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Bear-Patrol raise £12,552,99 for Sussex Beacon

Besi Besemar April 26, 2017

Team Bear-Patrol ran in the Brighton Half Marathon at the end of February, raising £12,552.99 for the Sussex Beacon.

This year there were 22 runners in The Bear-Patrol Team all running as part of Team Beacon.

 Danny Dwyer
Danny Dwyer

Bear-Patrol’s Danny Dwyer, said: Thank you to all of the Bear-Patrol Supporters who took part in the race either as a runner, volunteered on our water station and/or came along to support our runners on the route. All support no matter how it’s done is always fully appreciated.”

He continued: “I can only but thank every one of our runners, volunteers and supporters for taking part in the race with the Bear-Patrol Team and hope that you will join us again for The Brighton Half Marathon in 2018”.

Miss Hope Springs
Miss Hope Springs

The next major Bear Patrol fundraiser will be the annual Hibernation Luncheon on Sunday, October 22 at The Old Ship Hotel starring Miss Hope Springs.

Tickets will be available to purchase from May 15 and this year Bear Patrol will be guaranteeing £5,000 of the money raised at the luncheon (via the raffle and auction) towards securing the future of the Counselling Project recently closed down at Switchboard and help relocated it into another LGBT+ organisation in the city. Any funding remaining will be donated to the Brighton & Hove LGBT Community Safety Forum.

To book tickets for Hibernation, email: