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.
25 November
Local running event Content only available to registered users
Tuesday 25 November 2014 07.30 PM
Bristol, South Gloucestershire, UK
Road running5 km Road running
26 November
Local running event Content only available to registered users
Wednesday 26 November 2014 07.30 PM
Truro, Cornwall, UK
Road running1 miles Road running
26 November
Local running event Content only available to registered users
Wednesday 26 November 2014 07.30 PM
Truro, Cornwall, UK
Road running2 miles Road running
27 November
Local running event Content only available to registered users
Thursday 27 November 2014 06.45 PM
Salford, Greater Manchester, UK
Multi terrain running2 km Multi terrain 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.
Patagonia Trek - 30th Anniversary Challenge
Patagonia Trek - 30th Anniversary Challenge
Trekking in Patagonian Andes, Argentina - 10 days on 05 Feb 2016.
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Exmoor 30:30
Exmoor 30:30
Hill walking in Exford, Somerset, UK - 30 miles on 12 Sep 2015.
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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.
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Everest & Gokyo Lakes Everest & Gokyo Lakes
Trekking in Nepal - 22 days from £1225 with Nepal Uncovered.
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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.
London's Air Ambulance
Sunday 12 July 2015 09.35 AM Suitable for teams Teams Suitable for beginners Beginners
London, Greater London, UK
Registration fee £35 registration fee Minimum sponsorship amount £150 sponsorship
Children in Crisis
Sunday 26 April 2015 10.00 AM
London, Greater London, UK
Registration fee £100 registration fee Minimum sponsorship amount £1700 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 180 members Beginners welcome Social meets
Blackburn, Lancashire, UK
Road running Trail running Cross-country running Fell running
Members 10 members Beginners welcome Juniors welcome
London, Greater London, UK
Multi terrain running Road cycling Mountaineering