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Scottish National Age Groups Swimming Championships

Over 900 of the best age group swimmers descend on Aberdeen to compete in the Scottish National Age Groups Swimming Championships. Swimmers include Commonwealth Games Champions Hannah Miley and Ross Murdoch.

Aberdeen Sports Village

Thu 2 Apr

£3–£4 (Children £1) / 01224 438900

Fri 3 Apr

£3–£4 (Children £1) / 01224 438900

Sat 4 Apr

£3–£4 (Children £1) / 01224 438900

Sun 5 Apr

£3–£4 (Children £1) / 01224 438900

Marriott London Sevens

An action-packed weekend of rugby and entertainment.

Twickenham Stadium, London TW2

Sat 16 May

prices vary

Sun 17 May

prices vary

Race for Life

Join the UK's largest women-only fundraising event and walk, run, jog or dance 5 or 10k to raise money for Cancer Research UK. The 5k event is suitable for all levels of ability and Race For Life provide you with a training plan and sponsorship pack to get you started.

Abington Park, Northampton

Sun 7 Jun

£14.99; under 6s free (Children £10) / 0845 600 6050

5k and 10k distances

Aintree Racecourse, Liverpool

Sun 21 Jun

£14.99; free under 6s free (Children £10) / 0845 600 6050

5k and 10k distances

Alyn Waters Country Park, Wrexham

Sun 7 Jun

£14.99; free under 6s free (Children £10) / 0845 600 6050

5k

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Anne Frank Cycle Challenge

A London to Amsterdam cycle covering 155 miles over two days to raise funds for the Anne Frank Trust UK.

Various Venues, London SW19

Fri 29 May

£200 Registration fee; £1500 Minimum sponsorship / 020 7284 5858

Exact start point to be confirmed.

St Oswald’s Kaleidoscope 5K Colour Run

A colourful 5k for all abilities in support of St Oswald's Hospice. Start in a white t-shirt and finish the course showered in a rainbow of colour.

The Rising Sun Country Park, Newcastle

Sun 21 Jun

£20; under 5s free (Children £10) / 0191 246 9123

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Bidean Nam Bian Guided Walk

Climb mighty munro Bidean nam Bian with a qualified ranger and get fantastic views of Glencoe.

Glencoe Visitor Centre

Sat 25 Jul

£30 / 01855 811307

£30.00 per person / 01855 811307

Fri 28 Aug

£30 / 01855 811307

Bike For Bobath

Charity cycle run from the Riverside Museum to Balloch in aid of cerebral palsy charity Bobath. The route is scenic but flat and suitable for all ages and abilities. Refreshments and first aid are on hand along the way.

Riverside Museum, Glasgow

Sat 6 Jun

£15 (Children £5) / 0141 287 2720

Canalway Cavalcade 2015

IWA's 2015 Canalway Cavalcade will take place over the May Bank Holiday weekend. Canalway Cavalcade is a unique waterways and community festival which takes place annually at Little Venice in London.

Little Venice, London W9

Sat 2 May

Free

Sun 3 May

Free

Mon 4 May

Free

Color Me Rad

We all know 5Ks are incredibly boring – all that stomping along with nothing to distract your mind. Colour Me Rad aims to put a stop to this – by blasting participants with shedloads of neon paint as they run. Think of it as a rave, just with more jogging.

Beach Esplanade, Aberdeen

Sat 6 Jun

Prices vary

Harewood House, Leeds

Sat 16 May

Prices vary / 0113 218 1000

Herts Showground, St Albans

Sat 13 Jun

Prices vary / 01395 277002

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Colour Me Happy 5K

A very colourful run from Isabel Hospice, where participants start off in white, and as the 5k run progresses they get covered in multi-coloured powder paint. This event is for ages 5+, though runners aged 5–15 must be accompanied by an adult.

Leventhorpe School Fields, Sawbridgeworth

Sun 26 Jul

Prices vary

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Dorothy Dobsons Over 60s Keep Fit Class

Feel good and make new friends at this fun fitness class for the over 60s.

Dumfries Table Tennis Club, Dumfires

Wed 8 Apr

£4 (or £19 for 6 sessions) / 01387 251708

Wed 15 Apr

£4 (or £19 for 6 sessions) / 01387 251708

Wed 22 Apr

£4 (or £19 for 6 sessions) / 01387 251708

…and 36 more dates until 30 Dec

Dunbar 10K and Family Fun Run

A family fun run followed by an adults' 10k race; both starting and finishing at the Hallhill Sports Centre.

Hallhill Healthy Living Centre, Dunbar

Sat 4 Apr

£13 (Members £11)

10k adults race.

