This is the classic starting point for those new to running or returning to the sport after a break. But it’s not just about beginner runners - it’s a distance for all ages and abilities as demonstrated by the popularity of family fun runs and local 5Ks, including parkruns.
It's natural to be nervous when taking up running, especially if you're looking to lose weight, but trainer Becky Hodgson shows you how to get over those fears.
If you're just starting out in running then following these seven tips from athlete and personal trainer Becca Hayden will get you on the right track.
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Focus on winter training camps - plus activity days and trips to learn new skills.
From abseils to skydives, get your adrenaline fix.
Inspired by the Olympics to try something new? Events, challenges and trips for first timers + unusual, out-of-the-ordinary outdoor activities.
Hill walks and treks plus rides and runs with a climbing theme. Both in the UK and abroad.
Runs, rides and multi-sport events with an Olympic connection, plus tips from Team GB marathon runner Aly Dixon.