Corbin Fun Run, BuddhaX Yoga, and Saucony’s Sprinter Van: Fit Fun

Upcoming health-and-fitness events to keep you moving

Ari Kassman of BuddhaX will be at Lululemon in Georgetown Saturday to teach a Breakflow class. Photograph by Ian Carlos Crawford

Saturday, July 23

RUN: Run five miles or walk one mile in memory of Corbin Marc Crabb, who died in 2006 from a congenital heart defect just before his second birthday. The Corbin Fun Run starts at 8 AM and takes place at Burke Lake Park. The race is free for ages five and under, $11 for ages six to 11, and $26 for adults. Register for the race here. Proceeds will be donated to the TenderHearts of INOVA Children’s Hospital.

DANCE/YOGA: Get ready for both breakdancing and vinyasa yoga at Lululemon in Georgetown from 1 to 3 PM. The BuddhaX Breakflow class, taught by Breakflow founder Ari Kassman, will incorporate breakdancing and yoga movements into various sequences. To sign up for the class, visit BuddhaX’s Web site or like BuddhaX on Facebook. If you can’t make this Saturday class, check out Sunday’s session at Flow Yoga Center from 1:30 to 3:30 PM. Both classes are pay-what-you-want.

YOGA: Lululemon at Tysons Corner will host a free vinyasa yoga class at Beloved Yoga (11872 Sunrise Valley Dr., Suite 101, Reston, 703-860-9642) for 90 minutes. Bring your own mat and water, and there before 4 PM, since the class is complimentary on a first-come, first-serve basis. For more information, click here.

WALK/RUN: Join the Montgomery County Road Runners Club in celebrating the opening of the Rock Creek Trail Pedestrian Bridge at 10 AM. After a brief ribbon-cutting ceremony at the top of the steps of the trail bridge opening in Aspen Hill Local Park (5013 Baltic Ave., Aspen Hill), the club will lead the group with a 18.6-mile bike ride and run. The run is free. Visit Montgomery Park’s Web site for more information.

SHOP: Spend the day with Saucony and Fleet Feet Sports in Gaithersburg. Saucony will bring along their van equipped with treadmills and TVs to check out your running form. The “sprinter van” opens at 9:30 AM, the same time of Fleet Feet’s Morning Fun Run. Visit Fleet Feet’s Web site for more information.

Join Laurent Amzallag every Saturday from 9 to 10 AM for his signature YaLa fitness class along the Southwest Waterfront marina (Seventh and Water sts., SW). YaLa (which means “let’s go”) combines various elements of fitness—including strength conditioning, plyometrics, cardio—with music and dance. Best of all: The class is free! Check out a video of one of his Southwest Waterfront classes here.

Sunday, July 24

YOGA: For those with flow yoga experience, join Radiance Yoga Studio (110 King Street., Alexandria, 703-535-8282) for a free class from 8:45 to 9:45 AM. No need to RSVP; just come early to save a spot. For more information, click here.

Check out another free yoga class at Stroga (1808 Adams Mill Road, NW, 202-238-9642) at 3:45 PM.

Wednesday, July 27

RUN: DC Road Runner Club’s annual one-mile and 3K track championships start at 6:30 PM at St. Stephen’s & St. Agnes School (1000 Saint Stephens Road, Alexandria). There will a one-mile youth race for ages 14 and under, a one-mile race walk, and a one-mile race. Afterward, there will be two 3K heats starting no later than 7:40 PM. The track championships are free. Show-ups are welcome. For more information, visit DC Road Runners Club’s Web site.
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