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The Great Scottish Run

Your chance to take part in Scotland's largest mass participation sporting event – either a 10k or half marathon – and raise money for one of a variety of worthy causes in the process. Races start at George Square and finish on Glasgow Green, passing by landmarks including the Hydro, the Finnieston Crane and the Clyde…

George Square, Glasgow

Sun 5 Oct

Times vary / £25–£31 (spectators free)

An Fhèis Mhòr: Scotland's Festival Of Paddlesport

Celebrate the diversity of paddlesport (that's canoeing and kayaking, mostly) at this watery festival featuring the Canoe Polo tournament and Pool Slalom competitions. There's also the thrilling Tay Descent race to watch as its competitors journey down the rapids to Perth, and the National Indoor Kayak Championships…

Various venues, Perth

Fri 24 Oct

Free / 0131 317 7314

Part of Homecoming Scotland.

  • 18:00 – 21:00

Sat 25 Oct

Free / 0131 317 7314

Part of Homecoming Scotland.

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Sun 26 Oct

Free / 0131 317 7314

Part of Homecoming Scotland.

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Anniversary Gala Boxing Evening

Rochesters ABC presents a gala evening to celebrate its 1st anniversary and to showcase local boxing talent.

Waterside Theatre, Derry/Londonderry

Sat 4 Oct

£8; £5 adv / 028 7131 4000

  • 20:00

Extreme Torque Show

An all day spectacular of adrenalin fuelled entertainment for the whole family. Featuring monster trucks, motorbikes, BMX and parkour.

Harewood House, Leeds

Sat 27 Sep

£15 / 0113 218 1000

Sun 28 Sep

£15 / 0113 218 1000

The Mucky Mudder

Join the latest trend in endurance sport – mud running. In this case a five mile run, tackling obstacles with plenty of mud along the way. Take part as an individual or team and raise funds for Rennie Grove Hospice Care.

Green Park, Aston Clinton

Sun 16 Nov

£30 / 01442 820740

Entry fee includes a Mucky Mudder t-shirt and water along the route.

  • 10:00
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Future Pro Wrestling

High energy, high drama wrestling from the Future Pro team.

Westcroft Leisure Centre, Carshalton

Fri 24 Oct

£15–£25 (Children £10; Family £45)

Trick or Treat IV features former WWE stars Chavo Guerrero Jr and Hardcore Holly and former TNA 'World tag team champions' Bad Influence Christopher Daniels & Kazarian.

Hewin' Goals

Production from Backscratch Theatre celebrating the 125th anniversary of the Northern League, the second oldest football league in the world.

Aycliffe Village Hall, Newton Aycliffe

Fri 17 Oct

Free / 07775 680804

  • 19:00 – 21:00

Bishop Auckland FC

Thu 16 Oct

£5 (Family £15) / 01388 604605

  • 19:00 – 21:00

Crook Town FC

Sat 18 Oct

£5 (Family £15) / 01388 762959

  • 19:00 – 21:00

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Macmillan Cycletta Scotland

Women's only cycling event.

Scone Palace, Perth

Sun 5 Oct

£23–£42 / 01738 552300

  • 09:00

Motorcycle Sprint

For the first time since 1969 hundreds of classic and modern motorbikes race the 220m drive. There's commentaries throughout the day, trade stands, an autojumble, motorcycle club displays and activities for children including a winding caterpillar maze.

Leighton Hall, Carnforth

Sun 28 Sep

£7.50 (Children £3.50) / 01524 734474

  • 09:30 – 16:00

Resolution Run 5k/10k

Fun run in aid of the Stroke Association with the option of a 5k and a 10k. Perfect event for those who don't want to wait until January to make resolutions to get running.

Strathclyde Country Park, Motherwell

Sun 28 Sep

£12.50 with a t-shirt; £15 with a running vest / 0131 555 7252

  • 10:30 – 13:00
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Rock'n'Roll Ping Pong

Free table tennis club with DJs Ding and Dong providing the music. If you're feeling brave enough it's £1 to enter the sudden death tournament (strictly amateurs), and the winner takes home the cash.

The Bongo Club, Edinburgh

Sun 28 Sep

Free / 0131 558 8844

  • 19:00 – 23:00

The Waterloo Action Centre, London WC2B

Tue 23 Sep

Phone for prices / 020 7405 4433

  • 12:15 – 17:00

Tue 30 Sep

Phone for prices / 020 7405 4433

  • 12:15 – 17:00

Tue 7 Oct

Phone for prices / 020 7405 4433

  • 12:15 – 17:00
…and 3 more dates until 28 Oct

2.8 Hours Later

Cross-city zombie chase game, which challenges teams of the uninfected to race through the streets at night and evade hordes of the undead, in order to reach resistance HQ unscathed within the allocated 2.8 hours. Due to the extreme and physical nature of the event, participants run at their own risk and should wear…

Venue TBC, London

Thu 16 Oct

Times to be confirmed / £35–£45

You receive the exact location via email a week before the event.

