Take advantage of these Austin-area events to stretch, run or skip your way to a healthy lifestyle.
On Sept. 3, participating studios across the city will offer a Free Day of Yoga. The event kicks off with a group class at the Umlauf Sculpture Garden at 8 a.m. Visit freedayofyoga.com for more information.
Don your favorite cape for the CASA Superhero Run, taking place on Sept. 16 at the IBM Client Innovation Center. The run benefits Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA), a nonprofit that speaks up for children who have been abused or neglected. For more information, visit casasuperherorun.com.
The Inflatable Festival and Run comes to the Travis County Expo Center on Sept. 22. Starting the day with a 5K run through inflatables, participants can also enjoy live entertainment, games and a water ball sponge battle. Visit theinflatablerun.com for more information.
On Sept. 22, Master Skipper Kim Corbin will lead more than 300 skippers around Mueller Lake to benefit Foster Angels of Central Texas. After the skip, participants can enjoy music, hula hoops, bubbles, balloons and more. Visit austinskipathon.com for more information.
The YMCA of Greater Austin hosts its Family Olympic Picnic at the East Communities YMCA on Sept. 8. Families can bring their own picnics and compete in games like corn hole and watermelon eating contests. This is an adaptive event that accommodates families with special needs. The event is free. For more information, visit austinymca.org.