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Shire Horse Society National Show

See 300 of the fancy beasts in the show, plus demonstrations, trade stands and more.

Arena UK, Grantham

Sat 21 Mar

£8 in advance, £10 on the gate (Children & seniors £6 in advance; £8 on the gate) / 01536 771611

Sun 22 Mar

£8 in advance, £10 on the gate (Children & seniors £6 in advance; £8 on the gate) / 01536 771611

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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Senior Rugby Tots

Start them young on the road to Murrayfield glory at this specifically designed play programme that uses the multiple skills of rugby to create a fun environment where kids can develop basic core motor skills. Ages 3.5–5 years.

Craiglockhart Parish Church, Edinburgh

Wed 4 Mar

£7.25

Wed 11 Mar

£7.25

Wed 18 Mar

£7.25

…and 12 more dates until 26 Jun

Firrhill High School, Edinburgh

Sat 7 Mar

£7.25 / 0131 441 4501

Sat 14 Mar

£7.25 / 0131 441 4501

Sat 21 Mar

£7.25 / 0131 441 4501

…and 2 more dates until 4 Apr

St Serf's Parish Church, Edinburgh

Fri 6 Mar

£7.25

Fri 13 Mar

£7.25

Fri 20 Mar

£7.25

…and 2 more dates until 3 Apr

Church Tower Abseil

If you've got a head for heights why not abseil off the iconic St John's Church on Edinburgh's busiest shopping street. Raise funds for the Church's building development project or a charity of your choice.

St John's Episcopal Church, Edinburgh

Sat 2 May

£50 for those raising money for St John's; £100 for those raising money for another charity / 0131 221 2271

Colour Blast

Take part in a 1.5k or 5k sponsored fun run and get blasted with coloured powder paint along the route. The event is open to all ages, though under 16s must be accompanied by an adult. Money raised goes to help Rennie Grove Hospice Care.

Westminster Lodge Leisure Centre, St Albans

Sun 23 Aug

£20; under 5s free (Children £10; Family £50) / 01442 820740

  • 09:00 Colour Blast Westminster Lodge Leisure Centre, St Albans
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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

Junior Rugby Tots

Start them young on the road to Murrayfield glory at this specifically designed play programme that uses the multiple skills of rugby to create a fun environment where kids can develop basic core motor skills. Ages 2–3.5 years.

Calton Centre, Edinburgh

Mon 2 Mar

£7.25 / 0131 661 0880

Mon 9 Mar

£7.25 / 0131 661 0880

Mon 16 Mar

£7.25 / 0131 661 0880

…and 2 more dates until 30 Mar

Craiglockhart Parish Church, Edinburgh

Wed 4 Mar

£7.25

Wed 11 Mar

£7.25

Wed 18 Mar

£7.25

…and 12 more dates until 26 Jun

Firrhill High School, Edinburgh

Sat 7 Mar

£7.25 / 0131 441 4501

Sat 14 Mar

£7.25 / 0131 441 4501

Sat 21 Mar

£7.25 / 0131 441 4501

…and 2 more dates until 4 Apr

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The Mash March Madness 10km

The Mash March Madness 10km 2015 is set to be another fantastic running event. Organised by the lovely guys and gals at Mash Running, it promises to be another of their trademark friendly and welcoming races. Newbies to racing snakes all welcome!

Cannock Chase Visitors Centre

Sat 28 Mar

£13.50

On Your Bike

A sponsored bike ride from Isabel Hospice. Choose from three distances (25k, 50k and 100k) and cycle away through the countryside. But don't worry, it's not all about the pedalling – there's also a BBQ, refreshments, a bike doctor and a sports massage tent.

Bishop's Stortford Rugby Club

Sun 31 May

Prices vary

  • 09:00 – 14:00 On Your Bike Bishop's Stortford Rugby Club

Run Northumberland Half Marathon

A scenic sporting event open to runners of all abilities.

Kirkley Hall, Newcastle upon Tyne

Sun 29 Mar

Phone for prices / 01670 841235

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Red Bull Soapbox Race

Design, build and race your own soapbox. If you dare.

