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
I’m cycling 930 miles to fight lung disease!
Dan is taking on an epic challenge this September in memory of his father in law. He will be cycling from Lands End to John O’Groats to raise money for the BLF and our work supporting those with lung disease. It’s his biggest cycling challenge yet!
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!
Celebrating our inspiring female fundraisers
Today is International Women's Day. To celebrate, we're sharing with you some our favourite stories from these fantastic female fundraisers.
Losing my mum to IPF
After Stephen’s mum died from IPF, he knew he wanted to do something big to honour her memory.
How we remembered my father on our wedding day
Matt and Kat came up with a special way to commemorate his father, who died from IPF, at their wedding reception.
Running high for the British Lung Foundation
After his dad was diagnosed with COPD, Jason and his wife Julie took on the Zermatt ultra marathon to raise money and awareness of lung diseases.
I cycled across the country to raise money for the BLF
With her husband and friend, Karen, completed the Coast to Coast challenge in May 2019 to raise money and awareness of lung disease.
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.