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Staying home? Stay involved and keep making a difference.

We're missing our regular Lily events as much as you are, but there are still loads of ways to get involved and make a difference. We're launching an exciting programme of virtual events, from celebrity pub quizzes to indoor sports challenges and more, so you can be part of the Lily community wherever you are. Join in the fun, and help us keep bringing positive change to the lives of people with mito.


Lily Golf Day

Croham Hurst Golf Club - 11 Sep 2020

£50.00 (£25 for members)

We're delighted to announce that our very popular annual charity golf day is going ahead! Come and join us for a relaxing day on the beautiful course at Croham Hurst, Surrey.

My Ride London

15 Aug 2020

The UK's biggest cycling event has been reinvented, making it easier than ever to ride for a good cause! We'd love you to get on your bike – or scooter, skateboard, tandem, penny farthing, trike, unicycle – for The Lily Foundation. 

Lily Pub Quiz with Josh Widdicombe

YouTube - 3 Sep 2020

£5 (suggested donation)

Join the brilliant Josh Widdicombe for an evening of trivia fun as our popular virtual quiz night returns with a new monthly slot! Whether you play solo or form a team with friends or family, our virtual pub quiz is a great way to have fun and make a difference – all without leaving the sofa!

Virtual Kiltwalk Weekend

Edinburgh - 11 Sep 2020

£6.00 - £12

On the weekend of the 11th – 13th September, the Edinburgh Kiltwalk is going Virtual! You can take on any Kiltwalk Inspired challenge you wish – go for a walk, a cycle, jump on a trampoline, or even a family scavenger hunt! Raise funds for your chosen charity and everything you raise will receive a 50% top up* from The Hunter Foundation.

London to Paris Cycle 2020

16 Sep 2020

£ from £125

This iconic 4 day London to Paris Cycle will take you from the heart of London through beautiful English villages and into the stunning countryside of rural France before you reach Paris and end your challenge under the Eiffel Tower! You will make friends for life and go on an incredible adventure which will stay with you forever.

My Mito Miles 2020

Where ever you are! - 19 Sep 2020


My Mito Miles is a great way to get fit for a good cause. Whether you run, ride, row or simply walk laps around your garden, every mile you cover will be helping to bring positive change to the lives of people with mitochondrial diseases. Our aim is to reach a total of 24,901 miles, (40,074 km) – a circumnavigation of the world

WAR (Warrior Adreneline Race) 2020

Woodhall Estate, Hertford - 26 Sep 2020


The Obstacle Course Race that brings you out of your comfort zone and leaves you with an unforgettable experience. Whatever your age or fitness level, we cater for all abilities, with 3 different courses.

Junior 5km, 5km, 10km and 20km options are available so there is something for everyone!

Great South Run 2020

Southsea - 18 Oct 2020


Experience the south coast’s best 10 mile event and celebrate everything that's great about Portsmouth. If you're looking for a PB, this flat and fast course is the perfect choice for your greatest victory.

Spartan Midlands

Marston Lodge, Market Harborough, Leicestershire, LE16 9TZ - 24 Oct 2020


Spartan Race is a leader in the sport of obstacle racing, offering open heats for all fitness levels, as well as competitive and elite heats for those with something more to prove. The first of its kind to feature timing and global rankings, Spartan Race provides a proving ground for beginner and professional obstacle racers looking to test themselves in new ways across the world.

Spartan South East

Nutley, East Sussex - 7 Nov 2020


Spartan Race is a leader in the sport of obstacle racing, offering open heats for all fitness levels, as well as competitive and elite heats for those with something more to prove. The first of its kind to feature timing and global rankings, Spartan Race provides a proving ground for beginner and professional obstacle racers looking to test themselves in new ways across the world.

Paris Marathon

Paris - 15 Nov 2020

£ from £199 per person

The 2020 Paris Marathon has been rescheduled to take place on Sunday 15th November 2020. Your running journey will start on one of the world’s most famous streets, Les Champs Elysées and then take you on a truly spectacular journey through the City of Light. We offer city centre Paris hotel stays with guaranteed entry.

Brighton Half Marathon 2021

Brighton - 28 Feb 2021


Oh we do like to run beside the seaside… The Brighton Half 2020 is on Sunday 23rd February when we celebrate 30 years of the event. A sell out race with a beautiful seafront course, amazing crowd support and flat course.

Bath Half Marathon 2021

Bath - 14 Mar 2021


The Bath Half Marathon is a beautiful marathon making the very most of gorgeous Bath city centre and surrounding historic countryside by following off road trails in and around the city.

Sign up quick as it always a quick sell out!

Liverpool Half Marathon

Liverpool - 21 Mar 2021


Join Team Lily at this 13.1 mile race around the incredible city of Liverpool and help us beat Mito!

Easter 50 Challange

Windsor Racecourse - 10 Apr 2021

£5 to £119 depending on sign up option

Setting out from our basecamp at Windsor Racecourse - you can Walk, Jog, or Run the looped routes through the Great Park, along the Thames Path, and enjoy some of the wonderful surrounding countryside. You'll get full support all the way with rest stops en route, free food & drink, a few special Easter surprises - and a great sense of achievement to set you up for more adventures

Royal Parks April 2021 (2020 postponed race)

11 Apr 2021

Fundraising pledge: £350

We have guaranteed places for this event, so would love you to join our Lily team! We provide cheering squads on the day and welcome you and your supporters to the pub we hire for a post-race celebration.

Isle of White Challenge 2021

Isle of White - 1 May 2021

£15-£198 depending on sign up option

Great challenges need great settings - and none are better than the Island's coastal path. 2,000 adventurers will take on the Isle of Wight in May next year - and all out to push themselves further.

It's along the spectacular southern cliffs, past the iconic Needles and up to historic Cowes at the half way stop. For Full Island challengers it's on to historic Ventno

Jurassic Coast Challenge 2021

15 May 2021

£15-£198 depending on sign up option

15th-16th May 2021
Join 2,000 adventurers of all experience levels & ages and Walk, Jog or Run the spectacular Jurassic Coast - a World Heritage Site. You can choose from 25km to 100km so there is something for everyone.

Tough Mudder London West

Henley-On-Thames - 15 May 2021


Are you "Tough Enough" to help us beat Mito? Join Team Lily at challenging but amazing event and become part of the Tough Mudder Club. 8-10 mile and a 5km course are available.

York 10km

York - 1 Aug 2021


"The York 10K offers a rare chance to run through the heart of this wonderful city. The route starts and finishes in Knavesmire Road close to York Racecourse and takes in some of the city’s historic gems including the ancient city walls, Clifford’s Tower and the minster.

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.