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​Manvers Lake is a great venue for events and hosts a wide range of sporting and charity events each year. Our larger events are listed below - click on the links to find out more details about each event and how to enter.

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FEBRUARY

Valentine Relay Run

13:15

17th February 2024

Come and join us for a Valentine's Relay Run around the scenic Manvers Lake. Meet at 12:30, to start at  13:15. This will be a 2 person Relay, approx 2 miles each leg (15yrs+). Entry is £5 per person. You can either pay on the day or enter online via the booking link.  

Follow this link to book.

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MAY

Miltary vs Cancer Dragon Boat Race

All Day

12th May 2024

Details to follow.

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JUNE

Sheffield Children's Hospital Dragon Boat Race Day

10:00

2nd June 2024

Join us for an exhilarating day of dragon boat racing down at the lake!​ Sheffield Children’s Hospital are raising funds for families and children who need their invaluable services.

​The good news is anyone can take part and the event is free to spectators! The boats enable businesses, community groups, friends and families of all sizes to get involved in the fun!

Waves Festival

JUNE

Waves Music Festival

12:00 - 22:30

29th June 2024

Following the triumph of our previous Waves Music Festival, we are thrilled to declare its highly anticipated return this June. Brace yourselves for an extraordinary lineup, showcasing a diverse range of artists that promises an unforgettable party experience. The event will take place on the picturesque grassy parkland, situated directly opposite the beach area. Our self-contained site boasts convenient access to delectable food vendors and an onsite bar. Get ready to immerse yourself in the ultimate celebration of music, nature, and good vibes!

Further information and tickets here!

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JULY

BDA Dragon Boat Regatta

09:00 - 17:00

14th July 2024

We are delighted to once again host a BDA Regatta Dragon Boat Event for the 2024 racing season. Races will be running throughout the day. There will be teams from all over the country battling it out on the waters of Manvers Lake, including our very own Team Manvers Dragons - please come down and support us! 

We would like to wish good luck to all the Teams taking part.

Charity Shield Event

SEPTEMBER

Manvers Charity Shield Dragon Boat Race

10:00 - 17:00

7th September 2024

After the resounding success of our first 'Manvers Charity Shield Dragon Boat Race' in 2023 we are delighted to see it retuning once again. Great for corporate team building, community / sports groups or even just a group of friends! Anyone can enter, you just need between 16 and 18 people to compete. 

Follow this link for further information

Round Rotherham Run

OCTOBER

Round Rotherham Run

10:00

5th October 2024

Details to follow.

Barnsley Hospital Charity

APRIL

Barnsley Hospital Charity Cold Water Immersion

AM

7th April 2024

Book on this exciting fundraising challenge and help to raise funds for a fantastic charity! This fundraising event is more than just a dip in the cold water. Its an experience and a way to learn about the amazing health benefits that cold water immersion brings to you - of which there are many!  

Follow this link for further information and booking

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MAY

Slalom Competition

10:00

18th - 19th May 2024

A weekend event based on the river at Kilnhurst. Saturday will be a training day ready for the competition on Sunday.

Model Boat Trade Show

JUNE

Model Boat Trade Show

10:00 - 16:00

8th & 9th June 2024

Come on down to the Boat Club and join us for our Model Boat Trade Show. There will be model boat displays, full trade support and club stands. The following Traders will be attending; Component Shop; Mountfleet Models; Prop Shop; Macs Mouldings. Bring your own models to sail - no I.C. or petrol boats allowed. Pay on the day - no card facility. Free parking on the beach. Sellers £10 per table (6ft). For more details or to provisionally book a table contact: Stephen Perkins on stephen.perkins@mwbc.org.uk or call the office on 01709 878984.

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JULY

Bluebell Wood Dragon Boat Race & Family Fun Day

10:00

13th July 2024

Join us for an exhilarating day of dragon boat racing down at the lake!​ Bluebell Wood Children’s Hospice are raising funds for families and children who need their invaluable services.

​The good news is anyone can take part and the event is free to spectators! The boats enable businesses, community groups, friends and families of all sizes to get involved in the fun!

Further information and booking details.

