Spring and Summer are in the air, time for some outdoor exercise!
This is such a wonderful time of year to take on some new outdoor activities! What are some activities you are looking forward to? We have put together a list of some local events and companies that can help you get the most out of our beautiful North West Spring and Summer.
Are you interesting in kayaking or paddle boarding? Whether you are ready to take off on your own or want to sign up for a class to get your skills polished up, The NorthWest Outdoor Center of Seattle is the place to start. Check out their website, and start making your plans! Get some exercise, share some laughs, and have an adventure!
How about a hike? There is such a wonderful array of hikes in the Northwest, something for every fitness level or family situation. Have small children? Or adventurous teenagers? Review the hikes on the Every Trail in Washington site to find one that suits you, pack your essentials and get outside! Don’t forget snacks, extra water, a first aid kit and some sun screen!
Do you enjoy a more organized event? Many people find that signing up for an event helps them get focused on their workout program. There are several fun ones coming up here in our area, check them out and see which one fits your needs!
- The Seattle 5K Color Run! May 10, 2015 – Good fun for the whole family!
- Lake Wilderness Triathlon June 6. 2015 – Three different levels of competition for kids, beginner athletes, or those at a more expert level. Benefits go to Children’s Hospital in Seattle.
- The Rock ‘n Roll Half Marathon of Seattle June 13, 2015 – Always a good time for participants and those there to cheer you on! Enjoy local sites and sounds and you challenge yourself on the beautiful and fun course.
Whatever your interests are, there is something for everyone to be found outside this year. We encourage you to take advantage of our beautiful North West Summers and soak up some vitamin D. Be sure and pack snacks and water as well as emergency supplies for whatever activities you participate in. If you have any upcoming activities you would like to share with our community, please feel free to leave them in the comments below or on our Facebook page!