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…

Picked by the pro – climbing kit from our weekend with Steve McClure

If you’ve been following the story of the Marmot + SportPursuit Climbing Camp-Out, you’ll have seen that we had a great weekend climbing in the Peak District with Steve McClure, one of the best climbers in the world. The event was also a chance for SportPursuit members to get hands-on with the latest kit from…

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…

SportPursuit Slateman Triathlon 2019 Race Report

We are proud to be supporting Always Aim High Events and their incredible season of endurance events. The weekend 18th/19th May saw over 1,000 triathletes taking part in the SportPursuit Slateman Triathlon & Duathlon. With the addition of the “Legend” Middle Distance Triathlon, this year’s event has been tougher than ever before, and there were…

RunUltra: Top Advice on How to Plan Your First Ultra

RunUltra is a global community of ultra runners with more than 700,000 ultra runners from 226 countries. In this article from RunUltra, Robbie Britton gives you top tips on how to choose, train for and even enjoy your first ultra. Everyone is running ultra marathons now, it’s the cool thing to do. Lots are even…

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…

The Top 10 Ski and Snowboard Films 2013/14

Source – MarLeah Cole (Flickr Creative Commons) Once again it’s that time of year when snow lovers across the Northern Hemisphere start getting excited at the prospects of the season ahead, and when ski and snowboard movies start falling left, right and centre. Nothing can quite build the hype for the Winter months ahead like…

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!…

Surviving The 2013 Club Relay Championships

Where? National Water Sports Centre, Nottingham What? Relay x 4: 500m swim – 15k bike – 5k run The Club relay championships are legendary now in the UK, having started in 1991 and growing in size and reputation ever since. In 1991 there was just 120 competitors, whilst last year saw over 2000 lucky athletes…

The SportPursuit Splash & Dash – Round 1

Last weekend was the first round of our multisport swim/race series, the SportPursuit Splash & Dash. With around 150 competitors coming out to the West Reservoir Centre bright and early; we had a great time supporting them in the challenges – and it didn’t take long for our supplies of jelly babies and bananas to…

The SportPursuit Splash – Round 1

 Last weekend, a hardy group of swimmers joined us down on the banks of the West Reservoir Centre in London; to help us kick off our 2013 event season, at Round 1 of the Sport Pursuit Splash! Click here for full event results Click here for the photo album   Arriving at the West Reservoir…

The SportPursuit Splash – Round 1 – Results

  We had a great time hosting the SportPursuit Splash – the inaugural round of our 2013 event series – last weekend! Well done to all who took part! Click here for the full event report Click here to book for the next round Full Event Results The SportPursuit Splash – 3km Place Bib #…

Bespoked Bristol

Who made your bicycle? This weekend just past, Bristol hosted the 2013 UK Handmade Bicycle Show, known as Bespoked Bristol. Promoting the international talents of independent bicycle makers and designers, there was an amazing array of ideas and craftsmanship on display; so we sent Chris over to check it out. Said Chris: “Bespoked Bristol is a…

The Top 10 Ski and Snowboard Films 2012/13

Update: Check out our 2013/14 round up now! So with the snow starting to fall in the extremities of the British Isles, and the calendar gently rolling into December; the ski season is well and truly getting into gear. Any seasonnaire friends have likely already run away to their respective resorts, leaving you with nothing but…

Iconic Photos from the Tour de France

The Tour de France, the biggest event on the cycling calendar, starts tomorrow. At the start of the 99th Tour de France it was a good chance to look back at the some of the iconic images of the past and present. Covering a total of 2,131 miles, over the course of 21 stages, we…

Christmas Swimming

For those of you who didn’t quite feel cold enough when getting out of bed this morning, I have a proposition. Winter swimming. Many people associate this time of year with cozy fires, roast dinners and presents. Try telling that to the participants of the Tenby Boxing Day Swim and others around the country. The…