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Fighting to stop premature birth

We fight for medical breakthroughs for some of the toughest fights our children face. Find out more about our BORN TOO SOON campaign.

funding vital research

We’re on a mission to save and change children’s lives through medical research, developing treatments, vaccinations and cures.

Childhood cancers

In the UK almost 4,000 children and young people under 25 are diagnosed with cancer every year. We are funding research to try and improve the chances and treatment for children with brain tumours and cancer.

Cerebral palsy

Around 2,000 babies are diagnosed with cerebral palsy every year in the UK. Action is determined to help, which is why we’re funding vital research into cerebral palsy that might one day provide answers.

London to Paris riders in front of the Eiffel Tower

London to Paris 300 miles

Join the original and best London to Paris Bike Ride. Action have been running this event for over 18 years taking more than 5000 cyclists to Paris.

Cycling Events

With cycling challenges both in the UK and abroad, there's definitely a challenge waiting for you. From beginners to the very experienced and with routes ranging 20 miles to hundreds of miles, come and join us in the fight for little lives.

Running Events

We have places in some of the greatest and best-known events in the world. As part of Team Action, you will receive fantastic training and fundraising support, regular updates and access to post-race events. We are with you every step of the way to support you with training, fundraising and more.

Team Challenges

Test yourself with one of our incredible team challenges. We have places on some unique events that require endurance, teamwork and skill. Our challenges are perfect for corporate teams or groups of friends, fun team building or healthy competition.

Aiden's story

Aiden was treated with cooling therapy to help prevent brain damage, after complications at birth led to a shortage of oxygen.

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