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We're so excited to be making a gradual return to live Lily events and hope you can join us in making a difference. Alongside our live sports and social events we will soon be launching a new Virtual event to keep you motivated through til December! Join in the fun, and help us keep bringing positive change to the lives of people with mito. Thank You! x

 

Around the World For Mito

Location: Anywhere and anyway you choose!

Start date: 19 Sep 2021

End date: 31 Dec 2021

Sign Up Fee: £15

Like a Challenge? Like a medal?
Do it your way and make a difference!
Our latest mass-participation virtual event kicks off on Sunday 19th September. We aim to complete 24,901 miles – the circumference of the Earth! You can contribute as many miles as you like to help us circle the globe, and it's up to you how you do it.


The Lily Foundation Christmas Quiz 2021

Location: Your sofa! (Christmas Jumpers optional!)

Date: 20 Dec 2021

Sign Up Fee: £ It's Free! But please donate if you can.

Calling all quiz fans! As we approach the end of 2021 our CEO and co-founder, Liz Curtis is hosting a special edition virtual Christmas Quiz. It is free to join in but we would love you to donate £5 to our Christmas gift of hope appeal


Lily Comedy Night 2022

Location: The Comedy Store London

Date: 21 Feb 2022

Prepare for an unforgettable evening of big name performers and big laughs as Lily Comedy Night returns to the Comedy Store in February 2022.  The atmosphere at London's most iconic comedy venue is sure to be crackling as some of the UK's top comedians take to the stage in support of The Lily Foundation. 


London Winter Walk 2022

Location: London

Start date: 29 Jan 2022

End date: 30 Jan 2022

Sign Up Fee: £7.50 - £79 depending on funding option and distance

A great event to walk off the Christmas celebrations, and to kick start your New Year fitness regime! There are Full Marathon & Half Marathon options, both starting & finishing at The Oval Cricket Gro
und on Saturday 29 & Sunday 30 January, and take in highlights of the Thames, its historic bridges, and many of the Capital’s key landmarks


Cardiff Half Winter Warmer

Location: Bute Park, Cardiff

Date: 12 Feb 2022

Sign Up Fee: ££22

Set yourself a challenge for 2022 and help The Lily Foundation Fight Mito every step of the way!


Mercer Surrey Half Marathon

Location: Woking

Date: 6 Mar 2022

Sign Up Fee: £12-£38

Run this flat and face half marathon for The Lily Foundation and help change lives!


New Forest Off Road Trail Half Marathon

Location: Hinton Admiral, New Forest

Date: 26 Mar 2022

Sign Up Fee: ££36

What better place to experience trail running! Regardless of experience or ability, new runners are encouraged to try this event! 3 route lengths to choose from: 1/2 Marathon (21km), Standard (14km) and Short (10km).


London Landmarks Half Marathon 2022

Location: London

Date: 3 Apr 2022

Fundraising pledge: £350

The London Landmarks Half Marathon is back ! This closed road central London run is the only half marathon to go through both the City of London and the City of Westminster. Last year was an amazing event and this year it will be bigger & better!

We have guaranteed Lily places with free registration so apply today and be there as a Mito Hero in April 2022!


Easter 50 Challenge 2022

Location: Windsor

Date: 9 Apr 2022

Sign Up Fee: £10-£129 depending on distance and funding oprion

Walk, Jog, or Run a 50km Ultra or take on the 25km half challenge and make next Easter weekend one to remember.
From a Windsor Racecourse base camp 1500 adventurers will head out on looped routes through the Great Park with fantastic views of the Castle, on to Runnymede, along the Thames Path, and takes in some wonderful countryside


Brighton Marathon 2022

Location: Brighton

Date: 10 Apr 2022

Fundraising pledge: £350

Join Team Lily at The Brighton Marathon - this is the second-fastest marathon in the UK. and it's an incredible event part of.

We have guaranteed Lily places with free registration so apply today and be there as a Mito Hero in April 2022!


Tough Mudder Midlands

Location: Belvoir Castle, Grantham

Start date: 23 Apr 2022

End date: 24 Apr 2022

Sign Up Fee: £85-£94

Are you "Tough Enough" to help us beat Mito? Join Team Lily at this challenging but amazing event and become part of the Tough Mudder Club!


Isle of White Challenge 2022

Location: Isle of White

Start date: 30 Apr 2022

End date: 1 May 2022

Sign Up Fee: £10-£198 depending on funding option and distance

Walk, jog or run the Isle of Wight’s coastal path. Along the southern cliffs, past the iconic Needles and onward in a full island loop. Choose from the full 100 km challenge, 50 km half-challenge, or even a 25 km quarter distance option, with full hospitality &support, including food, drinks and medics.


Belfast Marathon 2022

Location: Stormont, Belfast

Date: 1 May 2022

Sign Up Fee: £40-£65

Take to the streets of Belfast for the 40th anniversary of this popular marathon and help fight mitochondrial disease!


London West Spartan Beast

Location: Henley on Thames

Date: 7 May 2022

Sign Up Fee: £79-£99

Gritty. Resilient. Passionate. Spartans aren’t soft. Spartans overcome obstacles and Spartans burpee.

Join the Spartan Movement and help us beat Mito!


Jurassic Coast Challenge 2022

Location: Devon and Dorset

Start date: 14 May 2022

End date: 15 May 2022

Sign Up Fee: £10-£198 depending on distance and funding oprion

Join 2,000 adventurers of all experience levels & ages and Walk, Jog or Run the spectacular Jurassic Coast-a World Heritage Site. Starting from Corfe Castle, the route heads past Durdle Door, with ups and downs to West Bay's famous cliffs (of TV's Broadchurch fame), before the finish line at Bridport. Choose from the full 100km challenge, a half challenge, or a quarter distance


London To Brighton Challenge 2022

Location: London to Brighton

Start date: 28 May 2022

End date: 29 May 2022

Sign Up Fee: £10-£198 depending on distance and funding oprion

2,000 adventurers of all experience levels & ages will walk, jog or run this classic capital to coast route. From the Thames, over the North Downs and through the Surrey & Sussex countryside–you can choose from the full 100km challenge, a half challenge, or even a 25km quarter challenge.


