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…

Our weekend climbing with Marmot athlete Steve McClure

One of our favourite weekends of this summer was spent hanging out with SportPursuit members at the SportPursuit + Marmot Climbing Camp-Out – a one-off event for our community in Hope Valley, Peak District, produced by Blackbox Adventures. It was a chance for a group of our members who love climbing to get out on…

Sustainability at SportPursuit

Latest News! To hit our next tree-planting target, we’re giving SportPursuit members the chance to plant a forest while ticking off your wishlist. Look out for the special “Buy One, Get Five Trees” emails on the weekend of 12th-13th October and your order can plant five trees. Why sustainability is important to us For those…

The Kit List: October

Autumn in SportPursuit HQ is a busy time preparing for a busy winter and the distant jingling of Christmas bells… we’ll try not to mention it too soon! Here are our highlights of the month. Buy One, Get One Free Five Trees! We’re thrilled to be working with some amazing partners like Size of Wales…

Three ways to get your skiing fix with WeSki

This is a guest post from WeSki, the hassle-free ski holiday specialist. Through WeSki, you can utilise an advanced holiday builder as a team of dedicated ski experts create custom-made holidays for you. Deciding where and when to go on your ski trip can be hard work. To help you get excited for your next trip…

Gear Guides: the best cycling accessories for wet weather

This is a guest feature from All Things Ride, a community of like-minded cyclists who create bespoke trips for some of the best and most challenging cycling events across Europe. Head, Shoulders, Hands and Toes! Riding in the rain can be a pretty mixed experience. Either you’ve been caught out in a shower you weren’t…

National GetOutside Day 2019

Across the country, there are almost 20 million people who want to get outside, but for whatever reason don’t. On Sunday 29th September, let’s come together to change this and celebrate National GetOutside Day! This is the chance for everyone to get involved and get outside, making the most of all of the amazing benefits…

Our tree planting partners – Size of Wales

In order to help protect the outdoor environments we cherish so much, we have partnered with a number of organisations to support reforestation projects worldwide. We want to support and learn from the people who are on the front line tackling climate change, so keep an eye out for the latest news on how we…

The Kit List: September

A distinct chill in the air and slowly changing colours on the trees – summer is officially on the way out. Hanging out with Steve McClure He is one of the most acclaimed rock climbers in the world, a four-time British Lead Champion, and a Marmot sponsored athlete. Steve McClure joined SportPursuit customers for a…

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

Sorry, looks like you missed out on the event this time round. Check out our story of the weekend and keep an eye out for future events for the SportPursuit community! Originally posted 22nd July 2019. Escape to the rugged Peak District with Marmot and SportPursuit and experience an adventure like no other. Teaming up…

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…