As you start packing and prepping for your trek one thing tends to get overlooked in this lengthy process…what you’ll actually wear to the airport the day you leave! Don’t be stuck wondering what to wear and avoid common hassles you’ll encounter by not taking these few tips into account before heading out the door.
If you haven't done a multi-day trek before, packing for your challenge may be leaving you scratching your head! So we've tagged in our UK team for a guest post on not only packing but equipment as well. Here’s your master list and don't forget to check out your Briefing Pack to find your full kit list!
Figuring out exactly what you need for a typical day trekking can be a nightmare. Thankfully, preparing a day pack is a skill the Choose a Challenge team has got down to fine art -we've made packing mistakes in the past so you don't have to!
Each year, we're finding that more and more of our participants are vegetarian and vegan. So we thought we'd put together a quick blog on vegan and vegetarian food in our three main trek destinations.
In this month's newsletter we preview our trips going out this month to Machu Picchu, Mt. Kilimanjaro and Everest Base Camp. We’ve got your last-minute fix for everything you’ll need PLUS a look at how much money our students have raised thus far after countless month of fundraising and hard work.
We sat down to compile 10 useful articles from the past year for all of our May trekkers who are off on their own respective adventures in the coming weeks. These articles include everything from first-hand trip experiences to need-to-know information on things like travel insurance, etc
Have friends and family that want to see how you're doing and where you are along your trek this May? Check out our social media guide on how you and your loved ones can be informed at all times while you're abroad on your adventure.
When you're running a marathon, the last thing you need is to be held back by uncomfortable gear or a chafing vest. Take the same approach to race-day wear as you do to race-day itself, and practice, practice, practice!
Training for a marathon can come with some common nags and pains. What are the most common injuries facing runners and how can you treat or altogether avoid them? Find out in this blog!
Long summer days means more time to get outside and log those runs. Here are some tips on how to make training in the summer months manageable.
Here's a really in-depth guide provided by the team at Runner's World, to help you prepare for your marathon.
Race day can be incredibly exciting and nerve-wracking in equal measure. Here are our top five tips, to make sure your race day is enjoyable, memorable and safe.
There are various types of run, and each presents a different set of challenges and benefits. Here, we cover three types of run you may encounter, and what each is like.
Tapering is essential in the weeks before your run, to avoid fatigue and muscle damage. Here, we explore what tapering is, and why you need to do it.
What is carb loading? How does it affect my body? Why do I need to do it? What do I need to do to make sure I'm keeping my body healthy when I run? All the answers and more in this blog!
Being Vegan and training for a marathon is completely fine! When training for a marathon you need to make sure your body has plenty of energy. Protein and carbohydrates are a vital part of your diet.
Check out EVERYTHING you need to see, eat, and do when you're in Barcelona!
Find out how to balance the national pastime of college students while still staying healthy and getting your training done right!
4 Simple rules to follow in order to fuel your body healthily and get ready for your marathon.
How to decide on the best shoe and what will keep your legs healthy.