Healthy Events

15 Healthy Things to Do This Week

Including a Halloween workout, a Halloween bike ride, and Halloween yoga.
A woman climbs over a structure at Fenway Park

The Fenway Park Stadium Sprint has more than 20 obstacles. / Photo via Spartan provided

Monday, Oct. 30

Annual Halloween Party: Start your Halloweek off with Commonwealth Sports Club. Work out in three 20-minute, back-to-back classes and earn a piece of candy after each session. Afterward, stick around for a party featuring Best Costume and Best Healthy Pumpkin Recipe contests.

Free, 6 p.m., Commonwealth Sports Club, 1079 Commonwealth Ave., Boston, facebook.com.

Tuesday, Oct. 31

Halloween Yoga: Get those bones up and moving. Instructor Michela Deck will lead a spooky, early-morning class in the Society of Arts + Crafts’ main exhibition gallery. Costumes are welcome, but not required.

Free, 8 a.m., Society of Arts + Crafts, 100 Pier Four Blvd. Ste. 200, Boston, eventbrite.com.

Halloween Bike Ride: Haunt the city by bicycle. For the 18th year in a row, Boston Bike Party will take to the streets, with hundreds of costumed cyclists rolling out from a Jamaica Plain starting point. End at an outdoor dance party in an undisclosed location.

Free, 7:30 p.m., Green Street Station, 150 Amory St., Boston, facebook.com.

 Thursday, Nov. 2

Nite Ride: B/Spoke Studios and FLAG Flag Football are teaming up to raise money for the flag football league. More rave than workout, spin with low lights, bass-heavy music, and glow sticks. Register before the event—space is limited.

$35, 8:30 p.m., B/Spoke Studios, 101 Federal St., Boston, eventbrite.com.

Saturday, Nov. 4

Ramen Ride 2017: Start reducing your salt intake now. During the Boston Cyclists Union’s annual noodle-themed tour, stop by three restaurants—Ganko Ittetsu, Pagu, and Shabu & Mein—for curated ramen selections. After the ride, vote on your favorite and get a pair of commemorative chopsticks.

$27.50, 1:30 p.m., Copley Square, 560 Boylston St., Boston, eventbrite.com.

Women stretch during a workout at the 2016 Sweat Crawl

Sweat Crawl. / Photo via Sweat Concierge provided

Sweat Crawl: It’s like a bar crawl, but healthier. Sweat Concierge teamed up with boutique fitness studios to offer back-to-back 30-minute workouts. Join any of 12 crawls in six different neighborhoods for yoga, CrossFit, boxing, and more.

$65, 10:30 a.m., Reebok Headquarters, 25 Drydock Ave. Ste. 110E, Boston, sweatconcierge.com. 

Kids climb over a wall at Fenway Park

Children can partake in the Spartan Kids Race. / Photo via Spartan provided

Fenway Park Stadium Sprint: The Spartan Race is back on Saturday and Sunday for a fast-paced obstacle course inside Fenway Park. Push yourself with more than 20 obstacles over at least 3 miles, all with the Green Monster as a backdrop. Little ones can be registered for a separate Kids Race.

$129+, 7 a.m., Fenway Park, 4 Yawkey Way, Boston, spartan.com.

Power Health Tour: The national health tour is making its Boston stop. Swing by for free screenings, fitness demonstrations, dancing, and healthy food. Grab a free Power Health gift bag on your way out.

Free, noon, Boys and Girls Club, 15 Talbot Ave., Boston, powerhealthtour.com.

Hipster Olympics: Adjust your glasses and tighten your man bun. Sumo wrestling, giant Jenga, cornhole, and more are all on deck at KO Pies in East Boston. All proceeds from the event will support the Donald McKay K-8 School.

$20, 1 p.m., KO Catering and Pies, 256 Marginal St. #16, Boston, eventbrite.com.

Sunday, Nov. 5

APO Esplanade EscapAID: Run or walk for natural disaster relief. Boston University’s chapter of service fraternity Alpha Phi Omega will raise funds for GlobalGiving disaster recovery projects. Teams and individuals who raise the most will be announced the day of the event.

$20+, 10 a.m., Silber Way Footbridge, 64 Storrow Drive, Boston, eventbrite.com.

Fall for the Fells: Kids and adults can run or walk a 10K, 5K, or 1K Fun Run to benefit the Friends of the Middlesex Fells Reservation. After racing the trails, stick around for a family festival with food trucks, scavenger hunts, and games.

$30+, 1 p.m., Medford High School, 489 Winthrop St., Medford, facebook.com.

Brunch Fit with Pure Barre and Catalyst Restaurant: The Catalyst event space will turn into an enormous barre studio for a grueling 55-minute workout. Training will focus on hips, thighs, seat, abdominals, and arms. Afterward, grab a meal from Catalyst’s Brunch Fit menu and sip a Michelob Ultra.

$39, 10 a.m., Catalyst, 300 Technology Square, Cambridge, eventbrite.com.

Dancing to Defeat Destruction: Shake it for hurricane relief. Local instructors will lead sessions in Zumba, Pound, BollyX, and MixxedFit. All proceeds will benefit United For Puerto Rico to aid the island after Hurricanes Irma and Maria.

$15+, noon, Arthur D. Healey School, 5 Meacham St., Somerville, facebook.com.

Walkers at Promises for Purple hold signs

Walkers at Promises For Purple. / Photo by Lauren Mancini Photography provided

Promises For Purple: Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Walk: Fund pancreatic cancer research with every step. The team that raises the most money will get access to the walk’s new VIP section. Started by the late Claire Muollo in 2009, the event benefits the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. 

$30, noon, Braintree High School, 128 Town St., Braintree, jimmyfundevents.org.

Ropes: Yoga For Sight: Practice your poses on wall ropes to benefit the Seva Foundation. Donations will go toward sight-restoring operations around the world. While no ropes experience is necessary, organizers warn that this class is not suitable for beginners.

$20 suggested donation, 1:30 p.m., Down Under School of Yoga, 1054 Beacon St., Brookline, downunderyoga.com.




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