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The Bucket List
Life is short. Only events with serious X factor make it on to our bucket list. If you think that your event belongs in this list then please get in touch. Email: bucketlist@endurancelife 
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BC Bike Race   A seven stage mountain bike adventure from Vancouver to Whistler along flowy, loamy singletrack through lush green woods. Slick organisation and really fun atmosphere make this the ultimate Single Track experience.
Difficulty:
Adventure:
Type:
Bike
Month:
Jul
Distance:
150/7
Price:
$$$
More?
The Speight's Coast to Coast   This epic race traverses the South Island of New Zealand from the Tasman Sea to the Pacific Ocean. Competitors cycle 88 miles, run 23 miles across the Southern Alps, and kayak 41 miles of the grade two Waimakariri River through the Grand Canyon of New Zealand, the Waimakariri Gorge.
Difficulty:
Adventure:
Type:
Multi
Month:
Feb
Distance:
150
Price:
$$$
More?
Ultra Trail Mont Blanc   A complete one hundred mile tour of the Mont Blanc Massif, passing through 3 countries: France, Switzerland and Italy, with 9,600 metres of positive height gain and a simply electric atmosphere. This a race that every runner should attempt at least once in their life.
Difficulty:
Adventure:
Type:
Run
Month:
Aug
Distance:
100
Price:
$$
More?
XTRI24   XTRI24 takes the standard long distance triathlon format and turns the volume right up to eleven. The hybrid blend of the standard triathlon disciplines, challenging off-road terrain and a 24 hour time limit results in an epic challenge of super-human endurance.
Difficulty:
Adventure:
Type:
Multi
Month:
Jul
Distance:
140
Price:
$
More?
Grand to Grand Ultra   Starting from the awe inspiring Grand Canyon, this truly epic six day stage race takes you through a desert landscape of sand dunes, red rock canyons, mesas and hoodoos. Experience the remotest part of continental America in the way of the earliest settlers, Navajo and Paiute Indian tribes.
Difficulty:
Adventure:
Type:
Run
Month:
Sep
Distance:
167/6
Price:
$$$
More?
La Ruta De Los Conquistadores   The difficulty of La Ruta is legendary and its setting spectacular. On this four day stage race that traverses Costa Rica from Pacific to Atlantic riders pass through nine different microclimates, tropical rain forests, past smoking volcanoes, over suspended bridges, and through sweltering jungles.
Difficulty:
Adventure:
Type:
Bike
Month:
Nov
Distance:
160/4
Price:
$$$$
More?
Celtman   The Celtman is similar in nature to the Norseman in that the distances are Ironlike and the terrain is severe, but this race is centred around the stunning Torridon mountains in Western Ross, Scotland and has a distinctly highland feel. A must do for any adventurous triathlete.
Difficulty:
Adventure:
Type:
Multi
Month:
Jul
Distance:
140
Price:
$
More?
Kalahari Augrabies Extreme Marathon   A journey of discovery through the beautiful landscape of the Northern Cape's Green Kalahari. This is an extreme self-sufficiency challenge with six legs in seven days carrying all your own food and equipment. Amazing scenery and unparalleled family atmosphere amongst runners and crew.
Difficulty:
Adventure:
Type:
Run
Month:
Nov
Distance:
156/6
Price:
$$$
More?
Norseman   The Norseman Xtreme Triathlon is probably the toughest iron distance tri in the world and almost certainly the most scenic. The race starts with a jump into inky black water from a car ferry and finishes at what feels like the top of the world. This is a MUST do event for any endurance athlete.
Difficulty:
Adventure:
Type:
Multi
Month:
Aug
Distance:
144
Price:
$$$
More?
O Til O   A unique race in a unique environment. Teams of two must travel the length of an entire archipelago in the Baltic Sea. Pairs swim together from island to island (O till O) and then run across them. The total distance is 40 miles of which 6 miles are swimming. A totally different adventure.
