North | Action Medical Research


This region comprises the North West, North East, some of the East Midlands and Yorkshire, including the counties of Cheshire, Cumbria, Derbyshire, Durham, East Riding of Yorkshire, Greater Manchester, Lancashire, Merseyside, North Yorkshire, Northumberland, Nottinghamshire, South Yorkshire, Teesside, Tyne and Wear and West Yorkshire.  

Other2 events

Stained Glass Talk and Coffee Morning - 15 March 2018

at St Mary's Church Ebberston

Coffee and biscuits at 10.30 followed at 11.00am with Talk by Val Green of the Stained Glass Centre at Cayton on

The Art of Creating Stained Glass

Contact (for catering purposes)

Entrance £10 at door

This fundraising event of organised by The Rydale Action Medical Research Committee

Easter Trail - 30 March 2018

Bring your wellies for a fun action packed Easter trail through stunning organic farm grounds

12 noon - 3.00pm

Carr House Farm

Foston on the Wolds YO25 8BS by kind permission of the Sellers Family

Additional activities include Easter crafts, face painitng, tea, coffee, cake and freshly baked goods from the Side Oven Bakery

Tickets £4 in advance per child under 16 includes prize and an easter craft activity

For tickets contact:

Kirsty Nelson 07974 379933 or email woldsamr@hotmail.ccom

This fundraising event is organised by the Wolds Support Group for Action Medical Research 



Cycling2 events

York 100 - 19 August 2018

The Vale of York and the Yorkshire Wolds, plus the magnificent Castle Howard and the Howardian Hills (an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty) are just some of the highlights you’ll see on the York 100 charity cycling sportive. You can experience some of the best cycling terrain in England on this bike ride raising funds for vital medical research to help sick and disabled babies and children.   

If you are relatively new to cycling you may want to try our Classic 68 mile route which will provide you with a great ride and a fantastic challenge. Or if you’re an experienced cyclist or sportive rider the Champion route at 100 miles is the perfect distance to push yourself to the limit.

Join the Action Medical Research team on this charity cycling event and enjoy a great day in the saddle with first class support throughout the day.

Race the Sun Lake District - 1 September 2018

This is the thirteenth year of this exciting triathlon-style adventure challenge. Teams of four will be attempting to complete cycling, climbing and canoeing sections of the challenge starting just before sunrise and aiming to finish before sunset – racing the sun! You will cycle approximately 50 miles (80km), hike to the summit of England’s second highest mountain – Helvellyn at 3,116ft (950m) and canoe a 3km course on Lake Thirlmere (Canoe experience is not essential).

Places are limited for this very popular event so register now. Find out more on the Action for Charity website.

Check out our other events in the Isle of Wight and Brecon Beacons. 

The race is on!

Walking1 event

The Yorkshire 3 Peaks Challenge - 17 June 2018

Join us as we climb Yorkshire’s mighty 3 peaks

Join Team Action and climb the mighty 3 peaks of Whernside, Ingleborough and Pen-y-ghent in just one day! These peaks make up part of the beautiful Pennine range and encircle the head of the valley of the River Ribble in the Yorkshire Dales National Park. 

Come solo or bring a team – this challenge is perfect for anyone looking for that ultimate challenge. Conquering all three climbs will leave you feeling mighty whilst at the same time helping to fund research for sick babies and children.

Grab those hiking boots and do something amazing – help save and change children’s lives.

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