Monday 7 May: Impington May Day Running Festival 2018
This popular Friends of the Rec annual event returns with its range of runs for all the family on the Histon and Impington Recreation Ground. The Running Festival begins with registration on the day from 9am. First event at 9:45am.
Events include:
200m Toddle;
1K for under 9s;
3K for all ages;
5K for all ages.

Plus a Super Sensory 1K around the Rec – dotted with Sensory Stations to delight your senses – touch, taste, view, hear and smell 😀 . Fun for everyone young, old, disabled or non-disabled. Participants can walk, run, push or be pushed!
Super Sensory 1K is in partnership with Power2Inspire – see website:
For more info contact Neil on C.232514.

Sunday 13 May 2018 is National Croquet Day !
Come along to the Rec between 2pm and 5pm when individual tuition will be provided for you to try out this amazing traditional game!
Find out more at: National Croquet Day
See: Croquet

Tuesday 22 May 7:30pm: Ladies and Girls Sports Festival
A brand new event for 2018 organised by Friends of the Rec to encourage women and girls (over 14) to try a variety of sports and fitness activities with taster sessions.
The sports include hockey, football, croquet, cricket, netball, running, tennis, and a bootcamp!
Register on the day from 5:45pm.
All activities are free and all are suitable for beginners.
For more info contact Jane Rush on C.232959.

Sunday 3 June: 2018 Flaming June Half Marathon and Quarter Marathon
This is the fifth year of this immensely popular running event – described as “easily the best of any event I’ve done which includes a multitude of cycle races, runs and triathlons”!
The Quarter Marathon starts first at 9.20am and the Half Marathon starts at 9.30am – partly to avoid the heat 😎 .
There will also be a HI Wellbeing Mile starting at 9.45am for families and children to run a mile course around Histon & Impington Recreation Ground.
See the Flaming June Half Marathon site for further information.

Tuesday 19 June: Summer Rounders 2018
Social fun rounders for adults at 6.30pm on the Rec. Practice for the Feast Tournament in July or just have some fun!
Contact Jane Rush C.232959 or email

Tuesday 3 July: Feast Rounders 2018 – Adult Tournament
Starts at 6.45pm at Impington Village College. Teams of 9 invited (all teams play at least 4 games).
Entry fee of £18 per team will directly go to 2018 Feast Charities.

Thursday 5 July: Feast Rounders 2018 – Junior Tournament (under 11s & U14s)
Starts at 6.15pm at the Recreation Ground. Entry fee of £9 per team will directly go to 2018 Feast Charities.

Sunday 9 September: Strawberry 50 Cycle Event 2018
The Strawberry 50 Cycle Event is a fun and relaxed way to enjoy cycling along the country roads of south west Cambridgeshire.
With 3 courses: a longer 55-mile route, a 28-mile route and a shorter family-friendly 14-mile version, the event is open to cyclists of all standards from young children to veteran riders and from occasional bikers to regulars.
Each course is well signposted with plenty of marshals on hand throughout the day. Water stops and food and drink are available for sale around the course, offering a chance to take a rest, pick up a snack and chat with other cyclists.
Everyone cycles at their own speed or alongside their friends and family.

Sunday 4 November: Bonfire Burn 10K Run 2018
The Bonfire Burn has become an established late Autumn favourite with over 1,000 runners but still retaining a real village community event atmosphere. The Multi Terrain Course starts at the Histon and Impington Recreation ground and passes along the Northern Country Fringe of Cambridge.