Difficulty:
Adventure:
Type:
Month:
Sep
Distance:
40
Price:
$$$
More?
Marathon Des Sables   No mid life crisis is complete without entering the MDS. This one hundred and fifty mile, six day stage race across the Sahara Desert is probably the most famous footrace in the world and has achieved an almost cult status. It is certainly an adventure that is hard to resist.
Difficulty:
Adventure:
Type:
Run
Month:
Apr
Distance:
150/6
Price:
$$$$$
More?
Cape Epic   Five hundred miles and eight days of wide open African plains, majestic mountains, deep ravines, indigenous forests, spectacular coastlines, flourishing vineyards, and amazing wildlife. The ultimate mountain bike experience.
Difficulty:
Adventure:
Type:
Bike
Month:
Mar
Distance:
500/8
Price:
$$$$
More?
Ultra Trail South West   Amongst the most challenging, non stop, point to point trail races in the world. The UTSW is a highlight of the British ultra running calendar and attracts runners from around the globe. Every year the course moves to a different section of the world stunning South West Coast Path.
Difficulty:
Adventure:
Type:
Run
Month:
Jun
Distance:
100
Price:
$
More?
Inferno   With its ascent of 5500 metres and impressive setting right in front of the Eiger the Inferno triathlon is a classic event with a twist - you need two bikes! 2 mile lake Swim, 60 mile road bike, 18 mile MTB, 15 mile trail run.
Difficulty:
Adventure:
Type:
Multi
Month:
Aug
Distance:
95
Price:
$
More?
Bosphorus Cross Continental   Join the thousands of swimmers that take part in this classic challenge each year. If you succeed you will rightfully be able to boast that you have swum from Europe to Asia!
Difficulty:
Adventure:
Type:
Swim
Month:
Jul
Distance:
4
Price:
$$
More?
Tour du Mont Blanc Bike Race   If you're looking for an extreme cyclosportive event then this is the Daddy! Two hundred miles, three countries, seven mountain passes and eight thousand metres of climbing all in one epic day!
Difficulty:
Adventure:
Type:
Bike
Month:
Jul
Distance:
200
Price:
$
More?
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Ultra Trail Mont Blanc   A complete one hundred mile tour of the Mont Blanc Massif, passing through 3 countries: France, Switzerland and Italy, with 9,600 metres of positive height gain and a simply electric atmosphere. This a race that every runner should attempt at least once in their life.
Difficulty:
Adventure:
Type:
Run
Month:
Aug
Distance:
100
Price:
$$
More?
Grand to Grand Ultra   Starting from the awe inspiring Grand Canyon, this truly epic six day stage race takes you through a desert landscape of sand dunes, red rock canyons, mesas and hoodoos. Experience the remotest part of continental America in the way of the earliest settlers, Navajo and Paiute Indian tribes.
Difficulty:
Adventure:
Type:
Run
Month:
Sep
Distance:
167/6
Price:
$$$
More?
Ultra Trail South West   Amongst the most challenging, non stop, point to point trail races in the world. The UTSW is a highlight of the British ultra running calendar and attracts runners from around the globe. Every year the course moves to a different section of the world stunning South West Coast Path.
Difficulty:
Adventure:
Type:
Run
Month:
Jun
Distance:
100
Price:
$
More?
Kalahari Augrabies Extreme Marathon   A journey of discovery through the beautiful landscape of the Northern Cape's Green Kalahari. This is an extreme self-sufficiency challenge with six legs in seven days carrying all your own food and equipment. Amazing scenery and unparalleled family atmosphere amongst runners and crew.
Difficulty:
Adventure:
Type:
Run
Month:
Nov
Distance:
156/6
Price:
$$$
More?
Marathon Des Sables   No mid life crisis is complete without entering the MDS. This one hundred and fifty mile, six day stage race across the Sahara Desert is probably the most famous footrace in the world and has achieved an almost cult status. It is certainly an adventure that is hard to resist.
