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.
26 July
Local multi-activity event Content only available to registered users
Saturday 26 July 2014 07.20 AM
Boscombe, Dorset, UK
Swimming750 metres Swimming Road cycling23.4 km Road cycling Road running5 km Road running
26 July
Local multi-activity event Content only available to registered users
Saturday 26 July 2014 07.20 AM
Boscombe, Dorset, UK
Swimming375 metres Swimming Road cycling11.7 km Road cycling Road running2.5 km Road running
26 July
Local cycling event Content only available to registered users
Saturday 26 July 2014 07.30 AM
Whittlesey, Cambridgeshire, UK
Road cycling132 miles Road cycling Road cycling133 km Road cycling Road cycling37 miles Road cycling
26 July
Local multi-activity event Content only available to registered users
Saturday 26 July 2014 08.00 AM
York, North Yorkshire, UK
Swimming800 metres Swimming Road cycling46 km Road cycling Trail running8 km 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.
Sucata Rallies
Sucata Rallies
Overland travel in France - Spain - Portugal, France - 5 days on 21 Aug 2014.
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Cycle Burkina Faso
Cycle Burkina Faso
Cycle touring in Ouagadougou, BurkinaFaso - 8 days on 26 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

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.
Open Water Course Open Water Course
Scuba diving in Egypt - 8 days from £460 with Egypt Uncovered.
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Costa Rica Learn to Surf Costa Rica Learn to Surf
Surfing in San Jose, Costa Rica - 8 days from £749 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's Cancer and Leukaemia Group
Sunday 26 April 2015 10.00 AM
London, Greater London, UK
Registration fee £100 registration fee Minimum sponsorship amount £2000 sponsorship
Parkinson's UK
Sunday 12 October 2014
York, North Yorkshire, UK
Registration fee £0 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 30 members Beginners welcome Juniors welcome Social meets
Baclaran, Parañaque City, Philippines
Mountaineering Rock climbing Trekking
Members 100 members Beginners welcome Juniors welcome Social meets
Blackwood, Gwent, UK
Track running Cross-country running