Go for Gold for Action Medical Research and be a part of the 2012 Olympics.
We’ve all dreamt of competing in the Olympics and now you can, by being part of the Gold Challenge, a unique challenge that lets you take part in Olympic or Paralympic sports.
There are three fantastic challenges to choose from and a youth and family option too so anyone from 7 upwards can be part of the excitement of London 2012
No matter what your age or ability there is a challenge for everyone from swimming and running to judo and wheelchair basketball. You pick your challenge and we’ll help you every step of the way with your fundraising for Action Medical Research.
“The highlight of any athlete’s career is winning an Olympic medal. The Gold Challenge gives you the chance to feel like a champion and help raise funds for sick babies and children.”
Kriss Akabusi, former European and World Championship gold medallist.
All you have to do is register on the Gold Challenge Action Medical Research page and we’ll send you a pack full of fundraising tips and training advice and we’ll support you every step of the way in your challenge.
So what are you waiting for? Sign up today!
Why Action Medical Research?
We know that medical research can save and change children’s lives. By taking part in the Gold Challenge for Action Medical Research you will be helping to find ways to reduce premature birth, to support children facing a lifetime of challenges caused by disabilities, and to develop cutting edge therapies for rare and incurable diseases.
“If you're going to achieve anything important in life, you have to put in the effort you think it's worth. Doggedness and determination have motivated Action Medical Research to back some extraordinary medical breakthroughs throughout its 60-year history. It's a spirit I admire… and to raise money that will change children's lives at the same time is something everyone can be proud of.”
Ben Ainslie, triple Olympic gold and silver medallist.
“I have had the pleasure of cycling with the Action team and cannot recommend their events highly enough.”
Dave Brailsford, Performance Director, British Cycling.
“This is a great opportunity for you to learn new skills whilst supporting a truly worthwhile cause.”
Roger Black, former Olympic silver medallist.
“Seeing the research being carried out by the medical team was so inspiring. I am proud to be able to support Action Medical Research.”
Nicole Cooke, Olympic gold medal cyclist.
Join the Action team and help change children’s lives.Thank you.
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Fundraising target: Start by aiming to raise £50 - £100 per sport you complete, or what about giving yourself a suitably Olympic themed target of £2012
Challenge yourself in Olympic and Paralympics sports
Suitable for teams and individuals of any age or ability