GO!: An inspirational guide to getting outside and challenging yourself: Create your own amazing race challenges

GO!: An inspirational guide to getting outside and challenging yourself: Create your own amazing race challenges

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Overview

GO!: An inspirational guide to getting outside and challenging yourself: Create your own amazing race challenges by Tobias Mews

Whether you are looking to find a new challenge on your doorstep, tempt friends to race one another at the weekend or create an epic seven-day challenge, GO! is the ultimate inspirational guide to getting outside and challenging yourself.
Tobias Mews, adventure athlete, gives fantastic insight, practical guidance and expert tips on how to make and complete the perfect ‘Race-It- Yourself’ adventure.
Whether it’s discovering a new place and a new way to get there, or reaching your nearest summit whilst racing your friend, Mews brings together all the kit, method and ingredients you need to get you out of your comfort zone and into an exhilarating adventure, big or small.
Each entry is brought to life by Tobias’ personal experience of creating and enjoying these escapes and is packed full of top tips, route points and even advice for those who want to push themselves further.
Discover the thrill of a new escape, enjoy the pain and gain of completing a challenge and the fun and curiosity of trying something new. GO! is the perfect book for anyone wishing to add a spice of adventure to their week, month, year and life.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781781316405
Publisher: Aurum Press
Publication date: 04/04/2017
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 6.80(w) x 8.20(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Formerly a Captain in the British Army, TOBIAS MEWSretired his commission in order to pursue a career in journalism. His work has been published in theDaily Telegraph, Runner's World,Men's Health andTriathlete's World. Tobias has tackled many of what are regarded as the toughest races in the world, from mountain bike stage-races across South Africa to iron man triathlons in Norway.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1

How to Use this Book 2

Gear 5

Midweek Madness: Adventure Any Time 8

60 Minutes 10

Race the Funicular 16

Dare to Dash 22

Run the Bridges 28

Race the Commute 34

Urban Tri 40

Hidden Waters 46

Boundaries Run 52

Vertical Kilometre 58

Five to Nine 64

Wacky Weekends: The Getaway Challenge 70

Monopoly Marathons 72

Wild at Heart 78

NohtaraM ehT 84

Sea to Summit 90

Race a Mountain Train 96

Day Flight Run 102

Castle to Keep 108

Peak to Peak 114

Race the Sun 120

YoYo Peaks 126

Tri-It-Yourself 132

Everesting 138

Long-Term Burners: Race-It-Yourself 144

Trail Time Travelling 146

Col Collecting 152

Source to Sea 158

Arch to Arch 164

Bikepacking 170

Peak Bagging 176

Extreme Twinning 182

Hut to Hut 188

Perimeter Bicycling 194

Race to Space 200

7 in 7 206

Resources 212

Acknowledgements 216

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