THE SPORTS LOCKER
Love sports? Whether you’re looking to build up a sweat or simply spectate, delve into the latest edition of the Sports Locker and find events, classes and workshops to enhance your monthly workout…
WINTER NUTS / MARCH 7 / DORKING
Get wet, wild and downright dirty as the obstacle course of all obstacle courses – Nuts Challenge – returns to the wilds of the Surrey Hills. Choose from 7, 14, 21 or 28k races for a ridiculously fun-fuelled day of fitness.
For more information, visitwww.thenutschallenge.co.uk
SURREY SCORCHERS VS LONDON LIONS / MARCH 7 / SURREY SPORTS PARK, GUILDFORD
Ever been to a basketball game? Enjoy four quarters of end-to-end action as the Surrey Scorchers take on the London Lions in the BBL Championship this March. The Scorchers will be hoping to dent the Lions’ ambition to be crowned league champions, as well as adding some valuable points to their ever-improving tally.
For more information, visit www.surreyscorchers.co.uk
MERCER SURREY HALF MARATHON / MARCH 8 / WOKING – GUILDFORD
Regarded as one of the UK’s best half marathon road races, sign up, set goals and beat PBs – all whilst raising money for a multitude of charities. Or, if you’re just planning to watch, be sure to check out the route so that you know where to go to support all the racers.
For more information, visit www.aat-events.com
MARCH FOR VETERANS / MARCH 14 / WINDSOR GREAT PARK
Raising money for Blind Veterans UK, march the ten-mile route through historic Windsor Great Park this month and get fit at the same time. Starting and finishing at the Saville Building, enjoy a picturesque setting – and keep an eye out for glimpses of the resident herd of deer.
For more information, visit www.blindveterans.org.uk
ROLLERSKI 1-DAY COURSE / MARCH 15 / ASCOT RACECOURSE
Love to ski and slalom your way down the slopes, but struggling to find some snow-capped peaks in order to indulge your desires? Ever thought about rollerskiing? A great workout that will help improve agility and balance, whizz your way around Ascot Racecourse this March and discover your new favourite sport.
For more information, visit www.rollerski.co.uk
BROOKLANDS MINI DAY / MARCH 22 / BROOKLANDS MUSEUM, WEYBRIDGE
Mad about your Mini? All types of Minis are invited to Brooklands Museum for the annual Mini Day Event, held in celebration of this mighty machine. From the oldest to the newest, catch some true automotive classics in action on Test Hill. In addition,there will be several stands selling memorabilia, parts and spares.
For more information, visit www.brooklandsmuseum.com
PALACE HALF-MARATHON/ MARCH 15 / HAMPTON COURT PALACE
Take part in a historical half marathon, commencing at Hampton Court Palace gates and concluding in its stunning gardens. If you’ve still got the legs for it after the race, get lost in the famous maze, and check out the world’s largest grapevine.
For more information, visit www.palacehalf.com
MOONLIGHT BOWLING / THURSDAYS – SUNDAYS / GUILDFORD SPECTRUM LEISURE COMPLEX
Get into the groove and head for these Moonlight Bowling disco sessions at Guildford Spectrum. Taking place from 6 pm until 10.30 pm, strike some neon pins, accompanied by the latest dance-floor bangers.
For more information, visit www.guildfordspectrum.co.uk
BOLT ROUND THE HOLT / MARCH 28 / ALICE HOLT FOREST, FARNHAM
Raise money for local charity GUTS (Guildford Undetected Tumour Screening) and take part in the 12thannual Bolt Round The Holt, taking place at Alice Holt Forest near Farnham. Fun for the whole family, including Fido the dog, choose from a variety of races including a Half Marathon, 5k and 10k, a 5k and 10k canicross(with your dog), or let the little ones compete in their very own 1k race.
For more information, visitwww.nice-work.org.uk
WALKING FOOTBALL / EVERY FRIDAY / FARNHAM LEISURE CENTRE
Are you recovering from an injury? Looking to regain some mobility? Whether your best playing days are behind you or if you’re simply looking to make new friends in a fun and welcoming environment, why not try your hand at Walking Football in Farnham? Taking place every Friday lunchtime from 12.30 – 1.30.
For more information, visit www.walkingfootball.com
OPEN WATER SWIMMING / SATURDAY AND SUNDAY MORNINGS / BRAY LAKE WATERSPORTS, WINDSOR
Experience a refreshing morning with a quick dip as you learn all about how to master the art of open water swimming. Taking place at Bray Lake Watersports in Windsor, brave the cold and let open-water swimming become your go-to fitness fix.
For more information, visit www.braylakeswimming.com