A gruelling duathlon set on the army testing ground of Ash Ranges in Surrey - hills, mud and trails through heather moorland.
A spectacular four-day cycling tour in the beautiful Penedés wine region near Barcelona.
Set yourself a New Year target and tackle a mighty and revered 15km course with 200+ obstacles - 29th January, sign up for £55.
There's a dual focus to this nine-day cycling training camp at a luxury hotel in Tenerife.
Join the BHF next June to walk from London to Brighton in 30 hours or less - "Exhilarating, exhausting, challenging and rewarding".
Join Team Macmillan to receive free kit and unrivalled support - and take advantage of their £1-only registration fee.
Trail running in the mountains takes it to a whole new level and opens up spectacular landscapes – here’s all you need to know.
Five guided tours to improve technique in the cycling paradise of Mallorca.
Join Action Medical Research and climb the mighty Yorkshire Three peaks of Whernside, Ingleborough and Pen-y-ghent in a day!
The sights, sounds and atmosphere of the London Marathon - but without the 26.2 miles. Start and finish at Buckingham Palace.
Improve dramatically on this week in Cyprus with the help of master coach Brett Sutton.
Take on one of the toughest challenges the UK has to offer: summit 8 Peaks in one day in the rugged terrain of the Lake District.
On this five-day trip you'll summit the Toubkal Mountain at an impressive 4,167m, fully supported and guided.
The Essar Chester Round the Walls race is one of the oldest in the country and features a scenic 6km loop from the Roodee.
Challenge yourself and make new friends on this iconic cycle from London to Paris for The Big Issue Foundation.
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A great location, two distances to choose from which feature a swim in the River Blackwater and then a scenic ride and run.
A 10km movie-inspired obstacle run which offers a unique and immersive experience for all participants - book your place now!
A great challenge for a wide range of runners - check out our listings and get training advice and race-day pointers.
An incredibly popular choice - everything from small local runs to some of the UK's biggest mass-participation events.
Local runs for all ages and abilities
Massively popular, Swim-Bike-Run the classic format
Long and short massed-start road rides
From short walks and rambles right up to multi-peak and long-distance walks.
Full listings of open-water and pool events with distances right up to 10km
Family-friendly events - ideal for kids and adults to get active
Ski/trek 100+ miles across tough Arctic terrain with 8 others in temperatures as low as -25C.
From capital to historic university town, take on one of BHF's most prestigious challenges.
Follow the ancient paths of the Incas along the Lares Trail, a unique alternative route and far off the beaten track.
Whether it's your first or 100th challenge, make it your 2017 goal to join the Teenage Cancer Trust at the Brighton Marathon.
Full listings of the top events
Take your pick from hundreds of challenges
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From short fun runs to ultra marathons
Cycling challenges from the UK and beyond
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Distances from 1km up to 100km!
An eight-day cycling showcase which features all the main French Alps highlights, including Ventoux, the Galibier and Alpe D'Huez.
Head out for some warm-weather training, with the focus on fitness work and technique for runners, cyclists and triathletes.
With a perfectly-suited all-year-round climate, attractive scenery and varied terrain, Portugal is a fantastic holiday destination for cyclists and walkers alike.
Spain is far more than beaches, tower-block hotels, golf courses and paella. Dive into the real Spain and discover one of the most varied landscapes in western Europe.
For an exhilarating outdoors experience that brings you close the soul of a destination, look no further than a cycling holiday.
The perfect way to keep the whole family active while enjoying a great holiday at home or abroad.
There’s no better way of getting to know a region than by exploring it on foot.
From gentle rides to iconic climbs
Road cycling in the French Alps
Lakes, mountains & beautiful coastlines
A land of ancient traditions and amazing landscapes perfect for trekking & cycling
Safaris, surfing, scuba diving and sublime trekking
Something for everyone, including The Himalayas
Just a seven-hour flight from the UK
Perfect climate for year-round activities
From the magnificent Rocky Mountains to the Florida Keys
Trek the Andes, discover Peru and so much more
There are good reasons for running with others, not least the social aspect and the security of running new routes as part of a group.
There are many benefits of joining a group of like-minded enthusiasts, with a regular programme of led walks.
Clubs cater for all types of rider
Becoming increasingly popular - all ability levels welcomed
Beginners are always welcome so find the best fit for you
Don't be the one with 'all the gear and no idea' - follow our tips and avoid overspending on your favourite outdoor activities.
As the nights start to draw in, it's more important than ever to get the most out of your training time - here are our top tips.
World record-breaking swimmer Dr Julie Bradshaw shows you how to get better at dealing with waves and sighting.
A look at the science behind barefoot running shoes, which aim to protect while also allowing feet to do their natural thing.
Fun runs can seem a little daunting to new participants but here's how to make sure they are exactly what they should be – fun!
Expect the unexpected and embrace the whole experience advises David Hellard, who has run in marathons all around the world.
How to prepare for 20+ mile walks
Get in perfect shape for your walking adventure
The key aspects of rambling, including preparation and safety
From finding a bike to basic skills
Tips and training plans to help you improve
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How to get started in the sport
A detailed look at the essentials for climbing
Advice from some of the UK's top female climbers
How to get started and what motivates sport-climbers
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Training camps for all levels - running, cycling, triathlon and many more activities this winter and into 2017.
Challenge yourself next year with these walks, treks, bike rides and runs from around the world.
Details of skiing, snowboarding and other winter trips available late this year and into 2017.
Get in early and sign up now for these special runs, walks and rides in the UK next year. (London Marathon ballot announced this week)
See the world's most iconic cities - by foot or by bike.
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