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Race Bolt

A chance to race, not just the fastest man in the world but the fastest man in history, Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt. Line up beside a huge LED screen, replicate the famous 'lightening bolt' pose and race the larger than life Bolt along a 30 metre athletic track. Participants names and times will be added to an overall…

Glasgow Green

Fri 1 Aug

Free / 020 3119 3289

  • 10:00 – 22:00

Sat 2 Aug

Free / 020 3119 3289

  • 10:00 – 22:00

Sun 3 Aug

Free / 020 3119 3289

  • 10:00 – 22:00

Turriff Show

Scotland's largest two day agricultural show featuring livestock, over 250 trade stands, a fun fair, indoor shopping mall and ringside entertainments.

The Haughs, Turriff

Sun 3 Aug

£13 (seniors and students £10; under 14s free) / 01888 562219

  • 09:00

Mon 4 Aug

£13 (seniors and students £10; under 14s free) / 01888 562219

  • 09:00

1066 Game and Country Fayre

Displays of equine, clay pigeon shooting, dog show, agility and herding and other country pursuits. Plus music, crafts, stalls and activities for the whole family.

Normanhurst Estate, Battle

Sat 16 Aug

£8 (Family £20; under 17s £4; under 5s free; Seniors £5) / 07942 878107

  • 09:00 – 17:00

Aboyne Highland Games

Traditional Highland games with heavy events, light events, trade stalls, piping and dancing.

The Green, Aboyne

Sat 2 Aug

  • 10:30 – 18:00

Highland Field Sports Fair

Clay pigeon shooting, archery, gun dog demos, angling, falconry, trade stalls, pony rides and all things wholesome and outdoorsy.

Moy Estate, Inverness

Fri 1 Aug

£10 (under 16s free) / 01463 232618

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Sat 2 Aug

£10 (under 16s free) / 01463 232618

  • 10:00 – 18:00
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Run 4 It Glasgow Run Tours

Get into the spirit of the Commonwealth Games and see the city by swift foot, beginning at a landmark and ending at a Run 4 It store.

George Square, Glasgow

Sat 2 Aug

Free / 0141 221 4300

Starting at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games Monument.

  • 08:30

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

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

Family Extravaganza Day

Fun-filled sports themed days with sports, games, arts and crafts as well as activities specially for children under 5 years old.

Glasgow Club Castlemilk

Fri 1 Aug

Free / 0141 276 0725

  • 10:00 – 15:00

Musselburgh Racecourse

Fri 1 Aug

£20–£43.50 / 0131 665 2859

Carnival Racenight. Flat race fixture with the first race beginning at 6.10pm.

Fri 8 Aug

£15–£38.25 / 0131 665 2859

The Archerfield Cup Family Day. Flat race fixture with the first race beginning at 2pm.

Wed 20 Aug

£15–£38.25 / 0131 665 2859

Flat race fixture with the first race beginning at 2.10pm.

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Summer of Sport

Sports-themed arts and crafts – including medal making – as the Commonwealth Games ramp up.

intu Braehead, Glasgow

Fri 1 Aug

Soar

Free / 0141 885 7051

  • 11:00 – 17:00

Sat 2 Aug

Soar

Free / 0141 885 7051

  • 11:00 – 17:00

Sun 3 Aug

Soar

Free / 0141 885 7051

  • 11:00 – 17:00
…and 7 more dates until 10 Aug

Auld Reekie Roller Girls Present: Good Things Come to Those Who Skate

Auld Reekie Roller Girls Just back from putting a spell on the American West Coast at The Big O tournament in Oregon, Edinburgh's Auld Reekie Roller Girls are ready to take on some of England's skaters in two, full-contact, special Fringe bouts. Come and watch the all-star team, the Twisted Thistles, face London Brawl…

Meadowbank Sports Centre, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

Hall 1

£6 / 0131 661 5351

Brendon Burns and Colt Cabana take up the mic and deliver some comedy to the proceedings. Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 9 Aug

£6 / 0131 661 5351

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Hall 1

£6 / 0131 661 5351

Brendon Burns and Colt Cabana take up the mic and deliver some comedy to the proceedings. Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Barclays ATP World Tour Finals

Eight of the best singles and doubles players in tennis compete in the final showcase of the year.

