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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.
16 April
Local running event Content only available to registered users
Wednesday 16 April 2014 07.00 PM
Chester, Cheshire, UK
Road running5 miles Road running
16 April
Local running event Content only available to registered users
Wednesday 16 April 2014 07.00 PM
Derby, Derbyshire, UK
Road running5 km Road running
16 April
Local running event Content only available to registered users
Wednesday 16 April 2014 07.00 PM
Derby, Derbyshire, UK
Road running1 miles Road running
17 April
Local running event Content only available to registered users
Thursday 17 April 2014 07.00 PM
Stafford, Staffordshire, UK
Trail running5 miles Trail 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.
Indian Himalayan Cycle Challenge
Indian Himalayan Cycle Challenge
Mountain biking in Indian Himalayas, India - 12 days on 18 Oct 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

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.
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
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.
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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
CLIC Sargent
Sunday 15 June 2014 Suitable for beginners Beginners Juniors welcome U18s
Alexandra Gardens, Windsor Riverside, Windsor, Berkshire, UK
Registration fee £20 registration fee Minimum sponsorship amount £450 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