March Into Wellness – Your Guide to March 2020 Events in Vancouver

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It’s a leap year, which means you’ve got an extra day to keep your 2020 wellness goals on track! Leap into March 2020 at these fitness and wellness events in Vancouver.

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March Into Wellness – Your Guide to March 2020 Events in Vancouver

4 Ways to Get Your Step on in the City this Holiday Season

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‘Tis the season of holiday parties, family gatherings and indulgence. But there’s no need to feel guilty—ever—especially since there are so many ways to stay active in and around Vancouver during the colder months. If you’re keen to step off the sugar and spice and everything nice while in the Downtown core, here are four ways to do it.

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4 Ways to Get Your Step on in the City this Holiday Season

Start the New Year Right in Vancouver – January 2019 Wellness Events

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While it isn’t 2019 yet, you might be thinking about your wellness goals or resolutions for the year. Whether it’s eating healthier or getting back to your fitness routine, Vancouver is the place to be with events geared towards getting on track for the New Year—make sure to bookmark this post! (Psst! If you’re feeling ambitious, there are two events on January 1st!)

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Start the New Year Right in Vancouver – January 2019 Wellness Events

Ready to Get Muddy? Trail Running in Vancouver

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To describe me as fleet of foot would be a grave injustice to all those with feet!  My hiking style could best be characterized as a “passionate saunter”. Granted, my fitness level isn’t what it used to be but, in all honesty; I prefer to stop and smell the roses, communing with nature along the way.  Last spring, while hiking the infamous Chief in Squamish, I distinctly remember being overtaken by a runner.  This incredible human specimen was literally running up and down the Chief. I stopped and stared in sheer disbelief.  My curiosity was peaked, and I became determined to explore the world of Trail Running.

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Ready to Get Muddy? Trail Running in Vancouver

10 Upcoming Vancouver Races You’ll Definitely Want to Run in

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If the cold is making it tough for you to get motivated, you’re not the only one! Though some dedicated runners are out there 365 days a year, rain or shine, that’s not the case for all of us. People come from far and wide to take part in these Vancouver races, so you’d be silly not to join in! Here are 10 upcoming Vancouver races you’ll definitely want to sign up for:

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10 Upcoming Vancouver Races You’ll Definitely Want to Run in

Why Vancouver is a Runner’s Heaven

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Photo: TrekEarth

Running is something that many people swear by; it’s an incredible way to get exercise, no expensive membership is required, all you need is a good pair of shoes, and you can literally do it whenever you want! Now, for every person that’s crazy about running there’s someone else that just doesn’t get it. Here’s the thing, I was one of those people right up until recently when I came to call Vancouver home. I’ve spent countless hours in gyms and fitness studios, and though I really enjoy getting exercise as much as possible, it always felt like more of a chore. I had tried running in the past, but it never clicked for me, and I’m now beginning to think it had everything to do with location.
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Why Vancouver is a Runner’s Heaven

New Film: “Running Wild” Starring the Vancouver Rainforest, The Lions and More

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Meet ultra runner Cody Callon. If you ran in to him in the backcountry you might mistake him as an animal that belongs in the wild. Cody talks about a state of mind that is only achieved when running long distances on the trail. Perhaps this is the same state of mind that hunters would rely on when endurance hunting for survival thousands of years ago.

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New Film: “Running Wild” Starring the Vancouver Rainforest, The Lions and More