Fairmount Park to Host Significant Races




One of the premier triathlon festival weekends in the country, the 13th annual Philadelphia Escape Triathlon will take place from June 23 through 25 at Fairmount Park. The scenic, challenging course takes participants through some of the most historic and picturesque sections of Philadelphia.

The event includes two days of activities: a multisport expo, sprint distance race (800-meter swim, 5.7-mile bike and 3.1-mile run), Olympic distance race (1,500 meter swim, 24.8-bike and 6.2-mile run) a sprint distance AquaBike race (800 meter swim and 15.7-mile bike) and an Olympic distance AquaBike race (1,500-meter swim and 24.8-mile bike).

For more information, visit phlevents.org.

Edit ModuleShow Tags

More from Natural Awakenings

Activate the Brain's Peak Potential

Advanced Chiropractic Services and Dr. Hank Finkel have added BrainTap, a powerful, new brain development program, to the list of services they now offer in Roxborough.

Self-Care Sundays at Vitality Meditation

Vitality Meditation, a boutique meditation studio in Fishtown, has partnered with traveling yoga company Four Love Yoga to present Self-Care Sundays on June 10.

Overcome the Fear of Speaking in Public

Philadelphia Hypnosis, a hypnotherapy practice in Olde City, Philadelphia, will host a workshop, Speak with Power, from 6 to 8 p.m., June 14, at Northern Liberties WeWork. Director Frank Perri, a certified hypnotist through the National Guild of Hypnotists, and Aaron Beverly, 2016 first runner up of the World Championship of Public Speaking, will be teaching participants about how to overcome fears of public speaking, prepare to give an effective presentation and empower their message.

Blue Corn Festival Coming in September

The Blue Corn Lifestyle: Organic and Green Fest, from noon to 5 p.m., September 2, will gather communities from all walks of life under a common awareness theme that supports the need for promoting a sustainable lifestyle that fuses the old traditions from our ancestral roots and the evolution of our society as a whole.

Keep Philly Parks Beautiful

Love Your Park Week, the biannual citywide celebration of Philadelphia’s neighborhood parks with service days, will take place from May 12 through 20.

Add your comment: