MARIN IS FULL of fitness opportunities for beginners and longtime actives alike — there are mountains for climbing, an ocean for surfing and endless trails to cycle, run or stroll. For those overwhelmed by the number of options, we recommend working up a commitmentfree sweat with one of these free workouts.
WHO: Athleta (Strawberry) athleta.com
WHEN: Sundays through August, 9:30-10:30 a.m.
DETAILS: Power yoga in an unheated room.
QUICK TIP: Classes are in-store, with no sign-up necessry. Bring your own mat.
WHO: Mike's Bikes (Sausalito) mikesbikes.com
WHAT: Col du Pantoll
WHEN: Wednesdays, 5:45 p.m.
DETAILS: This fast-paced group ride is not suitable for beginners.
QUICK TIP: Riders opting for a shorter journey can take the 15-mile route instead of the 26-mile.
WHO: San Francisco Running Company (Mill Valley) sanfranciscorunning.com
WHAT: Group run
WHEN: Saturday, 8 a.m.
DETAILS: Leace directly from the store for a 13- to 17-mile run through the Marin Headlands.
QUICK TIP: For beginners, there are shorter routes close by; maps are provided.
*Lululemon in Corte Madera has cancelled all yoga classes*
WHO: Lululemon (Corte Madera) lululemon.com
WHEN: Sundays, 10-11 a.m.
DETAILS: Classess typically take place in-store, but move to an outdoor location during the summer months.
QUICK TIP: If you don't own a mat, one will be provided.
WHO: Friends of Mt. Tam (Various locations) friendsofmttam.org
WHAT: Group hike
WHEN: Saturdays, 10 a.m.
DETAILS: Moderate 5- to 7-mile hikes over uneven (but beautiful) Mount Tamalpais.
QUICK TIP: Go online to see which trailhead will serve as the jump-off point for your selected Saturday.