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From horse marathons to Roman running: 11 great UK adventures

1 month ago   |   By The Guardian

The euphoria of outdoor challenges - mainstream and eccentric - has proved life-changing for our fresh-air enthusiasts It was completely accidental. Growing up in north-east London, I'd never even heard of the Three Peaks Challenge - entailing people climbing the highest peaks in Scotland, England and Wales within a 24-hour window. But a friend was doing it for charity and asked if I wanted to join him. Without hesitating, I said yes. I'd recently had a gun pulled on me which misfired - twice. That event helped me make a life-changing decision: to stop trying to fit in and do something...
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