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Emma McNeill
MRF Nothern Ireland Fundraising Officer
Emma McNeill

I feel working for Meningitis Research Foundation is extremely rewarding

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Running events

Support the Foundation by taking part in a range of events from fun runs to competitive marathons, and from the world famous to the local.


Thames Path Trail Thames Path Trail
Putney Bridge to Henley
Walk, jog or run the 25km, 50km, or 100km route from Putney Bridge to Henley

Man vs Mountain Man vs Mountain
Mount Snowdon
Brutal AND Beautiful – 20 miles – 1 Mountain – can you conquer Snowdon?

Tough Mudder Tough Mudder

it's time to get tough on meningitis and septicaemia


Berlin Marathon Berlin Marathon
Run for us in the world's most exciting Marathon

Bournemouth Marathon  & Running Festival Bournemouth Marathon & Running Festival

Join us on the South Coast

Virgin London Marathon Virgin London Marathon
The World's most famous marathon

Loch Ness Marathon Loch Ness Marathon
Loch Ness
If you only ever run one marathon in your life, make sure it’s this one

Dublin Marathon Dublin Marathon
Dublin City Centre
Marathon runners wanted

Brighton marathon Brighton marathon

Join the team for one of the most exciting road running events in the UK

Paris Marathon Paris Marathon
Run a marathon for MRF in the world’s most romantic city

Half Marathon

Waterside Half Marathon Waterside Half Marathon

Early entry strongly advised

Richmond Half Marathon Richmond Half Marathon
Kew Gardens, London
Run London's most exclusive race, then visit the Richmond Fitness expo and music festival!

Bristol Half Marathon Bristol Half Marathon
One of the UK's top races

Belfast Half Marathon Belfast Half Marathon
Half a marathon, all the fun

Great North Run Great North Run
Join our team for the world’s most popular half marathon


TrekFest Peak District TrekFest Peak District
Peak District
TrekFest is a tough UK challenge for tough and adventurous trekkers. Join us for either the 27 mile or 54 mile challenge this September in the stunning Peak District.

5K and fun run

Supernova Kelpies 5k Supernova Kelpies 5k
Helix Park and the Kelpies, Falkirk
Everything looks different in the dark

JogScotland One Big Weekend JogScotland One Big Weekend
Bellahouston Park, Glasgow (Saturday) Holyrood Park, Edinburgh (Sunday)
The perfect chance to get together

Killarney Women's Mini Marathon Killarney Women's Mini Marathon
Music and movement

10K run

Men's 10k Edinburgh Men's 10k Edinburgh
One for the boys

Killarney Women's Mini Marathon Killarney Women's Mini Marathon
Music and movement

Run to the Beat Run to the Beat
Wembley Park, London
Live music acts spur you along in this unique and exciting 10k run

Seth Buckley
E. coli meningitis
E. coli meningitis at 19

It was so rare for babies his age to get this strain

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