Windsor Half Marathon
28 September 2014
We had 15 runners competing and fundraising for us on the day, who raised a total of over £4,000 for The Musical Brain.
Why run for The Musical
Music has inspired, entertained, comforted and moved us for thousands of years.
But it is only recently that science has begun to shed light on the incredible
impact that music and other art forms can have on the mind, brain and body.
The Musical Brain is committed to bridging the gap between the arts and
sciences by encouraging cross-disciplinary discussion between neuroscientists,
artists, medical professionals and performers, and by sharing and debating the
groundbreaking research with a public audience. Our conferences and
events demonstrate the life-enhancing effects of the arts on conditions such as
depression, Alzheimer’s disease, epilepsy, Parkinson’s, and post-traumatic
stress disorder as a result of conflict, providing practical implications for
medical professionals, therapists and arts practitioners.
We are a small charity and require funding to cover our core and event costs.
Run for us and help to ensure that the vital discussion between science and the