Lowe Alpine Mountain Marathon LAMM 2010

Entries Open for LAMM 2010 Entries are now open for the 2010 annual, two day mountain orienteering event, known as the LAMM: Lowe Alpine Mountain Marathon. Held every year in Scotland since 1994, LAMM is a trail running and orienteering event for pairs, with overnight camping at a remote location. To ensure fair competition and … Continue reading Lowe Alpine Mountain Marathon LAMM 2010

Warrington Tri Club to Run Sandstone Trail

We are always interested to hear from people of are taking on an outdoor related challenge to raise money for their favourite cause. We were recently contacted by tri-athlete Carl Loftus, of Warrington Tri Club, who is planning to do a bit of adventure running... Running The Standstone Trail The sandstone trail in Cheshire stretches … Continue reading Warrington Tri Club to Run Sandstone Trail

Khumbu Challenge is Under Way

The Royal Navy Khumbu Challenge is currently under way in the Nepal Himalaya. This is particularly special expedition, since it is the inaugural expedition for Project Fortitude. Project Fortitude is a Royal Navy / Royal Marines initiative which will help service personnel who have been physically injured or who are suffering from psychological injuries. Through … Continue reading Khumbu Challenge is Under Way

Walking Festivals & Events in September

It may seem strange to be writing about Walking Festivals in September, but with a number of events being held nationwide this month, its not quite time for you put your boots away just yet! Walking Festivals are an excellent way for people to get involved in walking, test equipment, meet fellow walkers and build … Continue reading Walking Festivals & Events in September

BirdFair 2009 – Lost and Found

BirdFair 2009 was the 21st annual British Birdwatching Fair. Every year the BirdFair event raises money for bird conservation projects. Co-ordinated by BirdLife International, the conservation projects aim to establish which bird species are under threat and to what extent, where these bird species are located / migrate and exactly what is causing the threat. … Continue reading BirdFair 2009 – Lost and Found

Birdfair: Birdwatching and Conservation

The British Birdwatching Fair is an annual ornithological event held at Rutland Water. Rutland water is a large reservoir and nature reserve located about 20 miles east of Leicester. There are regularly in excess of 20,000 waterfowl at Rutland water making it one of the most important wildfowl sanctuaries in Great Britain. It is also … Continue reading Birdfair: Birdwatching and Conservation

Liverpool Triathlon 2009

June 21st 2009 sees the first running of the Liverpool Triathlon with around a 1000 competitors expected. The CheapTents.com team have an interest in any such activity, but this is increased when two members of our shop staff (Paul & Martyn) are competing (or turning up!) to race around Liverpool’s Iconic landmarks. The Liverpool Triathlon … Continue reading Liverpool Triathlon 2009