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What To Wear On Your Cycle Challenge - Essential Challenge Tips

Posted by Dan Painter on 01-Nov-2017 15:15:06

It’s vitally important that you wear the appropriate clothing on your cycle challenge, so you can enjoy every moment of your experience. Selecting the right garments and equipment will help towards ensuring that your cycle challenges are as comfortable and safe as possible.

 

 

 

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The Dark side of The Three Peaks Challenge

Posted by Dan Painter on 01-Nov-2017 15:13:50

The Three Peaks Challenge is growing with popularity each year.

Annually thousands of fundraisers descend on the Scafell Pike, Snowdon and Ben Nevis to soak in the magnificent scenery and with the hope of completing all three in under 24 hours. However, behind this seemingly uncontroversial event, there a number of negative impacts which are bringing these stunning regions close to their breaking point.  

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What To Wear And Pack For A Trek - Essential Challenge Tips

Posted by Dan Painter on 01-Nov-2017 15:13:26

 If you've decided to do a trek challenge, being well prepared and having the right equipment to hand

can make a real difference to the comfort and enjoyment of your experience. In particular, for extreme or long-distance treks, having appropriate equipment and knowing how to use it correctly, is crucial. Here are some essential items to pack on your trek.

 

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Marathon walk london 2017: goal ticked

Posted by Dan Painter on 28-Sep-2017 09:56:31

On the 23rd of September, one of our fabulous participants, Julia Bloxham, fulfilled her lifelong dream of completing a marathon. Along the way she overcame uncertainties, from fitness to sponsorships, as well as meeting new people and making friends. This is a blog post she wrote following the event about staying positive and pushing through those aches and pains! 

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