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All too often, the first couple of months of a year are scarred by broken resolutions and shattered fitness aspirations. Don’t let this year go the same way; we’ve got plenty of exciting challenges to awaken your motivational mojo!

Travel plans are a powerful motivator – there’s no better way to prompt those gym visits than the promise of the ultimate reward: an adventure. Whether your finish line is the Roof of Africa, the Arctic Circle or a chequered flag at the end of a ski marathon, planning for an active adventure adds a positive purpose to your exercise regime.

Make this the year you step out of your comfort zone and rekindle your spirit of adventure!


Head off on one of the world’s most iconic adventures…

Mount Kilimanjaro

To stand on the Roof of Africa is a special moment that top bucket lists up and down the land. Conquering this African giant is challenging no doubt, but definitely achievable.

Everest Base Camp

Follow in the footsteps of many great explorers on this, the most famous of the Himalaya’s trekking routes.

Machu Picchu on the Inca Trail, PeruMachu Picchu on the Inca Trail, Peru

Plan your trip: Inca trail holidays

Walk the Mont Blanc Circuit

Trek through three countries – France, Italy and Switzerland – in the shadow of Western Europe’s highest peak, the mighty Mont Blanc.

Plan your trip: Mont Blanc holidays

Conquer Mont Ventoux

Ride along the same route as the world’s most famous cycling race, the Tour de France. The windy mountain is a tough nut to crack but the sense of achievement when you crest that final summit push is worth every bead of sweat. Realise your peloton dream!

Cycling Mont VentouxCycling Mont Ventoux 


Looking to escape the rat race? We have the perfect antidote for city life…

Dogsled around the Arctic Circle

Make some four-legged friends as you command a team of eager huskies through the Arctic wilderness.

Cycling in the atlas mountainsCycling in the Atlas MountainsPlan your trip:  Atlas Descent cycling holiday


Engadin Ski Marathon

Winter holidays do not begin and end with downhill skiing. Really test your mettle this year by entering cross-country skiing!

Engadin Ski MarathonEngadin Ski Marathon

Plan your trip: Winter Holidays

Lillehammer Bobsled Weekend

Feel the force as you hurtle down an Olympic bobsled track on this action-packed winter weekend in Norway!

Plan your trip: Walking the Amalfi Coast

Cycle Vietnam

Cover the length of the country, from bustling cities to sweeping sandy beaches and shimmering rice paddies, following the best cycle routes in Vietnam.

Traditional street scene in VietnamTraditional street scene in VietnamPlan your trip: Cycle Vietnam

Discover more ideas for New Year Challenges below.