Welcome to the page for Ellie’s Fund Runners!  If you would like to run for Ellie’s Fund Brain Tumour Trust please join our special facebook group –

Ellie’s Fund Brain Tumour Trust supports all our runners by providing a technical running vest, advice, fundraising support, and where possible support at the running events themselves.  Our running team makes a vital contribution to our fundraising efforts.

Thank you to all those who run for us.


How to Run for Ellie’s Fund Brain Tumour Trust

Step 1:
Join our facebook group and let us know you are going to run for us.  If you aren’t on facebook let us know by twitter @elliesfundinfo or email us.

Step 2:
Find a race (we can help with this and there are lots of suggestions on our facebook page) and enter the race.
We are now able to obtain some places in various running events. Please see the Facebook group mentioned above for the latest information.

Step 3:
Set up a fundraising page at the Just Giving website.  if you need any help with this let us know.  To set your page up click here.

Step 4:
If you want a paper sponsor form you can download one to print here

Step 5:
Start your training plan!

Step 6:
Run your race and have a great time!

Getting Ready to Run!

Make sure you are fit to start any training programme.  If you haven’t exercised for some time have a check-up with your Doctor before starting anything. Some training plans from Runner’s World are set out below.

A great way of preparing for a running event is to join your local running club.  Scarborough Athletic Club is our local club.

Training Plans from Runner’s World

Start running now – a get going guide

Ideal diet for women runners

Get started – running schedules

5k – beginners’ schedule

Your first 10k : Five Easy Steps 

The perfect 10k – pick a schedule

Half marathon – pick a schedule



Our Runners

Links to our runners fundraising pages.  Please let me know via the facebook group if you want your photo including here.  We won’t include your photo without your permission.

  • Shaun Tymon
  • Jim Rowley
  • Becky Bradley
  • Sarah Cowen


Our runners in the news!

06/02/12 – “On track to raise funds for Ellie’s Fund” – Sarah Dowey in the 2012 London Marathon

28/03/12 – “David’s big effort for Ellie charity” – David Sessions’ Ravenscar to Scarborough Spa Half Marathon


Ellie’s Fund Runners’ Photo Gallery

Please send us your photos to include here