Upcoming Events

2018 Global Lyme Alliance Greenwich Gala

The Greenwich Gala is a signature event for GLA and plays a key role in GLA’s overall fundraising efforts to conquer Lyme and other tick-borne diseases.

This special evening also acknowledges a Lyme disease researcher who has made a significant impact in our fight. The 2016 and 2017 Greenwich Galas raised nearly $2 million collectively.

Save the Date: May 12, 2018


Tough Mudder

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Become a Real Hero – Use Your Run to Fundraise for #TeamGLA


Join events all over the country! Tough Mudder is no ordinary mud run – it’s an experience. An escape from the everyday. At Tough Mudder, you won’t just face your fears – you’ll knock them down. You’ll go over, around, and through them. And just like all Lyme warriors do every day, you’ll test your strength, stamina, and grit. You’ll help the Mudders around you to do the same.

To become a Tough Mudder ParticipantComplete this form and select your event.
If you are chosen, you will receive an email notification containing information on how to support GLA.

Pricing: The fundraising minimum is $1,000 per event – no fee for the race itself when you fundraise.

Every Fundraiser Participant Receives:


  • GLA Runner Shirt
  • GLA Branded Phone Wallet
  • GLA Branded Ear Buds
  • GLA Branded Swell Bottle
  • Tickease Remover
  • Tough Mudder Headband & Tee
  • Beer (21+ over)
  • Runner’s Insurance

There will be an incentive program for fundraising goals! More details once you register.

Need training tips? Check out Tough Mudder training tips from Personal Trainer, Sean Aqareva from Multilevel Fitness.

Support #TeamGLA: You don’t have to get muddy to support GLA. Support #TeamGLA with a donation, every little bit helps and it’s all for an amazing cause!

Additional questions? Email events@GLA.org.

Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series 2017

register-120116-philly-compressorGLA is now part of the Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series.

2017 marks 20 Years Running of the Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series. Each event in 2017 will celebrate all that we run for: from your personal race day moments to each event’s historical milestones.

Run for yourself.  Run for GLA.

To support a participant by donating, click the button below.

Upcoming race locations & dates:

  • Los Angles: October 29
  • Las Vegas: November 11-12
  • San Antonio: December 2-3


Learn more about how to participate and help raise funds for GLA: complete this form or email events@GLA.org.

Angel Miller, with husband Jim, 2017 Philly Rock 'n' Roll Half Marathon
Angel Miller, with husband Jim, 2017 Philly Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon


In The Lymelight: Live Taping at Zanies Chicago

Join co-hosts Ali Moresco and Sarah Aiken in Chicago, Illinois for the first ever live taping of In The Lymelight.  In The Lymelight is a podcast about living with Lyme disease (and everything in between) and aims to bring humor and knowledge to an otherwise somber topic with comedic relief.

lymelight zaniesIn the Lymelight and Global Lyme Alliance welcome famed comedian and hypnotist Chris Jones to the stage in Chicago. A Chicago native and previous Zanies performer, Chris took the entertainment world by storm after he hypnotized notorious germaphobe Howie Mandel into shaking hands on America’s Got Talent, and continues to wow with appearances on Windy City Live, NBC and Steve Harvey. Jones will be discussing his career and using comedy to overcome depression.

If you enjoy comedy and want to support GLA–this show is not to be missed. A portion of proceeds from In The Lymelight featuring Chris Jones will be donated to GLA.

Date: November 30
Where: Zanies, Old Town: 1548 N Wells St, Chicago, IL 60610
Admission: $20.00