THE SPORTS LOCKER
Get fit, get fanatical and get out and about with our guide to the best sports fixtures, events and workshops taking place in and around Kingston and Richmond this March…
VINYASA YOGA WORKSHOP / MARCH 2 / EARTHLIFE WELLBEING & FITNESS, RICHMOND
Found under the arches of Kew Bridge, there’s a peaceful haven of tranquillity and calm to relax, refresh and unwind your mind. With a variety of wellness classes available, why not take part in this Vinyasa Yoga workshop, which is ideal for those new to yoga or those with limited experience.
For more information, visit www.earth-life.co.uk
SIX NATIONS LEGENDS DINNER / MARCH 7 / TWICKENHAM STADIUM
With the thrills, spills and excitement of the Six Nations rugby in full swing, why not meet some true living legends of the game at this exclusive dinner held, at the home of English rugby. Join Martin Johnson CBE, Serge Betsen, Craig Chalmers and Sir Gareth Edwards as they review the competition so far.
For more information, visit www.twickenhamstadium.com
JOHN INVERDALE: RUGBY RE:UNION – SECOND PHASE / MARCH 17 / RICHMOND THEATRE
Following a thrilling Six Nations tournament, join host Ian Robertson as he’s joined by ex-international rugby players Brian Moore and Gavin Hastings to review the action from the last few weeks. John Inverdale will be joining them later in the evening, by live video link from the BBC’s Salford studios.
For more information, visit www.atgtickets.com
PALACE HALF / MARCH 17 / HAMPTON COURT PALACE
Take part in a historical half marathon, commencing from Hampton Court Palace gates and concluding in its stunning gardens. If you’ve still got the legs for it, explore and get lost in the maze as well as checking out the world’s largest grapevine.
For more information, visit www.palacehalf.com
THE GAME CHANGER / MARCH 30 / THE STOOP, TWICKENHAM
Following the success of last season’s record-breaking attempt to have the highest ever attendance for a women’s Club match in the UK, Harlequins Ladies will face Gloucester Hartpury in The Game Changer: an annual celebration of the women’s game at The Stoop.
For more information, visit www.quins.co.uk
RICHMOND RUGBY DOUBLEHEADER / MARCH 30 / RICHMOND ATHLETIC GROUND
Enjoy a great day out for the whole family, with a day of men’s and women’s rugby at Richmond Athletic Ground. Catch Richmond’s men’s team take on Jersey for a 2.15pm kick-off, before Richmond’s ladies’ team goes head-to-head to with Loughborough Lightning.
For more information, visit www.richmondfc.co.uk
ROYAL BOROUGH OF KINGSTON SPRING RACEDAY / MARCH 31 / ANCIENT MARKET PLACE, KINGSTON
Kingston’s annual spring race day returns with twin runs of 8miles and 16miles taking place on the same day. Starting from the Ancient Market Place in Kingston, runners will take on the famous Kingston Loop, as they race along the Thames to Hampton Court Palace and back.
For more information, visit www.kingstonraceday.com
BURLEXERCISE / EVERY MONDAY / THE CABBAGE PATCH, TWICKENHAM
Bend here, stretch there, spin that. Tired of all the same old fitness routines? For an alternative way to keep fit, take part in this burlesque-inspired exercise class, taking place every Monday in Twickenham.
For more information, visit www.burlexercise.co.uk