It's all good to commit to becoming fitter, but sometimes you need something else to spur you on. If this is to raise some money for a good cause, while sharpening your muscles by running stairs, swimming in the sea, or racing to the top of Snowdon under moonlight, these charitable events can help you reach your fitness goals – and you give a chance Pang of pride that you also do something good.
Lake District 8 Peak Challenge (May 2-5, 2019)
Eight peaks – including England's highest mountain, Scafell Pike – in just 48 hours. While this is undoubtedly a more difficult challenge in the Himalayas, one should not underestimate the difficulty of climbing some of the toughest peaks in the Lake District, with all eight being 91
Sierra Leone Marathon (May 22-27, 2019)
Running a marathon for charity is always a rewarding experience, but on this five-day trip to Sierra Leone you can do the job See the charity street child first-hand when visiting projects in rural areas. Urban areas and talk to the people supported by the charity. You also need to run a marathon with 30 ° C heat and 90% humidity, so take in the slow atmosphere and the breathtaking natural environment of the event.
The Cateran Yomp (June 8-9, 2019)
We take the name literally because it will be confusing to most people (we assume that you are with "The" are okay). A caterer is a warrior from the Scottish Highlands and it's also the first word on the Cateran Trail, a spectacular highland hiking trail. If you do not know what a yomp is, you may have a clue – it's a military term for a long walk. Lang in this case means 87 km (24 hours) in 24 hours in rough and muddy terrain, if you choose the gold option, 58 km (36 miles) if you attack the silver, and 35.4 km (22 Miles) if you hit bronze. It's definitely not a walk in the park, but at least you have company because you're part of a team of three to six people.
The Broadgate Tower Run To (July 20, 2019)
There are now a number of annual Tower Run events in the UK, but they differ in several ways. First, you can run for any charity of your choice. Another is that Elite Tower Runners will be in attendance, so you can see how 40 of the best in the world go down stairs with speed. However, the most intriguing (or frightening) thing is that you can scale the 877 steps of the Broadgate Tower more than once, if you like. There are one, three and twelve ascents, and the participants in the last one are a full vertical mile, which is worth an extra sponsorship. And if it turns out that you are an undiscovered talent in the world of climbing stairs (and let's face it, most of us never even considered checking our speed), you can win a £ 250 prize if you win Top Elite Win Time a Day.,
Race in the Sun Lake District (August 31, 2019)
You have a fundraiser for Sunrise to Sunset time to complete this unique triathlon Action Medical Research For Children. After about 14 hours of daylight, you are traveling on a 80 km long bike. Drive to the second highest mountain in England, Helvellyn (950m), and travel 3km by canoe to Lake Thirlmere. You work as a four-person team, so recruit three friends and let them train you.
From London to Brighton by Off-Road Bike (September 21, 2019)
The British Heart Foundation claims to drive their 75-mile city to the Mountain Mountain Pedal Slider, "has it all ". And with Europe's largest non-profit off-road cycling event featuring steep forest runs, technical runs, rocky trails and muddy single tracks, they're not intriguing. Picking up the very cheap £ 35 entry fee and collecting over £ 100 will not only get you a marshaled romp, mechanical support at all times, training tips, drinks and food on the go, and a great finish line. But also a bleeding massage if you jump out of the saddle. They speak our language.
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Royal Marines Charity Commando Series (November 9-10, 2019)
Comes directly from the Commando's test book, this 6km or more The 12km endurance test is rated 18 of the toughest obstacles dotted with tackling the toughest British soldiers in their training. Yes, you have the right to cower in fear. Around Hever Castle in Kent there are cave crabs, mudslides and suspended river crossings. If you choose Commando, you have the opportunity to become two days thanks to a bivouac experience that sounds like an ace.
… Or do it yourself
If you are it Do not worry about the group participation, do not worry: technology has eliminated the need to actually enter a race To do good. With the Charity Miles fitness app, you can turn hard-earned cyber points into money that you can donate to nine charities, including Autism Speaks, Stand Up to Cancer, and Habitat for Humanity. Walking and running earn 25 cents (about 16 pence) per mile, cycling while cycling 10 cents a mile, and corporate sponsors donate what you've earned.