Get Moving & Eating – March 2019 Vancouver Wellness Events

Whether you’re training for a marathon, wanting to chill out with some yoga and a pint, or sit down to some healthy comfort food to ward off the chill, Vancouver is where you want to be in March 2019! Check out these great upcoming events!

Get your step on for a good cause and some post-race hot cocoa at the Hot Chocolate Run.

The Hot Chocolate Run (March 2)

Supporting the BC Centre for Ability, the Hot Chocolate Run is a great 10, 5, or just for fun-k race along the stunning Stanley Park Seawall. Walkers, joggers and runners of all skill levels are welcome, and every participant gets to enjoy a post-race hot chocolate and is covered by participant insurance. For more info and to register, visit the event website.

Find some hops and zen at Steamworks’ Yoga on Tap event!

Steamworks Yoga on Tap (March 3)

Love craft beer? Love yoga? Steamworks Brewing is bringing back their Yoga on Tap event at their Brewery and Taproom location. Just a 20-30 min transit ride away from Commercial Drive, you can enjoy an all-levels yoga practice led by a local yoga studio at Modo Yoga Burnaby. Your ticket includes a craft beer flight and the class, with proceeds going to a local charity. To sign up and for more info, click here

The Outdoor & Adventure Travel Show (March 2-3)

Find you next adventure at Canada’s ultimate adventure show offering pre-season deals on the newest outdoor gear and amazing travel destinations. See kayak, scuba and stand up paddle boarding experts, or ignite your passion for biking, hiking, climbing, water or mountain sports at over 200 exhibits. Representatives from all corners of the globe will be ready to help you with booking your next great escape. For more information and to get your tickets, click here!

The Secret 3k (March 6)

The Secret 3k is an event held across the country in solidarity with the Secret Marathon held in Afghanistan. It’s organized in partnership with the Running Room, Canadian Women for Women in Afghanistan, and The Secret Marathon documentary film. Held on the week of International Women’s Day, this race celebrates our right to be free to run. Men and women are invited to come together to walk or run free of fear in their community. For more iformation and to register, click here.

Delight your tastebuds at the 6th annual Curry Cup.

The Curry Cup (March 11)

A good curry-based dish is a fantastic way to warm up a cold day. On March 11, seven of Vancouver’s top chefs and 3 culinary schools instructor lead students teams will compete in the 6th annual Curry Cup and you get to taste all of their creations! For more information and to purchase your tickets, click here.

BMO St. Patrick’s Day 5k (March 17)

Register for the annual BMO St. Patrick’s Day 5k and put a little Irish in your step. Experience a flat and fast 5k course in scenic Stanley Park – don’t miss the famous GIB After Party, good food, DJ, awards, costume contest, prizes, beer and more. What better way to kickstart your BMO Marathon Training than with some fun! Click here for more info and to register for this vibrant event!

Wonton Noodle Class & Brunch (March 16)

Switch up your brunch routine with a different (and healthy) kind of comfort food: wontons! True Nosh is sharing their special recipe at this class so you can learn how to make your own wontons, learn a little Chinese, and then eat the fruits of your labour. Absolutely a win-for-all situation, perfect for morning with your girlfriends or a brunch date with your significant other. Click here for more info and to get your spot!

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BCPMA Healthy Chef Competition (March 20)

The BCPMA and BCCA are once again holding their highly popular and anticipated gala event, the Healthy Chef Competition. Tickets are $90, which gives you appetizers, an entrée, and a dessert, as well as a swag box of fruit and veggies goodness. For more info and to reserve your spot at this scrumptious event, click here.

Healthy Family Expo (March 24)

Canada’s largest food & health event for families is back celebrating its 6th birthday at the Vancouver Convention Centre.  This isn’t your typical tradeshow — it’s a high energy full-day celebration of all things “healthy families”. This will include 200+ exhibitors with healthy, active, eco-friendly products & services, many healthy food and drink samples, and active zone for kids, as well as a children’s entertainment stage. Kids 0-16 get in free, and adults choose between regular & VIP tickets — more info and ticket purchase links can be found here!

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Vancouver Urban Grind (Weekly in March)

Starting March 4th, get your step (633 to be exact!) on at the Vancouver Lookout‘s weekly Urban Grind event. For a $5 cash entry fee, you’ll get a 28-flight stair workout, one beer, DJ entertainment, and a $5 Harbour Centre Food Court voucher. Oh, and an amazing view! Now that’s value for money! For more info on this high-climbing event, click here.


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