Sport, Athletics

64 events

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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 16 Jun

£10 / 0845 600 6050

Alexandra Park, Oldham

Sun 23 Jun

£10 / 0845 600 6050

Bath Botanic Gardens

Sun 7 Jul

£14.99 Adult / Young Adult (Children £10; Children free Under 6) / 0845 600 6050

  • 11:00

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…and at 23 other places

Cupar Highland Games

Traditional Highland games featuring heavy, light and field events, cycling, Highland dancing and piping.

Duffus Park, Cupar

Sun 16 Jun

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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.

Bath Racecourse

Sun 22 Sep

£19.99 Adult / Young Adult (Children £10) / 0300 123 0770

  • 10:00

Bitts Park, Carlisle

Sun 14 Jul

£10–£19.99 / 0300 123 0770

Blackheath Common, London SE3

Sun 30 Jun

£10 / 0300 123 0770

  • 10:00 – 14:00

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…and at 1 other place

Burntisland Highland Games

All the fun and excitement of the traditional games with Highland dancing and heavy events.

Burntisland Links

Mon 15 Jul

Prices to be confirmed

Inverness Highland Games

The biggest Highland Games staged in the North of Scotland with a full programme of heavy events, athletics, piping, dancing and traditional music. Featuring the 2009 Masters World Championship with over 100 Heavies.

Bught Park, Inverness

Sat 20 Jul

£10 (Seniors £5; under 12s free; Students £5) / 01463 785006

  • 11:00 – 18:00

The Isle Of Skye Highland Games

Traditional highland games with all the usual treats, including piping, Highland dancing and kids activities.

Skye Games Field, Portree

Wed 7 Aug

Times & prices to be confirmed

Newtonmore Highland Games

Traditional Highland games including the Clan Macpherson gathering and annual march, piping competitions, field and track events, hill races and much more.

The Eilan, Newtonmore

Sat 3 Aug

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Pitlochry Highland Games

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

Pitlochry Recreation Ground

Sat 14 Sep

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ABC Dragons Taekwondo

Taekwondo club for all ages and fitness levels.

Bellahouston Leisure Centre, Glasgow

Wed 19 Jun

£6 (per month £16) / 0141 427 5454

  • 16:00 – 17:00

Wed 26 Jun

£6 (per month £16) / 0141 427 5454

  • 16:00 – 17:00

Wed 3 Jul

£6 (per month £16) / 0141 427 5454

  • 16:00 – 17:00

Glasgow Club Drumoyne

Wed 19 Jun

£6 (per month £16) / 0141 276 5310

  • 17:30 – 18:30

Wed 26 Jun

£6 (per month £16) / 0141 276 5310

  • 17:30 – 18:30

Wed 3 Jul

£6 (per month £16) / 0141 276 5310

  • 17:30 – 18:30

Glasgow Club Gorbals

Tue 18 Jun

£6 (per month £16) / 0141 276 1490

  • 16:00 – 17:00

Tue 25 Jun

£6 (per month £16) / 0141 276 1490

  • 16:00 – 17:00

Tue 2 Jul

£6 (per month £16) / 0141 276 1490

  • 16:00 – 17:00

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Aberdeen Highland Games

Watch as men in kilts through heavy things through the air. Events also include running, solo piping, light field and Highland dance competitions.

Hazelhead Park, Aberdeen

Sun 16 Jun

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The Beast Race

A 10k race across rough terrain with plenty of obstacles, mud and prizes.

Aldourie Castle Grounds, Inverness

Sat 31 Aug

0870 625 0265

  • 09:00 – 17:00

Knockburn Loch, Banchory

Sat 21 Sep

  • 09:00 – 17:00

Drumtochty Highland Games

Traditional games in the beautiful surroundings of Drumtochty Castle.

Drumtochty Castle Grounds, Laurencekirk

Sat 22 Jun

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Holiday Activities with Leisure & Culture Dundee 2019

Holiday activity camps for kids, with plenty of options ranging from football, dance, netball, tennis and more, hosted by Leisure and Culture Dundee.

Olympia Leisure Centre Dundee

Mon 1 Jul

prices vary / 01382 432300

Tue 2 Jul

prices vary / 01382 432300

Wed 3 Jul

prices vary / 01382 432300

…and 12 more dates until 18 Oct

Isle of Arran Half Marathon

Community-run half-marathon around Shiskine Valley on the Isle of Arran.

Blackwaterfoot Playing Field, Isle of Arran

Sun 30 Jun

£20 (SAA Member £18) / 01770860403

Mull Highland Games

Traditional Highland games with piping, dancing, track and field as well as heavy events.

Erray Park, Tobermory

Thu 18 Jul

Times to be confirmed

St Andrews Highland Games

Watch all the Cabers and stones fly across the field at one of the top Highland Games in Fife.

Station Park, St Andrews

Sun 28 Jul

£4–£8 / 01334 476305

  • 12:30 – 17:00

Aberlour Running Tour and Whisky Tasting

Guided trail running tour through the village of Aberlour, with a dram (or a soft drink) waiting for you at the end.

Alice Littler Memorial Park, Aberlour

Thu 20 Jun

Aboyne Highland Games

Traditional Highland games with heavy events, light events, trade stalls, piping and dancing.

Aboyne Green

Sat 3 Aug

£12 (5–15s £3; under 5s free) / 01339886049

  • 10:30 – 18:00

Alford 10k

Inaugural 10k running race.

Grampian Transport Museum, Alford

Sun 21 Jul

Over-16s only

£20 (Family £18) / 019755 62292

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: Isle of Islay, Isle Of Islay

Sat 3 Aug

  • 10:30

The Argyllshire Gathering (Oban Games)

Some of the biggest piping competitions in the world, as well as traditional Highland games with track and field events, music and much more.

Mossfield Park, Oban

Thu 22 Aug

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Arrochar 10k

A 10k for locals and visitors alike. This is a varied terrain run starting and ending in the village of Arrochar and running through forestry roads, tracks and finishing alongside Loch Long.

Arrochar, Arrochar Village

Sat 21 Sep

£10 (£8) / 01877 382383

Barrathon (Isle of Barra Half Marathon & Fun Runs)

A half-marathon around the isle of Barra.

Castlebay Community School, Barra

Sat 29 Jun

Times to be confirmed

Baxters Loch Ness Marathon and Festival of Running

A family-friendly day based around all things running, with a choice of lengths for the fitness minded, from a full marathon to a cheeky 5k with a 'Wee Nessie' option for under 5s. For those who'd rather not work up a sweat there's the Event Village at the finish line with a food and drink fair. The 2019 sign ups are open…

Bught Park, Inverness

Sun 6 Oct

Times vary / entry prices vary / 0844 875 1411

Sat 3 Oct 2020

Times to be confirmed / £52–£57 / 0844 875 1411

Sun 4 Oct 2020

Times to be confirmed / £52–£57 / 0844 875 1411

Beach Ballistic OCR

Obstacle Course Racing (OCR) event with 6k, 16k and 32k courses.

Balmedie Country Park

Sat 3 Aug

£35–£55 / 07934103396

  • 09:00 – 17:00

Sun 4 Aug

£35 / 07934103396

  • 10:00 – 14:30