5 Fit Things to Do in Philly This Weekend: Resolution Run, Fit Hike in the Wissahickon, Free Yoga and More

Photo via Facebooke/Friends of the Wissahickon

Photo via Facebooke/Friends of the Wissahickon

Your weekend in fitness events. Not a bad deal, eh?

1. Bryn Mawr Running Company’s Resolution Run
When: Saturday, January 10th at 8 a.m.
Where: 828 West Lancaster Avenue, Bryn Mawr.

Kick off a great year of running with this choose-your-own-adventure-style race. Runners will have three distances to choose from: a one-mile, three-mile or five-mile course. After the run, you’ll head back to the shop, where runners will get a $10 gift card to use at BMRC, light breakfast, goodie bags, door prizes and 25 percent off all purchases made that morning. It’s $10 to participate.

2. Fit Hike in the Wissahickon
When: Sunday, January 11th at 9 a.m.
Where: Meet at Valley Green Inn.

Suit up and head out for a guided four-mile hike through the Wissahickon. The goal is to get your legs moving and heart pumping, as you’ll be hiking at a moderate to fast pace. Guides Erin Bendig and May Dominic will lead. Free.

3. Booty Boot Camp at the Comcast Center
When: Saturday, January 10th at 9 a.m.
Where: Market & Shops at Comcast Center, 1701 JFK Boulevard, Center City.

This weekend kicks off the latest installment of weekend workouts as part of the Comcast Center’s Booty Boot Camp. Every Saturday through March 28th, trainers from the Comcast Fitness Center will lead weekly cross-training sessions featuring intervals of aerobic exercises and resistance training designed to get you sweating. It’s $10 to participate, but you’ll receive a $10 voucher for food and drinks at the Market & Shops post-workout. So … it’s basically free.

4. Healing Stocks and Soups Workshop
When: Saturday, January 10th from 3 to 5 p.m.
Where: 1706 Locust Street, Rittenhouse.

Organic/gluten-free/plant-based cafe P.S. and Co. returns in the new year with a slew of fresh cooking workshops. The first in a series of savory sessions is on stocks and soups—namely, how to make delicious, nutritious ones for yourself at home. The workshop is presented in demonstration format with opportunities for hands-on participation and plenty of taste-testing. It’s $45 to join in.

5. Free Yoga at Mama’s Wellness Joint
When: Saturday, January 10th from 9:15 to 10:15 a.m.
Where: 1100 Pine Street, Midtown Village.

Time’s running out to check out the free weekly yoga classes happening over at Mama’s Wellness Joint. The studio will host Lululemon’s community classes through the end of the month. Join in while you can.

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