Pursuit Picks – the best tools for route planning

We’ve all got used to training at home and we can’t wait to start getting out on proper adventures again. If you’ve been trying to get inspired while staying at home then chances are you already have that dream trip in mind. Before you pack your bags and head off, take a moment to plan…

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. This article was first…

Gear Guides: choosing a triathlon or swimming wetsuit

This article was originally published in April 2019. Brands and events mentioned have been updated and the advice remains highly useful for anyone looking for a new wetsuit this year. With the increasing popularity of outdoor swimming and triathlon, we thought it was the perfect time to look back on our wetsuit guide to help…

Gear Guides: how to layer for hiking adventures

Heading out hiking? Make sure you are wearing the appropriate layers and you can be prepared for any weather conditions. We spoke to IGO Adventures, an adventure travel company for people who want to get more out of life, to get top tips on what to wear for hiking, walking, or any other challenge. One…

The Great Pursuit – 1000+ Price Drops to Find!

We love long weekends! There’s more time to get outside, find a new adventure, or just put your feet up and relax. That’s why this year we’re adding an extra bonus to your bank holiday with The Great Pursuit. Over 1000 price drops are being released over the bank holiday weekend. Can you find them?…

Ten Essentials for Your First Triathlon

Warmer weather signals the start of triathlon season. If your bucket list this year includes a swim-bike-run challenge then it’s worth thinking about triathlon specific kit and training. Will from SportPursuit HQ shared some top tips after taking on Ironman New Zealand as his first-ever triathlon. Preparation & Training To start with, key pieces of…

Sustainability at SportPursuit

Latest News! International Day of Forests is marked each year to recognise what an amazing and crucial role trees and forests play in our natural world. Forests are awe-inspiring ecosystems and they contribute so many benefits to our lives and to our world. As people who love to be outdoors and enjoy time amongst the…

Commander avec SportPursuit après le Brexit

Mises à jour clés Ne vous inquiétez pas, vous pouvez toujours acheter et commander comme d’habitude sur SportPursuit. Nous travaillons dur pour que l’expérience SportPursuit soit aussi simple et pratique que possible, que vous soyez un client au Royaume-Uni, en Europe ou ailleurs. Nous restons déterminés à vous offrir la meilleure valeur pour votre équipement….

Bestellung mit SportPursuit nach dem Brexit

Wichtige Updates Sie müssen sich keine Sorgen machen – Sie können weiterhin wie gewohnt bei SportPursuit einkaufen und bestellen. Wir arbeiten hart daran, das SportPursuit-Erlebnis so einfach und bequem wie möglich zu gestalten, unabhängig davon, ob Sie Kunde in Großbritannien, Europa oder darüber hinaus sind. Wir sind weiterhin bestrebt, Ihnen den bestmöglichen Wert für Ihr…

Ordering with SportPursuit after Brexit

Key Updates There’s no need to worry – you can still shop and order as usual on SportPursuit. We’re working hard to make sure the SportPursuit experience as easy and convenient as possible whether you are a customer in the UK, Europe, or beyond. We remain dedicated to getting you the best value for your…

Introducing Jenipher’s Coffi – Supported by SportPursuit

For a limited time only you can get free shipping on your SportPursuit order when you buy Jenipher’s Coffi – a Fairtrade coffee produced by farmers supported by our tree planting campaigns. In order to help protect the outdoor environments we cherish so much, we’ve been working with Wales-based climate change charity Size of Wales…

December 2020 Festive Forest – each order plants a tree!

Spread some winter cheer this year with the SportPursuit Festive Forest. For each order placed in December we’ve pledged to plant a tree. Christmas may be a little different for many of us this year but more than ever it’s the little things that make a difference. Our Festive Forest is a special extra bonus…

Black Friday 2020!

Black Friday 2020 is here. The best deals won’t last… We’re always hard at work hunting for the best deals out there. Black Friday is no exception. Over 1,400 price drops. More than 2,000 new products. 10,000+ items at least 50% off. Not found what you’re looking for yet? We still have great brands and…

Our weekend climbing with Marmot athlete Steve McClure

Like most people, we are currently revisiting memories of great adventures from previous years to stay positive and look forward to future trips when everything has settled down. This post from the archive was first published in October 2019, looking back on an epic trip to the Peaks with Marmot athlete and climbing legend Steve…

What Makes a Brand Eco-Conscious?

For those that love the outdoors, our planet is a remarkable natural playground for adventures. We’re so lucky to be able to enjoy our pursuits in this amazing environment. That’s why many brands are finding ways to make great gear with less impact on the environment. In a recent survey of SportPursuit members, 80% said…

Pursuit Weekend – an unmissable weekend of deals

Pursuit Weekend is back. Now in its 4th 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 28th – Monday 31st August. 2020 has been a challenging and uncertain year. Our fantastic…

Athlete Q&A: Ben Smith, founder of the 401 Foundation

From the Archive: this interview was originally published in the Autumn 2019 issue of Totally Active Magazine. In 2016, runner and athlete Ben Smith completed 401 marathons in 401 consecutive days, raising £250,000 for charities along the way. Here he speaks to Jimmy Hyland about completing the 401 Challenge and what he has planned for…

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. This article was originally published in July…

Nachhaltigkeit bei SportPursuit

Neueste Nachrichten! Warum Nachhaltigkeit für uns wichtig ist Für diejenigen, die die Natur lieben, ist unser Planet ein bemerkenswerter natürlicher Spielplatz. Von Bergen über Ozeane bis hin zu üppigen Wäldern und ausgedörrten Wüsten bietet die Welt solch erstaunliche Umgebungen zum Laufen, Reiten, Klettern, Wandern, Skifahren, Surfen und vielem mehr. Wir bei SportPursuit wissen, dass wir…

Behind the Brand: Dynastar Skis

Since 1963, Chamonix-based Dynastar have been crafting high quality skis that equip skiers to express themselves on the mountain. In this Behind the Brand article, we learn what makes Dynastar unique and how skis like the Legend series have become iconic for skiers everywhere. Explore the Dynastar collection on SportPursuit now > Nestled in the…

Pursuit Picks – training at home

This edition of Pursuit Picks we look at tips for training at home – recommendations from the SportPursuit team for keeping fit and active if you’re restricted to the house. Take me back to the latest sales on SportPursuit > 1. Get the gear One of the great things about training at home is how…

Pursuit Picks – top non-fiction reads

This edition of Pursuit Picks we highlight some of the sports and adventure books we love – non-fiction inspiration that gets you in the #MyPursuit mood. Take me back to the latest sales on SportPursuit > Where There’s a Will – Emily Chappell “Hope, Grief and Endurance in a Cycle Race Across a Continent” –…

Kit care at home: 5 easy bits of gear maintenance

You depend on your gear for all sorts of adventures, so it makes sense to take care of it. Whether it’s a favourite waterproof or a pair of skis, all technical equipment needs a bit of attention to keep it functioning its best. The good news is many small maintenance tasks are straightforward and can…

Pursuit Picks – top sports and adventure documentary films

This edition of Pursuit Picks, we asked around SportPursuit HQ for the best documentary films about sport, adventure and the great outdoors. Here are just a few of our favourites: Take me back to the latest sales on SportPursuit > Icarus In a sentence: An enthusiastic American cyclist accidentally plunges into a vast doping scandal…