Run for BTO
Whether you are a regular runner or a complete beginner, there are lots of opportunities to race and raise money for the BTO. Races of all lengths take place throughout the country during the year. To find an event near you take a look at the Runners World Website or take a look below for events organised on behalf of BTO.
There are no events currently being organised.
Breckland Forest Marathon 2017, 2018 and 2019, Norfolk
runbreckland [at] btinternet.com (subject: Breckland%20Forest%20Marathon) (Run Breckland) organised the Breckland Forest Marathon, on the same day as the London Marathon, in 2017, 2018 and 2019 for those wishing for a more tranquil event. Starting from BTO's HQ in Thetford, Norfolk, runners could choose to run a full or half marathon through areas of Thetford Forest. In both years the event was a great success with profits from the event supporting BTO's work. The event has now outgrown the premises due to number of runners but will run in future years.
Brighton Marathon - A runner's view
Mark is a keen birder and took up one of BTO's places in the Brighton Marathon 2013.Not only that, he was doing a second marathon just eight days later! That deserves some praise! He said:
Once you have a place in your event, just contact us and we can then provide you with personalised sponsorship forms and promotional material. You can also set up an online fundraising page at:
Justgiving: Set up a personalised page where people can donate an amount of their choosing to your cause.
If you would like to raise funds for BTO by taking part in a running event please get in contact. You can email fundraising [at] bto.org or contact the Fundraising Team on 01842 750050.
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