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British Roller Derby Championships Premier League

Auld Reekie Roller Girls present the second leg of the British roller derby championships – expect thrills, spills and badassery on the floor, with stalls, games, a craft corner and – of course – cake for all.

Meadowbank Sports Centre, Edinburgh

Sat 2 May

£12 for a full day ticket; £5 for the last game only; £10 per person for groups of five or more; under 14s free / 0131 661 5351

IWA Canalway Cavalcade 2015

Canalway Cavalcade is a distinctive waterways boaters' gathering that has been taking place at Little Venice since 1983.

Little Venice, London W9

Sat 2 May

Free

Sun 3 May

Free

Mon 4 May

Free

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 3695 0991

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

Mon 1 Jun

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

Tue 2 Jun

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

Wed 3 Jun

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

…and 3 more dates until 6 Jun

Color Me Rad

We all know 5Ks are incredibly boring – all that stomping along with nothing to distract your mind. Color 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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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

Urban Ninja Obstacle Course: Tooting Bec Common

Ever fancied having a go at Ninja Warrior or Gladiators? This is your chance! Unleash your inner Ninja and test your skills against some of the toughest and most exciting obstacles in the world. No mud, no running - just obstacles.

Tooting Bec Athletics Track (Stop M), London SW17

Sat 2 May

£20–£60

Sun 3 May

£20–£60

Mon 4 May

£20–£60

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 6 Jul

£170 for full week / 0131 667 7211

Tue 7 Jul

£170 for full week / 0131 667 7211

Wed 8 Jul

£170 for full week / 0131 667 7211

…and 12 more dates until 31 Jul

Beat the Banana! 5k Family Fun Run

The bananas have escaped from the fruit bowl! Chase a gang of banana runners around a 5k course and help raise money for cancer prevention research. All entries include race t-shirt, goody bag and finisher's medal.

Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London E20

Sun 17 May

£15; under 5s go free (Children £10; Family £40) / 020 7343 4200

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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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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…and at 22 other places

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

Discovery Run

Discovery Run - exciting new off-road trail running event at Petworth Park, West Sussex on 30 May 2015, offering a range of challenges, including 5km, 10km, and Half-Marathon, plus a Kids Fun Run…

Petworth House

Sat 30 May

£4.50–£29.50 / 01798 342207

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 29 Apr

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

Wed 6 May

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

Wed 13 May

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

…and 33 more dates until 30 Dec

Equi-Expo

An Equestrian show featuring trade stands and class demonstrations in Dressage, Show Jumping, Carriage Driving and Showing.

Kent Showground, Maidstone

Sat 6 Jun

£8–£10 / 01622 630975

  • 09:00 – 17:00 Equi-Expo Kent Showground, Maidstone
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Mud Rush

Love mud? You'd better if you want to attempt Scotland's largest assault course. The race is suitable for all abilities and raises funds for local charity Visibility.

Craufurdland Castle, Fenwick

Sun 17 May

£10 plus a pledge to raise £30 in sponsorship / 0141 332 4632

Race Meeting

Check venue for exact opening and race times.

Doncaster Racecourse

Mon 11 May

01302 304200

Afternoon Flat Racing

Sat 6 Jun

01302 304200

Afternoon Flat Racing

Sun 14 Jun

01302 304200

Afternoon Flat Racing

…and 17 more dates until 29 Dec

Race Meeting

Check venue for exact opening and race times.

Haydock Park Racecourse, Newton-le-Willows

Sat 9 May

01942 725963

Afternoon Flat and Jump Racing

  • 12:00 Race Meeting Haydock Park Racecourse, Newton-le-Willows

Fri 22 May

01942 725963

Afternoon Flat Racing

  • 12:00 Race Meeting Haydock Park Racecourse, Newton-le-Willows

Sat 23 May

01942 725963

Afternoon Flat Racing

  • 12:00 Race Meeting Haydock Park Racecourse, Newton-le-Willows
…and 18 more dates until 30 Dec

Race Meeting

Check venue for exact opening and race times.

Perth Racecourse

Thu 14 May

01738 551597

Afternoon Jump Racing

Sun 7 Jun

01738 551597

Afternoon Jump Racing

Wed 1 Jul

01738 551597

Afternoon Jump Racing

…and 7 more dates until 24 Sep

Red Bull Soapbox Race

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

Alexandra Palace, London N22

Sun 12 Jul

£9 / 020 8365 2121

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3ATC College Climbing Competition

The aim of the event is to promote good, safe tree climbing practice to competitors and the wider industry. Visitors can watch various arboricultural colleges compete.

Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Wakefield

Wed 29 Apr

Open air

Free / 01924 832631

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 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

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 29 Apr

Phone for prices / 01268 778737

Wed 6 May

Phone for prices / 01268 778737

Wed 13 May

Phone for prices / 01268 778737

…and 6 more dates until 24 Jun

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

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