How planting trees can help tackle climate change

We all know climate change is real, and it has been caused by human activity. The natural playgrounds we know and love are under threat, from mountains to oceans and everywhere else; the question is, what can we do about it? We’ve been learning from organisations like Protect Our Winters how we can take action…

The New Totally Active Podcast

Our friends at the amazing Totally Active Magazine have just launched a brand new podcast that’s sure to excite anyone interested in sports and the outdoors. Each episode host Jimmy Hyland talks to runners, cyclists, triathletes, adventurers and industry professionals about the sports they love. Get ready for inspirational stories, pro advice and some great…

3 reasons every road cyclist should visit Yorkshire

This is a guest feature from Epic Road Rides, the team that create independent guides to the world’s best road cycling destinations. Their website shares firsthand accounts of the top rides in each destination as well as free GPX downloads, tips on where to stay and bike hire. Road cycling in Yorkshire is big news….

Gear Guides: 5 cycling accessories to upgrade your ride

This is a guest feature from Neilson Active Holidays. Neilson’s passion for lifestyle sports over the last 40 years has driven them to create an exciting range of summer and winter holidays for people who find the best way to relax is to switch off by doing something – learn more on neilson.co.uk. At its…

Introducing Stormhold waterproof luggage

Need adventure luggage that can keep up with life’s demands? Or maybe you want to replace that tatty old suitcase with a waterproof, durable travel bag that can go anywhere, and do anything. The new range of Stormhold Waterproof Equipment has what you’re looking for: rugged, durable packs and luggage engineered to be waterproof and…

Eight everyday adventures on the National Cycle Network

Sustrans is the custodian of the National Cycle Network and the charity making it easier for people to walk and cycle in the UK. Working with a wide network of volunteers, supporters and policy-makers, they aim to create a society where the way we travel creates healthier places and happier lives for everyone. The National Cycle Network…

Pursuit Weekend – an unmissable weekend of deals

Pursuit Weekend is back. Now in its 3rd year, Pursuit Weekend is our unmissable shopping event, bringing together our best sales and limited offers. Built exclusively for our amazing community of SportPursuit members, Pursuit Weekend will take place from Friday 23rd – Monday 26th August. SportPursuit members are explorers, runners, cyclists, skiers, hikers, triathletes, campers,…

Commute in style with Vulpine

August 8th 2019 is Cycle to Work day in the UK. A chance to celebrate the joy of the bicycle as a means of transport. A day to appreciate the beauty and simplicity of our bikes. And, for many of us, the same commute we love and hate every day! Our friends over at Vulpine…

Take Action with Protect Our Winters – Part 2

Protect Our Winters UK is a charity that exists to inspire and equip communities to take positive action to address the climate crisis. Join POW UK. In our last post with Protect Our Winters UK we looked at the first steps you can take as an individual to reduce your carbon footprint, improve your impact on the…

Time to Fly with Hoka One One

Team #MyPursuit have had a big summer. Our group of everyday athletes from SportPursuit HQ have taken on new challenges, pushed themselves further than before, and generally made the most of the awesome events out there. The one thing that was with us every step of the way, from early morning training sessions to crossing…

The Kit List: August

High temperatures and high drama combined in July for some spectacular sporting moments. Here’s what the month ahead has in store as the summer continues to fly by. Take on the Tour The infamous mountain stages of the Tour de France delivered drama and excitement as usual with Team Ineos’ Egan Bernal breaking through the…

Take Action with Protect Our Winters UK – Part One

Protect Our Winters UK is a charity that exists to inspire and equip communities to take positive action to address the climate crisis. Join POW UK. Protect Our Winters UK was founded in 2017 by a team of UK outdoor enthusiasts to mobilise the UK outdoor sports community. They work with athletes, creatives and outdoor sports…

Win a ski holiday and UNTRAKT ski kit with SkiWeekends

The sun might be shining but the mountains are never far from our minds. Winter sports specialists SkiWeekends have just released their summer magazine to get you inspired for your next trip, and it’s full of great ideas. Why not give it a read on your summer holidays – relaxing on a beach in the…

Marmot + SportPursuit Climbing Camp-Out with Steve McClure

On 7th-8th September, Marmot and Blackbox Adventures present an exclusive event for SportPursuit members. Tickets are available now! Escape to the rugged Peak District with Marmot and SportPursuit and experience an adventure like no other. Teaming up with adventure specialists Blackbox Adventures, we’re giving SportPursuit members the exclusive chance to spend a weekend climbing with…

7 reasons why runners should try cycling

This is a guest feature from Neilson Active Holidays. Neilson’s passion for lifestyle sports over the last 40 years has driven them to create an exciting range of summer and winter holidays for people who find the best way to relax is to switch off by doing something – learn more on neilson.co.uk. Clocking up…

Snowdonia Trail Marathon Race Report

More than 2200 runners from all across the UK arrived in Llanberis on Sunday 14th July for the annual world famous On Snowdonia Trail Marathon, and amongst them was a keen #MyPursuit team from SportPursuit HQ. We had all travelled up from London for the original and best Snowdonia Trail Marathon with expectations of stunning…

Your new favourite ski show – The White Out

Our friends over at InTheSnow are obsessed with skiing. Whatever time of year they are there to bring you top ski content: reviews of all the latest gear, interviews with legends of the sport, new and unique destinations and of course all the latest mountain news from across the globe. This year, they’ve gone one step…

5 Tour de France climbs every serious cyclist needs to conquer

This is a guest feature from Epic Road Rides, the team that create independent guides to the world’s best road cycling destinations. Their website shares firsthand accounts of the top rides in each destination as well as free GPX downloads, tips on where to stay and bike hire. It’s July, which for road cyclists means…

Introducing the 401 USA 2020 Challenge

Earlier in the summer, SportPursuit HQ hosted runner and mental health campaigner Ben Smith to talk about his experiences overcoming personal difficulties with sport. Ben spoke passionately about how running took him from a very vulnerable and unhappy time in his life and helped him build confidence, gave him support and community, and helped him…

5 Tour de France podcasts to keep you up to speed

Know your peloton from your polka-dots, your time trial from your Tourmalet? The 2019 Tour de France is here for three weeks of top notch cycling and everyone in the SportPursuit office is very excited to see who comes out wearing the yellow jersey. If you need a hand keeping up to speed with the…

Yoga for sport – how and why to get started

This is a guest feature from Neilson Active Holidays. Neilson’s passion for lifestyle sports over the last 40 years has driven them to create an exciting range of summer and winter holidays for people who find the best way to relax is to switch off by doing something – learn more on neilson.co.uk. Looking to…

Gear Guides: the best goggles for skiing and snowboarding

This is a guest post from InTheSnow, the UK’s most read ski magazine to coincide with the launch of their new TV show. The White Out is chock full of essential news, info and features from across the world of snow sports. Within the first episode, our Buyer’s Guide experts discuss the importance of ski goggles,…

The Kit List: July

As warm weather sweeps the UK we’re getting excited for a massive month of sport, as well as our own training and events to make the most of summer! Here’s what’s new in our world: Break out the strawberries and cream… That’s right, Wimbledon is here! Whether you’re a diehard tennis fan or just tuning…

Our Planet – Behind The Lens

This is a guest feature from Protect Our Winters UK, a charity aimed at educating and empowering outdoors enthusiasts to take action against climate change. Join POW UK. Ryan Atkinson, a wildlife cameraman, shares his unique perspective from behind the lens of Netflix’s Our Planet series. “Today we have become the greatest threat to the…