Need some incentive to try a 5K? The Color Run is it! You can’t fail to have a great time doing this non-timed event – just watch out for the powder-spraying ‘colour stations’ at each km along the route! Once you’ve completed it, mingle with other colourful people at the finish festival, complete with DJs, food and drink. It takes place on Sunday July 8 at London’s Wembley Park. Tickets cost from £21 per adult; kids aged five or under go free; thecolorrun.co.uk.
CRANK UP THE FUN FACTOR WORDS: Emma Lewis 3 We challenge you to resist the allure of B&O PLAY’s new limited-edition premium headphones and speakers inspired by the colours of the sea. The covetable Beoplay H4 wireless headphones (£249) come in Aloe (pictured) or Steel Blue colours and provide up to 19 hours of play time, while the supercute, round Beoplay A1 portable speaker, with up to 24 hours of battery life (£229), comes in Teal, with smart connect features that you activate with a tap or shake. Get that playlist at the ready; beoplay.com.
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CLEANSE BODY AND MIND
Want to look after both your physical and mental health at the gym? Head along to brand new studio Flykick on London’s Euston Road. Here, classes combine high-intensity exercise, cardio non-contact kickboxing and core work with meditation,so you can leave feeling rejuvenated allround. You’ll work on your balance, coordination,strength and tone plus cardio endurance in an hour-long kickboxinginspired HIIT workout that’ssuitable for all abilities. Try the introductory offer: three classes and a pair of glovesto keep for £27; flykick.co.uk.
GET CALIFORNIA DREAMIN’ Here’s a great holiday idea for roadbike lovers. Sign up to Grand American Adventures’ six-day tour of California’s central coast and take in stunning views of the sandy beaches, vineyards, canyons and mountains as you pedal an average of 40-50 miles a day. Relax and let the guide show your small group (up to 12 people) the way. No need to lug your bike, either – you can borrow a top-notch, custom fitted Specialized bike! The holidays run from September to November and cost £1,949 excluding flights; grandamericanadventures.com.
BE STREETWISE We find we’re barely out of our trainers these days! If you’re the same, you’ll love Saucony’s new Liberty ISO Denim trainers that look the part, whatever you’re doing. The fulllength EVERUN technology in the sole keeps you bouncy, while there’s extra stability on the inner edge of the shoe to help you keep good form while you’re running. The upper’s made from lightweight stretchmesh plus the ISOFIT system, which adapts to the motion of your foot, for increased comfort; £150; saucony.co.uk.
LOOK BLOOMING GREAT It’s time to treat yourself to a new workout outfit for summer, and Boudavida’s cropped Zoom Leggings in Rose Print (£72) could be just the job. Highwaisted, with mesh panels to help you stay cool, the leggings sport on-trend colours dark grey and pale pink, plus a stunning contemporary rose print. Team them with the Spirit Crop, £52, a low-impact, moisture-wicking sports bra, and grab the ultrastylish Elements Pac-A-Mac, £75, and you’re sorted. Oh, and five per cent of sales goes towards causes that support women’s and girls’ sports – we approve! Visit boudavida.com.
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