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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

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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Edinburgh to North Berwick Road Race

A 20 mile race following a scenic route along the East Lothian Coast, starting at Portobello Promenade and finishing on Beach Road in North Berwick.

Portobello Promenade, Edinburgh

Sat 2 May

£18

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

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Race Meeting

Check venue for exact opening and race times.

Musselburgh Racecourse

Fri 3 Apr

0131 665 2859

Afternoon Flat Racing

Sun 5 Apr

0131 665 2859

Afternoon Flat Racing

Fri 1 May

0131 665 2859

Afternoon Flat Racing

…and 12 more dates until 7 Dec

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.

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

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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

The Color Run

You've seen the epic images on Instagam, now you can be part of the rainbow action. Put on white clothes and run, walk or boogie along the 5k route. Every km there's a new burst of colour to coat you with a new glitter burst saved for the end. At the finish line there's DJs and MCs to get the party started at the 'Color…

Etihad Stadium, Manchester

Sun 5 Jul

£30.99 (group bookings £28.99)

Madeira Drive, Brighton

Sat 10 Oct

£26 (group bookings £26) / 01273 917272

NEC, Birmingham

Sat 15 Aug

£30.99 (Group Bookings £28.99) / 0121 780 4141

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

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

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Lunch With A Legend: Harry Redknapp and Malky Mackay

Join football managers Harry Redknapp and Malky Mackay for lunch and chat about their careers.

Gibson Hall, London EC2N

Wed 15 Apr

£238.79–£2939.99 / 020 7334 3983

Mini Marathon For Kids

Kids aged 5–16 can help raise funds for Greenwich & Bexley Community Hospice by running, jogging or walking a 2.62 mile route around Royal Greenwich Park. Note that's just over two and a half miles, not the 26.2 that Paula Radcliffe is famed for.

Greenwich Park, London SE10

Sun 19 Apr

£7.50 includes a medal and a bottle of water / 0300 061 2380

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

Resolution Run

Start 2015 as you mean to go on. Means you have no excuse to 'forget' your new year's resolutions, but think of how smug you'll be when the rest of the country fall by the wayside.

Aberdeen Beach

Sun 12 Apr

£12–£15

Swimming Lessons

Kids' swimming lessons for all abilities.

Craighalbert Centre, Cumbernauld

Sun 5 Apr

£67.50 for a 9 week course / 0161 764 2224

Sun 12 Apr

£67.50 for a 9 week course / 0161 764 2224

Sun 19 Apr

£67.50 for a 9 week course / 0161 764 2224

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Tour De Yorkshire @ The Grainary

The Tour De Yorkshire is passing through the fantastic North Yorkshire Moors and The Grainary in Harwood Dale is open to welcome Cyclists and Tourists alike who want to sample the atmosphere.

The Grainary Hotel, Scarborough

Fri 1 May

Free / 01723 870026

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

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

Adrenaline Rush

A 5k or 10k urban assault course with ice buckets, flour bombs and plenty of mud.

Pollok Country Park, Glasgow

Sat 25 Jul

£40–£77 / 0141 276 0924

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