Action Medical Research blog

Mileage and Marmalade Sandwiches

Posted on 17 February 2015

Gemma Rooke, our very own Challenge Events Fundraiser, finds a training partner as she battles from ‘Zero to Hero’ for the Virgin London Marathon 2015... Mileage and Marmalade...

HOPE IN THE DARKNESS

Posted on 11 February 2015

HOPE IN THE DARKNESS As we launch our latest appeal, mother, Rebecca, describes the moment she discovered her son had Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy and the hope from Action’s research...

HEAD IN THE CLOUDS

Posted on 12 January 2015

HEAD IN THE CLOUDS Iain Brydon’s mountain rescue skills have helped him plan a number of PLODs. Here he discusses the metaphoric highs of the picturesque Rutland Round PLOD, in the...

AN APRIL BLESSING…IN JANUARY?

Posted on 5 January 2015

AN APRIL BLESSING…IN JANUARY? Jane Bannerman, a Committee Member for Action Medical Research for 39 years shares her story and wonders if you’d like to get involved in helping tiny...

FROM ZERO (OUTSIDE!) TO HERO…

Posted on 15 December 2014

FROM ZERO (OUTSIDE!) TO HERO… Gemma Rooke, our very own Challenge Events Fundraiser blogs her second post on training for the Virgin London Marathon 2015:- “It’s been just...

Killer Heels and Life-Saving Appeals

Posted on 8 December 2014

Janet Balcombe, Action’s Community Fundraising Manager, Scotland on Killer Heels and Life-saving appeals… “I’m just drawing breath and looking forward to the Christmas...

Marty MacDonald puts his ‘Pedal to the Metal’ as MC at the CycleSport Dinner 2014…

Posted on 1 December 2014

“Months of planning and discussions, phone calls, chats, email exchanges, research and nerves, all magically disappeared when the curtain dropped on the 5th Champions of CycleSport Dinner,...

TONgue in Cheek

Posted on 24 November 2014

Adam Cochrane on his involvement in the rise of the ‘Trossachs Ton’ (one of the RIDE100 series): ‘It began back in 2008 when the phone rang and my Mum was on the other end...

World Prematurity Day

Posted on 13 November 2014

Today, 17 November, is World Prematurity Day. We, and many other organisations around the globe, are marking the day and hoping to raise awareness of the issue of prematurity. The...

Aiden’s First Christmas!

Posted on 12 November 2014

Fleur and Keith are so looking forward to their first Christmas with their baby son Aiden. His birth was traumatic and, due to complications, he suffered a shortage of oxygen to the brain. He...