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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.

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Seasoned sportive rider, or taking your first steps into cycling, or want to go off-road?
Action’s RIDE Essex and RIDE Essex Dirty is for you

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.

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Diamond-Blackfan Anaemia (DBA)

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