Race Day Tips

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Race Day Tips

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.

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Types of Run

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Types of Run

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.

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All About Carb Loading

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All About Carb Loading

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! 

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Being Vegan and Running a Marathon

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Being Vegan and Running a Marathon

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.

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Your First 10km

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Your First 10km

After you've mastered the 5k, and before your start your marathon training comes the 10k. Here's the CaCh 10k training plan!

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Marathon Training Plans

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Marathon Training Plans

You've got 10 and 5k down, and now its time to start the real preparation. This is the Choose a Challenge recommended marathon training program for anyone looking to run a marathon- beginner or expert!

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2018 Content Competition

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2018 Content Competition

Going on a trip with us in May 2018? Want to win prizes for your best photos, trip videos and blogs? Then you're in the right place.

Here's all you need to know for our May 2018 Departure season's Content Competiton. We feature some of the best content from our trekkers everyday, so we're rewarding those who go above and beyond with some kickback prizes 

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April Newsletter

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April Newsletter

In this month's newsletter we introduce our latest trip offering, the Barcelona Marathon. Our most affordable adventure to date features plenty of time to explore the sights of Barcelona, as well as some time to relax on the beach and of course...RUN THE MARATHON! Plus we'll dive into how you can get a head start on campus leader recruitment season and lead a team of your own.

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Training Tips from Past Participants

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Training Tips from Past Participants

We called in the big guns, that's right. Hear from some of our experienced Student trekkers in the UK who have either gone on one or multiple trips with us. They're sharing their top hiking and training tips to know before you go away on your adventure to make your time that much better. Everything from what to do with your hiking gear beforehand to how you should exercise in the weeks leading up to your trek are all covered ihere in our latest blog post.

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UConn Siblings Take on Machu Picchu

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UConn Siblings Take on Machu Picchu

We love highlighting our student trekkers and after hearing about Ashley & Tyler Sundara, we knew this was another opportunity to do just that. These siblings are mechanical engineering majors at the University of Connecticut and apart of the Choose a Challenge team we have set up there. They've been fundraising for months now and are getting closer to their trip to Machu Picchu in May 2018. We sat down to find out how they've been doing and what it means to both of them to take on the trip of a lifetime with each other.

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