Before 5pm, Sport

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The Art of Golf: The Story of Scotland's National Sport

A major overview of the role of golf in Scotland's national life, which by a complete coincidence is on view before, during and immediately after the 2014 Ryder Cup tournament in Gleneagles. Many classic images of the game are present, including Charles Lees' The Golfers (1847), and pictures by Rembrandt, Sir Henry…

Scottish National Gallery, Edinburgh

Mon 15 Sep

£8 (£6) / 0131 624 6200

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Tue 16 Sep

£8 (£6) / 0131 624 6200

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Wed 17 Sep

£8 (£6) / 0131 624 6200

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 39 more dates until 26 Oct

Breeze Challenge Events

A 50k and 100k bike ride for women seeking an accessible introduction to riding more challenging distances. There's an Event Village with activities to keep partners and children entertained during the cycle and everyone who finishes the ride receives a goodie bag with advice and tips on how to access the Breeze network.

UCLan Sports Arena, Preston

Sun 12 Oct

£20–£30 / 0161 274 2117

  • 09:00 – 18:00

University Of Warwick, Coventry

Sun 5 Oct

£20–£30 / 0161 274 2117

  • 09:00 – 18:00

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

Santa Dash and Reindeer Run

Santa and his reindeer are around as competitors run, jog or walk 6k in aid of St Andrew's Hospice. Adults are given a Santa suit, while the wee ones get kitted out with reindeer antlers and flashing noses.

Strathclyde Country Park, Motherwell

Sun 23 Nov

£10 (Children £5; Family £25) / 01698 402060

  • 09:30 – 13:00

Charity Sky Dive, Bungee or Zip Slide in Aid of Ronald McDonald House

Unleash your inner daredevil with either a tandem skydive, zip slide across the Clyde or a bungee jump from a crane to raise funds for Ronald McDonald House. The house is used as free 'home from home' accommodation for the families of children undergoing treatment at Yorkhill Children's Hospital.

Killiecrankie National Trust Visitor Centre, Pitlochry

Sat 4 Oct

£140 minimum sponsorship / 0844 493 2194

Bungee jump.

  • 10:00 – 14:00

Titan Clydebank, Glasgow

Sat 4 Oct

£120 minimum sponsorship / 0141 952 3771

Zip slide.

  • 10:00 – 14:00

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

Strathclyde parkrun

An informal weekly 5k run in Strathclyde Country Park. Everyone is welcome, no matter how fast or slow (you're welcome to walk the route, bring your dog or push a buggy), so you can use it as a one-off fitness test, a chance to get some fresh air or come every week to try to beat your personal best time. It's friendly and…

Strathclyde Country Park, Motherwell

Sat 20 Sep

Free / 01698 402060

  • 09:30

Sat 27 Sep

Free / 01698 402060

  • 09:30

Sat 4 Oct

Free / 01698 402060

  • 09:30
…and 12 more dates until 27 Dec

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

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Glasgow Green

Fri 26 Sep

Entry £2 per race

  • 12:30

Aberdeen parkrun

An informal weekly 5k run along the Beach Esplanade. Everyone is welcome, no matter how fast or slow (you're welcome to walk the route, bring your dog or push a buggy), so you can use it as a one-off fitness test, a chance to get some fresh air or come every week to try to beat your personal best time. It's friendly and…

Beach Esplanade, Aberdeen

Sat 20 Sep

Free

  • 09:30

Sat 27 Sep

Free

  • 09:30

Sat 4 Oct

Free

  • 09:30
…and 12 more dates until 27 Dec

Wentworth Leisure Centre, Hexham

Mon 15 Sep

Sports Hall

£9.30 (Children £5.50; £7) / 01434 611754

  • 10:00 – 11:00

Thu 18 Sep

Sports Hall

£9.30 (Children £5.50; £7) / 01434 611754

  • 10:30 – 11:30

Mon 22 Sep

Sports Hall

£9.30 (Children £5.50; £7) / 01434 611754

  • 10:00 – 11:00

Thu 25 Sep

Sports Hall

£9.30 (Children £5.50; £7) / 01434 611754

  • 10:30 – 11:30

Adult Climbing (Over 19s)

A variety of rock climbing courses for all abilities.

OPEN, Norwich

Sat 20 Sep

£5 adv booking required / 01603 763111

  • 16:30 – 18:00

Sat 27 Sep

£5 adv booking required / 01603 763111

  • 16:30 – 18:00

Adventurers

See and learn about the machines which have been the choice mode of transport for rebels, hellraisers and anyone wanting to annoy their mother.

Riverside Museum, Glasgow

Mon 15 Sep

Free / 0141 287 2660

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Tue 16 Sep

Free / 0141 287 2660

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Wed 17 Sep

Free / 0141 287 2660

  • 10:00 – 17:00
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AFL Grand Final

AFL grand final at Belushi's Camden. Doors open 4.30 am

Belushis, London NW1

Sat 27 Sep

Free

  • 16:30 – 00:00

The West Faversham Community Centre

Mon 15 Sep

Phone for prices

  • 14:00 – 16:00

Thu 18 Sep

Phone for prices

  • 14:00 – 16:00

Mon 22 Sep

Phone for prices

  • 14:00 – 16:00
…and 11 more dates until 30 Oct

Sandown Park Racecourse, Esher

Wed 17 Sep

£18–£30; £16.20–£27 adv / 01372 464348

  • 12:20

Wolverhampton Racecourse

Mon 15 Sep

£15 Premier; £10 Grandstand / 01902 390000

  • 12:30

Airsoft Expo

An expo dedicated entirely to the sport of airsoft. Trade stands include; distributors, manufacturers and retailers of airsoft equipment; magazine distributors and airsoft sites. There are also gaming and demonstration areas for some live action.

Warwickshire Exhibition Centre, Leamington Spa

Sat 20 Sep

£10–£12 (Children £6–£8) / 01926 614101

  • 10:00 – 17:00
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Alaskan Malamute Rescue Fun Day

A fun day to raise money for Alaskan Malamute Rescue UK. There's activities and entertainment for dogs of all sizes and their families including a dog show sponsored by Creature Comforts, fun runs with Cani-Sports Scotland and free microchipping provided by The Dogs Trust.

Strathclyde Country Park, Motherwell

Sun 28 Sep

Free (small donations for activities) / 01698 402060

  • 11:00 – 16:00

The Alms Race

A 5km run complete with obstacles. Participants can enter alone, as a pair or as part of a team. There will also be a free 2km fun run for under 12s. Please register in advance on the event website.

Whiteley Village, Walton on Thames

Sun 5 Oct

£12.50 (Pair £25; Team of 4 £50) / 01932 857821

  • 10:00

Alzheimers Memory Walk

Help raise funds for the cause on World Alzheimer's Day on this 3 mile walk, suitable for most ages and abilities. The shorter Memory Mile is suitable for wheelchair and buggy users.

Pollok Country Park, Glasgow

Sun 21 Sep

£5 (Children free) / 0141 410 0102

Participants can purchase a t-shirt for £5 when registering.

  • 11:00 – 14:00

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

Arenacross

White knuckle indoor dirt bike racing and freestyle motocross – all set to a laser show and exhilarating soundtrack.

Metro Radio Arena, Newcastle upon Tyne

Sun 1 Feb 2015

prices vary / 0844 493 6666

Phones 4u Arena, Manchester

Sat 3 Jan 2015

prices vary / 0844 847 8000

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