The Happy Valley Walking Festival 2010

Over a two week period, 15th - 31st October, Bollington will hold it's first walking festival. The two weeks will include over 30 walks and rambles, including child friendly activities, and many social events. Bollington is nestled in the Cheshire Peak District, close to Macclesfield. Bollington's surroundings are ideal for walkers of all levels. This … Continue reading The Happy Valley Walking Festival 2010

Nine Edges Race Peak District

The Nine Edges Race in the Peak District is for walkers, runners, climbers and mountain bikers. Starting from Fairholmes Car Park, the route takes competitors over nine gritstone edges to the Robin Hood pub, near Baslow. For walkers, runners and climbers the distance covered is 20 miles, for mountain bikers 32 miles. There is no … Continue reading Nine Edges Race Peak District

Nokia Coast to Coast Adventure Race

Adventure racing is gaining popularity. Worldwide there are more and more events that combine multiple disciplines such as trekking, running off-road, sea kayaking, mountain biking and road cycling. Scotland Coast to Coast Taking place on the 18th and 19th of September 2010, the Nokia Coast to Coast journey starts off on the North Sea, crossing … Continue reading Nokia Coast to Coast Adventure Race

Jonathan Conville Memorial Trust – Boundless Horizons Lecture

The Jonathan Conville Memorial Trust are holding a 30th Anniversary Lecture called Boundless Horizons - Great first ascents achieved beyond Everest in the greater ranges. The talk will be given by their patron Sir Christian Bonington at the Royal Geographical Society in London on 3rd June. The funds raised by the lecture will go towards … Continue reading Jonathan Conville Memorial Trust – Boundless Horizons Lecture

Ironman Triathlon 2010 Bolton

Ironman is a name that has become synonymous with the triathlon event:swimming, cycling and running. The first Ironman event took place in Hawaii in 1978. Since then it has become a global phenomena. In 2010 there will be 25 Ironman races held in 16 countries worldwide. "Swim 2.4 miles! Bike 112 miles! Run 26.2 miles! … Continue reading Ironman Triathlon 2010 Bolton