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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.
19 April
Local running event Content only available to registered users
Saturday 19 April 2014 02.30 PM
London, Greater London, UK
Road running5 miles Road running
19 April
Local multi-activity event Content only available to registered users
Saturday 19 April 2014 03.00 PM
Duston, Northamptonshire, UK
Swimming100 metres Swimming Road cycling1.6 km Road cycling Road running800 metres Road running
19 April
Local multi-activity event Content only available to registered users
Saturday 19 April 2014 03.00 PM
Duston, Northamptonshire, UK
Swimming150 metres Swimming Road cycling2.4 km Road cycling Road running1200 metres Road running
19 April
Local multi-activity event Content only available to registered users
Saturday 19 April 2014 03.00 PM
Duston, Northamptonshire, UK
Swimming200 metres Swimming Road cycling3.2 km Road cycling Road running1600 metres 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.
Alps Cycling Challenge
Alps Cycling Challenge
Road cycling in Alps, France - 5 days on 11 Sep 2014.
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NSPCC Tour of the South East
NSPCC Tour of the South East
Road cycling in Box Hill & Dunsfold Park (Top Gear circuit), Kent, UK - 180 miles on 07 Jun 2014.
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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

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.
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Sintra Cascais Walking (Walking tour) Sintra Cascais Walking (Walking tour) Suitable for beginners
Trekking in Lisbon region (Sintra), Portugal - 3 days from €360 with PortugalHike.
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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
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 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