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A group of runners after a run

Great Manchester Run

Event date to be confirmed

The Great Manchester Run is Britain's premier 10k running event and will be returning to the streets of Manchester.

M1 4BH

Team A skydiver

Choose your skydive location

01 April 2017 to 31 March 2018

Choose from 20 different locations across the UK on various dates to do your skydive challenge.

Isle of Wight Challenge logo

Isle of Wight Challenge

05 May 2018 to 06 May 2018

Great challenges need great settings – and there’s none better than the Islands costal path.

Runners on the coastal path

Full Island Challenge

05 May 2018 to 06 May 2018

Walk, run or jog your way around the Isle of Wight for the full island challenge.

Chale, Isle of Wight, PO38 2JF

Women overlooking on the cliff celebrating

Half Island Challenge

05 May 2018

Two different half island routes to choose from when taking on the incredible terrains of the Isle of Wight.

Chale, Isle of Wight , PO38 2JF

Coastal Path Sign

Quarter Island Challenge

05 May 2018

The first or last leg - take on the quarter island challenge in 2018.

Chale, Isle of Wight , PO38 2JF

Great Manchester Run Logo

Great Manchester Run 10k

20 May 2018

Join Team A for this internationally renowned 10k as the Great Manchester Run returns for the 16th time in 2018.

Great Manchester Run Logo

Great Manchester Run Half Marathon

20 May 2018

This hugely popular event returns to Manchester, bigger and better than ever with a new half marathon distance.

London2Brighton Challenge Logo

London2Brighton Challenge

26 May 2018 to 27 May 2018

Run by Action Challenge the London2Brighton Challenge is a 100km or 56km route which demands lots of teamwork, grit and determination!

Richmond Park, Richmond, London

Finishers at the London2Brighton Challenge

London2Brighton - Full Challenge

26 May 2018 to 27 May 2018

100km starting from Richmond, taking on the North Downs, South Downs and heading out to the seaside town of Brighton East Sussex.

Old Deer Park, Richmond

Walkers in a line

London2Brighton - Half challenge

26 May 2018

Take on the half challenge of the iconic London2Brighton Challenge.

Old Deer Park, Richmond

Walkers going uphill

London2Brighton - Quarter challenge

26 May 2018

Take on a slice of this epic challenge by enjoying the quarter challenge.

Old Deer Park, Richmond

Team A runner Lizzie

London 10,000

28 May 2018

Join Team A for London’s best 10k race, taking a scenic tour around the streets of the capital.

SW1A 2BJ

Team A cyclist at the end of the event

European cycling series

06 June 2018

Three incredible challenges, 6 beautiful destinations, one unforgettable experience.

Eiffel Tower Paris

London to Paris

06 June 2018 to 10 June 2018

Visit two of the world’s most beautiful and cultural cities and immerse yourself in the beautiful picturesque landscapes.

Avenue Gustave Eiffel, Paris, 7007

A swimmer doing front crawl in open water

Great North Swim

08 June 2018 to 10 June 2018

Take on the UK's largest open water swimming event and support Arthritis Research UK.

Brockhole on Lake Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 1LJ

Ben Nevis

Ben Nevis Weekend Trek

08 June 2018 to 10 June 2018

Join Team A for this 3 day trek to the highest point in the British Isles.

Team A cyclist in cycling jersey

Lands End to John O'Groats Cycle

12 June 2018 to 24 June 2018

Experience this truly memorable adventure from the bottom to the top of the British Isles.

A swimmer doing front crawl in open water

Great East Swim

23 June 2018

Suffolk hosts the Great East Swim with a ½ mile, 1 mile, 2 mile, 5k and 10k swimming challenge to choose from.

Alton Water, Suffolk, IP9 2RY

Cotswold Way Challenge Logo

Cotswold Way Challenge

30 June 2018 to 01 July 2018

Take on this epic 100km route from Bath to Cheltenham following the picturesque Cotswold Way choosing from three distances.

Bath, BA1 2NQ

View of the Cotswold countryside

Cotswold Way Challenge – 100km challenge

30 June 2018 to 01 July 2018

100km non-stop or over two days - the choice is yours. Taking the full route from Bath to Cheltenham.

Bath, BA1 2NQ

Team of walkers in a field

Cotswold Way Challenge – 50km challenge

30 June 2018

Choose from two 50km routes taking place on the Saturday starting in Bath or Wotton.

Bath, BA1 2NQ

Cotswold Way footpath sign

Cotswold Way Challenge – 25km challenge

30 June 2018

Take on the first 25km of the full challenge starting in Bath.

Bath, BA1 2NQ

Jurassic Coast Challenge logo

Jurassic Coast Challenge

21 July 2018 to 22 July 2018

New for 2018 - take on this spectacular World Heritage site challenge in July.

