Breathe, Run, Flow, Nosh – November Wellness Events in Vancouver

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November brings cooler temperatures (and yes, some rain), but Vancouver has something for everyone. Whether you’re still super keen on lacing up your sneakers, wanting to find some zen, searching for the ultimate nosh, or wanting to get crafty, we’ve got you covered for wellness in the city.

Fall Classic Run (Nov 4)

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End your running season with the last great run of the year! The Fall Classic Half Marathon, 10k and 5k gives runners one last chance to go after that PR, or to just get out and hit a half marathon before the holiday season begins, bringing its colder temperatures along!

The Fall Classic Run at UBC is known for amazing routes in the fall colours and great post-race atmosphere with prizing and live entertainment. After the race, enjoy yummy food and entertainment in a warm place to relax with friends, and awards. For more information and to register, click here.

Circle Craft Christmas Market (Nov 7-11)

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Circle Craft has been a Vancouver tradition has been a Vancouver tradition for over four decades. This year, over 300 artisans (more than 70 new!) will take part. Generations of locals and visitors have attended and enjoyed a Market where they come face to face with fine BC and Canadian artisans and their work: wood-turners, glassblowers, sculptors and potters, clothing and jewellery designers, toy-makers, and many more.

Click here for more info and to get your tickets!

Hawkers Market (Nov 17)

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Hawkers Market presents the ultimate indie food & music festival this November, bringing together BC’s local culinary fare, independent breweries (like recent BC Beer Awards Winner for 2018 Brewery of the Year: 33 Acres!), distilleries, local chefs, food and music by Stones Throw Records featuring Peanut Butter Wolf and J Rocc.

This fab event will be popping up for one day only on November 17 from 4pm – midnight at the Rocky Mountaineer Station (1755 Cottrell Street). More details and ticket purchase info can be found here.

Yoga Workshop With Chris Chavez (Nov 23-25)

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Okay my fellow yogis, this one’s for you! In this all levels workshop series, internationally renowned yoga instructor Chris Chavez invites you to dive in and go deep to navigate the depths of your everyday experiences in search of the heart’s hidden treasures. You will float, twist, bend and sweat your way towards a stronger and more secure soul connection. Be prepared to work hard, laugh out loud and leave filling more spacious and connected to your heart – don’t miss out!

More details and registration info can be found here.

Moustache Miler (Nov 24)

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Come for the run – stay for the fun! The Moustache Miler is a 1-mile & 5km charity race benefiting the Movember Foundation. After the run comes the after-party with food, beer, DJ/dance floor, post-race massages, moustache grooming, and more!

Click here for more info and to register!

Vancouver Historic Half (Nov 25)

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There isn’t a more famous place in Vancouver to run, jog, or walk than Stanley Park’s Seawall. The Seawall loops around Stanley Park, running along the park’s northern, western and southern coastlines. Fully-paved, the Seawall is an ideal pathway for walkers, joggers and runners of all skill levels, and its route–with views of the city, northern mountains, and Lion’s Gate Bridge–is undeniably beautiful. The Half Route circles Stanley Park’s Seawall Twice, and the 10K and 5K are out and backs.

More info and registration details can be found here.

Get Grounded, Underground (Every Thursday)

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Mindfulness leads to increased productivity and happiness – this is a fact. lululemon Pacific Centre invites you to join them in-store, every Thursday morning for a complimentary guided meditation to set you up for the day ahead.

Click here to register for this free weekly meditation session.


Share your November wellness adventures in Vancouver with us by tagging us @inside_vancouver and #VeryVancouver on Instagram!

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