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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.
24 April
Local running event Content only available to registered users
Thursday 24 April 2014 06.00 PM
Stockton on Tees, UK
Trail running5 km Trail running
24 April
Local running event Content only available to registered users
Thursday 24 April 2014 07.30 PM
Mobberley, Cheshire, UK
Multi terrain running5.3 miles Multi terrain running
24 April
Local running event Content only available to registered users
Thursday 24 April 2014 07.30 PM
Weston super Mare, North Somerset, UK
Road running5 miles Road running
25 April
Local running event Content only available to registered users
Friday 25 April 2014 12.30 PM
Glasgow, Lanarkshire, UK
Road running3 km Road 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 Amsterdam Cycle Challenge
London to Amsterdam Cycle Challenge
Road cycling in London to Amsterdam, Netherlands - 200 miles on 13 Jun 2014.
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Trek Uganda
Trek Uganda
Trekking in Mgahinga National Park, Uganda - 11 days on 25 Jan 2015.
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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.
Best of the Algarve - Eastern Algarve Best of the Algarve - Eastern Algarve Suitable for beginners
Cycle touring in Eastern Algarve, Portugal - 7 days from €525 with Activity Algarve.
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The Beautiful Alentejo Beaches (Hybrid Bike Tour) The Beautiful Alentejo Beaches (Hybrid Bike Tour)
Cycle touring in Alentejo region (coast) and Algarve (coast), Portugal - 7 days from €1260 with PortugalBike.
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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.
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
Children with Cancer UK
Sunday 20 July 2014
The Pyrenees - Pau to Hautacam, France
Registration fee £50 registration fee Minimum sponsorship amount £1000 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 130 members Beginners welcome Social meets
Oldham, Greater Manchester, UK
Road running Multi terrain running Trail running
Members 100 members Beginners welcome Juniors welcome Social meets
Shrewsbury, Shropshire, UK
Mountaineering Rock climbing Hill walking Ice climbing Hill walking