Your fundraising stories
Stories written by people like you, about fundraising
Read stories about people's experiences fundraising across the UK! Find out what motivates them to get going, cross the finishing line and raise money for lung research.
Your stories about fundraising
We held a virtual brunch to remember our amazing dad
Lockdown and COVID-19 couldn’t stop Lisa from bringing her family together (virtually). She held a virtual brunch to raise money, and a cuppa, in memory of her amazing dad, Alan.
I cycled 930 miles to fight lung disease!
In his biggest cycling challenge yet, Dan cycled from Lands End to John O’Groats in memory of his father in law. He was raising money for the BLF and our work supporting those with lung disease.
Climbing Our Everest together
Claire, from our events team, introduces our new virtual walking event, Our Everest. Brand new for 2021, we are all climbing this mountain together!
I’m running to bring hope for my daughter
Victoria’s eight-year-old daughter has a rare lung disease. The mother-of-three began running to raise vital funds for lung health charities and will be running the virtual London Marathon this year.
Running helped my mental health at a challenging time in my life
Dan started running nine years ago at the age of 43. He’s since completed nine marathons and will be taking part in this year’s virtual London Marathon in memory of his friend Terry, who died of lung cancer in 2019.
Team Breathe champion Sam shares her top tips for the London Marathon
Our Team Breathe champion, Sam, is the official poster girl for this year's London Marathon, The 40th Race. Victoria, from our events team, chatted to her about her marathon experience and what this year's runners can expect from the big day.
I’m shielding, but can still cycle 10km!
Inspired by other people’s fundraising efforts, Ginny decided to take on a challenge of her own for the British Lung Foundation.
I ran a half marathon in my garden!
When Fiona's next half marathon was called off, she didn’t let that stand in her way!
Tell your story
Do you have a story to tell? It could be about your lung condition, a friend or relative you know who lives with one, or how caring for them impacts your life. We'd love to hear what you've got to say.