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…

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 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…

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…

Introducing Neilson Active Holidays: relax as hard as you like

We’ve teamed up with Neilson Holidays to give you tips and advice on finding the perfect active holiday and enjoying new adventures. 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…

10 tips for organising a group ski holiday

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. When it…

Gear Guides: 5 cycle essentials for comfortable riding

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. ‘Fail to prepare, prepare to fail’, isn’t that what they say? A bit extreme when it comes to riding a bike, however there is certainly…

The Kit List: June

Sunshine, long summer days, and some epic adventures – that’s what we’re hoping for in the next month. Here’s your dose of monthly news, inspiration, and gear tips… Roll on, summer riding It only took the first couple of days of the Giro d’Italia to get us really excited to be back in the saddle…

Gear Guides: everything you need to know about merino wool

You may have noticed more and more clothing being made from merino wool: base layers to insulated jackets, socks to casual shirts. The recent trend has led to more people thinking about the different properties of wool compared to synthetic materials and how they might be suited to different activities. Brands continue to experiment with…