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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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Top 5 cycling tips - climbing cols

Posted by Stephanie Morris on 22-Aug-2017 10:21:24

If you’re thinking about taking on some of our small group cycle challenges such as the Stelvio and Classic Italian Climbs, Pyrenees Coast to Coast and Classic Cols of the Tour de France but concerned about the potential for steep climbs then you might find the following climbing tips helpful.

 

Here are five simple ways in which you can improve your performance on the mountain and work towards achieving feats you never thought were possible.


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Why Trek the Canyons

Posted by Stephanie Morris on 21-Aug-2017 10:38:55

Exploring the great canyons of the American South-West is an exhilarating adventure that will remain with you forever. This region is famous for its national parks and spectacular variety of terrain, from breath-taking rock formations and vivid desert landscapes to unspoilt wilderness. ‘Trek the Canyons’ is a journey that will take you places you have never been, challenge you physically and uplift you emotionally. Ultimately, you will feel refreshed and inspired having intimately explored one of the world’s great natural wonders - the Grand Canyon.

 

 

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The Benefits of Being Prepared

Posted by Stephanie Morris on 25-Jul-2017 16:11:23

When it comes to fundraising challenges, it is very important to be prepared. This is because charity adventures are both physically and mentally challenging. You are putting your body through a tough physical challenge such as a cycling from London to Paris or trekking to the top of Mount Kilimanjaro, and this can be extremely mentally challenging, especially if you have picked a multi-day challenge.

 

Here are some of the main benefits of charity challenge preparation.


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