The blog of timeoutdoors' Founder and Managing Director, Andrew Risbey, featuring customer news and analysis, website highlights and updates on his personal challenge for 2014.
 
 
 
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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.
22 October
Local running event Content only available to registered users
Wednesday 22 October 2014 07.00 AM
Dorchester, Dorset, UK
Multi terrain running52 miles Multi terrain running Multi terrain running42 miles Multi terrain running Multi terrain running31 miles Multi terrain running
22 October
Local running event Content only available to registered users
Wednesday 22 October 2014 07.45 PM
Hatfield, Hertfordshire, UK
Road running5 km Road running
23 October
Local running event Content only available to registered users
Thursday 23 October 2014 07.00 AM
Salisbury, Wiltshire, UK
Multi terrain running48 miles Multi terrain running Multi terrain running37 miles Multi terrain running Multi terrain running28 miles Multi terrain running
23 October
Local running event Content only available to registered users
Thursday 23 October 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.
Fright Hike - Sherwood Forest
Fright Hike - Sherwood Forest
Trekking in Sherwood Forest, Nottinghamshire, UK - 30 km on 25 Oct 2014.
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Parkinson's UK Spooky Sprint Nottingham - 5K
Parkinson's UK Spooky Sprint Nottingham - 5K
Road running in National Water Sports Centre, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, UK - 5 km 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.
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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Egyptian Desert Safari Egyptian Desert Safari
Wildlife & nature in Egypt - 7 days from £495 with Egypt 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.
Arthritis Care
Sunday 12 April 2015 09.00 AM Suitable for teams Teams
Brighton, East Sussex, UK
Registration fee £0 registration fee Minimum sponsorship amount £500 sponsorship
The Neuroblastoma Society
Sunday 13 September 2015 Suitable for teams Teams Suitable for beginners Beginners Juniors welcome U18s
Newcastle, Tyne and Wear, UK
Registration fee £25 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 50 members Beginners welcome
West London, UK
Adventure racing Orienteering Multi terrain running Trail running
Members 50 members Beginners welcome Social meets
Baston, Lincolnshire, UK
Road cycling Mountain biking BMX