Harbour Cliff beach

Jurassic Coast Challenge - 100km Challenge

21 July 2018

Take on the full 100km challenge and see the Jurassic Coast and the incredible views.

Poole Harbour, BH15 1XR

Man O'War Bay

Jurassic Coast Challenge - 50km Challenge

21 July 2018

Take on the first half or the second half of this challenge - the choice is yours.

Poole Harbour, BH15 1XR

Durdle Door Jurassic Coast

Jurassic Coast Challenge - 25km Challenge

21 July 2018

You will join the thousands leaving Poole Harbour on this 25km challenge.

Poole Harbour, BH15 1XR

Eiffel Tower Paris

Paris to Geneva

29 July 2018 to 03 August 2018

Two cities, 6 days, 2 Countries. Join the 2nd leg of the London to Nice trip and cycle through the beautiful scenery from Paris to Geneva.

Geneva, 1200

Woman cycling next to moutains and a lake

Geneva to Nice

03 August 2018 to 08 August 2018

The third instalment in this beautiful European Cycling series takes you on a spectacular journey through scenic Alps and Provence.

Geneva, 1201

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Wye Valley Challenge

11 August 2018 to 12 August 2018

New for 2018 - take on the Wye Valley Challenge across the English and Welsh border.

River Wye

Wye Valley Challenge - 100km Challenge

11 August 2018

Take on the full 100km challenge from Chepstow through to Hereford following the Wye Valley.

Chepstow, NP16 5EY

View of the River Wye

Wye Valley Challenge - 50km Challenge

11 August 2018

Will you choose to take on the first half of the full challenge, or the second. The choice is yours.

Chepstow, NP16 5EY

Ross-on-Rye

Wye Valley Challenge - 25km Challenge

11 August 2018

New to this sort of challenge? Why not take on the 25km challenge.

Chepstow, NP16 5EY

A swimmer doing front crawl in open water

Great Scottish Swim

25 August 2018

Join Team A at Loch Lomond for this August open water swim.

Loch Lomond, G83 8QL

South Coast Challenge logo

South Coast Challenge

25 August 2018 to 26 August 2018

Take on the views of some of England’s finest scenery over this 100km, 50km or 25km challenge.

Eastbourne

Walkers at sunset

South Coast Challenge – 100km Challenge

25 August 2018 to 26 August 2018

The South Downs Way will lead you through this 100km route from Eastbourne to Arundel on this incredible challenge.

Royal Parade, Eastbourne

Walkers on a coastal path

South Coast Challenge – 50km challenge

25 August 2018 to 26 August 2018

Two 50km routes to choose from – take on this beautiful, scenic challenge starting in Eastbourne or Hove.

Royal Parade, Eastbourne

Walkers celebrating on a clifftop

South Coast Challenge – 25km Challenge

25 August 2018

Take on the first leg of the full challenge with this 25km challenge over the South Downs.

Royal Parade, Eastbourne

Iceland

Trek Iceland

29 August 2018 to 02 September 2018

A stunning journey through the wilds of Iceland, trekking across lava and snow fields, wading up glacial rivers, hiking past hot springs and exploring the incredible Thorsmork valley.

Landmannalaugaregur, Iceland

Old Town Square Prague

Prague Grand Prix 10k

08 September 2018

Part of the RunCzech series, this Gold Label IAAF Road Race is not to be missed!

Prague

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Thames Path Challenge

08 September 2018 to 09 September 2018

100km, 50km or 25km – the choice is yours when you walk the Thames Path in 2018.

Putney Bridge , London

Group of Thames Path challengers

Thames Path Challenge – 100km challenge

08 September 2018 to 09 September 2018

Non-stop or over 2 days – this 100km route covers beautiful countryside and passes some iconic buildings as you make your way from Putney to Henley.

Putney Bridge, London

Group of walkers by the river

Thames Path Challenge – 50km challenge

08 September 2018 to 09 September 2018

You have a choice of taking on the first 50km of the route or the second 50km towards Henley on this river route weekender.

Putney Bridge, London

Thames footpath at night

Thames Path Challenge – 25km challenge

08 September 2018 to 09 September 2018

There really is a challenge for everyone – including you. Take on one of four 25km routes with a group of friends or make it a solo challenge.

Putney Bridge , London

River Danube Budapest

Budapest Half Marathon

09 September 2018

Take on this running sightseeing tour of Budapest in September.

Budapest

A swimmer doing front crawl in open water

Swim Serpentine

22 September 2018

Take on this open water swimming challenge in the Serpentine, Hyde Park.

