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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 Comedy Night

Location: The Comedy Store, London

Date: 13 Sep 2021

Sign Up Fee: £20 Ticket Price (plus £2 booking fee)

Prepare for an unforgettable evening of big name performers and big laughs as Lily Comedy Night returns to the Comedy Store this September.  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. 

Thames Bridges Trek 2021

Date: 11 Sep 2021

Sign Up Fee: £5-£79 depending on sign up option

Join 2000 trekkers as we venture across the Capital taking in unrivalled views of the skyline from its best vantage points. This 25km challenge is perfect for the whole family!

Brighton Marathon 2021

Date: 12 Sep 2021

Fundraising pledge: £350

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Join Team Lily at The Brighton Marathon is the second-fastest marathon in the UK. It's an incredible event and part of The Brighton Marathon Weekend, an exciting three-day running event in one of Britain’s most cosmopolitan cities

Great North Run 2021

Location: newcastle

Date: 12 Sep 2021

Fundraising pledge: £350

We have Guaranteed Lily Places for this iconic event!
The Great North Run  is the largest half marathon in the world and is celebrating it's 40th anniversary in 2021 (pushed back from 2020). So this is the year to join this event where participants run between Newcastle upon Tyne and South Shields.

Swim Serpentine 2021

Location: Hyde Park

Date: 18 Sep 2021

Fundraising pledge: £150

This 2 mile event at the largest open water mass participation event in the UK. Aimed at the more experienced swimmer you are required to complete two full (1.6km) laps of the Serpentine (recommended that you have previous experience of open water swimming).

Reigate 5km 2021

Location: Reigate, Prior Park

Date: 19 Sep 2021

Sign Up Fee: £24

This 5km race is a fully closed, single-lap route starting and finishing in Reigate’s beautiful Priory Park and the Kid's Race is a fun and enjoyable 1.1 mile race which starts in the Event Village,

London Marathon 2021

Location: London

Date: 3 Oct 2021

Fundraising pledge: £3000

Help us beat mitochondrial disease by being part of the biggest one-day fundraising event in the world. Nothing beats the feeling of running the London Marathon with Team Lily. When the going gets tough our Lily cheering squads will be there to give you an extra boost, and you'll be invited to our post-race celebration.

The Virtual London Marathon 2021

Location: Run where you live

Date: 3 Oct 2021

Fundraising pledge: £100

In 2021 The London Marathon is moving to October and running along side the event in London, will be the 2021 Virtual London Marathon.

We have guaranteed places so be part of something special and run for Team Lily. Places are limited so be quick.

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Bath Half Marathon 2021

Location: Bath

Date: 10 Oct 2021

Sign Up Fee: £46.50

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!

Royal Parks Half Marathon 2021

Location: London

Date: 10 Oct 2021

Fundraising pledge: £350

We have guaranteed places for this event, so would love you to join our Lily team! We will be there for you all the way through your training and will have Lily cheering squads on the day to celebrate your amazing achievement.

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.