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FIGHTING NEC

17 May is NEC awareness day and we're funding vital research into necrotising enterocolitis (NEC), a devastating bowel disorder that mainly strikes premature babies.

Each year in the UK, hundreds of babies develop NEC and sadly, up to 35 per cent of these babies die.

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.

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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.

Luka's story

Born premature at just 30 weeks, Luka required emergency surgery after contracting the life-threatening bowel disease NEC.

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