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.
 

1st ever trail run!

1st ever trail run!

Jacqui Hurley-Peet

Santa Dash 4 Mile Trail Race

I’ve done races of all distances over the last 3 years, I’m far from fast but I hate...

Got the running bug

Got the running bug

Malcolm Oldham

10Ks, halves & marathon

Take part in my first competitive 10km run and second marathon. (Photo courtesy of...

First ever proper run

First ever proper run

Megan Watson

Great North Run

This is my first ever proper run - I’m determined to do it!!

In memory of my Dad

In memory of my Dad

Kev Howland

Great North Run

This will be my first half marathon. I normally run 5 or 10k runs and never signed up...

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,...

My first big run!

My first big run!

Abbie Raybould

A half marathon

Worked my way up from 5k, now reaching 10k with a goal of half a marathon over the next...

13.1 miles from Bamburgh Castle

13.1 miles from Bamburgh Castle

Graham McMullen

Run Northumberland Castles Half Marathon

I ran the GNR and loved it, now I have a time to beat.

First Challenge!

First Challenge!

Maureen Prince

100 in 10

To cover 100km in 10 weeks and raise a bit of money for the older generation.

Smash 2:30

Smash 2:30

David Brown

Manchester Half Marathon

This is my second half marathon for The Christies charity. Trying to beat my first half...

Working towards 1st Ironman

Working towards 1st Ironman

Andy Scott

Ironman Triathlon

The Duchenne UK Triathlon will be my 2nd ever Triathlon (Sprint distance) - I ran my...

3 days physical/mental endurance

3 days physical/mental endurance

Jill Kennett

Three peaks challenge

This is the first time I have done an endurance event and I know its going to be so...

3rd Half Marathon

3rd Half Marathon

Darren Ferriday

Great North Run 2018

To break 2 hours

Take my life back

Take my life back

Stephanie Deeks

Great North Run 2018

This is my first half marathon. I do a 5k park run every week and have done a couple of...

Taking part and keeping up

Taking part and keeping up

Malcolm Shennan

Back o' Ben run

A new challenge running 13.1 kilometres with 500 metres of climbing

OAP runs first ever event

OAP runs first ever event

James Skillern

Chelmsford Poppy Day 5K

July 2017 - Total couch potato. Friend inspired me. Saw event and have been trying to...

Trekking to help beat MS

Trekking to help beat MS

Dale Hodson

Great Wall of China Trek

Trekking one of the 7 wonders this October & supporting the MS Society.

Making fitness fun

Making fitness fun

Laura Erskine

Sunderland Mowbray Park 2K

This is my first 2K run since I was around 10. I'm doing this to get more active and to...

Something to Tri

Something to Tri

Kathryn Fitzpatrick

South Manchester Triathlon

This is my third triathlon but trying to build confidence to step up to an Olympic...

Meet you at the top!!

Meet you at the top!!

Martyn Wood

The Gherkin Challenge

A change from my usual 10k annual fundraising swim. Not only am I doing this for the...

From the Atlantic to the Med

From the Atlantic to the Med

Tom Kelsall

Pyrenees Coast to Coast Cycle

Challenging myself to a tough 7 days road cycling the length of the Pyrenees from the...

Making 2017 count

Making 2017 count

Rhiannon Dashfield

1000 miles in 2017

Cycle and run 1000 miles in 2017 - from flabby to fabulous!

My first half marathon

My first half marathon

Molly Willis

Cardiff Half Marathon

My goal is to complete the half marathon whilst raising as much money as I can for...

My Big Love trek

My Big Love trek

Leon Smith

Peru - Machu Picchu Trek

I will be taking my 'not so fit' self to Peru to trek through the Andes Mountains...

In memory of my Gran

In memory of my Gran

Katie Orman

London Marathon 2018

I wanted to do a challenge to and raise money for charity following the death of my...

London 2018: The Big One

London 2018: The Big One

David Hayes

London Marathon 2018

This will hopefully be my 10th marathon, and one of the biggest events if I get through...

My first ever duathlon!

My first ever duathlon!

James Parry

Oulton Park Autumn Duathlon

I've run events before and I enjoy my bike, but this is the first time I'll do both...

My first running event

My first running event

Geoffrey Roberts

Decathlon Newcastle 5K

Setting myself the first goal to achieving better health, by training for this event...

Sub 1hr 10K

Sub 1hr 10K

Paul Smith

Filey beach race

I'm aiming to do 10k in under an hour. Hopefully doing at least 3 marathons a year.