This weekend is for yogis and runners: We’ve got two awesome local races to keep you moving, and yoga classes for guys, Jane Fonda fans, and anyone who loves a little glow-in-the-dark fun. (Who doesn’t?) Check it all out below. 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 »
Time to turn over your calendars, folks. Spring is almost upon us, which means fitness activities in Philly are really starting to ramp up. From boozy bridge runs to free yoga to a Britney Spears-themed Spin class (really!), there’s lots to fill your free time with in March. Here, our top 10 picks. Read more »
Rest assured, work-worn readers: This workweek has got to end sometime. And when it does, there are a whole mess of fun fitness activities just waiting to help you blow off some steam. Here’s what’s on our calendar this weekend. Read more »
Don’t while away your weekend by sitting around in front of a Netflix marathon. Get out and sweat a little (or a lot!) with our fun fitness picks.
If you’re getting ready to sign up for a new fun run or theme race, you might want to take a closer look before you register. The folks over at Runner’s World shared news this week that the Better Business Bureau is advising theme-race registrants to proceed with caution. The warning comes on the heels of a flood of complaints the Bureau received about organizations canceling runs and not issuing refunds. Read more »
Down dog and sing along to the sounds of No Doubt, Nirvana and TLC this weekend at Yoga Garden’s 90s-themed Soundtrack Saturday. This nearly two-hour long upbeat Vinyasa flow class is sure to get your spirits and your heart rate up. Read more »
First it was the 90s-themed 5K. Then it was the Chickie & Pete’s 5K. And just when you thought the 5K scene in Philly couldn’t get any weirder, we hear about The Super Run, a superhero-themed 1K and 5K, coming to Philly on June 21st. Costumes are encouraged, but if you don’t have a full Batman suit at the ready, fear not: all participants get a free cape. Read more »
Planning to watch the big bike race hitting town this weekend? Here’s what you need to know about the Parx Casino Philly Cycling Classic this Sunday.
Formerly known as the Manayunk Bike Race, the Parx Casino Philly Cycling Classic is a professional cycling race that winds through Manayunk, East Falls, and Fairmount Park this Sunday, June 1st.
The day starts at 6:45 a.m. with the Velothon, a 30-mile amateur race that follows the same course as the real deal. Then it’s the Women’s Race at 8:30 a.m., followed by the Men’s Race at noon. It starts and ends at The Wall on Lyceum Avenue in Manayunk.
The course is a 12-mile loop. The men will complete 10 laps, for a total of 120 miles, and the women will complete five laps, for a total of 60 miles.