Alexandra Palace, London N22

Sun 12 Jul

£5 / 020 8365 2121

Yoga for Sports

A yoga class to help runners, cyclists, footballers, rugby players and other athletes stay flexible, balanced and injury free.

Marchmont St Giles' Church, Edinburgh

Wed 4 Mar

£7 (Students £4) / 0131 447 4359

Wed 11 Mar

£7 (Students £4) / 0131 447 4359

Wed 18 Mar

£7 (Students £4) / 0131 447 4359

…and 23 more dates until 26 Aug

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 2 Mar

Free / 0141 287 2720

  • 10:00 – 17:00 Adventurers Riverside Museum, Glasgow

Tue 3 Mar

Free / 0141 287 2720

  • 10:00 – 17:00 Adventurers Riverside Museum, Glasgow

Wed 4 Mar

Free / 0141 287 2720

  • 10:00 – 17:00 Adventurers Riverside Museum, Glasgow
…and 9 more dates until 13 Mar

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

Chesterton Polo In The Park 2015

A three-day polo tournament featuring six international teams with plenty of entertainment on and off the pitch including Lanson Champagne Garden Bar and kids activities.

Hurlingham Park, London SW6

Fri 5 Jun

£10–£45 / 020 7736 1735

Sat 6 Jun

£10–£45 / 020 7736 1735

Sun 7 Jun

£10–£45 / 020 7736 1735

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Keighley BigK 10K

Lace up your trainers and run 10k around Keighley to help raise funds for Sue Ryder Manorlands Hospice.

Victoria Park, Keighley

Sun 15 Mar

£12 in advance; £15 on the day; £50 for a team of five; £6 per child

Pitlochry Highland Games

Traditional Highland games featuring dancing, pipe band competitions and, of course, heavy events and track & field.

Recreation Park, Pitlochry

Sat 12 Sep

£7 (Children £1)

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

The Beveridge Park, Kirkcaldy

Sun 22 Mar

£12–£15

Camperdown Country Park, Dundee

Sun 15 Mar

£12–£15

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Six Nations Lunch

Rugby and grub – what more do you need during the Six Nations? Enjoy a Thai meal before or after the game.

Chaophraya, Edinburgh

Mon 2 Mar

Prices vary / 0131 226 7614

Tue 3 Mar

Prices vary / 0131 226 7614

Wed 4 Mar

Prices vary / 0131 226 7614

…and 17 more dates until 21 Mar

Vintage and Post Vintage Thoroughbreds

The annual MAC Vintage meeting in association with the Vintage Sports Car Club features cars that have been competing at Shelsley since they were first build just after WWI.

Shelsley Walsh Hillclimb, Worcester

Sun 5 Jul

£15 (Children free) / 01886 812211

No dogs are allowed at the venue.

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Zumba: Workshop

Depending on energy levels, zumba yourself silly, until your heart's content, or like there's no tomorrow.

Chapter Art Centre, Cardiff

Sat 7 Mar

Phone for prices / 0292 030440

Sat 14 Mar

Phone for prices / 0292 030440

Sat 21 Mar

Phone for prices / 0292 030440

Sat 28 Mar

Phone for prices / 0292 030440

Pudsey Leisure Centre

Wed 4 Mar

Phone for prices

Wed 11 Mar

Phone for prices

Wed 18 Mar

Phone for prices

…and 6 more dates until 29 Apr

Sands Centre, Carlisle

Wed 25 Mar

Phone for prices / 01228 633766

Wed 1 Apr

Phone for prices / 01228 633766

Wed 8 Apr

Phone for prices / 01228 633766

…and 3 more dates until 29 Apr

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 Mountain Bike Skills

Receive professional guidance on cycling.

Moors Valley Country Park, Ringwood

Sat 14 Mar

£4.50 per person, adv booking essential / 01425 470721

Sat 21 Mar

£4.50 per person, adv booking essential / 01425 470721

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 4 Mar

Phone for prices / 01268 778737

Wed 11 Mar

Phone for prices / 01268 778737

Wed 18 Mar

Phone for prices / 01268 778737

Wed 25 Mar

Phone for prices / 01268 778737

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