2014

2014 will be the first ever time that TeamDystonia takes to the streets of Berlin in the Berlin Marathon. It's regarded as one of the best marathon's in the world so come and join us in raising vital funds for dystonia.

Matt Lyons, Wayne Wickham, Vicky Jennings and Donna Byrne will all be running for the Dystonia Society in 2014, and we still have a limited number of other charity places available! Contact our fundraising team today if you would like a place on 0845 803 1004 /




 Bupa London 10,000 - 25th May 2014 

We had a huge team of 20 for 2013's 10K race around central London and we are now looking for people to join the Dystonia Society team for 2014's Bupa London 10,000.


If you are interested in a Charity Place, contact 0845 801 1004 /


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Big Fun Run 5K-
Crystal Palace, London - 26th October
This year we were joined by a number of runners and walkers for the Big Fun Run's 5K at Crystal Palace .

We hope to have a big team there again this year to walk and run 5K for dystonia. Join us on te 26th October in London for this family friendly event to raise lots of money and awareness!

Contact the Fundraising Team for more info on




USA Marathons


There are some great marathons in the USA, and increasingly we're seeing people taking on these challenges for the Dystonia Society. Jim Steele (Pictured on the Right) and Megan Davies completed the Grand Canyon Ultra Marathon, and Phil Taylor finished the Washington Marathon in 2013.


In 2014 we have our Running Man, Phil Taylor, taking on the Niagra Falls Marathon on the 26th October. To join him, or to talk about other running opportunities in America contact the office at


The Great North Run - 7th September 2014

It's the time of year to register your interest in the Great North Run, the U.K's biggest participation event.

Although The Dystonia Society has not been successful in purchasing guaranteed entries for 2014 you can still take part in this fantastic event and raise funds for the Dystonia Society. 

The Dystonia Society will be there to support you with materials, running vest and fundraising advice!

Contact the Fundraising Team for more info on 

0845 8031 004 

Ballot Places

If you have a ballot place for any run and want to support the Dystonia Society we will support you and supply you with the materials you need to make your event a success. Contact 0845 803 1004 /

Other Running Events

There are thousands of events across the UK this year - we can help to find the right one for you! Major events will be advertised here, on our Facebook page and in our e-newsletter 

Run For Charity Partner

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Support our runners! 


If running isn't your cup of tea, but you want to experience the atmosphere, why not come along and support our runners! We will have great support teams at the London and Brighton Marthons and the BUPA 10,000 this year. 

If you want to join us at any event please contact 0845 803 1004 or to find out where the Support Team will be!

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