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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.


Thames Path Challenge 2020

12 Sep 2020

£5-£198 depending on sign up option

Take on the Thames Path Challenge following England's greatest river. Most will walk, many will jog, some will run, and all have special reasons to push themselves.. The full Thames Path Challenge is 100km , but with 50km and 25 km distances there is something for everyone

Thames Bridges Trek 2020

12 Sep 2020

£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!

Edinburgh Kiltwalk

Edinburgh - 13 Sep 2020

£6.00 - £30.00

Take a breezy stroll around the historic streets of Scotland's capital city in support of The Lily Foundation! There are three walks of varying lengths to choose from, and this year all charities taking part will receive a 50% boost on top of their fundraising total. Don't miss this fantastic chance to represent Lily and support people affected by mitochondrial diseases!

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

Jurassic Coast Challenge 2020

19 Sep 2020

£5-£198 depending on sign up option

16/ 17 May 2020
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.

Reigate 5km

Reigate, Priory Park - 20 Sep 2020

£18 and £12 for the Kid's Race

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,

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!

Virgin London Marathon 2020

London - 4 Oct 2020

Fundraising pledge: £3000

Probably one of the most well know Marathons in the world. Apply for a place to take part with Team Lily in this iconic event. Although it will be tough you will look back with such pride!

Great Scottish Run 2020

Glasgow - 4 Oct 2020


The 10k course is a shorter adaptation of the half marathon but shares many of the key landmarks with the longer route. Starting in George Square in the centre of the city, 10k runners will cross the River Clyde and pass iconic landmarks and buildings including The Hydro, The Finnieston Crane and Pacific Quay as they make their way toward the McLellan Arch and the finish line in G

Oxford Half Marathon 2020

Oxford - 11 Oct 2020

Fundraising pledge: £250

We have guaranteed places at this Half Marathon. So join our first Team Lily and help us find that cure!
The route is flat so ideal for first timers or seasoned runners looking for a PB.
Come and be part of something really special in 2020

Gatwick Half Marathon

Crawley - 18 Oct 2020


Help us fight for a cure and run this British Airways event !

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.

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.

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.

London Marathon 2021

London - 25 Apr 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.

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.