7 Fit Things to Do in Philly This Weekend

The Back On My Feet 5-Miler returns on March 28th, but there's a free training run this weekend.

The Back On My Feet 5-Miler returns on March 28th, but there’s a free training run this weekend.

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 »

Hooray! Guided Trail Runs in West Fairmount Park Return This Spring

Photo via Fairmount Park Conservancy

Photo via Fairmount Park Conservancy

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 »

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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