These are just some of the events and activities that can help you smash your fitness goals for 2019.

Cirencester Relay for Life


Last year's Cirencester Relay For life captured by Simon Pizzey

Location: South Cerney Airfield

Thousands of people are expected to take part in the massive fundraiser for Cancer Research UK.

It will be the third event, with the previous two both raising more than £100,000.

  • To remember just how great last year’s event was visit

Cirencester Open Air Swimming Pool


Swimmers enjoying the pool

Location: Off Cecily Hill, Cirencester

The swimming pool will re-open again in May in time for the summer.

A popular attraction in town, the pool is heated to 27 degrees with a sunbathing patio area and a smaller paddling pool for children.

There are a variety of events on throughout the summer.

Heineken’s Cotswold Race To The Tower


Entrants at the start line of last year's run. Picture by Threshold Sports

Location: Through the Cotswolds

A double marathon that runs through the Cotswolds

Not one for the faint-hearted, this 53 mile double marathon runs through the Cotswold Way.

Participants can run, jug or walk the route that starts in Stroud and ends at the Broadway Tower in Worcestershire.

Chedworth Roman Trail


Runners at Chedworth Roman Trail race

Location: Chedworth Village Hall

An event for runners of all levels.

A 10 mile lap of the Cotswolds countryside through Stowell park and Coln Valley.

550 runners will take part in the trail run.

Crudwell 24 hour bike ride


Cyclists setting off from the starting line

Location: Crudwell and nearby

The Crudwell 24 Hour ‘Le Mans’ Bike Ride is an annual event to provide funds for Crudwell Village Hall.

A family oriented event, it is a bicycle ride not race available to riders of all ages.

Teams have riders riding a relay format to see who can raise the most money and who can complete the most laps.

The Big Cotswolds swims


Swimmers take to the water

Location: Waterland Outdoor Centre, Cotswold Water Park, Shorncote, near Cirencester

Set in a beautifully landscaped area, those taking part can swim one or two miles.

The event is open to anyone who can swim the distance.

There are changing, toilet and shower facilities, on-site catering and plenty of room for spectator viewing.