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Team Lily is looking for new recruits! Are you up for the challenge?

Without the fundraising efforts of our supporters we wouldn't be able to do the work we do. To get involved just scroll through the list of upcoming events below, or use the filter to narrow your search. Once you've found an event you like, simply register online or send us an email to take part. Whether you're looking for a once-in-a-lifetime adventure or simply a great night out with friends, there's never been a better time to join Team Lily. 

 

Take a stand against mito

30 Dec 2019

 'Take a stand' against mito with a Lily Awareness Stand for Mito Awareness week 2019!
 Lightweight, eye-catching and easy to set up, each stand comes supplied with informative leaflets, wristbands, stickers, bunting, balloons, pin badges, fundraising pack, poster, collection box and Lily T-shirt. Everything you need to raise awareness about mito in your neighbourhood!


Lily Comedy Night 2020

The Comedy Store, London - 10 Feb 2020

£20.00

Lily Comedy Night is back! Prepare for a night of major LOLs as host Kevin Day and a star line-up of A-list comedians take to the stage in support of The Lily Foundation. 


The 2020 'GLOW SHOW' Lily Charity Ball

Park Plaza Riverbank, London - 14 Mar 2020

£135.00

Tickets for the 2020 Lily Charity Ball are now on sale. Grab yours before November 30th to take advantage of our early bird offer!


Lily Fight Night 2020 - Calling all Boxers!

Clapham Grand, London - 23 Apr 2020

Fundraising pledge: £500

Want to give mitochondrial disease a knockout punch? We're calling for boxers to compete in Lily Fight Night, our annual charity boxing event. No previous boxing experience is required – just a willingness to take a bruising for a good cause and help fight mitochondrial disease!


Winter Walk 2020

London - 19 Jan 2020

£from £119-5 depending on sign up choice

Over 2,000 challengers will take on the 2020 London Winter Walk through the heart of the Capital, following the Thames, and passing many famous landmarks. A great way to set you up for an active New Year!


South Devon 10km 2020

Kingsbridge, Devon - 1 Feb 2020

£33

The South Devon 10k, half, full and ultra-marathon events sell out every year, and you'll soon see why as you weave your way around the technical coastline, before heading inland to tackle a few of the infamous Devon hills!


Fizz and Chips 2020

Wickham, Hampshire - 12 Feb 2020

£19

Join this one of a kind evening race event in your "glammed up" running gear and finsih with prosecco and chips! What could be better.

Other events options available through Rural Running


Brighton Half Marathon 2020

Brighton - 23 Feb 2020

£42

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.


Two Tunnels Railway Races

Brickfield Park, Bath - 1 Mar 2020

£ from £21

"A truly special race that not only takes in many of Bath's beautiful attractions but also has the longest underground sections of any running race in the UK!

Cutting right under the city of Bath, the two tunnels offer a truly unique running experience."

Dates are also available on the 10/5 12/7 and 16/8


Bath Half Marathon 2020

Bath - 15 Mar 2020

£46

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!


London Landmarks Half Marathon 2020

London - 29 Mar 2020

Fundraising pledge: £350

The London Landmarks Half Marathon is back for its third year! 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 March 2020!


Paris Marathon

Paris - 5 Apr 2020

£ from £199 per person

The 2020 Paris Marathon will take place on Sunday 5 April, 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. This grand, international city marathon attracts over 40,000 runners each year. We offer city centre Paris hotel stays with guaranteed entry.


Easter 50 Challange

Windsor Racecourse - 11 Apr 2020

£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


Brighton Marathon 2020

Brighton - 19 Apr 2020

Fundraising pledge: £350

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


WAR (Warrior Adreneline Race) 2020

Woodhall Estate, Hertford - 25 Apr 2020

£26-£47

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 - 26 Apr 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!


Isle of White Challenge 2020

Isle of Whute - 2 May 2020

£5-£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


Deep River Rock Belfast City Marathon

Belfast - 3 May 2020

£40

The Belfast City Marathon moves into it’s 39th year in 2020. There is an event to suit all levels of fitness on Sunday 3rd May including a Marathon Run, Wheelchair Race, Team Relay, Walk and Fun Run.


Tough Mudder London West

Henlley-on Thames - 9 May 2020

£ from £55 depending on distance

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. You can also choose to compete on the 10th May. at this location.


Gatwick Half Marathon

Crawley - 10 May 2020

£34

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


Jurassic Coast Challenge 2020

16 May 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.


Britain's Ocean City Half Marathon

Plymouth - 17 May 2020

£36.50

Run this amazing closed road half marathon around Plymouth and help us beat Mito !


London To Brighton Challenge

23 May 2020

£5-£198 depending on sign up option

Now in its 9th year, 2,000 adventurers of all experience levels & ages will take on a classic capital to coast route, testing their grit over the Bank Holiday weekend. Most will Walk, but many will Jog or Run the full 100km, and with half & quarter distance options there's a challenge for everyone.