£3

Family Fun Run

Race For Life: Pretty Muddy

Time to get dirty. Pretty Muddy is Race for Life's 5k obstacle course. Crawl under nets, slip down slides and clamber over inflatables to help raise funds for Cancer Research UK. The event is for all abilities; walk it, run it or dance your way around the course.

Bellahouston Park, Glasgow

Sat 20 Jun

Over-13s only

£19.99 (Children £10) / 0141 427 5454

Dalkeith Country Park

Sat 13 Jun

Over-13s only

£19.99 (Children £10) / 0131 654 1666

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 2 Aug

Prices to be confirmed / 01466 781866

49th Round the Houses/2k Fun Run and Jim Dingwall 10k

A 2k fun run at noon followed by the Jim Dingwall 10k on a flat, circular course at 12.30pm. Race includes Scottish Students 10k Championship.

Grangemouth Stadium

Sun 12 Apr

£3 for 2k fun run; £12 for Jim Dingwall 10k / 01324 504590

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Ackers Adventure - Thrillseeker Taster Day

The activities available to try on the day are skiing, climbing, canoeing, kayaking, jungle challenge, archery, zip wire and fan descender.

Ackers Adventure, Birmingham

Sat 18 Apr

£21 (Children £18 booking essential) / 0121 772 5111

Sat 20 Jun

£21 (Children £18 booking essential) / 0121 772 5111

Sat 12 Sep

£21 (Children £18 booking essential) / 0121 772 5111

Adult Swim Series

Coached sessions for adult swimmers in a 50 metre pool. Improve your swimming, train for an open water, masters swimming or triathlon event, or simply to get fitter.

National Swimming Academy, Stirling

Sat 11 Apr

£20 / 01786 466520

Intermediate: Skills & Drills

£20 / 01786 466520

Masterclass

Aerobics And Body Toning Workout

A low impact aerobics workout and body toning exercises. A fun way to get fit and in shape all year round. Designed using a variety of exercise styles to keep you motivated.

Mill Art And Events Centre, Rayleigh

Wed 8 Apr

Phone for prices / 01268 778737

Wed 15 Apr

Phone for prices / 01268 778737

Wed 22 Apr

Phone for prices / 01268 778737

Wed 29 Apr

Phone for prices / 01268 778737

American Speedfest

A NASCAR-fuelled festival of motorsport.

Brands Hatch, Longfield

Sat 6 Jun

£26 for a weekend ticket; day ticket £21; weekend camping £15; children free / 0843 453 9000

Sun 7 Jun

£26 for a weekend ticket; day ticket £21; weekend camping £15; children free / 0843 453 9000

Apolaki Dirty Boxing Crash Course

The Apolaki Dirty Boxing Crash Course gives you all the tools you need to quickly stun any attacker and defend yourself with a flurry of devastating strikes…

Waterloo Action Centre, London SE1

Sat 9 May

£40–£50 / 020 7928 2243

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Appledore Vintage And Classic Car Rally

The annual Vintage and Classic Car Rally in the picturesque village of Appledore on the edge of Romney Marsh.

Appledore Recreation Ground, Ashford

Sun 19 Jul

£4 (Children £2; £8)

Aquatics Activity Camp

Swimming-based holiday fun that combines underwater action with dry land activities. Suitable for ages 9–14 who are comfortable swimming 25m in deep water.

Royal Commonwealth Pool, Edinburgh

Mon 13 Apr

£170 for full week / 0131 667 7211

Tue 14 Apr

£170 for full week / 0131 667 7211

Wed 15 Apr

£170 for full week / 0131 667 7211

…and 17 more dates until 31 Jul

Ardberg Islay Half Marathon

Started in 1986 the 13 mile, 192 yard route runs from the village of Bowmore on the Isle of Islay out to Islay Airport and back in a circular route.

Various venues: Bowmore, Isle of Islay

Sat 1 Aug

£12

The Ashridge Trail Half Marathon

Run 13.1 miles of off-road trail through 2000 acres of woodland to raise funds for Rennie Grove Hospice Care. The event is open to all abilities levels and supporters can enjoy a relaxing picnic in the countryside while you get your sweat on.

Ashridge House, Berkhamsted

Sun 7 Jun

£20 before 31st December 2014; £25 after / 01442 820740

ASICS Greater Manchester Marathon 2015

The UK's flattest, fastest and friendliest marathon featuring a superfast course, great entertainment, outstanding crowd support and glorious finish at Manchester United Football Club. Medal and ASICS technical t-shirt for all finishers. Entry open.

Old Trafford, Manchester

Sun 19 Apr

£50 / 0161 868 8000

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