Ride London - Essex 100 2022

Location: London/Essex

Date: 29 May 2022

Fundraising pledge: £350

The world’s greatest festival of cycling returns on Sunday 29 May 2022, with a new format, exciting new routes and a new partnership with Essex County Council.

We have guaranteed Lily places with free registration so apply today and be there as a Mito Hero in 2022!


Edinburgh Half Marathon

Location: Edinburgh

Date: 29 May 2022

Sign Up Fee: ££39.75

This fast, flat route is a great opportunity to go for a PB, or a gentle introduction to Half Marathons for those new to the distance.
Help Fight Mito every step of the way!


2022 Edinburgh Marathon

Location: Potterow, Edinburgh

Date: 29 May 2022

Sign Up Fee: ££64

The Edinburgh Marathon Festival weekend includes the marathon, a half marathon and several more events from the kids 1km to a 10km event. Something to suit all the family or friends with a range of fitness levels!


Great North Swim 2022

Location: Lake Windermere

Start date: 10 Jun 2022

End date: 12 Jun 2022

Sign Up Fee: £19-£52

If swimming is your thing, there are a number of distance options available depending on your experience and skill. Get your friends & family to sponsor your swim and help make a difference!


Wales Spartan Ultra

Location: Crickhowell

Date: 11 Jun 2022

Sign Up Fee: £159-£179

Gritty. Resilient. Passionate. Spartans aren’t soft. Spartans overcome obstacles and Spartans burpee.

Join the Spartan Movement and help us beat Mito! The Spartan Sprint (5K/20 obstacles), the Spartan Super (10K/ 25 obstacles) and Spartan Beast (Half Marathon/ 30 obstacles) plus the Spartan Kids race are also available on this weekend.


Tough Mudder Scotland

Location: Drumlanrig Castle, Thornhill

Start date: 2 Jul 2022

End date: 3 Jul 2022

Sign Up Fee: £79-£89

Are you "Tough Enough" to help us beat Mito? Join Team Lily at this challenging but amazing event and become part of the Tough Mudder Club!


Tough Mudder South West

Location: Badminton Estate, Badminton

Start date: 20 Aug 2022

End date: 21 Aug 2022

Are you "Tough Enough" to help us beat Mito? Join Team Lily at this challenging but amazing event and become part of the Tough Mudder Club!


Tough Mudder North West

Location: Cholmondeley Castle, Malpas

Start date: 10 Sep 2022

End date: 11 Sep 2022

Sign Up Fee: £85-£94

Are you "Tough Enough" to help us beat Mito? Join Team Lily at this challenging but amazing event and become part of the Tough Mudder Club!


Great Bristol Run Half Marathon

Location: Bristol

Date: 25 Sep 2022

Sign Up Fee: ££44

Known as a very well organised event with a great route and great crowd support, put the Great Bristol Run on your schedule of events for 2022!


London Marathon 2022

Location: London

Date: 2 Oct 2022

Fundraising pledge: £2000

Join us at the 2022 London Marathon. This Iconic race has to be on every runners bucket list.

We have guaranteed Lily places with free registration so apply today!

By being part of Team Lily you will know that when you cross the finish line, not only will you be a hero to everyone that knows you, you will also be a MIto Hero to all our families across the UK.


London South East Spartan Sprint

Location: Pippingford Park, East Sussex

Date: 9 Oct 2022

Sign Up Fee: ££59

Gritty. Resilient. Passionate. Spartans aren’t soft. Spartans overcome obstacles and Spartans burpee.

Join the Spartan Movement and help us beat Mito! The Beast, Super, Hurricane Heat, Ultra & Spartan Kids race are also available on this weekend.


2022 Yorkshire Marathon

Location: University of York

Date: 16 Oct 2022

Sign Up Fee: ££55

Whether you’re aiming to smash your PB or just looking to cross the finish line, the Yorkshire Marathon is the perfect experience for beginners and experienced athletes alike.


Tandem Skydive

Imagine standing at the edge of an open doorway in an aircraft flying at 10,000 feet - the noise of the engines and the wind ringing in your ears with only the outline of distant fields below. Now imagine leaning forward out of that doorway and letting go - falling forward into the clouds, skydiving down through the air as you start free falling at over 120mph! Find out more here


Static Skydive

Want to take part in something that will really get your adrenaline pumping? Well whilst supporting our charity you can learn how to make a parachute jump – just like the professionals! This challenge is over 2 days ending with you performing a solo jump from up to 3,000 feet using a modern square parachute canopy.. Find out more here.


Accelerated Free Fall Solo Skydive

This is the real thing and should only be undertaken by those who really want to learn what skydiving is all about!! Learning to skydive solo is a big challenge and you will start with a full day's training including practical and classroom sessions covering all areas of making a solo skydive from 10,000 feet! Find out more here.


Bungee Jumps

This high octane, one-off event is really great for those who only have a small amount of time available. There are no gruelling marathon-training schedules to stick to, no weekend-long treks – you only need to commit to fundraising and the jump itself. With multiple locations across the UK, find out more here.


Velocity Zip Wire

Prepare for a truly unique and exhilarating experience; the fastest zip line in the world. Soar over Penrhyn Quarry where you could travel at speeds of over 100mph while you take in the breathtaking views and feel the freedom of flight. Find out more here.