Ballot entries are now closed - so the main way to enter "The London Marathon on Wheels" is by getting a charity place. Here you will find charities who have places, their cause & what benefits they offer their cyclists. Plus some are offering FREE registration...
Whether you're tackling the Pennine Way or just rambling around, it’s well worth investing in the right footwear. The Yan Tan boot is a strong 2-3 season, lightweight boot perfect for most UK walking.
Discover a land of ancient temples, golden pagodas & magnificent monasteries where monks collect alms each morning. Taking place in the Shan Mountains where the cool mountain air, pine forests, beautiful landscape & hill tribe villages make it perfect for trekking.
Scafell Pike, Helvellyn & Skiddaw are three of the eight 3000ft+ Lake District peaks that you will conquer in just 2 days on this picturesque hiking challenge for Meningitis Now. Fully-qualified mountain leader, highly experienced safety team, accommodation, meals, transport between the peaks & much more included. Register today for just £75.
The Great Tour is the ultimate cycling adventure in Britain, a 64-day circumnavigation of our glorious British coastline which never loses the sight, sound and smell of the sea. This epic challenge draws in every coastal town, village and city to present Britain's greatest scenic views.
Walk through the night to summit Ben Nevis, cross the Pembrokeshire limestone or climb the South Downs white cliffs, to raise money for BHF’s life-saving research. These unique challenges will put you to the test, but you will be rewarded with a triumphant finish of the sunrise over the sea or the dramatic Scottish Highlands.
Challenge yourself in 2015 by taking on the highest peaks in north, mid & south Wales, all within 15 hours! Scale Snowdon, Cadair Idris & Pen-y-Fan: a total distance of 20.35 miles & total ascent of 9,397ft (2,864m)! Teams of 4 + designated driver.
“Fantastically organised event".
Hike along the steep staircases and crumbling watchtowers of The Great Wall of China on this demanding, but rewarding trek. This once in a lifetime challenge includes five full days hiking along The Great Wall and exploring Beijing and its Forbidden City.
A mixed terrain 10km route on roads and across moorland centered around the village of Grantley, within Nidderdale AONB - perfect for novice 10km runners and seasoned athletes alike. Get the whole family involved with the new 2km fun run and combine it with a visit to Fountains Abbey.
With plans in place for a big celebration, the 25th year is set to be the best yet. Awarded the BTF's 'Event of the Year' a remarkable seven times, the Windsor Triathlon is one of the best Olympic distance triathlons in the UK. With 25 years of heritage, the triathlon has stood the test of time with its quality delivery, stunning location and great event village.
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We all like to be challenged. That sense of achievement that can only come from surmounting obstacles and realising goals is what makes us feel alive. The difficulty and severity of some challenges, however, means that we sometimes need an extra push to see us triumphantly over the line.
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Winter walking is a big (but worthwhile) step up from summer walking. Here are some tips on all subjects from avalanche awareness to ropework, starting out to winter clothing, emergencies to footwork on snow and ice, and how to use crampons and ixe axes.
Whether you're new to the sport and baffled by all the jargon, or are well used to tieing into the sharp end and looking to advance, there are advice articles in here to help, written by world-class experts from nutritionists to adventurists like Leo Houlding, across all disciplines from bouldering to big-walling.
Training camps have sprung up all over the place to cater to the ever-growing demand from runners, cyclists and triathletes in particular - looking to benefit from high-quality, individual coaching.
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