Southampton always has so much to offer; from festivals and shopping, to the thriving arts and music scene, to our top notch food and cafe culture.
Though over the past two years we’ve missed out on a lot of events and celebrations due to the pandemic. So, if you’re anything like us, we’re desperate to get back outdoors, get fit and active, and throw our everything into events that make us feel alive!
Grab those diaries as here are some of the biggest leisure events set to happen in 2022.
Get ready for an incredible day of running across the city, with events for all ages and abilities including the ABP Southampton Marathon, Half Marathon, 10k and Fun Run. This much-loved event has also launched a new 5k race. Lace up those running shoes and take in the iconic Southampton landmarks including Bargate, Itchen Bridge, Riverside Park, and the Commons. Sign up here.
What better way than to spend a day on the open waters! If you’re looking for a team or business activity, Southampton Sailing Week is a fun, exhilarating day where you’ll get to play captain of your very own yacht, meet other local teams and businesses, set sail from the spectacular Southampton Harbour Hotel and take in the amazing views of the Spinnaker Tower and Portsmouth’s historic dockyard. Find out more here.
If hitting the saddle is more your style, Southampton Sporterium will be right up your street. Join hundreds of riders and take on the streets of Southampton and beyond with the adrenaline-fuelled Criterium, and the epic Sportive (60km and 100km) with countryside routes and beautiful vistas - there really is no reason not to hop on your bike and get involved! Sign up here.
Whether it’s challenging yourself and hitting new milestones, raising money for charity, or simply having a great time with friends and family, these top-notch leisure events have it all. Here’s to being fitter, healthier and happier in 2022!