Difficulty:
Adventure:
Type:
Run
Month:
Apr
Distance:
150/6
Price:
$$$$$
More?
Order By... RatingDateA-Z
 
BC Bike Race   A seven stage mountain bike adventure from Vancouver to Whistler along flowy, loamy singletrack through lush green woods. Slick organisation and really fun atmosphere make this the ultimate Single Track experience.
Difficulty:
Adventure:
Type:
Bike
Month:
Jul
Distance:
150/7
Price:
$$$
More?
Cape Epic   Five hundred miles and eight days of wide open African plains, majestic mountains, deep ravines, indigenous forests, spectacular coastlines, flourishing vineyards, and amazing wildlife. The ultimate mountain bike experience.
Difficulty:
Adventure:
Type:
Bike
Month:
Mar
Distance:
500/8
Price:
$$$$
More?
La Ruta De Los Conquistadores   The difficulty of La Ruta is legendary and its setting spectacular. On this four day stage race that traverses Costa Rica from Pacific to Atlantic riders pass through nine different microclimates, tropical rain forests, past smoking volcanoes, over suspended bridges, and through sweltering jungles.
Difficulty:
Adventure:
Type:
Bike
Month:
Nov
Distance:
160/4
Price:
$$$$
More?
Tour du Mont Blanc Bike Race   If you're looking for an extreme cyclosportive event then this is the Daddy! Two hundred miles, three countries, seven mountain passes and eight thousand metres of climbing all in one epic day!
Difficulty:
Adventure:
Type:
Bike
Month:
Jul
Distance:
200
Price:
$
More?
Order By... RatingDateA-Z
Bosphorus Cross Continental   Join the thousands of swimmers that take part in this classic challenge each year. If you succeed you will rightfully be able to boast that you have swum from Europe to Asia!
Difficulty:
Adventure:
Type:
Swim
Month:
Jul
Distance:
4
Price:
$$
More?
Order By... RatingDateA-Z
XTRI24   XTRI24 takes the standard long distance triathlon format and turns the volume right up to eleven. The hybrid blend of the standard triathlon disciplines, challenging off-road terrain and a 24 hour time limit results in an epic challenge of super-human endurance.
Difficulty:
Adventure:
Type:
Multi
Month:
Jul
Distance:
140
Price:
$
More?
The Speight's Coast to Coast   This epic race traverses the South Island of New Zealand from the Tasman Sea to the Pacific Ocean. Competitors cycle 88 miles, run 23 miles across the Southern Alps, and kayak 41 miles of the grade two Waimakariri River through the Grand Canyon of New Zealand, the Waimakariri Gorge.
Difficulty:
Adventure:
Type:
Multi
Month:
Feb
Distance:
150
Price:
$$$
More?
Inferno   With its ascent of 5500 metres and impressive setting right in front of the Eiger the Inferno triathlon is a classic event with a twist - you need two bikes! 2 mile lake Swim, 60 mile road bike, 18 mile MTB, 15 mile trail run.
Difficulty:
Adventure:
Type:
Multi
Month:
Aug
Distance:
95
Price:
$
More?
Norseman   The Norseman Xtreme Triathlon is probably the toughest iron distance tri in the world and almost certainly the most scenic. The race starts with a jump into inky black water from a car ferry and finishes at what feels like the top of the world. This is a MUST do event for any endurance athlete.
Difficulty:
Adventure:
Type:
Multi
Month:
Aug
Distance:
144
Price:
$$$
More?
Celtman   The Celtman is similar in nature to the Norseman in that the distances are Ironlike and the terrain is severe, but this race is centred around the stunning Torridon mountains in Western Ross, Scotland and has a distinctly highland feel. A must do for any adventurous triathlete.
Difficulty:
Adventure:
Type:
Multi
Month:
Jul
Distance:
140
Price:
$
More?
Order By... RatingDateA-Z