Brighton Marathon names charity partners for 2018

The Brighton Oasis Project and MindOut are the two charities named as partners for the 2018 Brighton Marathon.
Brighton Marathon (Photograph: Eddie MItchell)Brighton Marathon (Photograph: Eddie MItchell)
Brighton Marathon (Photograph: Eddie MItchell)

The next 26-mile race takes place on Sunday, April 15, and will see thousands of runners raise cash for hundred of charities.

Tom Naylor, event director, said: “We are really pleased to welcome our local charity partners to the 2018 Brighton Marathon. The Brighton Marathon Weekend is a community event; it’s about bringing people together and provides a great opportunity to bring the incredible work of our charities to the forefront, particularly within the local area”

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The Brighton Oasis Project helps women and families affected by substance misuse, and MindOut works with LGBTQ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Queer) people who experience mental health issues.

Jo-Anne Welsh, director of Brighton Oasis Project, said: “This partnership represents an unparalleled opportunity for BOP to finally begin showing Brighton the incredible work it’s been doing behind the scenes for 20 years. The Brighton Marathon encapsulates for our clients in recovery the powerful and inspirational message that with hard work, dedication and resilience you can achieve anything!”

Helen Jones, MindOut’s CEO, said: “It is a great honour to have been chosen as Brighton Marathon charity partner 2018, we are delighted. As well as raising much needed funds this will help us to publicise the vital mental health work we do, help us to reduce stigma about mental health and get our message out far and wide. LGBTQ people have higher rates of anxiety, depression and suicidal distress, Brighton Marathon is helping us to address this in a really positive way.”

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