2020 date TBC. Race the Sun is a fantastic challenge for teams of 4. Cycle on & off-road, climb a mountain & canoe a lake - start at sunrise & finish by sunset - racing the sun!
The perfect chance to grab your teammates and take on a triathlon-style adventure in one of the most beautiful parts of the UK to raise funds to help sick and disabled babies and children.
You'll be challenged physically and mentally as you take on the all-day epic route through gorgeous scenery.
Elijah was born prematurely at just 25 weeks and tragically died at just 37 days old as a result of necrotising enterocolitis (NEC).
“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
Day 1: Registration & briefing The excitement begins!
Day 2: Challenge day
Stage 1: CycleIn the saddle bright and early for a ride along quaint country roads.
Stage 2: Hike Enjoy classic Lake District mountain views with chance for that all-important team selfie at the top.
Stage 3: Cycle Ride to the shores of the lake.
Stage 4: Canoe Open-top canoe down the lake.
Stage 5: Cycle Race other teams and race the sun to the finish line!
Get ready for some of the best outdoors action of your life.
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Saving and changing children's lives through medical research.
Action Medical Research funds research to help thousands of sick and disabled babies and children in the UK. We have supported some of the most significant medical breakthroughs in recent history that have helped save and change children’s lives including the first UK polio vaccine, ultrasound scanning in pregnancy and discovering that taking folic acid in pregnancy helps prevent spina bifida. Whether you cycle, run or trek, we need you to help us save tiny lives.
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