Active events in Edinburgh

View all the upcoming Active events taking place throughout Edinburgh below or use the calendar to find events taking place on a specific month or date.

Events in Edinburgh

The Big Escape Edinburgh

The Big Escape Edinburgh

18th September 2020 - 31st December 2021
Edinburgh Old Town

The Big Escape is a brand new interactive outdoor experience, played on your smartphone, which will turn Edinburgh City Centre into a giant escape game!
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Pentlands Activity Camps - Easter

Pentlands Activity Camps - Easter

12th April 2021 - 16th April 2021

Pentlands Activity Camps (PAC) offers school holiday fun, adventure and activity for school aged children (5+/nearing the end of Primary 1) and young teenagers.
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Scotland’s Virtual Kiltwalk

Scotland’s Virtual Kiltwalk

23rd April 2021 - 25th April 2021
National Event

On the weekend of April 23rd - 25th, take on a challenge of your choice and support a charity you care about, as part of Scotland's Virtual Kiltwalk!
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Soccer Stars Academy Edinburgh Classes

Soccer Stars Academy Edinburgh Classes

1st May 2021 - 29th May 2021

Soccer Stars Academy run a fun programme of weekly classes for toddlers and kids, they will be launching at their Edinburgh venue in Sighthill in May!
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Edinburgh Marathon Festival

Edinburgh Marathon Festival

29th May 2021 - 30th May 2021
Various Locations Edinburgh

The Edinburgh Marathon Festival weekend will take place on 29th and 30th May 2021 and promises to be the best one yet!
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Pentlands Activity Camps - Summer

Pentlands Activity Camps - Summer

12th July 2021 - 13th August 2021

Pentlands Activity Camps (PAC) offers school holiday fun, adventure and activity for school aged children (5+/nearing the end of Primary 1) and young teenagers.
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Hop Run 2021

Hop Run 2021

23rd October 2021
Loanhead

Hop Run, in partnership with Stewart Brewing, after a covid-19 break, will be back for its second year on Saturday 23rd October 2021!
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Men’s 10K Edinburgh

Men’s 10K Edinburgh

24th October 2021
Edinburgh Old Town

The Men's 10K Edinburgh returns on Sunday 24th October 2021! Get healthier, raise awareness for Men’s Health, and enjoy everything this fantastic city has to offer!
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Events in East Renfrewshire

Tough Runner: Glasgow Epic Trail 10K

Tough Runner: Glasgow Epic Trail 10K

25th April 2021

Tough Runner's Glasgow Epic Trail 10K is set to be one of the most exciting new 10k's in Scotland, being held on Mossneuk Estate on Sunday 25th April!

Find out about Tough Runner: Glasgow Epic Trail 10K on What's On East Renfrewshire
Run the Blades

Run the Blades

16th July 2021 - 18th July 2021

Run the Blades returns to Whitelee Windfarm for 2021 in July with three events... a 10K, Half Marathon and the 50K Ultra!

Find out about Run the Blades on What's On East Renfrewshire

Events in Fife

The Big Jump

The Big Jump

15th May 2021 - 16th May 2021

Join us this Mental Health Awareness Week and take part in our Skydive Day The Big Jump with Team Beat!

Find out about The Big Jump on What's On Fife

Events in Glasgow

Curious About Glasgow

Curious About Glasgow

1st January 2020 - 31st December 2021

Have fun discovering Glasgow with a self-guided, heritage walk with a treasure hunt theme from Curious About!

Find out about Curious About Glasgow on What's On Glasgow
The Big Escape Glasgow

The Big Escape Glasgow

18th September 2020 - 31st December 2021

The Big Escape is a brand new interactive outdoor experience, played on your smartphone, which will turn Glasgow City Centre into a giant escape game!

Find out about The Big Escape Glasgow on What's On Glasgow
Flair Gymnastics Club Gymnastics Classes

Flair Gymnastics Club Gymnastics Classes

19th December 2020 - 31st December 2021

Flair Gymnastics Club have just opened a new facility within The Pitches in the Southside of Glasgow and have a range of new classes available for kids 5+!

Find out about Flair Gymnastics Club Gymnastics Classes on What's On Glasgow
Good Move Glasgow Health Walks

Good Move Glasgow Health Walks

1st January 2021 - 31st December 2021

Good Move Glasgow run Health Walks right across the city which are suitable for all ages and abilities!

