Afternoon events, Sport

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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.

Aintree Racecourse, Liverpool

Sun 21 Jun

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

5k and 10k distances

Bught Park, Inverness

Sun 24 May

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

5k and 10k distances

Holyrood Park, Edinburgh

Sun 14 Jun

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

5k and 10k distances

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Aegon Manchester Trophy

World class tennis returns to Manchester at the Aegon Manchester Trophy held at the historic Northern Lawn Tennis Club. See the world's best players prepare for Wimbledon on the grass courts of Didsbury

Northern Lawn Tennis Club, Manchester

Sun 31 May

£5–£6 week day; £10 weekend / 0161 445 3093

Sun 7 Jun

£5–£6 week day; £10 weekend / 0161 445 3093

Crossfit Classes

Officially affiliated CrossFit box hosting coached workouts suitable for all abilities. CrossFit is a core strength and conditioning programme that combines Olympic weightlifting, functional movements (box jumps, burpees, squats) and gymnastics with the aim of improving overall fitness in a friendly and supportive…

Unit4 Crossfit, Glasgow

Tue 28 Apr

£45 monthly contract two sessions per week; unlimited sessions £55

Wed 29 Apr

£45 monthly contract two sessions per week; unlimited sessions £55

Thu 30 Apr

£45 monthly contract two sessions per week; unlimited sessions £55

…and 166 more dates until 18 Dec

Edinburgh Night Ride

Criss-cross your way across the city as an individual rider or as part of a team, and check out the sites of the city all bathed in glorious moonlight on a 50-mile course beginning and ending at Holyrood Palace. Ride for the charity of your choice. Children ages 14–17 can take part with an accompanying adult.

Meadowbank Sports Centre, Edinburgh

Sat 20 Jun

£39; plus either £160 sponsorship or £60 self-funding / 01244 676454

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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UKBFF London Championships

A chance to take part, or watch the heats of the body building competition.

Beck Theatre, Hayes

Sun 10 May

£22 / 020 8561 8371

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

Sun 31 May

£15 / 01786 466520

Open Water Style: Beginners

£15 / 01786 466520

Afternoon Jumps

A National Hunt race meeting.

Kempton Park Racecourse, Sunbury-on-Thames

Wed 13 May

£16–£22; £12 adv

Afternoon Racing

A flat race meeting.

Wolverhampton Racecourse

Tue 28 Apr

£15 Premier; £10 Grandstand / 01902 390000

Wed 29 Apr

£15 Premier; £10 Grandstand / 01902 390000

Mon 11 May

£15 Premier; £10 Grandstand / 01902 390000

AWT Afternoon Flat

A flat race meeting.

Kempton Park Racecourse, Sunbury-on-Thames

Mon 4 May

£16; £12 adv

AWT Twilight Flat

A flat race meeting.

Kempton Park Racecourse, Sunbury-on-Thames

Wed 20 May

£12–£19; £9 adv

Wed 27 May

£12–£19; £9 adv

The Babcock Trophy: Army v Navy

The Army and Navy rugby teams compete for the Babcock Trophy. Where the RAF not invited?

Twickenham Stadium, London TW2

Sat 9 May

£20

Barbell Weightlifting Club

Bodybuilding club.

Brentwood Centre

Sat 2 May

Phone for prices / 01277 215151

Sat 9 May

Phone for prices / 01277 215151

Sat 16 May

Phone for prices / 01277 215151

…and 6 more dates until 27 Jun

Barclays ATP World Tour Finals

A chance to see some of the top players and doubles teams of the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) compete in the end of season championships.

The O2 Arena, London SE10

Mon 9 Nov

prices vary / 0844 856 0202

Sun 15 Nov

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 856 0202

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Baslow SportsFest

An action packed afternoon of sport for all.

Baslow Sports Field, Bakewell

Mon 4 May

Free / 01246 583279

The Beaumont Trophy – Men's Race

A professional cycling race covering 117 miles. Sir Bradley Wiggins has won the race twice, once as National Champion in 2011.

Gosforth Park, Newcastle upon Tyne

Sun 21 Jun

See website for details

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

£30.00 per person / 01855 811307

The Big Outdoor Show

An activity weekend where outdoor enthusiasts and families can visit or camp. Featuring seminars with famous explorers, mountain bike displays, wakeboarding and evening fun.

Willen Lake, Milton Keynes

Fri 22 May

£9.50–£49.50 (Family £24.50; Family £125.50–£149.50; Children £0–£19.50; Seniors £7.50) / 0871 220 0260

The Boiler Shop Steamer Goes Vamos!

Mexican wrestlers take on their UK opponents. plus live music, DJs and food.

The Boiler Shop Steamer, Newcastle upon Tyne

Sun 7 Jun

£4.95–£7.95 / 07402 259635

Bowls Club

Regular bowling club.

Memorial Hall, Newport

Mon 4 May

Phone for prices / 01495 243252

  • 13:00 – 16:00 Bowls Club Memorial Hall, Newport

Mon 11 May

Phone for prices / 01495 243252

  • 13:00 – 16:00 Bowls Club Memorial Hall, Newport

Mon 18 May

Phone for prices / 01495 243252

  • 13:00 – 16:00 Bowls Club Memorial Hall, Newport
…and 6 more dates until 29 Jun

British Basketball League Playoff Final

Stars of the British game lay it all on the line in pursuit of this coveted piece of silverware.

The O2 Arena, London SE10

Sun 10 May

£24.25–£139.75 / 0844 856 0202

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

£29–£100 / 08442 777 888