Traditionally dating and making new friends is carried out at parties and in pubs, but these activities don't necessarily attract many ramblers and walkers keen on the outdoors.
Online dating allows keen walkers and ramblers to find other walking friends and partners in a safe and self-selecting environment.
Many members of Outdoor Duo are searching for both partners and friends.
Many love the fact that the site not only gives them the opportunity to meet the right partner, it also introduces them to many walking friends along the way.
So, there is much for the Derby family to celebrate in this most important racing week.
It commences with the Derby Club Dinner tomorrow, a black-tie engagement of some tradition at which Winston Churchill spoke during the 1930s.
Open yourself up to the speed dating experience and you might find your soul mate, a great new friend or a few acquaintances you’d like to get to know better.
What’s more, the event itself is sure to be a fun night out, so what have you got to lose?
While every speed dating event is different, the basic premise remains the same.
Narrated by Charlotte Hudson Ross from the Midlands chooses three blind dates from five potential partners, based entirely on the menus they have created.
When the three dinners have been eaten, he decides who he wants to see again.
Then Derby will entertain family, friends and business associates in his private box at Epsom on Friday and Saturday.
But for the racing earl, there is one big, dark cloud on the horizon.