London Landmarks Half Marathon

February 5, 2020

Coming March 29, 2020. Big Ben is calling! It’s the London Landmarks Half Marathon! As the name implies, the race route reads like a tour book of the top sites of the capital: Big Ben, St Paul’s Cathedral, Nelson’s Column, the Shard, the Tower of London, the London Eye, and more. As if the iconic landmarks weren’t […]

Women’s London: A Tour Guide to Great Lives

February 27, 2018

Celebrate women! Just in time to commemorate the 100 year anniversary of Britain’s suffragette movement and International Women’s Day on March 8th, comes the new book by Rachel Kolsky, titled Women’s London: A Tour Guide to Great Lives, This prize-winning London tour guide introduces you to historical and contemporary women excelling as leaders in the areas […]

Virgin Money London Marathon

February 27, 2018

Coming April 22, 2018. For a “historical jog around London”, take part in the Virgin Money London Marathon! This very popular event is quite the spectacle with around 50,000 runners, and last year, an impressive £59.4m was raised for charity, setting a new world record for fundraising in a single day. The mostly flat course begins at […]

Women V Cancer Ride the Night

January 10, 2018

Coming May 5 or May 26, 2018. Looking for a challenge? The Women V Cancer Ride the Night is a 100km cycling effort that helps to raise funds to fight women’s cancers. Starting in the heart of London, this all women event has you cycling a circular route starting and finishing at the Royal Windsor […]

Women V Cancer London to Paris Bike Ride

August 24, 2017

Coming October 4, 2017. Cycle from London to Paris for three worthy charities. It’s the Women V Cancer London to Paris Bike Ride that raises funds to fight breast, cervical and ovarian cancers. This women-only event is a three-day challenge, traveling about 240 miles. Your journey starts in central London and takes you through the rolling hills […]

Swim Serpentine

August 9, 2017

Coming September 16, 2017. An open water swimming event in the heart of London! It’s the Swim Serpentine, a half mile, one mile or two mile race, held in Hyde Park’s Serpentine Lake, the venue for the open water swimming during the London 2012 Olympic Games. At last year’s inaugural event, 6,000 happy swimmers participated, and this […]

Eye Spy A Home In The Sky

March 16, 2017

Coming March 30, 2017. Sleep with one of the best views of London right outside your window. Not just any view, but a view from the London Eye…in one of the capsules of the London Eye! Yes, it’s a contest from TripAdvisor Rentals to spend the night in your own private glass room, decorated by […]

Ride & Seek Julius Caesar Cycling Expedition: London-to-Rome Bike Tour

November 15, 2016

Coming June 3, 2017. Friends, Romans, countrymen, lend me your ears…it’s the Julius Caesar Cycling Expedition with Ride & Seek! Next year’s ride has expanded slightly with an amazing 33-days and 2,025 miles cycling from London to Rome. It’s divided into 2 stages: London to Como (17 Days and 1,095 miles) and Como to Rome (17 days and 930 […]

Halloween Weekend London Ghost Walks

October 21, 2016

Coming October 28-31, 2016. Fearless TrailblazerGirls, we have a spine-chilling adventure for you! It’s the Halloween Weekend London Ghost Walks, a one hour, 40 minute walking tour through the streets of London with Richard Jones, the Master of the Macabre. Hear spooky stories of murders and executions. Visit haunted pubs and graveyards. Dare to wander in the city’s […]

Night at Abbey Road

October 5, 2016

Coming October 15, 2016. “Come Together”…and get your creative juices flowing! Airbnb is holding a contest for a one night’s stay at yet another unique location (remember last year’s Halloween Night in the Paris Catacombs?) – this time it’s the Abbey Road Studios, made famous by the one-and-only Beatles! Yes, you and 3 other lucky people get […]

Color Vibe 5K

March 24, 2016

Coming March 27, 2016. Turn yourself into a multi-colored Easter egg at the Color Vibe 5K! Held at the Royal Windsor Racecourse, due east of London, this is a fun, un-timed event where you won’t have to worry about street traffic during the run. There will be 4 color stations throughout the 5K course, where […]

Caesar Bike Tour with Ride & Seek

June 15, 2015

Coming May 21, 2016. Veni, vidi, vici! Cycle in Caesar’s footsteps with Ride & Seek. The Caesar Bike Tour is an epic 29 day/28 night journey starting in London and finishing in Rome covering a distance of 1,831 miles. Expect up to 8 hours of riding per day as you travel through 4 countries, across […]

Women V Cancer Ride the Night

January 8, 2015

Coming May 30, 2015. The UK’s only women’s 100K NIGHT cycling event! Raise funds to help fight women’s cancer by participating in the the Women V Cancer Ride the Night. Starting at the Royal Windsor Racecourse around 9pm and traveling along flat open roads arriving in London in the early morning hours, this cycling challenge […]

Halloween Hike, London

October 23, 2014

Coming October 31, 2014. A spooky Halloween night in the home of Jack the Ripper! The Halloween Hike by the same folks that brought us Halloween Moonride, is a 13 mile loop through London starting out at the witching hour (midnight, of course!). The route will be clearly marked, and there will be zombie guides […]

London to Paris 24 Ride

June 19, 2014

Coming September 6, 2014. Start in London and arrive in Paris 24 hours later. No big deal? Well, it is a big deal when you and 350 of your cycling buddies are traveling the 280 miles by BIKE during this 24 hour period! It’s the London to Paris 24 Ride. This amazing journey is fully […]

City Jogging Tours

November 26, 2013

What could be better than sightseeing in London? Sightseeing and getting some exercise! Check out City Jogging Tours for their guided running tours of London – choose from 6 Scheduled City tours or if you have somewhere specific in mind, get a customized tour. The scheduled tours range in length from 6km to 12km and […]

Halloween Moonride, London

October 2, 2013

Coming October 25, 2013. A frightful time in jolly old London! The Halloween Moonride is a spooky bike ride through the streets of London into the wee hours of the night. Choose from an 80 or 100 km loop starting at Dracula’s Crypt beneath the streets of Southwark and traveling through the haunted streets of […]

The UK Outdoors Show 2013

November 15, 2012

Coming January 17-20, 2013. Calling all TrailblazerGirls in the UK. The 2013 Outdoors Show takes place for 3 days at ExCeL just outside London. Right next door, The Active Travel Show, The London Bike Show and the Tullett Prebon London Boat Show will all be in progress. With one ticket giving you access to all […]

Brooks HellRunner Series

October 11, 2012

Coming in November 2012 and February 2013. Trail running taken to an extreme. The Brooks HellRunner Series of races at various UK locations offers trail running at its toughest and most enjoyable 10 to 12 miles of challenging off-road running… tough, twisting trails… including the famed Hills of Hell and the Bog of Doom.