You are here:

Action Medical Research homepage

Published on


COVID-19 children's research appeal

COVID-19 children's research appeal

funding vital research

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

Fighting Duchenne

Transform the lives of children born with the life-limiting disease Duchenne muscular dystrophy, by funding urgently needed research that could lead to a new treatment to help fight this devastating condition.

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.

Off road cyclists riding through a forret

Race the Sun Coniston

18 September 2021

Brand new off-road mountain biking team challenge

Take on an incredible team challenge journeying through majestic mountains of the beautiful Lake District National Park in this brand-new event featuring an off-road mountain biking section. Push your limits to complete the course of mountain biking, kayaking and hill walking between dawn and dusk, racing the sun on this triathlon-style adventure fundraising challenge.

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.


Whether you’re looking for your first challenge or you’re a seasoned runner we’ve got an event for you. We have places in the world’s greatest and best-known events and races.

Ian's story

Cerebral palsy

Latest news

Latest Blog

Latest Video

Join our fight for little lives

Support our vital research

Keep up to date with our latest stories