Edinburgh 5km 2020

Edinburgh - 23 May 2020

£20.50

The EMF 5K is a great start to your running journey and a chance to be part of the biggest running festival in Scotland. Starting and finishing near EMF Hub at Dynamic Earth, this beautiful scenic route takes you around Holyrood Park in the heart of Edinburgh. The route offers stunning views of Edinburgh Castle and panoramic views of the city.


Simply Health Great Manchester Run 2020

Manchester - 24 May 2020

£39

Experience a running event like no other on the streets of Manchester and remember, no matter how you get to the start-line, the North West runs together. The event is known for its buzzing atmosphere, incredible supporters and the booming anthems that rock the city's streets.


Simply Health Manchester Half 2020

Manchester - 24 May 2020

£49

Experience a running event like no other on the streets of Manchester and remember, no matter how you get to the start-line, the North West runs together. The event is known for its buzzing atmosphere, incredible supporters and the booming anthems that rock the city's streets. 


Vitality London 10000 2020

London - 25 May 2020

£35

Fancy doing something amazing on the Spring Bank Holiday in 2020? Even if you have never run before this is a very achievable goal and you will feel amazing for it! We would love you to be part of Team Lily in 2020 at this brilliant event.


Edinburgh Half Marathon

Edinburgh - 30 May 2020

£38.50

Fast & flat, the Edinburgh Half Marathon follows the marathon course which was voted the fastest marathon in the UK by Runners World, ideal if it’s your first half marathon or you are looking for a PB. The Edinburgh Half Marathon has sold out every year since 2012 and is one of the largest half marathons in the UK.


Great North Swim

Windermere - 6 Jun 2020

£ from £36 depending on distance

Hosted at Brockhole on Windermere, it’s a fantastic weekend of open water swimming in the stunning Lake District.

With distances to suit all levels and abilities you can enjoy a weekend in the great outdoors with friends and family. Take your pick from 250 metres, 1/2 a mile, 1 mile, 2 miles, 5k or a 10k...


London to Amsterdam Cycle 2020

10 Jun 2020

£ from £125

What better way to travel from London to Amsterdam than by pedaling the miles yourself! Cycle through four countries as we weave our way through the picturesque English countryside, across the Kent Downs & past the battlefields of northern France. We follow the Belgium coast and beautiful Bruges before greeting the canals of The Netherlands, finally arriving in Amsterdam


Two Castles Run 2020

Warwick - 14 Jun 2020

£ ballot will be for 2 weeks opening at Midday on 1st February

The Two Castles Run is a 10K run, organised by the Rotary Club of Kenilworth and Leamington Cycling and Athletic Club, between two of Britain's most beautiful castles - Warwick Castle and Kenilworth Castle. The run is organised by volunteers solely to raise funds for charitable purposes.


Cotswold Way Challenge 2020

27 Jun 2020

£15-£198 depending on sign up option

The magical Cotswold Way provides a stunning setting for a testing challenge - with some fantastic views en route and tough hills in between! It's a Saturday morning start from historic Bath's Royal Crescent, as 2000 adventurers set out on 100km of footpaths & trails - most walk, some jog and there are 50km and 25km options available too


Colour Obstacle Rush 2020

Liverpool, Aintree Race Course - 27 Jun 2020

£ from £22.50

The most fun run on Earth – the only one with 20 obstacles, 8 colour stations, 20 music zones, foam and more​. 2020 will  be even bigger, better, louder and more colourful than ever!

Other locations are available on the organiser's website https://colorobstaclerush.co.uk/


Great North 10km 2020

Gateshead - 28 Jun 2020

£29

Passing under the iconic Tyne Bridge and heading along to the Sage Gateshead and BALTIC before bending back along the Quayside for a triumphant lap of the Gateshead International Stadium track


Peak District Challenge 2020

4 Jul 2020

£5-£198 depending on sign up option

This challenge will welcome 2,000 adventurers into the fabulous Peak District National Park. The full 100km Challenge which takes a tough & varied figure of 8 route through Derbyshire's finest scenery and Peaks. With Half and Quarter challenges also available there is something for everyone.


Lake District Challenge 2020

4 Jul 2020

£5-£198 depending on sign up option

New for 2020 – Walk, Jog, or Run the Lake District Challenge and take on England's finest countryside at your pace. Test yourself on a fantastic Ultra Challenge - suitable for all experience levels - and you'll get the best support & hospitality all the way. .With 100km, 50km and 25km events available there is something for everyone.


Endure 24 Leeds 2020

Leeds - 4 Jul 2020

£ from £95

Endure24 is a 24 hour solo or team relay race run over a 5 mile trail loops on private country estates. Virtually anyone of any standard can take part.


