Wiggle Festival of Sport

Wiggle's first Festival of Sport is the latest wellness festival giving you the option of taking on relaxed workshops, fun fitness sessions, or intense full events in a festival atmosphere of fun, music, and learning this August in the New Forest.

The packed three-days of sporting activity and fun, taking place from August 7 to 9, will give runners, cyclists, swimmers, and sport enthusiasts of all levels the opportunity to gather in a family-friendly atmosphere and celebrate their love of fitness.

Situated in the green grounds of Avon Tyrrell Activity Centre within the stunning natural surroundings of Bransgore, Christchurch, festival goers will also have the chance to put their sporting skills to the test.

What will the Wiggle Festival of Sport involve?

Included as part of the festival will be a huge schedule of different running activities, from one mile fun runs to overnight ultras.

Road cyclists can take part in a range of sportives over the weekend, from 38 to 102 miles, while there will be on-site open water swimming and complimentary coaches to full ironman distance swims. 

And, of course, there'll be the chance to win bespoke Wiggle Festival of Sport medals throughout. 

Alongside the main sporting activities, a range of fun fitness classes like Zumba, Pilates, Yoga, and Crossfit will be taking place, as well as guided stretching and access to professional massage.

And, once you’ve packed-in all the calorie-burning you can handle, there will be the chance to sit back and soak up the sun with an awesome array of amazing bands and DJs, a huge selection of quality artisan food, and talks by inspirational experts, sporting professionals, and industry insiders on the future of the sport.

Or, if you want to indulge and escape then you can always visit the soothing wellness area to fully recharge. 

A huge array of activities

Some of the biggest brands in cycling and tri-sports will be represented at the event, giving you the chance to try out the latest gear, bikes, and tech. For MTB enthusiasts, there'll be an exciting mountain biking demo, expert led MTB rides, and a pump-track tuition session.  

Thrill-seekers will find a huge array of challenging pursuits, from adrenaline-charged zip-lines to on-site climbing walls and tree-top adventures. 

And there will be a huge range of fun activities for the kids, with an expert-led junior MTB ride, sport-inspired entertainment, and a play and activity area for the under-fives. 

The festival will culminate on the Sunday evening with a vibrant Colour Run when families and festival goers can take part in an inspirational mass-participation event full of colour and music. 

Event bookings will open on January 1 and those interested are encouraged to book early to guarantee one of the sought-after camping spots or a day ticket at what is anticipated to become the UK’s premier celebration of sports and cycling.

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Wiggle Festival of Sport details

Here is just a taste of the activities taking place as part of the first-ever Wiggle Festival of Sport: 

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Damien Whinnery
Published on: 03 Dec 2019

Fascinated by fitness, serious about sport, and joyous about the gym