Festivals for fitness fanatics happening locally
Limber up and put your endurance to the test in the festivals designed to get you going.
Tunbridge Wells Cricket Festival
Wednesday June 20 to Saturday June 23, The Nevill Ground
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Come and show your support for the county as part of Kent Cricket Week, when you’ll watch the team go head to head with Warwickshire in the Specsavers County Championship, Division 2.
Run or Dye
Sun July 1, Penshurst Place
Inspired by the ancient Hindu festival of Holi, known as the ‘Festival of Colours’, Run or Dye gives runners, walkers and all speeds in-between, the opportunity to experience the thrill of a colour festival! Participants run through Four Dye and a new Foam Zone, turning into a technicolour canvas of fun.
Festival of Endurance
Sunday July 8, Hever Castle & Gardens
Organised by Castle Triathlon Series, the Festival of Endurance is returning once again to Hever Castle, combining the Bastion full-iron distance triathlon, the Gauntlet half-iron distance triathlon, and a variety of other unmissable swimming and running events.
Friday July 20 to Sunday July 22, St Clere Estate
Get ready for three days of adrenaline-inducing fitness and adventure activities, followed by boutique after-parties. Join mainstage trainers like Mr Motivator, or get in shape at the Hot Yoga Tent, Forest Gym or Ride Studio.
Dragon Boat Festival
Saturday September 8, Bewl Water
Now in its 21st year, Bewl’s Dragon Boat Festival sees crews of 16 paddlers (plus a drummer) race in Chinese-style dragon boats over a 250-metre course. Just bring your paddles and a good sense of teamwork and fun!