What's your goal?

What's your goal?

Be inspired & stay motivated

There's nothing like real people with real goals to get you buzzing. In our Goals section we showcase inspiring members of our community and their plans for getting active.

Whether you're trying to get healthier, want to set a personal best or achieve something amazing in memory of a loved one - there are many reasons to set yourself a personal goal.

Be inspired with a new challenge, tripevent or course and set your goal to keep motivated! There's something for everyone.
 

Run of Strength
Run of Strength
Maija Smith
Edinburgh Marathon Festival 5K
This is my first 5k. I have never done any running so this is to prove myself I can do and achieve everything I set my mind to!
Oh I do like to be beside the sea side
Oh I do like to be beside the sea side
Rachel Kennedy
Pedal to the Pier
I am cycling 50km to raise money for mencap. Cycling to Blackpool for a stick of rock and dip my toes in the sea!
The journey to fulfilling my dream
The journey to fulfilling my dream
Manuel Habana Jr
6 World Marathon Majors
When I encountered the 6 World Marathon Majors, it made me fixated and focused in finishing all of them. This is a dream of a lifetime.
My first 10K!
My first 10K!
Abul Hasnath
Great Birmingham Run
This is my first 10k run. I'm doing it for Birmingham hospice and excited about getting involved for a worthy cause at the same time as getting fit.
First fundraiser challenge
First fundraiser challenge
Neill Sidebotham
Manchester to Blackpool Bike Ride
Signed up for the Manchester - Blackpool Bike Ride as my first fundraiser challenge.
Rugby Ramble for my favourite charity!
Rugby Ramble for my favourite charity!
Denise Barrett
Birmingham St. Mary's Hospice Rugby Ramble
I support St Mary’s as they so kindly looked after my dad 25 years ago. Really looking forward to combining charity and fun watching the 6 Nations...
My first trek
My first trek
Adam Cheal
Sahara Desert Trek
I am attempting to complete my first long haul trek. The only difference is that I will be doing this in the Sahara in aid of Young Minds.
First 5k in beautiful Scotland
First 5k in beautiful Scotland
Brett King
Edinburgh Marathon Festival 5K
My first ever 5k, more of a challenge for me and helping raise awareness in Diabetes. This is the first step in a training program which will see...
Here I go again
Here I go again
Denise Fenton
Great North Run
This was my first and only 1/2 marathon 2 years ago but here I go again!
Let’s do this!
Let’s do this!
Vesta Pelakauskaite
Great North Run
I'm raising money for Meningitis Now by running the Great North Run in 2019
Shorter distances more often
Shorter distances more often
Elaine A
150 5Ks in 2019
I'm aiming to jog/walk an average of three 5Ks a week this year - and describe each in 3 words.
My first marathon
My first marathon
Tom Suttill
Edinburgh Marathon
Spring Bank Holiday 2019 will see me take on my first marathon in the beautiful city of Edinburgh. Over the past 2 years I've racked up 50...
Lost 4 stone, now running my first half!
Lost 4 stone, now running my first half!
Roxanne Wain
Manchester Half Marathon
I have agreed to do the Manchester half for Christies.
In 2019 I'm going to cycle more
In 2019 I'm going to cycle more
Warren Bradshaw
Essex Ride 100
To achieve 100Km in around 4 hours
Quit smoking, started running
Quit smoking, started running
Gavin Keith
Great North Run 2019
My goal is to finish in less than 2 hours 20 minutes whilst raising as much as possible for Brainstrust
London 2019
London 2019
Ravishankar Gopalakrishnan
London Marathon 2019
I'm running my first marathon for Sense
Run 10K for MND
Run 10K for MND
Joanne Enefer
10k in the spring
My goal is to do a 10k in the spring for Motor Neurone Disease Association as my auntie has just been diagnosed
My first Dream Challenge!
My first Dream Challenge!
Barbara Collins
Women V Cancer London to Paris bike ride
This is my first Dream Challenge and I’m going for it big style! Bike ride from London to Paris over 3 days, raising funds for 3 very worthwhile...
My year of Triathlon to Ironman
My year of Triathlon to Ironman
Ironman Copenhagen
This is my first ever year at competing in triathlon. I have run a number of Half Marathons and Marathons. My new goal is Ironman Copenhagen in 2019.
First marathon walk!
First marathon walk!
London Marathon Walk
This is my first marathon walk! Actually my first ever long distance walking event! I want to get fit with an amazing goal to work towards and...
My first 55-mile cycle event
My first 55-mile cycle event
Mark Martin
London to Windsor Cycle Ride
This is my first 55-mile bike event. I have opened a virgin money giving account and hope to raise as much funds for prostate cancer research and...
The next challenge
The next challenge
1 million steps
To walk 1 million steps in 90 days, that's over 10,000 every day, and help diabetes UK.
My first triathlon
My first triathlon
Angela Holland
New Forest Triathlon
This is my first ever triathlon. I’ve cycled sportives and I’ve run marathons and half marathons in years gone by but I’ve always wanted to do a...
First half marathon in sight
First half marathon in sight
Steve Evans
Birmingham Half Marathon
My goal is to run a half marathon this year and a full marathon next year. I am doing this for me. I have lost near 5 stone and am enjoying...
My first half marathon
My first half marathon
Martin Patrick
Chillington Hall Half Marathon
To complete a half marathon and raise some donations for an animal charity along the way.
My 50th birthday run
My 50th birthday run
Great North Run for PDSA
My goal is to raise £350 for the PDSA in my 5th and final GNR...10K muddy runs and long walks from now on!
Me and my boys do 10K
Me and my boys do 10K
Amanda Mawson
Canix 10K
This is our (me and my two Beddies - Benji and Taffy) first 10K. We re-homed the boys last year through Bedlington Terrier Rescue.
My first organised 5K
My first organised 5K
Something Wild 5K
Just working up towards 10k and then we'll see what happens after that.