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
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.
Why I’m running for people with mesothelioma
Alexandra is running 3 half marathons to raise money for mesothelioma support groups.
I rode from London to Paris for the BLF
Dan and his colleague Aston rode all the way to Paris as part of our first ever bike ride from London to the French capital.
My bronchiectasis won’t stop me from running marathons
Stuart has asthma and bronchiectasis but plans to run the 6 most famous marathons around the world.
We took on a triathlon in memory of our mum
Dan and Matt’s mum passed away from COPD. They took on a triathlon in her memory.
I battled 268 miles in 8 days to help fight lung disease
Paul’s friend Fiona passed away from an ILD in April 2018. Since then, he’s taken on several endurance challenges raising money to fund research and save lives.
Running the London Marathon to give people "new lungs"
Jo's dad died from lung disease. Now she's running the London Marathon to help raise awareness
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.