funding vital research
We’re on a mission to save and change children’s lives through medical research, developing treatments, vaccinations and cures.
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.
Some women experience complications during pregnancy which can involve the mother’s health, the baby’s health or both.
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.
Big Steps for Tiny Lives
9-15 October 2021
Step up for children this October!
We’re inviting everyone to don their trainers throughout the special week of remembrance, Baby Loss Awareness Week, and take Big Steps for Tiny Lives to help make life-saving research happen.
Choose to run or walk 5, 10 or 15k (or your distance of choice). It’s free to sign up and there’s no minimum sponsorship target, we just ask that you raise as much as you can.
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.
Join Action for a fantastic team challenge from multi-discipline events to multi-day bike rides.
Garmin and children’s charity Action Medical Research are excited to announce the annual Ride Out will return this year as the ‘Garmin Ride’, catering to even more cyclists by offering a new gravel route and virtual ride, as well as the traditional road ride. The event will be attended by Garmin sponsored pro-cyclists.
Long-term Action supporter and all-round superstar Jody Cundy made it into the record books this summer when he became the only British man to earn medals at seven consecutive Paralympics: Jody won silver in the C4-5 1km Time Trial before taking gold in the C1-5 Mixed 750m Team Sprint, setting a new world record in the process.