Funding vital research
We’re on a mission to save and change children’s lives through medical research, developing treatments, vaccinations and cures.
We need your help to fund research to better understand how COVID-19 affects babies, children and young people and help tackle COVID-19 in children.
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.
Action London to Paris
19-23 July 2023
To mark the Tour de France this month we are launching our own annual pedal pilgrimage to Paris in 2023.
Be inspired by the greatest cycling race in the world and join Action to ride from London to Paris next year, arriving in time to watch the final stage of the 110th edition of le Tour.
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.
Study hopes to understand the impact of exposure to COVID-19 infection early in life on a child’s brain development
A national study, funded by Action Medical Research, will investigate the long-term impact of exposure to SARS-CoV-2 in the womb or shortly after birth.
He’s no stranger to a challenge but becoming a father for the first time earlier this year has been one of former pro cyclist Russell Downing’s defining moments and, at times, his toughest.