We regularly host and take part in external group events and challenges.

We aim to make your membership with us more than just about using the gym facilities. We host and take part in many group activities throughout the year. There are a mixture of social events and active events. Some are a combination of the two! If you would like to join us or take part in any future event, be sure to drop us a message to ask for more information

Below is a list of our upcoming events … if you’re keen to get involved or would like more information click the link and send us an email.

Indoor climbing at Bloc in Bristol

Every two weeks on Fridays we take a group of members (and friends of members) down to the indoor climbing centre at Bloc in Bristol.  As a member of Elite Fitness, you will be entitled to half price entry. If you would like to join us for the climbing, please leave a message below and […]

Brecon Beacons 10 mile hike

On Sunday 1st March 2020 we are taking a group to the Brecon Beacons for a 10 mile hike hike. There will be mixed abilities so don’t feel like you have to keep up with everyone on the trek. The route is around 10 miles and shouldn’t take longer than 5-6 hours. We will be […]

Thornbury Rotary Swimarathon

Over the weekend of Friday 6th to Sunday 8th March 2020 the Thornbury Rotary Club invite you to take part in a team Swimarathon at Thornbury Leisure Centre. If you would like to enter a team for the event, please leave a message below and one of the team will be in touch. If you […]

Elite Fitness 4th golf day

On Friday 20th March 2020 we will be holding our 4th golf day at Thornbury Golf Club. This is an open invite for all members and friends to join us. Tea, coffee and a bite to eat are provided at 8.15am with the first tee offs at 9am. Prizes will also be dished out after […]

Weston-super-Mare half marathon

We will again be taking a team of runners down to the Weston-super-Mare half marathon for 2020. This will be a mixture of staff and members of mixed ability. At Elite Fitness we have bespoke running guides written for individuals working towards their target time. It may be a target to just complete your first […]

Ninja Warrior

On Sunday 19th April 2020 we will be taking a group of members to the ninja warrior centre in Gloucester. If you would like to join us for the event, please leave a message below and one of the team will be in touch. If you would like to join Elite Fitness you can do […]

Black Rat cycle sportive

On Sunday 17th May 2020 we will be taking cyclists across to Wales to take part in the Black Rat cycle sportive. There are distances of 53, 70 and 103 miles available. If you would like to join us for the cycle, leave us a message below and one of the team will be in […]

Dominica 100 mile in 5 days

In July 2020 Russell is heading off to Dominica to attempt to traverse the island with a group of pioneers aiming to complete the task in 5 days as “test pilots” for a new venture being designed for the team at Rat Race. Rat Race operate phenomenal events around the world that belong firmly on […]

Brecon Beacons 10 mile hike

On Sunday 26th July 2020 we are taking a group to the Brecon Beacons for a 10 mile hike hike. There will be mixed abilities so don’t feel like you have to keep up with everyone on the trek. The route is around 10 miles and shouldn’t take longer than 5-6 hours. We will be […]

Tough Mudder at Badminton

On Sunday 16th August 2020 we will be taking a team of brave members and staff to the Badminton edition of Tough Mudder. We have spaces for 10 participants but we can add to this if we need to. It’s a tough day out, covering 8-10 miles with 25 obstacles in the way and it […]

Cardiff 10k

On Sunday 6th September 2020 we will be taking a team of runners down to the Cardiff 10k. This will be a mixture of staff and members of mixed ability. At Elite Fitness we have bespoke running guides written for individuals working towards their target time for the Cardiff 10k. It may be a target […]

Cardiff half marathon

On Sunday 4th October 2020 we will be taking a team of runners down to the Cardiff half marathon. This will be a mixture of staff and members of mixed ability. At Elite Fitness we have bespoke running guides written for individuals working towards their target time. It may be a target to just complete […]

Elite Fitness 5th golf day

On Friday 11th September 2020 we will be holding our 5th golf day at Thornbury Golf Club. This is an open invite for all members and friends to join us. Tea, coffee and a bite to eat are provided at 8.15am with the first tee offs at 9am. Prizes will also be dished out after […]

Festive night at Hawkes House

On Friday 18th December 2020 we will be hosting our annual festive night down at Hawkes House to celebrate the end of the year. It is always a great occasion for staff and members to socialise and talk about what’s been achieved over the year and what the plans are for 2021! If you would […]

Below is a list of events and challenges that we have completed.

Festive night at Hawkes House

On Friday 20th December 2019 we held our annual festive night down at Hawkes House to celebrate the end of the year. It was a great occasion for staff and members to socialise and talk about what’s been achieved in 2019 and what the plans are for 2020!  

Elite Fitness 3rd Golf Day at Thornbury Golf Club – 20/9/19

We held our 3rd Elite Fitness Golf Day at Thornbury Golf Club on Friday 20th September 2019. We again had a good bunch of players in attendance but with neither former champion available, there would be a new name on the trophy! We again held a stableford format competition, with the outright winner being Reg […]

Russell’s Scotland Coast to Coast Experience 14/9/19

In September 2019 I took part in the Rat Race Adventure Sports Coast to Coast event in Scotland. I’ve taken part in a few events like this over the years. Since getting injured 13 years ago, I’ve always struggled with short, sharp movements but found that I could “move the goalposts” to create new challenges […]

South West Tough Mudder at Badminton – 18/8/19

On Sunday 18th August 2019 we took a team of brave members and staff to the Badminton edition of Tough Mudder. It was exactly what it says on the tin. It was a tough day out, covering 8-10 miles with 25 obstacles in the way and it was very muddy. Everyone made it around and […]

Elite Fitness 2nd Golf Day at Thornbury Golf Club – 12/4/19

We held our 2nd Elite Fitness Golf Day on Friday 12th April 2019. With many of the same faces from our first one, plus a few new additions there was always going to be stiff competition for the championship. The defending champion John Hartnoll wasn’t available to retain his title so there was a chance […]

Weston Super Mare Half Marathon – 24/3/19

We took a team of runners down to the Weston Super Mare Half Marathon for 2019. This was a mixture of staff and members and it was a good test for all. We had a mixture of experience level with a few people participating in their first half marathon. At Elite Fitness we have bespoke […]

Festive night at Hawkes House – 21/12/18

To celebrate the end of the year we hosted a night at Hawkes House in Thornbury for members and staff to talk to each other away from the gym. It proved to be a very successful night with many members taking the time to come and join in. It was a great way to share […]

Elite Fitness 1st Golf Day at Thornbury Golf Club – 30/11/18

We held our inaugural Elite Fitness Golf Day at Thornbury Golf Club on Friday 30th November 2018. We had a mixture of 20 members, staff and friends battle it out to be crowned champion. We held a stableford format for the individual competition which was won by John Hartnoll with 42 points. We also managed […]