The blog of timeoutdoors' Challenges Editor Elaine Aronson, featuring what's hot in the world of adventure challenges, charity challenges, fundraising & major sporting events...
 
 
 
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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 September
Local running event Content only available to registered users
Thursday 18 September 2014 04.45 PM
Reading, Berkshire, UK
Road running1 miles Road running
18 September
Local running event Content only available to registered users
Thursday 18 September 2014 06.15 PM
Reading, Berkshire, UK
Road running1 miles Road running
18 September
Local running event Content only available to registered users
Thursday 18 September 2014 06.45 PM
Weston super Mare, North Somerset, UK
Road running1 miles Road running
18 September
Local multi-activity eventContent only available to registered users
Thursday 18 September 2014 07.00 PM
Silverstone, Northamptonshire, UK
Road running3.3 miles Road running Road cycling9.3 miles Road cycling Road running1.6 miles 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.
BT Tower Climb
BT Tower Climb
Fitness in London, Greater London, UK - 1 days on 31 Oct 2014.
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Striding for Survival
Striding for Survival
Walking in Virginia Water, Surrey, UK - 10 miles on 01 Nov 2014.
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Expert advice

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

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.

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.
Egyptian Desert Safari Egyptian Desert Safari
Wildlife & nature in Egypt - 7 days from £495 with Egypt Uncovered.
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.
Arthritis Care
Sunday 26 April 2015 10.00 AM
London, Greater London, UK
Registration fee £0 registration fee Minimum sponsorship amount £1800 sponsorship
Young Epilepsy
Sunday 26 April 2015 10.00 AM
London, Greater London, UK
Registration fee £100 registration fee Minimum sponsorship amount £2800 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 3 members Beginners welcome Juniors welcome Social meets
Bristol, Somerset, UK
Multi terrain running Trail running Road running
Members 42 members Beginners welcome Social meets
Rhayader, Powys, UK
Multi terrain running Road running Trail running Cross-country running