Objective Achieved I take great delight in informing you that both Paul and Martyn successfully completed the Liverpool Triathlon, posting competitive times in the process. Most importantly the “lads” had a thoroughly enjoyable day and can not wait for next year’s event which take place on 27th June 2010. They both enjoyed the tremendous support … Continue reading Congratulations Martyn & Paul
Paul, CheapTents Tin Man With less than a week to go the Liverpool Triathlon there were concerns within the CheapTents.com team on Monday, as to the well being of our veteran competitor and “Ace” (his own words) shop manager Paul. Loud creaking noises were to be heard on the shop floor which staff attributed to … Continue reading Liverpool Triathlon Update
If you were preparing a trip up Mount Everest you would probably want to take with you a few pieces of chocolate to keep your energy and spirits up. But you probably wouldn't take 200 kg of fine Belgian chocolate up to Mount Everest Base Case and then hand it out to everybody there. Just … Continue reading Everest Chocolate Sherpas!
Coast-to-Coast walker Tom Buckley has completed his charity trek across the UK. The 23-year-old, who has terminal cancer, walked into the North Yorkshire village of Robin Hood’s Bay on the 18th grueling day of his 192-mile journey, on the 16th December. £50,000 target has been reached! What an amazing feet - even under such adverse … Continue reading Tom Buckley Completes Mammoth Charity Trek!
We've helped promote a number of charitable events and challenges lately, including the UK Everest Challenge and the competitor raising money for charity by running the Marathon des Sables...but when I heard about the following story in my local news I was particularly overwhelmed. Coast 2 Coast Walk Tom Buckley is 23 years old, and … Continue reading Tom Buckley Charity Trek across the UK
Here at CheapTents.com, we love it when people share their stories, write reviews, pass on outdoor industry news for us to then share, and what not, but we also like to raise the profile of outdoor sports athletes for sponsorship purposes and even for their charitable causes. For this reason, make sure you contact us … Continue reading UK Everest Challenge – 2 guys, 5 days, 10 peaks
Granger's has partnered with Oxfam to promote the recycling of outdoor clothing and equipment through the Fabric4Life campaign. Oxfam's Fabric4Life Campaign Whether a recreational or professional outdoor sports/activity enthusiast, everyone has an old mac or ten tucked in there cupboard not being used. Simply take any old fleece or waterproof garments into any Oxfam high … Continue reading Oxfam and Granger's partner on Fabric4Life campaign
Here's a summary of the big news stories in the Outdoor Industry so far this Summer: The North Face The North Face sponsored ultra-marathon. Jez Bragg broke another record by winning The Devil o' the Highlands on the 9th August by knocking an astonishing 46 minutes off the existing record, finishing in 5 hours 22 … Continue reading Outdoor Industry News: Summer Wrap-up