Category: Events

The Top UK Adventure Races of 2019

Are you willing to take a risk? If so, then be a part of these dauntless events which are held in the UK.

Every time you finish a race or cycle numerous sportives, a new and exciting event will appear. Some of these events are held in the isolated yet beautiful parts of the UK.

Whether you’re a pro at kayaking, cycling, or trail running, you’ll certainly enjoy these adventure races. Additionally, if you enjoy exciting adventures, you can take part as well. We compiled a list of the best UK adventure events that will be happening throughout 2019.

July 6, 2019 – Man Vs Coast

Get ready to be challenged on the Cornish Peninsula with Man Vs Coast’s 37km route. You’ll be running on most parts of the trail and swimming on some sections. You’ll also be clambering over a few cliffs in order to finish this race. The route extends from St. Michael’s Mount to the Land’s End.

August 31, 2019 – Race The Sun Lake District

When the first sign of sunrise appears, the race will initiate. You’ll need to finish the race before the sun goes down, hence the name. You need to finish three sections which consist of an 80km cycle, a hike to the peak of Helvellyn (England’s 3rd highest mountain), and a 3km canoe. You only have 14 hours to achieve all of these so you need to be on top of your game.

September 28, 2019 – Rat Race Adventure Challenge

This ten-hour challenge will be held on Glanusk Estate in the Brecon Beacons. The Rat Race Adventure Challenge involves running, cycling, and kayaking across three different sports. You will need to complete a total of 7 loops which cover a total of 100km. Aside from that, most of the terrain in this route is mountainous and challenging.

The Top UK Cycling Events for The Year 2019

Look out for these sportive dates and cycle throughout the best parts of the UK.

April 7, 2019 – Ronde Van Calderdale

When you’re watching pro cyclists race each other on the cobblestone pavement of Paris Roubaix, you might be thinking of trying it out too. Well, here is your chance. Ronde Van Calderdale will be held in Yorkshire this April. Several challenges in this event include cycling through steep cobbled climbs such as the Old Lane and Shibden Hill. This cycling race is ideal for thrill-seekers and not for the faint of heart.

August 3-4, 2019 – Prudential RideLondon-Surrey

The UK’s biggest sportive is now open for registration. Entries are welcome until the event has received 80,000 ballots. In this race, you can pedal through the center of London in closed roads to the iconic finish line inside The Mall. Furthermore, you’ll be cycling through challenging climbs located in the Surrey Hills.

August 31, 2019 – Bealach Mor

Brace yourselves as the biggest road climb race in the UK is now open for entries. Bealach na Bà ascends 626m from sea level. This 145-km cycling route is considered to be one of the toughest races you can participate in. Aside from that, it is also the most spectacular event. If you’re not up for a 145-km race, there is a 69-km option available.

September 15, 2019 – London to Brighton Cycle Ride

This race is a must-try, especially for all cyclists. The London to Brighton Cycle Ride is a charity race with amazing amenities. If you fancy filling yourself up with food after a grueling ride, there is a buffet lunch at the 46km point. This charity event is held to help raise money for numerous charities around the country. The 2019 charity partner of this event will be the Great Ormond Street Hospital.

Amazing Charity Challenges for July 2019

Starting your working out routine may require a big commitment and motivation. With the help of our fundraising challenges, you’ll surely get up and get fit in no time. Not only are you benefitting from the fitness routines and challenges, but you’re also helping other people by participating in these events. It’s both a win-win situation! Pique up your athleticism while giving a helping hand on our following fundraising challenges for the month of July:

July 1-31, 2019 – Samarathon

Completing an entire marathon takes a long time of training and exertion. For the Samarathon event, you only need to complete it within a span of 31 days. For you to be able to help raise money for the event, you are challenged to walk, jog, or run for a total of 42.2km in a month.

July 20, 2019 – Broadgate Tower Run Up

The Broadgate Tower Run Up offers a variety of charity options for you to participate in. Furthermore, the event will be graced by the presence of elite tower runners. You can participate with them or watch them climb the high Broadgate Tower.

July 20-21, 2019 – Glasgow to Edinburgh Trek

Raise money via the Falkirk Wheel by trekking 100km from Glasgow to Edinburgh. When you participate in this event, you’ll be helping the British Heart Foundation greatly. Rest assured that snacks, maps, and medical aid will be provided at regular intervals.

You can also take a nap on the aid stations. You’ll surely need it when you join this trek because you’ll be on your feet for 24 hours or more.