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JULY

Dusk till Dawn

18:00 - 06:00

20th - 21st July 2024

Back and more popular than ever the Manvers Dusk till Dawn. This is an endurance event that is suitable for runners of varying ability. The concept is simple, you run as many 3.21 mile laps of the lake as you can between 6pm on Saturday and 6am on Sunday. Between these times you can start when you want and finish when you want. You can take break at any point have a rest and then complete more laps later, it is entirely up to you. 

Follow this link to book.

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SEPTEMBER

Bluebell Wood Light up the Lake

18:00 - 21:00

21st September 2024

Light up the Lake is back!

Dedicate a shining light in celebration of someone you love. Bluebell Wood Children's Hospice will  float your dedication on an eco-friendly lantern out onto the waters of Manvers Lake, under the setting sun. Be part of their beautiful and very special celebration and dedicate your light today.

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DECEMBER

Santa Dash

9:30

7th December 2024

Details to follow.

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APRIL

Model Boat Bring & Buy Sale

10:00 - 16:00

21st April 2024

Come on down to the Boat Club and join us for our ‘Bring and Buy Sale’. The following Traders will be attending; Mountfleet Models; Prop Shop; J Class yachts by Alan Horne. Pre-owned models for sale, Parts and fittings. Pay on the day - no card facility. Free parking on the beach. Sellers £10 per table (6ft). For more details or to provisionally book a table contact: Stephen Perkins on stephen.perkins@mwbc.org.uk or call the office on 01709 878984.

Dearne Valley 10k 2024

MAY

Dearne Valley 10k

09:30

19th May 2024

Back for another year, this popular 10k running event takes in the beautiful scenery of Manver’s Lake. In 2024 the race is even bigger than before as we have added a Fun Run for children and adults to take part in. This will run after the 10K race and will use the 1.25 mile loop of the lake. 

One of the stand out 10K’s in the area. But book your place soon, as it is set to be a sell out..Dust off those running shoes and join us to help raise funds for the life-changing work which goes on at Paces Charity.

Follow this link to book.

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JUNE

Dearne Valley Quadrathlon (National Championship)

09:30 - 14:00

23rd June 2024

British Quadrathlon and Team Manvers have joined forces to bring a championship qualifier Quadrathlon to the Dearne Valley and Manvers Lake. The aim is to deliver a Quadrathlon where people from all walks of life can participate. All that we ask is that you enjoy your training towards it and feel a great sense of achievement afterwards. Follow this link to book.

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JULY

Pedal 4 Paces

09:00

14th July 2024

Back for a second year, Pedal 4 Paces is a mass participation cycling event aimed at beginner and experienced cyclists, with a number of different routes to choose from. After a very successful first year and once again partnering with the charity Paces, we are excited to bring you a bigger and better event for 2024.

For more information and to book your place follow this link

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AUGUST

UUKMA Cultural Festival

All day

31st August 2024

The annual Kerala Pooram Snake Boat Race and Cultural festival will be returning to the lake once again. Organised by the Union of United Kingdom Malalyalee Associations (UUKMA), teams from all over the country will be competing.

The spectacular event will be a feast for both the eyes and ears as colourful flags, beating drums and adrenaline pumping racing takes place.

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SEPTEMBER

Slalom Competition

10:00

21st - 22nd September 2024

A weekend event based on the river at Kilnhurst. Saturday will be a training day ready for the competition on Sunday.

Past Events 2023

April 16th: Model Boat Bring & Buy Sale

May 21st: Dearne Valley 10k

June 4th: RLSS Open Water Swim Festival
June 11th: Model Boat Open Day
June 24th: Waves Music Festival
June 25th: Dearne Valley Triathlon & Quadrathlon

July 2nd: BDA Dragon Boat Event
July 9th: Manvers Div 4 & Open Slalom
July 8th: Bluebell Wood Dragon Boat & Family Fun Day
July 16th: Pedal 4 Paces
July 16th: Canoe Marathon
July 22nd - 23rd: Dusk till Dawn

August 26th: UUKMA Cultural Festival - Snake Boat Racing

September 2nd: Manvers Charity Shield Dragon Boat Race
September 3rd: Swim the Parkinson’s Channel
September 9th: Waves Music Festival
September 26th: Bluebell Wood Light up the Lake
September 30th: Dusk till Dawn H20 Swim Event

December 3rd: Hana's Santa Dash & Fun Run

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If you are interested in holding an event here or require further information please email us

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