Aimed at tourists and newcomers, the tour is ideal for the urban runner who wants to check out an unfamiliar hood. An experienced CRT runner meets you at the location and sets the pace for your 5k or 10k course.
Swim, bike, and run your way into shape with triathlon training in Manassas. Taught by two certified coaches, the annual workshop combines strategies for succeeding at the multisport with must-know skills like changing a tire and eating right for race day.
Workshops are held at the Freedom Aquatic & Fitness Center in Manassas. For more information, go to triitnow.com.
D.C.’s best public tennis facility, also home to the Legg Mason Tennis Classic, is a somewhat-hidden gem in Rock Creek Park. Lessons are available, as are drop-in sessions for early birds (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday).
Rock Creek Park Tennis Center, 16th Street Northwest, at Kennedy Street (202-722-5949 or rockcreektennis.com).
The “menu” at Joy of Motion includes the usual (ballet, tap, jazz), as well as items du jour: Tease is a tasty burlesque-inspired routine; the Grind is a spicy dance class with hip-hop flavor.
Joy of Motion Dance Center, 1333 H Street Northeast, at 13th Street (202-399-6763 or joyofmotion.org).
Take names and kick butts with this high-energy class inspired by Thai boxing workouts. It’s not what most folks expect to find in a church basement. Go twice a week to get into fighting shape.