Fri 17 Oct

Times to be confirmed / £35–£45

You receive the exact location via email a week before the event.

Sat 18 Oct

Times to be confirmed / £35–£45

You receive the exact location via email a week before the event.

…and 6 more dates until 1 Nov

Brentwood Centre

Wed 24 Sep

Phone for prices / 01277 215151

  • 19:30 – 22:30

Wed 1 Oct

Phone for prices / 01277 215151

  • 19:30 – 22:30

Wed 8 Oct

Phone for prices / 01277 215151

  • 19:30 – 22:30
…and 3 more dates until 29 Oct

Ascot CAMRA Beer Festival

Over 220 real ales, ciders and perries accompany the races, which include the Listed Ascot Underwriting Noel Murless Stakes.

Ascot Racecourse

Fri 3 Oct

Times to be confirmed / £15–£20 / 0870 727 8765

Sat 4 Oct

Times to be confirmed / £20–£27 / 0870 727 8765

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Ashtanga Yoga Course for Complete Beginners

Learn how to look like a human pretzel with this eight week introductory course to Ashtanga Vinyasa yoga. Improve strength, flexibility and cardiovascular health in these hour long classes covering basic postures with the added bonus of some deep relaxation. Booking is essential.

Union Yoga, Edinburgh

Wed 24 Sep

£15 / 0131 558 3334

Please note: This course runs 10 Sep–29 Oct 2014. The course runs in 8 week blocks (no drop ins).

  • 20:00 – 21:00

Thu 25 Sep

£15 / 0131 558 3334

Please note: This course runs 18 Sep–06 Nov2014. The course runs in 8 week blocks (no drop ins).

  • 09:00 – 20:00

Mon 29 Sep

£15 / 0131 558 3334

Please note: This course runs 29 Sep–17 Nov 2014. The course runs in 8 week blocks (no drop ins).

  • 18:00 – 19:00
…and 26 more dates until 2 Dec

Wulfrun Hall, Wolverhampton

Sun 28 Sep

£9 / 0870 320 7000

  • 17:30

Brentwood Centre

Wed 24 Sep

£4.30; £4.50 / 01277 215151

  • 09:30 – 11:00

Thu 25 Sep

£4.30; £4.50 / 01277 215151

  • 09:30 – 11:00

Mon 29 Sep

£4.30; £4.50 / 01277 215151

  • 09:30 – 11:00
  • 21:00 – 23:00

Crofton Community Centre, Fareham

Wed 24 Sep

Phone for prices / 01329 662821

  • 20:00

Greig Hall, Alcester

Wed 24 Sep

Phone for prices / 01789 400073

  • 20:30 – 22:30

Birmingham Alexander Stadium

Sun 6 Mar 2016

Times to be confirmed / No selection / 0121 464 8008

Glasgow European Open Judo 2014

Head over to the Emirates Arena in Glasgow on Oct 4 to witness British Judo's top female stars take on some of the best judoka in Europe. Tickets are now available online. The 2014 Glasgow European Open is supported by Glasgow Life and EventScotland.

Emirates Arena, Glasgow

Sat 4 Oct

£5–£40 / 0141 353 8000

  • 10:00 – 17:00
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The Great Edinburgh Santa Fun Run & Walk

It's a wonder Santa can run anywhere after all those mince pies, but never the less, run he does. Thousands of him. All to raise funds for the 'When You Wish Upon a Star' charity to grant Christmas wishes to sick children. Price includes a santa suit to keep (or elf hat for kids).

West Princes Street Gardens, Edinburgh

Sun 14 Dec

£10 (Children £5) / 01357 529950

Ticket price includes Santa suit and medal. All participants are asked to raise £20.14 for the charity.

  • 09:00 – 12:00

Crofton Community Centre, Fareham

Fri 26 Sep

Phone for prices / 01329 662821

  • 18:00

Kevin Pietersen

In a revealing Cheltenham appearance, the highest England run-scorer of all time joins us to tell his own story, from his childhood in South Africa, through the highs and lows of his international career, to the more recent Ashes tour experience. In conversation with David Walsh, chief sports writer of The Sunday Times.

Maxima Forum, Cheltenham

Sun 12 Oct

£16

Part of Cheltenham Literature Festival.

Mud Pack Challenge

A mighty, and quite possibly muddy, five-mile obstacle course through the grounds of Champneys, near Tring, where participants can test their stamina, strength and team-building skills. Funds raised from the event help the Hospice of St Francis continue to provide care for local people with life-shortening illness.

Champneys Tring

Sun 19 Oct

£35 / 01442 869555

Please note: there is a commitment to raise a minimum of £50 in sponsorship to participate in this event..

  • 09:00 – 14:30

NVA's Speed of Light

Three short films reflecting on NVA's celebrated public art event Speed of Light, which was recently restaged in France as Ghost Peloton.

SWG3, Glasgow

Sat 1 Nov

£10–£12 / 0141 357 7246

  • 20:00 – 02:00
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