Latest press releases

Here you will find the latest press releases from Action Medical Research.

23 November 2015

Be in it to win it with Action Medical Research’s Black Friday giveaway

Children’s charity Action Medical Research has launched a Black Friday giveaway to encourage riders to join one of its popular RIDE100 events next summer.

Sign up to Action Medical Research’s RIDE100 series on Friday, 27 November, and you could win one of five amazing prize bundles.

20 November 2015

Art for Action sale raises more than £10,000 for children’s charity


Celebrated artists including Grayson Perry and Maggi Hambling CBE have helped to raise a fantastic £10,446.95 for children’s charity Action Medical Research.

13 November 2015

Children’s charity unveils wealth of cycling prizes ahead of event

Action Medical Research has revealed a host of unmissable cycling experiences to be auctioned at its upcoming Champions of CycleSport Dinner.

The children’s charity, which helps to save and change children's lives through medical research, will host the cycling event of the year on Thursday, 26 November, at Battersea Evolution to mark another successful season of high-profile rides.

10 November 2015

Good luck to our ambassador Tony Hadley luck on his jungle adventure

Children’s charity Action Medical Research has wished long-term supporter Tony Hadley the best of luck for his stint on I’m A Celebrity, Get Me Out Of Here.

Guestlist is pure gold at Tony Hadley golf event

A star-studded guest list helped make Tony Hadley’s golf day in aid of children’s charity Action Medical Research a triumph, raising £25,000.

Celebrities including actor Ricky Groves, Dane Bowers and Brian McFadden teed off with the Spandau Ballet star at the 11th Tony Hadley Golf Classic on Friday, 11 September, at Elton Furze Golf Club near Peterborough.

6 November 2015

Action Medical Research teams up with Eroica Britannia

Children’s charity Action Medical Research has joined forces with Eroica Britannia, which combines a stunning ride on vintage bikes with a three-day festival celebrating the best of Great British.

Action Medical Research has been revealed as the official charity partner for the 2016 event, set in the beauty of the Peak District, which attracted 50,000 visitors to the three glorious fun-filled days last year.

3 November 2015

Mums raise thousands with epic Lake District challenge

Four tough mothers from Northumberland have raised £11,638 for children’s charity Action Medical Research after tackling an epic endurance race.

Sisters Jenny Vickers and Ruth Oldfield, along with Nicola Wood and Coco Oates, aka the Hillbilly Beauts team, took part in the gruelling Race the Sun challenge on Saturday, 29 August.

23 October 2015

Garmin ride raises £35,000 for Action Medical Research

Cyclists on a ride organised by Action Medical Research for Garmin have raised more than £35,000 for the children’s charity.

The Garmin Ride Out 2015, on Friday, 4 September, saw a select group of Garmin customers join the Cannondale-Garmin’s professional cycling team for a fundraising ride in the New Forest.

21 October 2015

It’s tough at the top as Action launches new Ben Nevis trek

A new trek launched by children’s charity Action Medical Research aims to take fundraising to new heights… all the way to the top of Ben Nevis.

The trek, on Saturday, 10 September 2016, sees climbers conquer the stunning mountain in a day.

16 October 2015

Action Medical Research launches new European ride

A new challenge with children’s charity Action Medical Research offers cyclists the chance to tackle the hairpin bends of a famous Tour de France climb – just days after seeing the race peloton arrive into Paris.

13 October 2015

Take fundraising to new heights with Paddington’s favourite UK charity

A charity is urging walkers to join Team Paddington and conquer the UK’s highest mountains to raise funds to help save and change the lives of babies and children.

Action Medical Research is seeking teams of four to six people - at least three climbers and a driver - to take part in its Three Peaks Challenge from 2-3 July 2016.

2 October 2015

New partnership investing £2 million into research to help sick babies and children

Children’s health charities Action Medical Research and Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity have today announced a new partnership to invest more than £2 million into vital medical research across the UK. 

28 September 2015

Cycling superstars join the line-up for children’s charity event

Two of the hottest names in cycling have joined the glittering line-up of guests gearing up for Action Medical Research’s Champions of CycleSport Dinner.

Olympic gold medallist Dani King MBE will be heading to the ultimate cycling night out on Thursday, 26 November 2015, at Battersea Evolution where guests can mingle with some of the world's greatest cyclists while supporting sick and vulnerable babies and children.

23 September 2015

Star Wars Art Director donates work for charity sale

Star Wars Art Director Alan Tomkins is the latest celebrity to donate an amazing work of art for the Art for Action sale in aid of children’s charity Action Medical Research.

Stars including Anneka Rice, Dame Ellen MacArthur and Maggi Hambling CBE are among those creating 5” x 8” artworks to be sold on Thursday, 15 October 2015.

18 September 2015

Dad tackles epic challenge in memory of baby son

A grieving father will be running the ultimate Peak District race through the night on Friday, 18 September, in memory of his baby son.

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