10 Coolest Philly Fitness and Foodie Events: May 2017

Reach & Raise | Photo via Facebook

Reach & Raise | Photo via Facebook

If you’re looking to ways to fill your calendar this month, we’ve got plenty, from the classic (hey, Broad Street Run) to the truly unique (lookin’ at you, farm animal yoga and beer-fueled bullet journaling gatherings) to the nostalgic (did someone say summer camp for ADULTS?!). Check out our top 10 fitness and foodie picks for the month below.

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10 Coolest Philly Fitness and Foodie Events This Month: April 2017

Springtime on the Schuylkill Run and Potluck | Photo via Facebook

Springtime on the Schuylkill Run and Potluck | Photo via Facebook

A farmers’ market on fleek (are the kids still saying that?), a donut-fueled 5K, an open streets run: That’s just a handful of the fun April has in store for you. There’s a ton of fitness and foodie fun (much of it free!) to be had this month, so read up, then plan accordingly.

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Psst: There’s a New Wellness Fest Coming to Fishtown This Spring 

Good Festival founders Kate and Jessica | Photo courtesy Jessica Baumgardner

Good Festival founders Kate and Jessica | Photo courtesy Jessica Baumgardner

Wellness fiends, take note: Local healthy-eating gurus Jess Baumgardner (you might know her from Instagram, where she resides as @healthcoachphilly) and Kate Van Horn (again, you healthy eaters out there have probably spotted her on Instagram at @she_be_kale_in_it) have teamed up to create Philly a wellness fest called the GOOD Festival, coming up at Fishtown’s Skybox Events on Saturday, April 22nd.

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There Won’t Be a Manayunk Bike Race This Year

Philly Bike Race 2013

AP Photo | Joseph Kaczmarek

The Manayunk bike race, most recently known as the Philadelphia International Cycling Classic, will not be run in 2017. The race posted the news on its website on Friday morning.

The race sponsors passed along a statement from the City of Philadelphia: “Regrettably, even after extensive fundraising efforts, we were not able to find enough sponsors interested in covering the $1 million cost of the bike race to host it this year. While we are disappointed, we remain committed to working with Councilman Jones as well as the East Falls, Roxborough and Manayunk commercial corridors on other events, including a Free Streets event in that area.”  Read more »

10 Coolest Philly Fitness and Foodie Events This Month: January 2017

Happy allllmost new year, friends! Here to help you kickstart your health and wellness game as you head into 2017, we’ve got our top picks for fitness and foodie events around Philly this January, from a dog-friendly yoga class (say whaaat?) to a workout streak to a resolution run, and more. Read up, then start filling in the blank spots on your calendars!

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