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We're Racing the Sun

We're cycling, hiking and canoeing in the Lakes for Action Medical Research because we believe in the work undertaken by this charity.

127 %
raised of £1,800 target
by 45 supporters
  • Team members: Greg French, Matthew Davidson and Abigail Leavitt are AFG LAW's Race the Sun Team
  • Event: Race the Sun Lake District, 31 Aug 2019

Race the Sun Lake District

Join us for the 2019 Race the Sun Lake District Challenge. Cycle 50 miles, Climb Helvellyn and Canoe Lake Thirlmere, starting at sunrise and finishing by sunset.

Charity Registration No. 208701


Thank you for visiting our Race the Sun Just Giving page. 

Our trio will push themselves to their limits to complete this challenge. The race consists of a 50 mile cycle, a climb to the summit of Helvellyn (2nd highest mountain in the country) and a 3km row on Lake Thirlmere.

Sponsored by LWA Chartered Certified Accountants, we are excited to raise money for Action Medical Research. Setting off at sunrise our aim is to finish before the sun sets! We'll be updating you on our training as the months progress.

The charity has made many amazing breakthroughs since its formation in 1952 and our team are committed to promoting and fundraising to support their work.

Team AFG are racing the sun to help Action Medical Research fund groundbreaking research to help find answers. Answers that can lead to cures, treatments and medical breakthroughs for some of the toughest fights our children face. 

Children like Elijah.Born prematurely at only 25 weeks, Elijah sadly lost his fight for life at just 37 days old. "Elijah led a very traumatic little life. He died sleeping on my chest in the small hours that's when I joined the fight to stop premature birth." - Elijah's mum, Jenny. Jenny's is just one story. 

61,000 babies are born prematurely each year in the UK. Globally it's the biggest killer of children under five.So we've joined the fight. Will you join us and help us reach our fundraising target? Together we can help stop babies being born too soon and fund vital research tackling some of the toughest fights our children face.

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  • Team AFG sponsors LWA Chartered Certified Accountants
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