Fix Your Run’s John Goldthorp had a pretty brilliant idea today: Since braving snow-covered sidewalks seemed, er, rather unappealing, he took his regularly scheduled hill workout indoors — to an underground parking garage. Read more »
Yes, it’s a white-out out there right now, but things will be clear and bright by the weekend. Beat your stir-crazy blues with these fun fitness activities around town, from free Pilates and yoga to group runs and more. Read more »
If you’re new to running and training for a spring 5K, here’s something to add to your calendar: Sweat Fitness’s Run Club is launching a free five-week 5K training program for members and nonmembers alike. Read more »
We’re trying our hardest to forget all about this long, cold, dreary winter. (Yes, yes, despite all the snow predicted for tomorrow.) So we’re thrilled when we get to post things that get us amped for springtime, sunshine and warmer weather.
Today, it’s this bit of news: The Fairmount Park Conservancy is bringing back its popular guided trail-running series this spring — the series has been on a winter hiatus since late fall — with six upcoming runs now on the roster beginning March 14th. Read more »
Last week, when we posted our guide to springtime charity runs in our area, a reader asked if we had a similar guide for charity bike rides. Well, we didn’t then — but we do now. Ask and ye shall receive, friends.
Check out these Philly-area rides — all different distances, all different locations — where you can put your pedal power to good use. Read more »
This Thursday, Old City Irish pub the Plough and the Stars will debut a new four-course vegan tasting menu starring meat-free dishes from chef Lenka Zivkovic.
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How nice is this? Our pals over at Ploome in Northern Liberties are flexing their gratitude muscles this month and offering free classes to Be Well Philly readers as one big giant thank-you for being, well, kind of an amazing bunch.
Beginning today through March 31st, Be Wellers can try Ploome’s Flight School classes free of charge — no strings, no catches. The classes are offered on Mondays at 7 p.m. and Fridays at 5:45 p.m.
Note, runners: Earlier today, the Blue Cross Broad Street Run announced a new start time for the May 3rd race. Instead of popping the gun at 8:30 a.m., the race will now begin at 8 a.m.
A message on the race’s Facebook page says the change is in response to requests from the Philadelphia Police Department and Stadium Complex Management. You just need to make sure you adjust your alarm — and starting line-arrival plans — accordingly.
Lululemon Walnut Street is finally set to reopen this weekend in a temporary location following the partial roof collapse at its 1527 Walnut Street store on January 27th.
The store has moved just down the street at 1422 Walnut Street and will celebrate its grand re-opening with activities beginning on Friday evening. Here’s the lineup: