Community Fitness Events

Please be sure to confirm details with event organizers directly.

Virtual & At-Home Community Races & Activites

The Prouty

June 1 – July 11

The Prouty has gone virtual for 2020!  Join the 39th annual tradition in a way that will keep everyone safe and healthy and yet stay true to the mission of raising funds for important cancer research and crucial patient services at Dartmouth and Dartmouth-Hitchcock’s Norris Cotton Cancer Center.  For more information or to register please visit: www.TheProuty.org

2020 Granite State 90 Day Summer Challenge

June 1 – August 31

The Granite State 90 Day Summer Challenge is to be physically active for 20+ minutes every day in the months of June, July and August.  Hike, bike, swim, jump-rope, hopscotch, skip or garden – move however you like for 20 minutes! To register or for additional information visit: nhmoves.org/90daychallenge/ 

17th Annual New London Hospital Golf Invitational

Golf Season 2020
Baker Hill Golf Club | Newbury, NH

For this new non-traditional format golfers can register to play any day during the 2020 golf season. Your registration will include green fees, cart, lunch/drink and a donation for New London Hospital. Score cards will be collected and tallied at the end of the season for a chance to win prizes in the top categories. We thank you in advance for considering a game of golf at Baker Hill which will help raise funds that directly support the hospital’s mission to deliver high quality, compassionate care to thousands of patients in our communities.  For additional information or to register please visit: www.newlondonhospital.org/events-directory/golf-tournament/

Climbing for CHaD Kids

Summer 2020

This summer, use your hiking adventures to raise money for CHaD kids.  Commit to hike 5 mountains this summer and collect pledges from family & friends.  Every dollar raised benefits the 95,000 kids who rely on ChaD’s services!  For more information or to get started, visit www.CHaDHeartsinAction.org

#HomeHikeChallenge

Self-led

Governor Sununu has challenged Granite State residents to find the trail or path in your neighborhood that’s off the beaten path or that you’ve been meaning to explore for some time now.  Share your pictures on social media using #HomeHikeChallenge

Boston Marathon

September 7-14, 2020

The 124th Boston Marathon will be held as a virtual event.  All participants who were originally entered in the Boston Marathon for April 20, 2020 are eligible to participate in the virtual Boston Marathon, which can be run any time between September 7-14.  For more information and FAQs, visit https://www.baa.org/124th-boston-marathon-be-held-virtually 

Virtual Exercise Resources

RVC Digital- Free digital access for all essential workers here
Concord Family YMCA
– Classes via Facebook Live
Fitness BlenderHundreds of free workout videos here
305 Fitness – 20 Free classes on its YouTube channel
YMCA- A free collection of online exercise and youth programs can be found here
Daily Burn-  Free 60 day trial with premium access can be found here
Joe Wicks Workouts for Kids- Joe Wicks is offering free workouts for kids on his YouTube page.

Mindfulness Tools

First Baptist Church of New London- Dave Chaves is playing a 10-15 minute piano meditation Monday-Fridayi
Stop Breathe and Think
  – Free. One of the most popular mindfulness and meditation apps available.
Headspace – ‘Weathering the Storm’ A free selection during this time.
Insight Timer – A free library of guided meditations.
Smiling Mind – Free. Specifically for children & adults to deal with daily stress.

Virtual Yoga Resources

Crescent Moon Wellness & Yoga – Classes via Zoom or on New London Town Green – see Cow Face Yoga Facebook here
CorePower Yoga on Demand – Free classes are streaming
DoYogaWithMe.com – Free 2 Months

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