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Sleep and Epilepsy discussed in annual Young Epilepsy Research Masterclass

Between Wednesday 26 and Thursday 27 April 2017, Young Epilepsy was proud to host their annual two-day Research Masterclass.

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Families from across the UK join fourth annual Purple Walk

A massive thank you to everyone who signed up and came along on the day to raise funds, awareness and support those living with epilepsy.

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Family share why they took part in Purple Walk

The reason Team Parry, consisting of mum, dad, Arla and their own cheer squad, took part in Purple Walk is to support their brave 22-month-old daughter Arla who lives with Dravet Syndrome.

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Richard ‘Rich’ Byatt

Rich was nine years old when he was first diagnosed with nocturnal seizures. His family were shocked and felt guilty for not picking up the indicators sooner – particularly as his mother has partial and complex epilepsy.

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Young Epilepsy Trustee wins prestigious neurology award

On Sunday, Professor Helen Cross OBE, The Prince of Wales’s Chair of Childhood Epilepsy, was presented with the prestigious Sidney Carter Award in Child Neurology by the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) during the 69th AAN Annual Meeting.

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London Marathon Runners 2017

Congrats to this year’s Virgin London Marathon runners

Our phenomenal 13 athletes completed the Virgin London Marathon on behalf of Young Epilepsy. Our supporters who were part of the record breaking 40,000 runners, put on a purple vest to take on the tough 26.2 mile route through the capital.

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The big day has arrived for our London Marathon runners!

The London Marathon has finally arrived for our runners. Months and months of dedicated training have finally come to an end all in preparation for today.

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6 last-minute running tips you’ll thank us for

The London Marathon is only a couple of days away now and we’re sure the nerves are starting to kick in. So below, we have shared some practical tips to help you stay safe and run your very best for team purple!

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Virgin London Marathon: The runners stories

Thousands of runners will grace the streets for the London Marathon this Sunday, 23 April. The challenging 26.2 mile route goes through the heart of London finishing in Westminster, near Buckingham Palace.

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All of the runners at Brighton Marathon

Congratulations to this year’s Brighton Marathon runners!

Our phenomenal athletes completed the Brighton Marathon on behalf of Young Epilepsy this weekend. Our supporters were part of the UK’s favourite 26.2 miler seaside marathon in one of the country’s most vibrant cities.

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