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Finding running routes in urban areas may not be as hard as you think. Mountain runner Max Nicholls tells us how he trains for National and World Championships by finding routes in South London.
Best parks for cycling in London
London has gained a justified reputation as one of the greenest cities in Europe. Despite its size, the city has managed to cram in a huge amount of green spaces, many of which are ideal for a day’s cycling.
A little Gem in London: Putney, Barnes to Chiswick Markets
A small ponder along green lush woodlands, passing old oak trees and wide open spaces along south of the river where the pace is a bit slower and the wildlife from Jays to Woodpeckers awaits you around the corner.
10 traffic-free cycling routes from London
London isn’t always the first place that springs to mind when it comes to group cycling. But with canals, towpaths and green spaces galore, there are a surprising number of traffic-free cycling routes that are perfect for groups.
GetOutside Champion: Laura Kennington
Laura Kennington is a British adventure athlete with a passion for the endurance capability of the human body.
GetOutside Champion: Lizzie Carr
Lizzie Carr returns as one of our original GetOutside champions.
GetOutside Champion: Phoebe Smith
Phoebe Smith likes to sleep wild - from caves to mountain tops, disused farmsteads and under giant boulders – if it's in a wild place she want to take her sleeping bag and bivvy and experience a wild night out.
GetOutside Champion: Karl Rushen
Karl created The 100 Peaks Challenge, a tribute to his brother (KIA in June 2011).
GetOutside Champion: Ben Fogle
Ben Fogle, broadcaster, traveller and adventurer.
GetOutside Champion: Daniel Raven-Ellison
Daniel is a parent, guerrilla geographer, National Geographic Emerging Explorer, former geography teacher and is leading the campaign to make London the world’s first National Park City.
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