Stop what you’re doing and read this right now: On August 5th, the Insane Inflatable 5K is coming to Citizens Bank Park — and this is definitely not your average 5K. Instead of road running, you’ll be moon bounce running (and jumping, naturally).
If you’ve ever seen the ABC obstacle-course show Wipeout and thought to yourself, “I could totally do that,” here’s your chance to prove it: The Wipeout Run is coming to our area this summer with 12 obstacle challenges meant to cause, well, complete and total wipe outs.
Despite a clever name that resembles a certain Disney princess, Mudderella is no fairy tale: The women-created, women-run obstacle course will test your endurance and strength, and leave you completely coated in mud (Mudderella, get it?). Thousands of participants showed up to the inaugural race in the Poconos last September, so it’s no surprise that this year they’re expanding to more cities, including our own. Lucky us!
When the folks over at the Spartan Race emailed earlier this week asking if I would like a discount code to share with Be Well readers, I felt I wouldn’t be doing my duty if I turned them down. And so here it is.
I had an absolute BLAST last year getting gussied up for Philly’s inaugural Zombie Run. The race, which was actually the brainchild of two local college students, has since gone viral (pun intended)—and then some. This year, the Zombie Run is set to infect more than two dozen cities across the country, with a stop in Philly on August 30th.