1. London Marathon – Sunday, April 23
For spectators and sporty-types alike, Canary Wharf provides one of the best spots in the city to soak up the festival atmosphere of the famous race as the course loops around the estate and the island. It's mile 16, 10 to go, so the field has stretched out into the pros and fun-runners.
2. Royal Bank of Canada V Series – Thursday, May 14
Corporate teams get a taste for professional cycling with expert coaching, training and a chance to try out their new skills in a competitive race day. Up to 40 teams of eight riders will compete in a time trial race over four 1k laps of Canary Wharf. Technical director of British Cycling Shane Sutton and ex-British Cycling coach Gary Willis are behind the scenes.
3. Canary Wharf Charity Abseil – Saturday, May 30
Thrill seekers and adrenaline junkies will raise money for force's charity SSAFA by abseiling 230ft down 50 Bank Street. Anyone can take part and no previous experience is required as training is provided by fully qualified instructors.
4. The Pearl Izumi Tour Series – Thursday, June 4
Britain’s top cyclists will take part in the fastest event on The Pearl Izumi Tour Series calendar, as five world level UCI squads speed around Canary Wharf’s familiar circuit. The new Team Wiggins formed by Sir Bradley and the One Pro Cycling team of brought together by England cricketer Matt Prior, a keen cyclist, join the list of teams headlining. Defending champions JLT Condor hope to become the first squad to defend their Tour Series title.
5. BHF Canary Wharf Jog – Wednesday, June 17
This fun run is the perfect opportunity to get fit in aid of the British Heart Foundation without worrying about times and finishes. Last year 1,500 people took part and raised over £63,000 for the nation’s leading heart charity and we are hoping to beat that figure in 2015.
6. Summer Screens – June 29–August 18
For the more recumbent of sports fans, highlights of the summer’s events are again broadcast through Canary Wharf’s Summer Screens. Wimbledon and Formula One will be joined by the Tour de France as well as golf and athletics.
7. Action for Kids Beach Volleyball – July 6–July 26
Montgomery Square will be the new home for this summer sporting spectacle as it transforms itself for the sixth annual Action For Kids Beach Volleyball Championships. Following beach volleyball’s success at the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, this charity challenge allows entrants to try the sport either by entering as a team into the Championships or by taking part in a taster session. Watch the top men and women’s UK teams play showcase matches at the weekend as over 150tonnes of sand turn the square into a beach volleyball arena.
8. Ping! – August 7-August 16
Table tennis tables pop up in Jubilee Place and East Wintergarden where anyone and everyone is welcome to play. Ping! returns by popular demand allowing all to compete, improve and learn from professional coaches or watch sporting legends in showcase matches.
9. London Triathlon – Sunday, August 9
For the first time in its history, one of the world’s largest and most established triathlons will be coming through Canary Wharf as part of the cycling section. Canary Wharf based companies such as Barclays, HSBC, Bank of America Merrill Lynch and KPMG will be taking part this year and will revel as they race past their office buildings. Now in its 18th year, the event will attract over 13,000 participants and thousands more spectators.