9 Fitness Events To Sign Up To Now
Adidas City Run
A running challenge like no other, this year’s Adidas City Run is you against the clock – simply run as far as you can in one hour around an epic closed road route, past some of central London’s most famous landmarks. Finishing with a total distance instead of a finish time, this’ll be an hour of running unlike any you’ve experienced before. How far will you go?
When: Sunday 17th June
Where: The City of London
Tickets: £40; visit AdidasCityRuns.com for more information
Royal Parks Half Marathon
One of the capital’s most popular half marathons, this autumnal route winds through four of London’s Royal Parks. The ballot has closed but charity places are still up for grabs – or team up with at least three of your colleagues to get your company involved and boost team spirit.
When: Sunday 14th October
Where: Central London
Tickets: For more information on how to enter visit RoyalParksHalf.com
AJ Bell London Triathlon
With female triathlon participation continuing to surge in the UK, be one of the 14,000 triathletes taking part in the AJ Bell London Triathlon, the largest competition of its kind in the world. Whether you’re a first-timer or triathlon pro, the race is for all abilities from around the globe to swim, bike and run around the spectacular route. Distances range from Super Sprint to Olympic Plus, but snap to it as places sell out quickly.
When: Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th August
Where: Central London
Tickets: For more information visit LiveToTri.co.uk
Great North Run
Got the running bug? It’s not too late to sign up for a charity place in this year’s iconic Great North Run, a 13.1-mile course lined with supporters all the way from the Tyne Bridge right out towards the stunning coastline in South Shields. All participants are invited to a complimentary pasta party the day before too.
When: Sunday 9th September
TIickets: The ballot is now closed but for more information on charity places visit GreatNorthRun.org
Salomon Sunset Series
If you love running but hate the monotony of the treadmill, check out the Salomon Sunset Series, a lineup of four 10k routes dotted across the country designed to reconnect you with nature. Starting at around 5pm on selected dates across the summer, these trail runs allow you to choose your own path, before reaching the final viewpoints at the end to catch the sunset. This summer’s line-up will include runs in Box Hill and Edinburgh.
When: Edinburgh on Saturday 2nd June; Box Hill on Saturday 23rd June
Where: Edinburgh and Box Hill
Tickets: From £25; visit SalomonRunFest.com
Three days and nights of adrenaline-inducing fitness classes and afterparties with sets from the hottest DJs around, LoveFit 2018 is the fitness festival everyone’s talking about. Expect an impressive lineup of hot yoga, kickboxing, wild swimming and spinning, as well as health workshops and tournaments. Set in a rolling green estate with natural walks, blissful sunsets and camping under the stars, book your ticket before they sell out.
When: Friday 20th to Sunday 22nd July
Tickets: From £80; visit LoveFitFestival.com
Mondrian London Summer Sweat Series
Shake up your usual gym routine this summer and head down to Southbank’s Mondrian Hotel for a class with a difference. Partnering with pioneering nutrition brand Innermost, the Mondrian London x Innermost: Summer Sweat Series will comprise of four high-intensity classes held by the likes of BLOK, F45, Sweat It and Digme. Tickets include a class, brunch in the Rumpus Room and an Innermost protein smoothie.
When: Dates throughout the summer; BLOK’s class is the first on Saturday 23rd June
Where: Mondrian Hotel, London SE1 9PD
Tickets: From £29; visit EventBrite.co.uk
Yoga In The Shard
If you still haven’t experienced one of Yogasphere’s legendary classes on the 24th floor of the Shard, book in now the days are longer, guaranteeing you prime views of the capital as you relax into your downward dog. Expect some of the best views of Tower Bridge you’ve come across, as well as a strengthening vinyasa flow to set you up for the day.
When: Various dates and times over the summer
Where: The Shard, 32 London Bridge Street, London SE1 9SG
Tickets: £25; visit YogaSphere.eu
Xtend Barre Pregnancy & Postnatal Workshop
Hosted by instructor Nicole de Souza, this two-hour workshop is made for new mums. Prepare to release some endorphins with Xtend’s renowned Babies & Bumps on Board class, uniquely tailored to work your muscles in a low impact way; you’ll also stretch tight muscles and achy backs. Expect a Q&A session covering pelvic floors, mental health and nutrition, as well as a mini massage.
When: Sunday 20th May
Where: Xtend Barre, 49 Marylebone High Street, London W1U 5HH
Tickets: £30; visit Eventbrite.co.uk
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