15 Spooky and Sweaty Halloween Fitness Events
Halloween isn’t typically the healthiest of holidays, between candy binges and pumpkin beer benders. But if you expand your celebrations a bit, it’s possible to stay svelte on the scariest day of the year. We found 15 Halloween fitness events sure to get your blood pumping.
Wednesday, October 26
Halloween Flow: Don your most creative costume for this Halloween yoga class. It’ll be taught by Beacon Hill Yoga and held in the historic cells at Alibi Boston, the former site of the Charles Street Jailhouse. Admission includes one cocktail.
$30, 7 p.m. Beacon Hill Yoga, 57 Phillips St., Boston, yogabeaconhill.com.
Thursday, October 27
Daybreaker Monster Mash: When you’ve got a packed Halloween party schedule, the only solution is to work out in the morning. Daybreaker’s crack-of-dawn sober rave and yoga class—back this time with a Halloween theme—will help with that.
$25+, 6 a.m. Ascend Boston, 295 Franklin St., Boston, eventbrite.com.
Friday, October 28
Superhero Night at TreeTop Adventures: This Canton aerial adventure park is hosting a super hero night. Come dressed as your favorite character, and complete the various treetop trails as themed music plays.
$36, 5 p.m. TreeTop Adventures, 200 New Boston Drive, Canton, treetopcanton.com.
Saturday, October 29
Costume Dash: You know how each road race has that one guy who decides to run in a hot dog suit? This 5K will be filled with those guys. After the run, enjoy a party on the Common and a Harpoon Brewery-sponsored pub crawl.
$45, 9 a.m. Copley Square, Boston, costumedash.com.
Pirates Treasure Run: Hunt for treasure (and try not to get spooked) during this five-mile run through the Lynn woods. Pirate costumes are always encouraged, we say.
$28+, 9 a.m. Great Woods Road, Lynn, bostonroadrunners.org.
Boss Chick Dance Workout: Slide into your sexiest costume and get ready for a sweaty cardio dance workout. Prizes will be given to the three best outfits.
$25, 10 a.m. The Z Spot, 181 Massachusetts Ave., Boston, eventbrite.com.
Halloween Beer Dash: Free beer, free fitness, and Halloween festivities? Can’t beat that. Fit University is sponsoring this costumed workout at Conor Larkin’s Grill & Tap. Post-sweat, try Mighty Squirrel’s high-protein, low-carb brews.
Free, 11:30 a.m. Conor Larkin’s Grill & Tap, 329 Huntington Ave., Boston, eventbrite.com.
Fright Night at TreeTop Adventures: For night two of its Halloween spectacular, TreeTop Adventures will play classic Halloween music and project a scary movie through the trees. Get ready to zip with zombies.
$36, 6 p.m. TreeTop Adventures, 200 New Boston Drive, Canton, treetopcanton.com.
Black Light Halloween Hip Hop Yoga: For just $5, you can take your Halloween celebrations under the black light at YogaWorks. Get ready to sweat.
$5, 6 p.m. YogaWorks, 364 Boylston St., Boston, yogaworks.com.
Sunday, October 30
Costume Yoga-lates: This class raises money for the Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation, which helps those who have sustained spinal cord injuries. Dress up in your costume and take part in a yoga-Pilates hybrid class. Donate $10 online, here, and bring a confirmation of your donation.
$5 for children, $10 for adults, 12 p.m. Franklin Square Park, 1536 Washington St., Boston, thebostoncalendar.com.
Monday, October 31
Halloween at Xtend Barre: Halloween revelry is encouraged all day at this barre studio. Each class will have a costume contest, with the winner taking home a surprise.
$30, all day. Xtend Barre, 338 Newbury St., Boston, xtendbarre.com.
Spook-tacular Flow: Coolidge Corner Yoga is joining the Halloween fun with a costumed vinyasa class. Cam Ciccone will be teaching.
$16, 5:45 p.m. Coolidge Corner Yoga, 1297 Beacon St., Brookline, coolidgeyoga.com.
Halloween Candlelight Flow: Have a chill holiday at Some Yoga Studio. Wear a costume or your zaniest leggings, flow by candlelight, then stay for (BYOB) drinks, cider donuts, and candy.
$20, 6:45 p.m. Some Yoga Studio, 370 Medford St., Somerville, movewith.com.
Halloween Bike Ride: Join fellow cycling enthusiasts for a spooky ride around Boston. Pull out your costume, ride through the city, and end things with a dance party.
Free, 7 p.m. Meet at Copley Square, Boston, halloweenbikeride.net.
Halloween Aerial Yoga: Swet Studio is hosting a night of holiday aerial yoga. Come early for face and body painting, then hit the silks as the lights dim. If you wear a costume, you get a free class.
$40, 7:15 p.m. Swet Studio, 480 Tremont St., Boston, swetstudio.com.