Find out about Good Move Glasgow Health Walks on What's On Glasgow
The Birthing Well Pregnancy Yoga & Hypnobirthing Classes

The Birthing Well Pregnancy Yoga & Hypnobirthing Classes

Selected dates between 8th March 2021 - 28th June 2021

The Birthing Well are running relaxed and informal pregnancy yoga and hypnobirthing classes online to help you to experience a positive pregnancy and prepare for the birth of your baby!

Soccer Stars Academy New Classes

Soccer Stars Academy New Classes

24th April 2021

Soccer Stars Academy run a fun programme of weekly classes for toddlers and kids, they will be launching at their new Glasgow venue, Sighthill Campus, in April!

Find out about Soccer Stars Academy New Classes on What's On Glasgow
YCreate Online

YCreate Online

24th April 2021

Join YDance for YCreate for a live, online weekly dance programme for ages 0 – 8, designed to develop co-ordination, creativity and confidence!

Find out about YCreate Online on What's On Glasgow
Clyde Cruising Club Dinghy Section Learn to Sail Classes

Clyde Cruising Club Dinghy Section Learn to Sail Classes

27th April 2021 - 26th May 2021

Learn to sail or improve your skills on Bardowie Loch, with classes available for both children and adults!

6-Week Body & Mind Bootcamp

6-Week Body & Mind Bootcamp

4th May 2021

Join Ross Deuchar, the Mind & Body Coach, for his popular 6-week 'Body & Mind Bootcamp' in Glasgow Green, beginning on 4th May with a free taster session.

Find out about 6-Week Body & Mind Bootcamp on What's On Glasgow
Pollok Parkrun

Pollok Parkrun

Selected dates between 5th June 2021 - 18th December 2021

Pollok Parkrun is a weekly, free 5km timed run held on Saturday mornings at Pollok Country Park in the Southside of Glasgow!

Find out about Pollok Parkrun on What's On Glasgow
Springburn Parkrun

Springburn Parkrun

Selected dates between 5th June 2021 - 18th December 2021

Springburn Parkrun is a weekly, free 5km timed run held on Saturday mornings at Springburn Park in the North of Glasgow!

Find out about Springburn Parkrun on What's On Glasgow
Tollcross Parkrun

Tollcross Parkrun

Selected dates between 5th June 2021 - 18th December 2021

Tollcross Parkrun is a weekly, free 5km timed run held on Saturday mornings at Tollcross Park in the East End of Glasgow!

Find out about Tollcross Parkrun on What's On Glasgow
Victoria Parkrun

Victoria Parkrun

Selected dates between 5th June 2021 - 18th December 2021

Victoria Parkrun is a weekly, free 5km timed run held on Saturday mornings at Victoria Park in the West End of Glasgow!

Find out about Victoria Parkrun on What's On Glasgow
Glasgow Shine Night Walk

Glasgow Shine Night Walk

14th August 2021

Join Cancer Research UK on Saturday 14th August for the annual Glasgow Shine Night Walk and join in the fight to beat cancer!

Find out about Glasgow Shine Night Walk on What's On Glasgow
Go Swim Loch Lomond

Go Swim Loch Lomond

28th August 2021

Go Swim Loch Lomond on Saturday 28th August is an open water swimming experience you'll never forget!

Find out about Go Swim Loch Lomond on What's On Glasgow
Men’s 10K Glasgow

Men’s 10K Glasgow

29th August 2021

The Men's 10K Glasgow returns on Sunday 29th August 2021! Get healthier, raise awareness for Men’s Health, and enjoy everything this fantastic city has to offer!

Find out about Men’s 10K Glasgow on What's On Glasgow
Break The Cycle

Break The Cycle

5th September 2021

Sir Chris Hoy and Social Bite are challenging you to Break the Cycle of homelessness by taking part in their charity cycling event on Sunday 5th September!

Find out about Break The Cycle on What's On Glasgow
Great Scottish Run - Toddler, Junior & Family Events

Great Scottish Run - Toddler, Junior & Family Events

2nd October 2021

Get the whole family active by joining the Great Scottish Run's family friendly activities in George Square on Saturday 2nd October

Find out about Great Scottish Run - Toddler, Junior & Family Events on What's On Glasgow
Great Scottish Run

Great Scottish Run

3rd October 2021

Glasgow's iconic running event returns to the city's streets in 2021 with an incredible weekend that includes the 10k, Half Marathon and Junior events!

