13 Healthy Things To Do Around Boston This Week
A Memorial Day Weekend cycling challenge, the Boston Run to Remember, and more.
Monday, May 21
Corn hole tournament: Sling some bags with S3 and win up to $100 to split if you’re the last team standing. With four boards running up until the final round, sign up as a team of two or come and you’ll be put on a team. Each team will have 30 minutes to play the best of three matches in a double elimination tournament.
$20/team, 7 p.m.-10 p.m., The Kinsale, 2 Center Plz., Boston, s3boston.com.
Tuesday, May 22
Yoga Around Town’s Namaste Rose: Get outside this week for a yoga flow on Sterling’s patio in Faneuil Hall. Cara Gilman will host a 60-minute flow to a live DJ, with Lila Wines Rose Specials and apps and flatbread deals at Sterling’s.
$20-30, 7 p.m.-9 p.m., Sterling’s, 60 State St., Boston, eventbrite.com.
10k Boot Camp Run: Head out for a free 6 mile run past some of Boston’s most iconic places, set to music, with the Boston Midnight Runners. Spaces are limited, so grab tickets while you can.
Free, 7 p.m.-9:15 p.m., meet at 25 School St., Boston, facebook.com.
Wednesday, May 23
Mandarin Oriental Run Club: Join the Mandarin’s general manager, Philipp Knuepfer, for a three-mile jog around Boston to start your day. Follow it up with coffee and re-energizing snacks before you head off to work.
Free, 6:45 a.m., meet at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel, 776 Boylston St., Boston, mandarinoriental.com.
Clean Eating on a Budget: Learn how to find organic locally raised meat and fresh produce with shopping lists from major grocery stores in the area, receive meal and snack suggestions, and learn money saving tips at this workshop. All proceeds from the event will go to Project Bread.
$10, 12 p.m.-1 p.m., The Kitchen at the Boston Public Market, 100 Hanover St., Boston, eventbrite.com.
Thursday, May 24
TRILLFIT x Reebok: Check out this hip-hop workout hosting free classes at Reebok’s headquarters in the Seaport. Get sweaty while you twerk and then take advantage of a 40 percent discount while you shop.
Free, 6:15 p.m.-7 p.m., 25 Drydock Ave., Boston, trill.fit.
Friday, May 25
Kids Jam: Join Boston Children’s Museum for a dance party for all ages. Participate in dance lessons, free dance, and intergenerational dance battles all while listening to a DJ’s beats.
Included with price of admission, 6:30 p.m.-8 p.m., Boston Children’s Museum, 308 Congress St., Boston, facebook.com.
Urban Weekend Retreat: Refresh and recharge while you’re kicking off the unofficial/official first weekend of summer. The weekend includes nourishment and detox, four yoga classes, a gong sound bath, and more.
$250, May 25 6 p.m.-9 p.m., May 26 11 a.m.-7 p.m., May 27 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., 181 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, healthyogalife.com.
Saturday, May 26
Memorial Day Weekend Ride Challenge: Ride North End is challenging riders to a 90-minute indoor cycling challenge to kick off Memorial Day Weekend—I guess they don’t expect you to have any plans where being sore might be an issue. Wear your red, white, and blue and stick around after you complete the ride for themed treats.
$30, 9 a.m.-10:30 a.m., Ride North End, 420 Commercial St., Boston, facebook.com.
Bootcamp and Brews: Swing by Mystic Brewery for a bootcamp class. The class will include three circuits, an ab finisher, and a cool down. Ticket includes the class and two five-ounce beer samples. Only 15 spots available.
$20, 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m., Mystic Brewery, 174 Williams St., Chelsea, eventbrite.com.
Go Ruck Light Challenge: Make a team, join a team, and take off on this 7-10 mile journey with a weighted pack. Overcome obstacles, share laughs (or cries) with your fellow comrades, and earn your next Go Ruck patch.
$65, starts at 2 p.m., start point Teddy Ebersol’s Red Sox Fields, Embankment Road, Boston, goruck.com.
Sunday, May 27
Zero to Handstand: Stop by Dorchester Brewing Company for handstands and beer—what could possibly go wrong? A ticket gets you 60 minutes of hand balance instruction and two five-ounce beers.
$20, 10-15 a.m.-11:30 p.m., Dorchester Brewing Company, 1250 Massachusetts Ave., Boston, eventbrite.com.
Boston Run to Remember: Honor all first responders killed in the line of duty during this five mile race or half marathon through downtown Boston. Packet pick-up and the expo will take place at the Seaport World Trade Center on Friday from 3 p.m.-7 p.m. and Saturday 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
$50 for five-miler and $120 for half marathon, race starts at 7 a.m., Seaport World Trade Center, 200 Seaport Blvd., Boston, bostonsruntoremember.com.