#FreeYourself: get active outdoors

Whether you want to get some fresh air with the kids, spend time with friends or colleagues or find your next personal challenge, getting active outdoors is great for the mind, body and soul.

We have over 10,000 listings of things to do, places to go and clubs to join plus expert advice to help you on your way - all free to access. Quickly find your fix using the search or browse around for some inspiration.


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Hawassa Half Marathon12 Dec

Meet Haile Gebrselassie himself and take part in the Hawassa Half Marathon in February 2018.

Hit the trails12 Dec

Get off the beaten track with advice from some of the UK's finest off-road runners.

Great North Run12 Dec

Sign up for just £15 before 31 Dec and join #TeamVariety in Britain's largest mass participation event!

Well done Tom!11 Dec

Tom from the timeoutdoors team placed 2nd at the Leeds Canal Christmas Cracker 10K yesterday (42:06).

Everest Base Camp Trek11 Dec

An incredible, once-in-a-lifetime trek to Everest Base Camp, fully supported from only £1640.

Great South Run11 Dec

Get a £5 'early bird' discount (limited availability) when you sign up with Teenage Cancer Trust now.

London to Paris cycle10 Dec

Join BHF on this legendary challenge and soak up the final stage of the Tour de France LIVE in Paris.

Get active in Europe10 Dec

From trekking in Iceland to trail running in France and cycling in Spain, your next European adventure awaits.

RideLondon 10010 Dec

Sign up for just £10 before 31 Dec and join #TeamVariety at this world-class festival of cycling in London!

Well done runners!9 Dec

Well done to everyone who took part in the London Santa Run today - find your next fun run here...

Be a better runner9 Dec

Rio Olympics marathon runner Aly Dixon provides her top tips to those starting their own running journey.

Icelandic Lava Trek9 Dec

Trek to the new lava formed by the 2010 volcanic eruption and raise important funds for Parkinson's UK.

Find your next 5K9 Dec

Looking for your next 5K fix? Filter by date & location to discover an upcoming event near you...

20% off Madagascar8 Dec

Book your 2018 holiday by 18 Dec and get 20% off! Explore this scenic, wild and largely undiscovered island.

Cycle London to Ypres8 Dec

Cycle 295 miles over 4 days through 3 countries, visiting battlefields, cemeteries & memorials en route.

Technique/strength training8 Dec

Taking time this winter to strengthen your weaknesses will pay dividends in the New Year.

Find a marathon7 Dec

Browse 150+ upcoming marathons and filter by date & location.

Cycling in Mallorca7 Dec

Mallorca is the perfect location to prepare for your upcoming event - 7 days from only €1149.

Snow hole expedition7 Dec

An incredible few days of guided winter mountain walking, with a unique overnight experience in a snowhole.

Lapland adventure week6 Dec

Ride with huskies, cross a frozen lake by snowmobile and explore Finnish Lapland on snowshoes.