Serpentine, Hyde Park, London, W2 2UH

Scottish Half Marathon runners

Scottish Half Marathon

23 September 2018

Set on a flat and fast course in and around East Lothian, this half marathon has huge PB potential, and with 4,000 runners due to take part, a great atmosphere is guaranteed!

Eiffel Tower Paris

Paris to Versailles

30 September 2018

Take on this Parisian run from the heart of Paris out towards Versailles on a beautiful 10-mile route.

Paris

Bournmouth Pier at Night

Bournemouth Supernova 5k

06 October 2018

The BMF Supernova 5K is a great start to your running journey and a chance of being part of one of the UK’s top autumn running festivals.

Lower Gardens, Bournemouth, BH1 2AQ

Bournemouth Pier at the running festival

Bournemouth Supersonic 10k

06 October 2018

Where will you find family friendly entertainment, sun, sea, sand and streets full of runners…Bournemouth marathon festival that’s where.

Lower Gardens, Bournemouth, BH1 2AQ

Walkers at sunset

Trek Everest Base Camp

06 October 2018 to 21 October 2018

Trek Everest on this 16-day challenge – one of the world’s greatest mountains.

Runners on the Bournemouth seafront

Bournemouth Half Marathon

07 October 2018

As half marathons continue to grow in popularity, Bournemouth half marathon is right up there with the best. If this isn’t on your to do list… it should be.

Kings Park Drive, Bournemouth, BH7 6JD

Group of runners from the Bournemouth Marathon Festival

Bournemouth Marathon

07 October 2018

Join us in 2018 for the 6th edition of the Bournemouth Marathon Festival. This stunning marathon is impressive not only for its scenic backdrop but also for its eclectic route.

Kings Park Drive, Bournemouth, BH7 6JD

Team A runner Romi

Royal Parks Foundation Half Marathon

14 October 2018

Join 16,000 runners through some of the greenest parts of London over a 13.1 mile route!

Hyde Park, London, SW1X

Amsterdam Canal

Amsterdam Half Marathon

21 October 2018

Have your own grandstand finish in the Olympic Stadium at the Amsterdam Half Marathon.

Amsterdam

River Liffey Dublin

Dublin Marathon

28 October 2018

Take on the Dublin Marathon in 2018 in Ireland's capital city.

Dublin

Panathenaic Stadium Athens

Athens Authentic Marathon

Event date to be confirmed

Join Team A for the Athens Authentic Marathon – the birth place of the marathon.

Panathinaiko Stadium, Athens

Team A runner Oliver

London Landmarks Half Marathon

24 March 2019

Take on this half marathon in the heart of London with a difference.

Pall Mall, London, SW1Y 5LP

Team A runner Will

Manchester Marathon

07 April 2019

Awarded the official title of the UK’s best marathon twice, this fast and flat route is a favourite amongst marathon runners.

Manchester, M16 0PX

Team A runner Karly

Brighton Marathon

14 April 2019

Against a stunning backdrop of vibrant city and beautiful coastline Brighton Marathon is the perfect way to kick off your Spring 2019

Brighton

Team A runner Joe

Virgin Money London Marathon

28 April 2019

Join Team A for the 2019 Virgin Money London Marathon!

Blackheath Common, SE3

Team A runner Tilly

Edinburgh Marathon Festival 5k

25 May 2019

Whether this is your first race or you’re looking for a personal best, this fast and flat 5k is great for runners of all abilities.

EH8 8AS

Team A runner Oliver

Edinburgh Marathon Festival 10k

25 May 2019

Take the plunge and immerse yourself in this fantastic family friendly event over the May bank holiday weekend.

EH8 8AS

Team A Runner Liz

Edinburgh Marathon Festival - Half Marathon

26 May 2019

As half marathons continuing to grow in popularity in the UK, the Edinburgh Half Marathon is a must do event for beginners, and seasoned runners alike.

EH8 8AS

Team A Runner Nick

Edinburgh Marathon

26 May 2019

Voted the UK's fasted marathon by Runners World in 2008, the Edinburgh Marathon has grown in popularity year on year and is now considered second only to the London Marathon.

EH7 5DP

Team A cyclist at the end of the event

Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100

04 August 2019

100 miles of closed roads in London and Surrey with some iconic climbs and beautiful landmarks.

Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park , Stratford, London, E20 2ST

Two Team A cyclists celebrating

Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 46

04 August 2019

A great 46 mile route around London over the UK’s biggest cycling festival weekends.

Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London, E20 2ST

Team A runner Lizzie

Simplyhealth Great North Run

08 September 2019

Join Team A for the world’s greatest half marathon! With 60,000 people by your side, this event is an unforgettable experience to cherish forever.

Newcastle, NE1

 

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