6 Spring Charity Bike Rides to Have on Your Radar

Penn Medicine's Million Dollar Bike Ride

Penn Medicine’s Million Dollar Bike Ride

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 »

Free Ploome Classes in March for Be Well Philly Readers

Ploome/Christina Stoltz

Ploome/Christina Stoltz

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.

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Broad Street Run Changes 2015 Start Time

A view from the Broad Street Run starting line.

A view from the Broad Street Run starting line.

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.

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Lululemon to Reopen This Weekend in Temporary Location

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:

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10 Spring Charity Runs to Have on Your Radar

Valley Forge Revolutionary Run | Photo courtesy Valley Forge Tourism & Convention Board

Valley Forge Revolutionary Run | Photo courtesy Valley Forge Tourism & Convention Board

If you’re going to run, anyway, you might as well do it for charity, right? Right. Check out these races coming up in the next few months, from competitive 5Ks and eight-milers to everything in between.

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