This weekend, you can sprint in high heels and ride a bike while dressed in your finest tweed. It also happens to be a fine time of year for trail running, and there's an event on Saturday in Westbrook that runners - particularly runners with dogs - will want to check out.
Go full-on fall this weekend with a bike ride to apple orchards or a yoga hike in the white mountains. There's also a trail running festival (or trail walking, if you prefer) and a chance to try speedskating.
This weekend offers two chances to go for a run and enjoy a beer at the finish line and two chances to paddle (SUP, canoe, or kayak) on the water. Plus a day of free activities at the YMCA of Southern Maine during their Welcoming Week celebration on Saturday.
This is a solid weekend for you budget-minded folks who still like to try new things. There are a number of free ways to work out - Barre classes and yoga and dancing - and an obstacle course workout that's only $10. There's also a donation yoga class in Cumberland - pay what you can to benefit Sea Change Yoga.
Get the family together for a glow-in-the-dark run or walk in Shaw Park on Friday night. Ride your mountain bike on the Gorham Trails or paddle your SUP and raise money for the NHSPCA. There's also a flat 5K in Naples and a Full Moon Paddle in Old Town.
Paddle to watch hot air balloons launch or dress up like a pirate and paddle for treasures. There's also a free pedalboard demo, trail running, handbalancing workshop, family-friendly outdoors festival, and a chance to do yoga with farm animals.
There's a whole lotta running happening this weekend. Run a half marathon around a mountain or run/walk a 5K on Old Orchard Beach. You can also do bootcamp at Fort Williams Park and go on a bike ride that ends with a hot dog.
Three good reasons to get on the water this weekend, plus early-morning yoga by a pond and a heart-pumping workout on the lawn.
The full moon brings out all the best events - like a full moon canoe in Old Town, full moon yoga on a Portland rooftop, and full moon hike on Noyes Mountain in Greenwood. But you can also enjoy a morning workout at Fort Williams Park in Cape Elizabeth, do yoga and get a surf lesson in Scarborough, run the streets of Munjoy Hill at night, and tackle an amazing assortment of obstacles on the mountain at Sunday River.
Go on a city-wide scavenger hunt, run a 5k in a kilt, and enjoy a bike ride that ends with a lobster roll.