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Week of Adventure

Posted by Luke Green

Are you ready to ditch your laptop/mobile/tablet and leave the masses behind to get outdoors this Black Friday weekend? Join us on a Week of Adventure as we look forward to #OptOutside this Black Friday.

In the last three years, 15 million people and 700 organisations have created a new tradition (pioneered by North American outdoor retail co-op REI) to #OptOutside on Black Friday. ​The average person now spends 95 percent of their life indoors. As a result our health and well-being are beginning to suffer, so it's time to get outside!

As a firm believer in life being better outdoors we want to encourage our customers to get outside over the Black Friday weekend instead of staying in and shopping. To help you find the products you need to #OptOutside in the lead up to Black Friday, we are running a Week of Adventure to showcase some of the different sports you can do with our Red Original range, giving you some inspiration so you can opt outside. Click on the images below to read the relevant blogs.

Top outdoor activities to pursue during Week of Adventure

Kayaking down some white water

Taking a photo of a weir whilst Kayaking

Paddle Boarding with friends on the river

Two men paddle boarding on a river

Hiking in the woods

man with red original insulated bottle outside

Mountain Biking through a forest

Mountain biking through Holdon Forest

Running some undiscovered trails

Running on the moors

Chilling with a spot of outdoor Yoga

Yoga on the roof top

To help you get prepared to #OptOutside in the run up to the Black Friday weekend we will are offering Free Shipping (up to £25.00) on all orders from Sunday 18th November to Thursday 22nd at 2pm (GMT) with the code OPTOUTSIDE

FREE SHIPPING

Furthermore to help celebrate you opting outside, we will be running a photo competition from the 23rd to 27th November where the winner (selected by you) will receive a £100 gift voucher to spend online at https://redoriginal.com more details to follow!

We ourselves will be spending Black Friday itself outside paddling with the Red Paddle Co team, how will you #OptOutside?