WeWalkPHL Fall Schedule: September-October 2021

Get back into gear as a healthier you—one step at a time—with WeWalkPHL. Connect with neighbors who also want to venture back into healthier routines, fitting fitness in, after a year of too much time isolated and on the couch. Sign up for free fitness walks held one or more times a week at parks

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2021 BOXERS’ TRAIL RUN/WALK: Not Your Average 5K

  • Time:
  • 9:30-10:30 a.m.
  • Location:
  • Mander Playground, 2140 N. 33rd Street
  • Cost:
  • FREE for Children Under 12 and all Strawberry Mansion residents/$15 for Youth 13-17/$20 for Walkers/$25 for Runners
  • Website:
  • https://www.boxerstrail5k.com/ →

This is the 10th anniversary of the Boxers’ Trail 5K Run/Walk, a special community event bringing together Philadelphians from the Strawberry Mansion neighborhood and beyond to support Mander Playground. As in previous years, all race registration fees will be waived for Strawberry Mansion residents. So, whether you’re young or old, super-fit or self-admitted couch potato,

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Stepping Into Better Health: We Walk PHL

Written by Shelby Dorsaint Walking is low-impact exercise that goes a long way for your health. It has benefits such as reducing stress, reducing the risk of heart disease, and improving overall wellness. A great way to start walking is with a group or a friend. We Walk PHL makes that possible! The program was

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Get Fit Saturdays Are Back!

Written by Shelby Dorsaint You heard it right! Get Fit Saturdays are back on!  In the midst of the pandemic, Murrell Dobbins Career and Technical High School are offering events virtually. The school is located at 2150 W Lehigh Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19132. Get Fit Saturday events are happening from now until the end of April. They

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Join City Fit Girls!

Written by Shelby Dorsaint Looking for a free and low-cost way to be active virtually? City Fit Girls is a Black-owned business run by Kiera Smalls and Takia McClendon. The business took off in 2013 and has been thriving ever since. City Fit Girls is a fitness community in Philadelphia, encouraging people of all fitness levels

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Zumba 4 Purpose

  • Date:
  • June 30, 2017
  • Time:
  • 8-10 pm
  • Location:
  • St. Paul Presbyterian Church, 22 E. Chestnut Hill Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19118
  • Cost:
  • $10
  • Website:
  • http://www.danse4nia.org →

  Looking for some good ole’ Friday night fitness and fun? Come out and Zumba® 4 Purpose with Zumba® Instructor Deirdra Rich! This $10, 2-hour Zumba® experience will support Danse4Nia Repertory Ensemble, Inc. in Germantown. Photos by Alexander Iziliaev/iSasha Media For more info check out the flyer here: Zumba Party Flyer 2017

Why We Should Bike to Work This Week (& Every Week)

by Anna Petruncio Nelson   May is Bicycle Month, this week is Bike to Work Week, and this Friday, May 19 is Bike to Work Day! Philadelphia is full of bicycle events this month to celebrate even more bike lanes in the city! Indego, Philadelphia’s bicycle share, just celebrated its 2nd birthday, touting 1.2 million rides

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