Find out about Great Scottish Run on What's On Glasgow

Events in Lanarkshire

Get Walking Lanarkshire Health Walks

Get Walking Lanarkshire Health Walks

Selected dates between 1st March 2021 - 24th December 2021

Join Get Walking Lanarkshire on one of their regular health walks! Enjoy the fresh air, meet new people and have a good blether!

Find out about Get Walking Lanarkshire Health Walks on What's On Lanarkshire
8 Week Seated Keep Fit Class

8 Week Seated Keep Fit Class

Selected dates between 16th March 2021 - 11th May 2021

Join LEAP Project for a free weekly seated keep fit class hosted online by their wonderful volunteer Jeunesse!

Find out about 8 Week Seated Keep Fit Class on What's On Lanarkshire
Beat The Street Hamilton & Blantyre

Beat The Street Hamilton & Blantyre

17th March 2021 - 28th April 2021

Beat the Street is a fun, free initiative that will see Hamilton & Blantyre transformed into a giant game during March and April!

Find out about Beat The Street Hamilton & Blantyre on What's On Lanarkshire
Uddingston Easter Multi Sports Camps

Uddingston Easter Multi Sports Camps

Selected dates between 5th April 2021 - 16th April 2021

Develop your sports skills and make new friends at the annual Uddingston Easter Multi Sports Camps!

Find out about Uddingston Easter Multi Sports Camps on What's On Lanarkshire
North Lanarkshire’s Virtual Run & Cycle Event

North Lanarkshire’s Virtual Run & Cycle Event

19th April 2021

Boost your fitness in 2021 by taking part in this fantastic virtual run or cycle event to help raise awareness about suicide prevention.

Find out about North Lanarkshire’s Virtual Run & Cycle Event on What's On Lanarkshire
It’s A Knockout

It’s A Knockout

7th May 2021 - 9th May 2021

St. Andrew's Hospice are holding their annual 'It’s A Knockout' charity event in Strathclyde Park between the 7th and 9th May!

Find out about It’s A Knockout on What's On Lanarkshire
Strathclyde Parkrun

Strathclyde Parkrun

Selected dates between 5th June 2021 - 18th December 2021

Strathclyde Parkrun is a weekly, free 5km timed run held on Saturday mornings at Strathclyde Country Park!

Find out about Strathclyde Parkrun on What's On Lanarkshire
inflatable5k - Glasgow

inflatable5k - Glasgow

12th June 2021

The UK's biggest and best Inflatable 5k course, featuring 28 massive obstacles, is heading to Strathclyde Country Park on Saturday 12th June 2021!

Find out about inflatable5k - Glasgow on What's On Lanarkshire

Events in Renfrewshire and Inverclyde

Street Stuff Spring Holiday Fun

Street Stuff Spring Holiday Fun

5th April 2021 - 17th April 2021

Young people can access free, fun activities across Renfrewshire throughout the school holidays as Street Stuff hosts its popular Spring Break programme!

Find out about Street Stuff Spring Holiday Fun on What's On Renfrewshire
Twist & Hit Cheerleaders: NEW GYM OPEN DAY

Twist & Hit Cheerleaders: NEW GYM OPEN DAY

1st May 2021

Twist & Hit Cheerleaders are holding an open day of their brand new facilities on Saturday 1st May, come along, join a tour and find out all about the classes on offer!

Find out about Twist & Hit Cheerleaders: NEW GYM OPEN DAY on What's On Renfrewshire
Pedal The Park

Pedal The Park

23rd May 2021

Clyde Muirshiel Regional Park and Ride63 Community Cycling Club are delighted to be once again hosting Pedal the Park on Sunday 23rd May!

Find out about Pedal The Park on What's On Renfrewshire

Events in Stirling and Falkirk

Stirling Scottish Marathon 2021

Stirling Scottish Marathon 2021

24th October 2021

It doesn't matter if you are elite runner, fun runner, first timer or a spectator! The Stirling Scottish Marathon 2021 will include something for everyone!

Find out about Stirling Scottish Marathon 2021 on What's On Stirling
Supernova Run 2021

Supernova Run 2021

12th November 2021 - 14th November 2021

Take a beautiful iconic venue, wait until dusk, get the family together, grab everything and anything that glows or flashes and then set off on a Supernova 5K!

Find out about Supernova Run 2021 on What's On Stirling

Events in Other Areas

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