THE SPORTS LOCKER
Whether you’ve entered the new year searching for the new you or simply want to continue with your regular dose of sports news and events, the January edition of The Sports Locker features our pick of the best fixtures and events for you to get to in Surrey this month…
SURREY STORM VS SEVERN STARS / JANUARY 15 / SURREY SPORTS PARK, GUILDFORD
Get pumped and show your support for Surrey Storm as they gear up for the start of the Vitality Netball Superleague with a pre-season friendly against Severn Stars at Surrey Sports Park in Guildford. Can player-coach Mikki Austin and her team create the cohesion in the group that they need to be crowned champions? Get a glimpse of what’s to come this January.
For more information, visit surreystormnetball.co.uk
SHACKLEFORD AFTERBURNER MTB / JANUARY 22 / GODALMING
If you’re in need of some healthy competition after a month of seasonal indulgence, then get gin your bike and sign up for the Shackleford Afterburner. Choose from three gruelling mountain biking distances of 48km, 43km or 25km and sign up to sweat it out this January.
For more information, visit trailbreak.co.uk
GUILDFORD FLAMES VS BELFAST GIANTS / JANUARY 23 / SPECTRUM LEISURE COMPLEX, GUILDFORD
Flying high in the Premier Sports Elite League, the Guildford Flames ice hockey team welcomes Belfast Giants to Spectrum Leisure Complex’s home for a top of the table clash. Kids-go-free for this Sunday evening fixture with a face-off time of 6 pm.
For more information, visit guildfordflames.com
SURREY SCORCHERS VS CHESHIRE PHOENIX / JANUARY 28 / SURREY SPORTS PARK, GUILDFORD
It’s been a tough season so far for Coach Creon and his team. But, with a lengthy list of injuries, can Scorchers rise from their lowly position and climb the table? Cheer on your favourite BBL team as they entertain in-form Cheshire Phoenix at Surrey Sports Park. Tip-off time is at 7.30 pm.
For more information, visit surreyscorhcers.co.uk
DARK SKIES SURREY HILLS / JANUARY 29 / DENBIES WINE ESTATE, DORKING
Taking place from 4 pm – 8 pm, sign up to the Dark Skies Surrey Hills trail run this January and enjoy an undulating, muddy and ultimately thrilling night run through England’s largest vineyard, Denbies Wine Estate. Choose from a 10 mile, 10K and 5K race. For the little ones in your life, there are also 1k and 2k kids races for 3 – 11-year-olds.
For more information, visit wildrunning.co.uk
WALKING FOOTBALL / THURSDAYS / FARNHAM & CRANLEIGH
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 or Cranleigh? Taking place on Thursdays, sign and re-discover your love of the beautiful game.
For more information, visit waverley.gov.uk