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.
 

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.
My first half marathon!
My first half marathon!
Clara Kan
Richmond Half Marathon
I have never done a half marathon before - I really don’t like running if I’m honest, but I want to train for something and have an achievable goal...
My fastest 10K (hopefully!)
My fastest 10K (hopefully!)
Madison Daley
Women's Running Race Series 10k
This is only my second 10K race, and I am running it for Look Good, Feel Better. This charity does amazing work, but it's still relatively unknown....
Rebuilding my health
Rebuilding my health
Sarah Hurley
First ever 5K
After a year of illness, I am now feeling ready to try and rebuild my health, fitness and confidence. A 5K is not huge to most people, but to me...
My first target!
My first target!
Carla Sweetman
Lake District Challenge
I’ve never done any challenge like this before, but desperate to achieve something and get fit at the same time! Losing weight has been my main aim...
10,000 steps a day for 30 days
10,000 steps a day for 30 days
30 day walking challenge
I like to walk and like new challenges. My goal is to fundraise £80 - £100 to blood cancer.
Newby Runner!
Newby Runner!
5K
Wanting to get into running and think the 5K is an ideal starting platform.
My first 10K
My first 10K
Glasgow 10K
This is my 1st 10K, just recovered from breast cancer.
Training with my new cardiac pace maker
Training with my new cardiac pace maker
Great Manchester Run
To show that cardiac disease does not mean I'm not fit.
My 3rd marathon major!
My 3rd marathon major!
Mel Wilkinson
Chicago Marathon
My goal is to run the Chicago Marathon in October 2018. I ran London in 2016 in 5:55:57, Berlin in 2017 in 4:21:02 and I want to break the 4:15:00...
Run Thomas Run
Run Thomas Run
Thomas Appleton
12 half marathons - 12 months!
I was sat at home wondering what I could challenge myself with for the upcoming year. I have ran half marathons and 10K's before and I thought why...
From Parkrun to Half Marathon
From Parkrun to Half Marathon
Tom Suttill
Sheffield Half Marathon
My goal is to transition from Parkrun to half marathon distance over the next 6 months, with the Sheffield Half Marathon as my big event. I've...
My first MTB event
My first MTB event
Alastair Walters
South Downs Spring Ride
Just looking forward to riding a new part of the downs and enjoying the challenge of doing my first MTB event!
My first marathon!
My first marathon!
Karen Martin
London Marathon
I shall be taking part in memory of my younger brother James (Jimbo), who devastated his family and friends by losing his battle with cancer at...
One day, 26 miles!
One day, 26 miles!
South Downs Trekathon
26 miles in one day in under 10 hours. It's not only a great personal challenge but we'll also be raising money for a great charity; the Royal...
Challenge your limits
Challenge your limits
Natasha Hawkins
National Three Peaks Challenge
I am doing this challenge in memory of my partner Mathew Rees who sadly passed away after having a liver transplant in August 2016.
My first triathlon
My first triathlon
Maltby Sprint Triathlon
My goal is to complete a sprint triathlon before age overtakes me. I'm 62 in January. I have been a runner all my life but doctors orders to cut...
To Hull and back
To Hull and back
Humber Bridge Half Marathon
This is my first half marathon. I enjoy running but have never done a proper event.