Macmillan Training Zone

Welcome to the Macmillan Training Zone. If you’ve made it here you’ve already taken the first step towards doing something amazing. The advice on these pages will help you take the next step, and the next, all the way to your finish line. Whether you’re jogging 5k or cycling 100 miles we’ve got training, nutrition and kit advice to get you ready.

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Running

Everything you need to get yourself ready to run.

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Cycling

Advice to help you get in (and stay in) the saddle.

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Hiking

We’ll help you get ready to take on the great outdoors.

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Swimming

Starting training for a swim? We’ll help you take the plunge.

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Triathlon

Swim, bike, run. We’ve got the know-how to help you prepare for all three.

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Guide to fundraising

Fundraising is all part of the challenge and our guide will help you exceed your target.

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Organise your own event

Get your plans rolling. We've got advice, support, materials and fundraisers who'd love to help you create a great event.

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Go your own way

If you would like to raise money for Macmillan doing a challenge which isn't on our website, no problem! Just tell us what you're up to and we'll send you a fundraising pack.

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Make your event a success

Have a look through the latest news, tips, advice and support from our fundraising team. Whether you're cycling, swimming, running of trekking, we've got some top tips for you.