Thames Riverside 20

Sunday March 4th 2018 – ENTER TODAY When you both love the chase, you can only come together. We’re excited to announce that we’ve teamed up with Clapham Chasers to bring you this year’s edition of the Thames Riverside 20. TR20 is a paced 20 mile fast and flat race. It’s perfect prep for spring…

SportPursuit ranked number 5 in the Sunday Times Sage Start-up Track 15

We made the list! SportPursuit were recently ranked number 5 in the inaugural Sunday Times Sage Start-up Track 15. The Start-up Track 15 is a ranking of a selection of Britain’s start-ups with the fastest-growing sales over their latest two years. Check out the full list and accompanying article below.

SportPursuit TV Ad 2015 – “I’m Pursuing”

Since we launched, 1.5m SportPursuit members have accessed our exclusive deals, but we reckon there’s a whole lot more of you out there who would should get in on the action. We want to bring together outdoor enthusiasts from around Europe to become the one of the biggest online sports clubs, and last week, to help us on that journey…

Watch StreetVelodrome online and check out our new ad

We’re excited to share with you our new TV sponsorship advert for StreetVelodrome, which you can now watch in full on Channel 4oD.   The advert itself is only 15 seconds long so you’ll be forgiven if you blink and miss it but seeing as this is our TV debut and we’re supporting such a great…

The SportPursuit StreetVelodrome Super Final: 2 days to go!

It’s the final countdown.  The SportPursuit StreetVelodrome Series Super Final is taking place this Thursday (7th August) in London at Exchange Square, Broadgate.  The world’s only pop-up track cycling event will be coming to a close for the year in spectacular fashion.   Get a glimpse of the action so far in the video below. Feeling…

Team SportPursuit race around Street Velodrome in Ealing

Team SportPursuit on race day The sun was shining and the streets were packed as the SportPursuit StreetVelodrome Series rolled into Ealing this past Sunday. Naturally, Team SportPursuit were out in full force, racing (and occasionally crashing) around the pop-up Velodrome. Check out some of our snaps from Sunday’s event below.   Steve whips his…

SportPursuit and StreetVelodrome hit the streets of Stevenage!

Last Sunday marked the first round of the SportPursuit StreetVelodrome Series. For a day, the streets of Sunny Stevenage were transformed into a pop-up velodrome where both pros and amateurs tested their cycling skills (and their nerves) as they raced around the track. Team SportPursuit were amongst the roves of cheering fans surrounding the (100%…

SportPursuit become headline sponsors of StreetVelodrome!

**Attention, first event in the series is this Sunday and we’re offering a rather nifty 70% off all entries. Scroll down the page for the discount code!** We’re  rather excited to be a part of this cool, new UK event.  StreetVelodrome is the the ONLY pop-up track cycling cycle event in the WORLD!   Starting…

The Marmot24 Mountain Marathon: SportPursuit members get 20% off entry

The inaugural Marmot24 is an exciting new addition to the burgeoning Mountain Marathon scene in the UK. Scheduled for the weekend 2nd-3rd August, it’s the first 24-hour non-stop mountain marathon in the UK, where competitors will endeavour to visit as many checkpoints as possible in a 24-hour window. We’ve teamed up with Marmot to offer…

Father and 11 year old son cycling 2,650 miles around Britain

Our April member-of-the-month is Dwight Wood, SportPursuit member #459, 777.  Although not a self-proclaimed adventurer, Dwight’s attitude towards exploring the world is most definitely adventurous.   For his upcoming adventure, Dwight will be taking his 11-year-old son Lewis on a 2,650 mile coastal bike ride around Britain.  Want to be a part of their journey?  Time…

GO TRI Duathlon at the London Olympic Park!

SportPursuit runners, cyclists and general exercise enthusiasts, you won’t want to miss this.  Ride with Team SportPursuit in the first duathlon at the London Olympic Park! We’ve teamed up once again with our friends at Capital Tri to bring you the first race EVER to take place on the newly built 1 mile road racing…

8 excellent cycling apps for your iPhone and Android smartphones

  Earlier this week, we asked our Facebook fans and Twitter followers for their essential cycling app recommendations.  As technology and fitness continue to collide in new and exciting ways, the selection of apps available is dizzying.  Hence, we wanted a streamlined list of only the best cycling apps on the market.  Without further ado,…

Race Report: 2014 South of England Cross Country Championship

Image source: DeannaVY – Flickr Creative Commons Mud, mud, glorious mud.. Parliament Hill on the day of the South of England Cross Country Championship. Our warm-up has been broken by a stream of women racers crossing the path ahead. We pause to watch the gritty, multi-coloured procession. After negotiating the path, the women descend slightly…

A Fell Running Southerner: Tackling the Langdale Horseshoe

A few weeks ago, avid Fell Runner and SportPursuit Champion Jonny tackled the Langdale Horseshoe which includes 1450m of climbing over rocks and uneven terrain for a distance of 21.1km. Read how it felt likes worlds away from his regular park runs in South London.     There was no warning. I had hurtled downhill…

#fridayslacker Win a Gibbon Slackline from SportPursuit!

To celebrate our sale on Gibbon Slacklines, we’re giving away 2 Gibbon Travel Lines to some lucky members of the SportPursuit community.   Just hit the tweet button at the top or bottom of this post to enter! So what exactly is slacklining?  Often compared to tightrope walking, slacklining is the art/discipline of walking over a…

10 minutes with Adventurer Dave Cornthwaite, Member of the Month

Dave Cornthwaite sacked in his London job and a comfortable lifestyle to choose a life less ordinary. So far his new journey has taken him skateboarding around Australia, paddling, kayaking, swimming – all over 1,000 miles, staying awake for 72 hours and taking 1,000 photos of himself for 1,000 days. And perhaps most importantly he’s…

The Great Outdoors Awards – We’ve Been Nominated!

We’re excited to announce that SportPursuit has been shortlisted for Online Retailer of the Year in The Great Outdoors Awards 2013. We’re really proud to have been nominated and want to thank you all for your ongoing support. SportPursuit has grown from being merely an idea 3 years ago to a fully-fledged website bringing great…

SportPursuit & Cyclebeat: The Blogger Spin-Off

Earlier this week, certain members of SportPursuit HQ decided it was high time the office got out together for some group exercise; and ever ones to share our love of sport, we decided to invite some of our favourite bloggers and writers along to local spinning club – Cyclebeat – for our inaugural SportPursuit Spin-Off!…

Racing And Training As A Vegan Athlete

Source – Mike Haller (Flickr Creative Commons) Ten months ago as a cash-strapped student, I changed my dietary habits and gave up meat in a bid to save up some money for a new time-trial bike and the rapidly escalating maintenance costs of road cycling and triathlon. After a few weeks off the meat, I…