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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

Tollcross International Swimming Centre, Glasgow

Fri 27 Mar

£3.50–£5.50 / 0141 276 0801

Sat 28 Mar

£3.50–£5.50 / 0141 276 0801

Sun 29 Mar

£3.50–£5.50 / 0141 276 0801

Race Meeting

Horse racing.

Pontefract Racecourse

Tue 7 Apr

0844 856 5555

Afternoon Flat Racing

Mon 20 Apr

0844 856 5555

Afternoon Flat Racing

Wed 29 Apr

0844 856 5555

Afternoon Flat Racing

…and 10 more dates until 19 Oct

Candelit Earth Hour Yoga

Iyengar Yoga teacher, Lucy Iredale, takes you through restorative meditation techniques to help you relax during the Earth Hour blackout. All proceeds to WWF Scotland.

Balmoral Hotel, Edinburgh

Sat 28 Mar

£10 / 0131 556 2414

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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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 30 Mar

£7.25 / 0131 661 0880

Craiglockhart Parish Church, Edinburgh

Wed 1 Apr

£7.25

Fri 24 Apr

£7.25

Fri 1 May

£7.25

…and 8 more dates until 26 Jun

Firrhill High School, Edinburgh

Sat 28 Mar

£7.25 / 0131 441 4501

Sat 4 Apr

£7.25 / 0131 441 4501

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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

Step It Up Dance: Easter Camp

Teaching kids various styles of urban dance, how to create their own graffiti t-shirts and canvases. There's also a visit from an ex-professional rapper, who is there to teach rap and beatboxing.

Broughton High School, Edinburgh

Mon 13 Apr

£125 (Additional siblings £110) / 07428 110135

Please note: this course runs from Mon 13 Apr–Fri 17 Apr

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 28 Mar

Phone for prices / 0292 030440

Norden Farm Centre For The Arts, Maidenhead

Sun 29 Mar

£6 per class / 01628 788997

  • 11:00 – 12:00 Zumba: Workshop Norden Farm Centre For The Arts, Maidenhead

Sun 12 Apr

£6 per class / 01628 788997

  • 11:00 – 12:00 Zumba: Workshop Norden Farm Centre For The Arts, Maidenhead

Pudsey Leisure Centre

Wed 1 Apr

Phone for prices

Wed 8 Apr

Phone for prices

Wed 15 Apr

Phone for prices

…and 2 more dates until 29 Apr

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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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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

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

Kilomathon

Branch out from the standard 5k, 10k, half marathon races and get a new distance under your belt. Kilomathon offers distances of 13.1k and 6.2k for adults with a 2.62k race for children. The route starts at Ocean Terminal in Leith and follows traffic free cycle routes to a glorious finish in Murrayfield stadium.

Ocean Terminal, Edinburgh

Sun 29 Mar

£16.98–£19.98 (Children £8.98) / 0131 555 8888

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

Prime Four Beast Race

Switch on to Beast Mode and tackle this 10k obstacle race over rough terrain. There's local produce available at the finish, to feed the beast.

Aldourie Castle Grounds, Inverness

Sat 5 Sep

£50–£70 plus booking fee / 0870 625 0265

Knockburn Loch, Banchory

Sat 26 Sep

£50–£70 plus booking fee

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Race Meeting

Check venue for exact opening and race times.

Doncaster Racecourse

Sat 28 Mar

01302 304200

Afternoon Flat Racing

Sun 29 Mar

01302 304200

Afternoon Flat Racing

Fri 24 Apr

01302 304200

Afternoon Flat Racing

…and 20 more dates until 29 Dec

Race Meeting

Select your winner in the parade ring, have a drink in Blinkers Bar and watch the race from the grandstand which has excellent views of the racecourse.

Ffos Las Racecourse and Conference Centre, Trimsaran

Sun 12 Apr

£10 (£5; Children free) / 01554 811092

Radio Carmarthenshire and Scarlet FM Family Fun day at the Races. With seven exciting jump races, One and Only Direction, the UK’s premier One Direction tribute band, a host of free children’s entertainment including side stalls, inflatable soft play area, giant games area and Rodeo Bull ride. Radio Carmarthenshire and Scarlet FM in residence.

  • 12:00 Race Meeting Ffos Las Racecourse and Conference Centre, Trimsaran

Tue 21 Jul

01554 811092

Afternoon Flat Racing

  • 12:00 Race Meeting Ffos Las Racecourse and Conference Centre, Trimsaran

Wed 19 Aug

01554 811092

Afternoon Flat Racing

  • 12:00 Race Meeting Ffos Las Racecourse and Conference Centre, Trimsaran
…and 6 more dates until 14 Dec

Race Meeting

Check venue for exact opening and race times.

Newcastle Racecourse, Newcastle upon Tyne

Fri 27 Mar

0191 236 2020

Afternoon Jump Racing

  • 12:00 Race Meeting Newcastle Racecourse, Newcastle upon Tyne

Sat 11 Apr

0191 236 2020

Afternoon Flat Racing

  • 12:00 Race Meeting Newcastle Racecourse, Newcastle upon Tyne

Wed 13 May

0191 236 2020

Afternoon Flat Racing

  • 12:00 Race Meeting Newcastle Racecourse, Newcastle upon Tyne
…and 14 more dates until 19 Dec

Race Meeting

Check venue for exact opening and race times.

Newmarket Racecourses

Wed 15 Apr

01638 675500

Afternoon Flat Racing

Thu 16 Apr

01638 675500

Afternoon Flat Racing

Sat 2 May

01638 675500

Afternoon Flat Racing

…and 28 more dates until 31 Oct

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

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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

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 1 Apr

£7.25

Fri 24 Apr

£7.25

Fri 1 May

£7.25

…and 8 more dates until 26 Jun

Firrhill High School, Edinburgh

Sat 28 Mar

£7.25 / 0131 441 4501

Sat 4 Apr

£7.25 / 0131 441 4501

St Serf's Parish Church, Edinburgh

Fri 27 Mar

£7.25

Fri 3 Apr

£7.25

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

Vinyasa Yoga

Weekly classes in Vinyasa yoga.

Yoga Mountain, Edinburgh

Fri 27 Mar

£10

Fri 3 Apr

£10

Fri 10 Apr

£10

…and 17 more dates until 7 Aug

Women's Running 10k

A chance for ladies to get together and run in a friendly environment – with the opportunity for a PB too. There's a 10k as usual, but now there are also 5ks for those who want to test their running skills before committing to a 10k.

Blaise Castle Estate, Blaise House Museum, Henbury, Bristol

Sun 28 Jun

£20 / 0117 903 9818

Bute Park, Cardiff

Sun 31 May

£20 / 0844 209 0362

Finsbury Park, London N4

Sun 7 Jun

£20

Sun 27 Sep

£20

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