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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Everything you need to get yourself ready to run.

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

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

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

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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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Go your own way

If you would like to take on a challenge for Macmillan which isn't in our listed events, no problem! Tell us which one you're doing and we'll send you a fundraising pack.

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Help with fundraising

From fundraising resources and ideas to online fundraising tips and information about paying in your donations. We'll help you raise as much as possible for Macmillan.