The blog of timeoutdoors' Founder and Managing Director, Andrew Risbey, featuring customer news and analysis, website highlights and updates on his personal challenge for 2014.
 
 
 
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Events

The events calendar brings together 1000's of local and mass participation events in the UK and overseas to make it easy to find something to do outdoors.
18 April
Local running event Content only available to registered users
Friday 18 April 2014 07.00 PM
Port Erin, Isle of Man, UK
Road running10 km Road running
19 April
Local running event Content only available to registered users
Saturday 19 April 2014
Pembrey, Carmarthenshire, UK
Cross-country running5 km Cross-country running
19 April
Local cycling event Content only available to registered users
Saturday 19 April 2014
Kirkby Mallory, Leicestershire, UK
Road cycling1.3 miles Road cycling
19 April
Local running event Content only available to registered users
Saturday 19 April 2014
Nutley, East Sussex, UK
Cross-country running10 km Cross-country running

Charity challenges

The charity challenges section brings togther hundreds of charity challenges in the UK and overseas including runs, walks, treks, bike rides, abseils, triathlons, horse rides, dog sleds, extreme events plus sailing, multi-activity and other challenges.
London to Paris Off-Road Bike Ride
London to Paris Off-Road Bike Ride
Mountain biking in London to Paris, France - 300 km on 05 Jul 2014.
Get challenge details
Le Tour Yorkshire Cycle Challenge
Le Tour Yorkshire Cycle Challenge
Road cycling in Leeds to Harrogate, North Yorkshire, UK - 120 miles on 20 Jul 2014.
Get challenge details

Expert advice

Expert advice on training, nutrition, injuries and beginners from our team of experts.
Running keeps you fit but can increase the risk of injury.
Articles for those looking to find their feet in the outdoors.

Classifieds

Find a local specialist shop for help & advice on what to buy; a local health, injury or fitness specialist for advice and treatment; or accommodation.
Ashville College
Ashville College
Harrogate is the perfect place to stay to make the most of the Tour de France when it arrives in...
Pubs and hotels - Harrogate
2 nights B&B plus BBQ for £87 per person - get voucher for details
Guide Dogs Coniston Adventure Team Challenge

Activities & holidays

Plan your next adventure here! Choose from hundreds of activity days, breaks, holidays, courses, expeditions and training camps - ranging from one day activities in the UK to multi-month expeditions to Everest.
Thai Sailing Adventure - Koh Phi Phi to Phuket Thai Sailing Adventure - Koh Phi Phi to Phuket
Yacht sailing in Phi Phi Island, Thailand - 4 days from £375 with G Adventures.
Click here for trip details
Coast to Coast cycling Coast to Coast cycling
Mountain biking in Ulverston, Cumbria, UK - 8 days from £577 with Sherpa Expeditions.
Click here for trip details

Charity events

Events such as charity fun runs, charity marathons and charity triathlons are all fantastic ways to get fit and raise money for a great cause at the same time.
Children with Cancer UK
Sunday 20 July 2014
The Pyrenees - Pau to Hautacam, France
Registration fee £50 registration fee Minimum sponsorship amount £1000 sponsorship
Action on Hearing Loss
Sunday 7 September 2014 Suitable for beginners Beginners Juniors welcome U18s
Newcastle, Tyne and Wear, UK
Registration fee £30 registration fee Minimum sponsorship amount £300 sponsorship

Clubs

Search 100's of activity clubs to find one to suit your interests from running, cycling, triathlon, climbing, mountaineering and walking clubs.
Members 100 members Beginners welcome Juniors welcome Social meets
Shrewsbury, Shropshire, UK
Mountaineering Rock climbing Hill walking Ice climbing Hill walking
Members 30 members Beginners welcome Juniors welcome
Burnham Deepdale, Norfolk, UK
Cycle touring Road cycling