Cycling, running and challenge events organised by local enthusiasts for you to challenge yourself while exploring stunning new areas of the UK

Next big day out – Forest of Bowland loops – 18 August 2019  ………………….

More info –

32 mile loop – 

65 mile loop

Looking for a Sportive ride, trail running challenge, a weekend of guided adventure or training camp based in the North West of the UK in 2019 ??

Come and share some of our very favourite routes and places throughout this amazing area we call home.  Which includes The Lake District and Yorkshire Dales National Parks, and the lesser known Silverdale, Forest of Bowland and Howgills.

Our mission is to organize the best cycling, running and adventure experiences in the UK – see how we are doing so far – EVENT REVIEWS 

Come for the day or maybe have a weekend away, check out some great SPECIAL EVENTS and overnight ideas on our ASSOCIATES page – or let us find you the perfect place to stay, just ask – we live here.

Then all you have to do is show up and relax – we’ll take care of everything else.

Cycling Events UK

Come and discover some of the best places to cycle in England.  We don’t need to close the roads on our routes – as they are truly remote and practically traffic free.  Your place is assured as we have no lottery system to enter our events.

Book yourself a place on one of our sportives, challenges or training camps in North West England.

Cycling events 2019 

Then get out training to take your riding to the next level ready for your chosen  challenge, so on the day – you can relax and enjoy some amazing riding along our favourite routes – which are among the best and most challenging in the country.

Look where you’ll ride

All our cycling events are registered, overseen and insured with British Cycling.

Or – why not join the Top Dog Events team and help us out on event days – you will be very welcome.

Running Events

Looking for a new running experience?? Come and explore some of our favourite places to run.

We are local enthusiasts who organise running events, guided days and training weekends on our local trails throughout the great place we live in – which includes The Lake District and Yorkshire Dales as well as the lesser known Forest of Bowland, Lune Valley, Howgills, Silverdale and Arnside.

Running events 2019

Once you have entered a running event, challenge or training camp in  UK ‘s North West England – you can look forward to joining fellow enthusiasts, to explore some of the finest locations in the country.

Look where you can run

Or – why not join the Top Dog Events team and help us out on event days – you will be very welcome

Special Events 2019

Join us for a special adventure challenge event this year.

Throughout the year we organize a series of all in “get away” packages – maybe you de like a weekends guided mountain biking over some classic Lake District routes, scaling The Yorkshire 3 Peaks, running some remote fells and trails in the company of local experts,  learning to navigate or fix a bike, perhaps a multi day cycling holiday


What to expect –

  • Good company
  • Cozy places to stay
  • Friendly local expert guides
  • Freshly prepared Vegan and Veggie meals and snacks
  • Breathtaking places to explore
  • A chance to recharge your internal batteries
  • Meeting new people
  • Opportunities to stretch your comfort zone and make some lasting memories
  • Full safety support throughout – from our professional and well qualified team



Please let us know any ideas, query’s or feedback we can help with, or to volunteer at an event