The O2 Arena, London SE10

Sun 9 Nov

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 856 0202

Mon 10 Nov

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 856 0202

Tue 11 Nov

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 856 0202

…and 5 more dates until 16 Nov

Community Open Day

Tour the building and meet the variety of different community groups who use its facilities. Also have the opportunity to have a variety of taster sessions including Salsa Cascara, Belly Dancing and Stur Steppers.

New Park Community Association, Chichester

Sun 3 Aug

Free / 01243 536 840

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Cycle Glasgow

The 12th sponsored cycle organised by the University of Glasgow to promote this fun and healthy activity and raise essential funds for leukaemia research. Families and riders of all abilities are welcome and you can chose between a 13 and a 26 mile route, both starting and finishing in Kelvingrove Park, heading to…

University of Glasgow

Sun 17 Aug

earlybird £9; Children £3.50 / 0141 330 3593

  • 10:00 – 14:30
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The Fit Festival

A two day health, fitness and nutrition event with exhibitors, masterclasses from industry experts, a nutrition zone, competitions and demonstrations.

Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh

Sat 18 Oct

£10 / 0131 467 1529

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sun 19 Oct

£10 / 0131 467 1529

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Brentwood Centre

Sun 3 Aug

Phone for prices / 01277 215151

  • 17:00 – 18:00

Sun 10 Aug

Phone for prices / 01277 215151

  • 17:00 – 18:00

Sun 17 Aug

Phone for prices / 01277 215151

  • 17:00 – 18:00
…and 2 more dates until 31 Aug

Leg-A-See Run

A 7K guided run through Glasgow exploring the legacy of the Commonwealth Games.

The Lighthouse, Glasgow

Sat 2 Aug

£7.50–£10 / 0141 276 5365

  • 10:30 – 13:00

The Waterloo Action Centre, London WC2B

Tue 5 Aug

Phone for prices / 020 7405 4433

  • 12:15 – 17:00

Tue 12 Aug

Phone for prices / 020 7405 4433

  • 12:15 – 17:00

Tue 19 Aug

Phone for prices / 020 7405 4433

  • 12:15 – 17:00

Tue 26 Aug

Phone for prices / 020 7405 4433

  • 12:15 – 17:00

Wiff Waff Wednesday

Monthly evenings of food and beer, eclectic music and the age-old game of Wiff Waff (aka ping pong).

Out of the Blue Drill Hall, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

Free / 0131 555 7101

Wiff Waff hosts its own opening night ceremony for the Glasgow Commonwealth Games

  • 14:30 – 22:00

Sat 2 Aug

Free / 0131 555 7101

Wiff Waff hosts its own opening night ceremony for the Glasgow Commonwealth Games

  • 14:30 – 22:00
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10K Run

A cross-country run around the Earth Trust's nature reserve, including the iconic Wittenham Clumps.

Earth Trust, Abingdon

Sun 21 Sep

£10 / 01865 407792

  • 11:00 – 14:00

2014 British FIM Speedway Grand Prix

Brit World Champion Tai Woffinden is up against three riders with six World Championships between them in Greg Hancock, Nicki Pedersen and Chris Holder. Also in action is fellow Brit Chris Harris, having been handed a permanent Wild Card for this year's series.

Millennium Stadium, Cardiff

Sat 4 Jul 2015

£29–£100 / 08442 777 888

Glasgow Green

Fri 29 Aug

Entry £2 per race

  • 12:30

Fri 26 Sep

Entry £2 per race

  • 12:30

Meadowmill Sports Centre, Tranent

Sun 24 Aug

01875 614900

  • 11:00

Aberdeen Asset Management Ladies Scottish Open

The Aberdeen Asset Management Ladies Scottish Open, the only professional ladies' golf tournament to be played in Scotland, returns to Archerfield Links this summer. The event features some of the top players on the Ladies' European Tour, and Scottish golfer Catriona Matthew returns this year as reigning champion to…

Archerfield Links, North Berwick

Fri 29 Aug

Free / 01620 897050

  • 09:00 – 17:30

Sat 30 Aug

Free / 01620 897050

  • 09:00 – 17:30

Sun 31 Aug

Free / 01620 897050

  • 09:00 – 17:30
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