Water Wipe Out 2020

National Water Sports Centre, Nottingham - 4 Jul 2020

£39.95 (kids from £14.95)

Probably the wettest event in the world of OCR, if you are remotely aqua phobic this will challenge you to the core. Water Wipeout is the ultimate obstacle race and muddy fun run.

5km and 10km distances are available and a junior/family event too!


Iron Man UK

Bolton, Lancashire - 12 Jul 2020

£ from £440

''Swim 2.4 miles, bike 112 miles, run 26.2 miles- BRAG FOR THE REST OF YOUR LIFE. "

- John Collins, IRONMAN Founder

Push yourself further than you ever thought possible and help us beat Mito


London To Paris Cycle 2020 (Tour De France Edition)

15 Jul 2020

£ from £149

This 5 day incredible cycle connects two of the world’s most chic capital cities! You will make your way through beautiful English villages and into the stunning countryside of rural France, passing historical landmarks and famous battlefields until you reach Paris – which is undoubtedly one of the most magical places on earth .


Norwich 10km

Norwich - 19 Jul 2020

£ TBA

Run Norwich is the Community Sports Foundation's annual 10-kilometre road race taking place in the heart of Norwich's beautiful and historic city centre.


South West Coast Coast Challenge 2020

25 Jul 2020

£5-£198 depending on sign up option

New for 2020 - It's 100km from Minehead in Somerset on the south bank of the Bristol Channel, down to seaside Dawlish on the southern coast of Devon, with some ups & downs of Exmoor and the meandering Exe Valley in between With Half and Quarter challenges also available there is something for all abilities.


York 10km

York - 2 Aug 2020

£25

"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.


Prudential Ride London-Surrey 100 2020

16 Aug 2020

Fundraising pledge: £350

Celebrating the legacy for cycling created by the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, with guaranteed Lily places, this iconic cycling event is not one to be missed.


Go Swim Loch Lomond

Loch Lomond - 29 Aug 2020

£ from £30 depending on distance

Whether it’s your first time, or you’re looking for your next adventure, get out of the pool and take the plunge with Go Swim!

World famous Loch Lomond is our venue – a truly spectacular location in the shadow of the mighty Ben Lomond. We are working closely with the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park, and have their full support.


Tough Mudder North West

Cholmondeley Castle, Chesire - 5 Sep 2020

£ from £49 depending on course

The Muddiest of all the events, join Team Lily and show you are tough enough to take on this epic challenge in 2020. As well as the classic 8-10 mile event there is also a 5km and 8-10 Competitive course. You can also compete on the 6th September too.


Cardiff 10k 2020

6 Sep 2020

£26.50

Due to the popularity of the race we have increased capacity for 2020, but we expect to sell out again so make sure you enter early to avoid disappointment


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!


Swim Serpentine 2020

Hyde Park - 12 Sep 2020

Fundraising pledge: £175

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). 


Great North run 2020

Newcastle - 13 Sep 2020

Fundraising pledge: £300

We have Guaranteed Lily Places for this iconic event!
The Great North Run  is the largest half marathon in the world and is celebrating its 40th Birthday in 2020. So this is the year to join this event where participants run between Newcastle upon Tyne and South Shields.


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.


Spartan Scotland

Hopetoun Estate, South Queensferry - 19 Sep 2020

£ from £55 depending on course

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

Join the Spartan Movement and help us beat Mito!Three distances are available - The Spartan Sprint (5K/20 obstacles), the Spartan Super (10K/ 25 obstacles) and Spartan Beast (Half Marathon/ 30 obstacles).. There is even a kids race. Races also available on the 20th Septmeber


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,


Chiltern 50 Challenge 2020

26 Sep 2020

£5-£119 depending on sign up option

This ‘end of season’ 50km looped route covers some of the best of the Chilterns countryside. You can Walk, Jog, or Run along historic trails and over rolling hills. Starting & finishing at our Base Camp in Henley-on-Thames, there's a Saturday night celebration BBQ & entertainment with camping options.


Berlin Marathon

Berlin - 27 Sep 2020

£ from £379

Who could forget Eliud Kipchoge’s breathtaking 2:01:39 marathon world record breaking performance in 2018? And who would pass up on the opportunity to run in those, rather swift, footsteps?


Great Scottish Run 2020

Glasgow - 4 Oct 2020

£29

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


Cardiff Half Marathon 2020

Cardiff - 4 Oct 2020

£42

Take part in one of the UK's biggest and best road races on an iconic course around Wales' capital city.


Royal Parks 2020

11 Oct 2020

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.


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


Great South Run 2020

Southsea - 18 Oct 2020

£43

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.


New York Marathon

New York City - 1 Nov 2020

£ varies depending on package chosen

Whether it is your first and only marathon or your dream running destination, the TCS New York City Marathon is in the hearts of runners all over the World.
Official International Travel Partner (ITP) of the TCS New York City Marathon, Sports Tours International can offer you a special offer price of guaranteed entry to the New York Marathon when you purchase a travel package.


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.