1 - 10 AUGUST
The Bloody Long Virtual Walk
Join Mito Foundation to walk or run 35km from 1st – 10th August to cure mito!
No matter what your age, location or fitness level, you can join the Mito Movement to get active, maintain a healthy lifestyle and achieve your fitness goals.
Now - 7 SEPTEMBER
Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend
You’re invited to join MitoCanada team! Run your race at your pace while adhering to the physical distancing guidelines provided by your local public health agencies.
Now - 19 SEPTEMBER
My Mito Miles 2020
Whether you run, ride, row or simply walk laps around your garden, every mile you cover will be helping to bring positive change to the lives of people with mitochondrial diseases. The Lily Foundation's aim is to reach a total of 24,901 miles, (40,074 km) – a circumnavigation of the world - by the end of World Mitochondrial Disease Week.
Now - 27 SEPTEMBER
Scotiabank Calgary Marathon
The Calgary Marathon Charity Challenge has gone virtual! You have from May 31st – Sept 27th to complete events (5k, 10k, half-marathon, marathon & 50k). To sign up, please use the following link to help MitoCanada.
Now - 18 OCTOBER
Energy for Life Walk
United Mitochondrial Disease Foundation Energy for Life Walk (& Run) events this will be virtual! We invite you to register and fundraise in one of our walk cities listed.
Mississauga Virtual WalknRoll 4 MITO
MitoCanada's 5th annual WalknRoll 4 Mito event has gone virtual!
Louise Gibson has been diagnosed with mito along with her sister Rita who passed away in 2018. She will be walking in honour of her. Join Louise in getting closer to the cure for mitochondrial disease one step at a time.
Light Up for Mito
Light Up for Mito is a global campaign whereby landmarks around the world will be illuminated in green to raise awareness about mito.
13 - 19 SEPTEMBER
Porch Light Up
MitoCanada invites you to swap out your standard porch light and replace with a green light bulb. Your green light will spark great conversations and help raise valuable awareness for mito!
The Bloody Long Walk - Gold Coast
Join Mito Foundation in Gold Coast for our 35km challenge to cure mito. Starting in Pizzey Park, Miami take in breathtaking views of the Gold Coast. Walk through the National Park at Tallebudgera Creek down to Currumbin then follow the coast line back up to Broadbeach.
Take a breezy stroll around the historic streets of Scotland's capital city in support of The Lily Foundation! There are three walks of varying lengths to choose from, and this year all charities taking part will receive a 50% boost on top of their fundraising total.
Great North Run
Every year, more than 55,000 runners come from across the globe to run the Great North Run, the world’s largest, most prestigious half-marathon. Join Muscular Dystrophy UK #TeamOrange.
13 -19 SEPTEMBER
Kawakawa Bay Virtual Fun Run
Run / walk either 5km / 10km /21.1km or 42.2km during the Awareness Week. The 21.1km and 42.2km can be done in one single run or you can accumulate this distance over the period of that week.
Indianapolis Virtual Support Meeting
Join United Mitochondrial Disease Foundation for a virtual support meeting to share coping tips and connect with others (the third Tuesday of each Month). Many of the virtual support group meetings are promoted locally, however, we will always welcome patients and families to attend regardless of location.
16 -20 SEPTEMBER
London to Paris Tour de France
Join The Lily Foundation - this 5 day incredible cycle connects two of the world’s most chic capital cities! You will make your way through beautiful English villages and into the stunning countryside of rural France, passing historical landmarks and famous battlefields until you reach Paris.
Teen and Young Adult Virtual Happy Hour (Ages 16-35)
Join United Mitochondrial Disease Foundation every Friday for this alcohol-free “Virtual Happy Hour”! It is tough being stuck at home, but you are not alone. Let’s get together, share coping tips and have some FUN!
Jurassic Coast Challenge
Sign up for The Lily Foundation - walk, Jog or Run the spectacular Jurassic Coast - a World Heritage Site. A Poole Harbour start - it's on to Corfe Castle, across to Lulworth Cove, past Durdle Door, with ups and downs all the way to the Weymouth halfway point.
North West September Skydive
Skydive for Muscular Dystrophy UK and you can make a real difference to children and adults affected by muscle-wasting conditions. By the time you land, you’ll have funded over eight hours of ground-breaking research!
Please join Muscular Dystrophy UK for a special one-off event at the Runnymede Hotel, Surrey. There will be delicious food and wine, an exciting auction and fundraising games, along with live music and of course dancing!