Gear Guides: Washing Your Waterproof Jacket

Most of us rely on a good shell jacket when we are out and about, whether it’s pushing through the drizzle for marathon training, getting caught in a surprise downpour on in the mountains, or just surviving the commute in any weather. Over time, your waterproof will become dirty: dirt and grease will work in…

Global Recycling Day: 6 Marken, die mehr mit weniger machen

Alle Marken in unserer GRD-Kollektion ansehen. Alles, was wir kaufen, muss aus etwas hergestellt werden. Das ist schon klar, oder? Was wir jedoch manchmal nicht so berücksichtigen, ist, woher diese Materialien stammen und welche Auswirkungen sie auf die natürliche Umgebung haben – unser Lieblingsspielplatz. Hierunten können Sie die führenden Outdoor- und Sportmarken entdecken, die sich…

Global Recycling Day: 6 Brands Doing More With Less

Everything we buy has to be produced from something. That’s obvious, right? But what we sometimes don’t consider as much is where those materials come from and the impact they have on the natural environment – our favourite playground. Scroll down to discover leading outdoor and sports brands who have been asking the question and…

Team #MyPursuit – Our Goals for the Year

One of the best things about life at SportPursuit HQ is sharing inspiration, advice and sometimes just unfiltered enthusiasm for the sports we love with everyone in our community. In every department across the office our team are passionate about their pursuits, whether they are seasoned competitors or just enjoy a healthy lifestyle. We know…

The Kit List: March

SportPursuit HQ has been basking in the surprise sunshine in London this week and getting excited for the imminent arrival of Spring! Officially the first day of Spring is the 20th March – do you take a different measure from your pursuits? Perhaps Spring is when marathon season starts, or when the summer bike starts…

Always Aim High Events 2019

You may have heard the exciting news that we are partnering with Always Aim High Events and their amazing series of UK endurance events. From mile to marathon, trail run to triathlon, they produce amazing races and fun occasions in some of the most stunning scenery in the UK. And with a range of distances…

Gear Guides: How to Layer for Skiing and Snowboarding

Time in the mountains usually means being prepared for a wide variety of possible conditions. Especially for people getting active in the hills – whether it’s on skis or board, scenic snowshoeing or gnarly park practice – staying comfortable is going to maximise the enjoyment you get out of your day. Luckily, it isn’t too…

Chairlift Chat – Our Competition Winners in Chamonix

A special winter competition this year gave one SportPursuit customer and three of their friends the chance to escape to Chamonix with J.Lindeberg and Flexiski. We caught up with the lucky winner, Vivienne, to hear about the experience. SportPursuit: Hi Vivienne! How did it feel to win our prize draw and head off on a…

How Your Mindset can Motivate You to Run a Marathon (or just a mile)

We’ve been supporting Ash Garratt on his mission to run seven marathons and ultra-distance events at seven Natural Wonders of the World: the Run7.Global project. Raising awareness and funding for sustainability initiatives across the world, Run7.Global has seen Ash taking on challenges from the world’s highest marathon to a 6-day, 170-mile ultra marathon in the Grand…

Gear Guides: Washing Your Down Jacket

Down has great properties for creating warm outdoor gear: light, packable, and very effective at trapping air to insulate you from the cold. That’s why the humble down jacket is an adventure staple for times you’ll need to keep snug and cosy. Through the winter months it’s often the first thing we reach for, whether…

The Kit List: February

February is the time to lock into your new winter training plans and build on all the great work you’ve achieved in January. Whether it’s building the miles, making fresh tracks in the mountains, or getting the work done in the gym, here is our monthly dose of news, inspiration, and gear. Always Aim High…

Behind the Scenes of a Ski Brand Photo Shoot

Ever wondered about what goes on behind the scenes of a ski brand? We give you a sneak peek of the hidden magic with this guest blog post from new sustainable ski brand UNTRAKT, who headed out to Grindelwald in the Swiss Alps for their first photo shoot. Planning a photo shoot takes a lot…

#NewPursuits – Ministry of Sound Fitness

January is when everyone’s fitness goals suddenly get serious. You’re stuffed from Christmas turkey and New Year’s nibbles, and the start of the year focuses your mind on everything you want to achieve in the next 12 months. But to help stick to those resolutions it is key to stay interested, excited and motivated by…

Insider’s Guide to Skiing in Chamonix

This winter we’ve teamed up with J. Lindeberg and Flexiski to offer our members the chance to win an awesome ski escape to the iconic mountain town of Chamonix. Our lucky winner has been drawn and contacted – better luck next time – but if you’re still eager to explore the wonders of Chamonix, we’ve…

Always Aim High Events, Powered by SportPursuit

We are on a mission to connect people with kit they will love, to support their passion for pursuits in sport and the outdoors, and push them to achieve the best they can. That’s why we are thrilled to be partnering with Always Aim High Events for their 2019 season of iconic endurance events. Always…

The Kit List: January

What’s new for 2019, the latest news from outdoor and sports brands, and some tips to keep you on track with your New Year’s Resolutions.  #SharingTheStoke with Marmot However dreary January gets in the UK, there is always the opportunity to escape to the mountains and make the most of the winter. We couldn’t resist…

We Are Planting 10,000 Trees

CAMPAIGN UPDATE! As part of our Christmas Eve campaign with Size of Wales the SportPursuit community successfully raised enough money to plant 10,000 trees. We’d like to thank all our members who contributed to this fantastic goal, as well as the whole team in SportPursuit HQ. We are proud to be taking steps to reduce…

Sharing The Stoke

Everyone who loves the mountains knows that feeling. A shiver of excitement, the indescribable buzz clarified by fresh alpine air and magnified by breathtaking views. It inspires you from your first wobbly moments on skis, fuels you through a challenging run, and rewards you with a glow of satisfaction from every trip.    Sharing this…

Mountain-Ready Workouts with SkiBro: Episode 2

If you’re looking forward to a trip to the mountains this winter now is the perfect time to get your ski fitness up to spec. Wake up those skiing muscles and learn to love the burn in your thighs with the second episode of Mountain-Ready workouts from SkiBro, the online platform connecting you with instructors and…

The Snow Centre – a taste of the mountains

Winter is an exciting time for us here in SportPursuit HQ. We love the mountains and a lot of the team are keen skiers or snowboarders who love nothing more than fresh alpine air, crisp snow and the exhilarating feel of whizzing down the hill. So when offered the chance to strap on our skis…

#NewPursuits – Digme Fitness RIDE

The SportPursuit team are on a mission to boost our motivation and performance through the winter training period by testing exciting new activities and classes. We’ve taken on holistic mind and body yoga, a circuits class mixed with indoor climbing, and a workout on skis. For the next challenge we teamed up with fitness pioneers…

SportPursuit Night-Running with Hoka One One and Skins

One of the tough things about training through winter is always the lack of daylight, especially for those who like to spend their time outdoors. The nights draw in and you find yourself leaving the office in darkness. Often it seems like even more effort to pull on your running shoes and hit the streets….

The Kit List: December

Our top tips for gear, the latest news from outdoor and sports brands, and Christmas gift suggestions for every sports-lover… December is when the SportPursuit team start picking our favourite Christmas gifts, getting excited for a snowy winter, and getting mountain-ready with new workouts for the slopes! Here’s what else is going on… Run at Night…

#NewPursuits – Climbercise

This winter the SportPursuit Team are taking on a series of #NewPursuits around London. New activities, fitness classes, and exercises to bring motivation, inspiration and variety to winter training. In the spirit of trying new and exciting pursuits we headed  to the Chelsea Clip n’ Climb centre to test out their new ‘Climbercise’ class. A…