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Fitness News: Muay Thai, Marathoning, and a Mother's Day Bike Ride

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More Than Aware is a healthy lifestyle support group that empowers women to be proactive in the prevention and recovery of breast cancer. They have an annual family fun run in May, where you can choose between a 2K and 5K. Costs 150rmb to join, but free for kids under 5. Register by scanning the QR code on the flyer. The run starts at 7.30am.


Happening this Sunday and there still appear to be spots open. This is the annual family fun run for More Than Aware, a support group that empowers women to be proactive in the prevention and recovery of breast cancer. You can choose between a 2K and 5K. Costs 150rmb to join, but free for kids under 5. The run starts at 7.30am.

Culture Shock Tours is teaming up with Fernanda Sung @ Studio 5 & Designers of Craft'd on a very special date: Mother's Day. "We want to bring you something unique - More than a wrapped purchased gift, she will experience and create her own gifts - Hop on our vintage cruiser style bicycles to explore a portion of leafy Xuhui district as we head to explore some hidden gems that can't be missed! This is an ideal Sunday afternoon adventure for mothers (with or without their kid), newcomers to Shanghai and seasoned expats wanting something different this year: we will introduce you to designers and artists, opening the curtain and discovering their DIY Workshops in Xuhui." 350rmb participation fee. 1pm.


Culture Shock Tours wants you and your mom to hop on a vintage cruiser bike and ride through Xuhui on Sunday. They're teaming up with Fernanda Sung at Studio 5 & Designers of Craft'd so your mom can check out all the workshops they have on offer post ride (but come on, make her something special before). Kicks off at 1pm, and costs 350rmb per mom/person.

There's also Mother's Day Yoga BYGO at Iyengar Yoga Vidya (199rmb for two people) starts at 10.30am.

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New Gyms and What They're Offering...


LFcombatGYM


920 Nanjing Xi Lu, near Taixing Lu View ListingTaxi Printout

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It's official, fighting for sport is the thing to do Shanghai. Here's another one for you LFcombatGYM, they offer personal training, Muay Thai, Kickboxing, and Body Building. They just opened on May 5, so they're offering a free trial to any newbies. After that, it's 7,200rmb for a package of 12 classes and when you get 12 you get 2 free. Trends don't come cheap...another fun fact is they're partners with Adidas and so have some combat sports gear on sale on their first floor.

Also: They're offering free classes (for the first 10 people that register) every Friday and Saturday until June 2. WeChat: LFcombatGYM to reserve a spot.

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News from the Ground


Lizzy's is offering free meditations all week to celebrate 3 years. You're not too late, these will run till May 11 starting at 7am.

If you missed it: If you want to sit in the bleachers and watch other people sport, the Shang-High Rollers have their second annual bout this Saturday.

TELL EVERYONE

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