Mission 5000

5000 people living with MND. 5000 miles to cover. A community united.

A community united

We’re on a mission, and we need you to join us. Together we want to cover 5,000 miles, that’s a mile for every person living with MND in the UK today. Take part and run, walk, swim, cycle or even scoot however far you can. 

The challenge is taking place throughout June 2022. You can take part and pledge to cover as many miles as you like during the month. How far will you go? 

How does it work?


Sign up and pledge your miles


Complete your miles however you choose


Track your miles and submit your total

Raise over £100 and we'll send you a limited edition medal

Mission 5000 Resources

The difference you could make

The difference you could make

Every cake baked makes a difference

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bakeit! brochure

Your guide to a successful bakeit! event


Emily's marble cake

Need some inspiration?

Two people in #TeamMND tshirts at the top of a hill


What is MND?

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Motor neurone disease (MND) is a fatal, rapidly progressing disease which affects the brain and the spinal cord. It can leave people locked in a failing body, unable to move, talk, swallow and eventually breathe. 5,000 people are currently living with MND in the UK. There is no cure. Take a look at our key facts and information.

How do I register, and do I have to pay?

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To register you will need to complete the form above and claim your free t-shirt along with your Mission 5000 fundraising pack to get you started. You do not need to pay to take part in the challenge. We hope people will take part and raise money to support families affected by MND. 

Can I join as a team?

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Yes, you can! The more the merrier. Just let us know when you register that you're taking part as a team.  

Can I take part if i'm under 18?

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Yes, you can take part if you are under 18 with consent from your parent or guardian.

Can wheelchair users take part?

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Yes, the challenge is flexible and open to everyone and people can cover the miles however they wish. Your dedication in raising awareness and vital funds is what really counts.

How many miles do I have to do?

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It's totally up to you how many miles choose pledge. Whether you aim for 10 miles or 100 miles, each mile will contribute to our team target of 5000 miles. 

How can I track my miles?

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You can track your miles via the Strava app , using the Mission 5000 tracker or by joining the Mission 5000 Challenge Hound group.

When using Challenge Hound, once you've joined the team - any miles tracked using your connected fitness app will be added to our team Mission 5000 target, or you can add your miles manually.

Do I have to send proof of my miles?

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No, we trust that you will be honest about the amount of miles you have completed! You'll find a tracker in our fundraising zone to help you keep track of your miles, as well as other useful materials.

How do I set up a JustGiving page?

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It's super easy to set on up your JustGiving page, just visit the link here. Don't forget to share your page with your friends, family, colleagues and on social media. You can even connect your JustGiving up with your Strava account!

How do I get a medal?

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Once you raise over £100, you will need to complete a short form to claim your limited edition 2022 Mission 5000 medal. We'll send this to participants after the challenge has been completed.

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