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NYC Sporting Events This Month - August 2018

August 4, 2018 - by CG Directory Editor
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Sometimes you just want to get out in the stands and cheer on your team. In New York City, you can do that! No matter what your preferred sport is (basketball, hockey, baseball, etc.), the City Guide calendar is filling in all the blanks. Don't miss a game this season, from college to the minor leagues all the way up to the pros.

'The Healthy Guru' - A Fitness, Fashion & Beauty Event Hosted by Beth Stern - Southampton Arts Center
August 04, 2018 - Southampton

The Healthy Guru is the hottest wellness and beauty event in the Hamptons. Hosted by Beth Stern, the event brings together fitness, wellness, fashion, beauty, and nutrition by combining the greatest wellness and beauty brands including Soul Cycle, Exhale, and Lululemon, in one location on one day. Guests will be able to work up a sweat in classes, rejuvenate and relax with a mobile mediation center, and meet influencers who will be speaking about how best to keep your body fit. Classes will be available throughout the day from well-known organizations including KIMA | Center for Physiotherpay and Wellness, Erika Bloom Pilates, Five Pillars Yoga, Bode NYC, Exhale, East Side Dance Co., and JBYoga. A mobile meditation and relaxion studio from BE TIME will be on site for those looking to relax and rejuvenate, and for those who prefer retail therapy, there will be shoppable activewear pop ups from Lululemon and Wear it to Heart. Small bites will be provided by Hamptons Farms and wine from Clifton Dry. The Healthy Guru is free of charge. Please click the following link to reserve tickets: http://healthyguru.com

New York Liberty vs. Indiana Fever - Westchester County Center
August 04, 2018 - white Plains

Sunday Ping Pong Tournament - SPiN New York
August 05, 2018 - NYC

Join us this Sunday at SPiN New York for an open ping pong tournament. Players of all skill levels, ages, backgrounds & wardrobe preferences are welcome.

NYRR Manhattan 7 Mile - New York Road Runners
August 05, 2018 - New York

You've asked for a variety of race distances, so for the first time since 2005, we're challenging runners to a seven-mile distance with the NYRR Manhattan 7 Mile. Take on a unique course in Central Park at this all-new challenge. Event hashtag: #NYRRManhattan7M—use it in your tweets, Instagrams, and Facebook posts!

Third Annual Walk of Hope + 5K Run to Defeat Depression - The Cultural Center
August 05, 2018 - Southampton

Hope for Depression Research Foundation's Summer Fundraising Event On Sunday August 5th, 2018, lace up your sneakers and join Hope for Depression Research Foundation (HDRF) as they set out on the third annual Walk of Hope + 5K Run to Defeat Depression. The USA Track and Field sanctioned event will raise awareness and funds for advanced depression research, with every dollar raised going directly to research. HDRF's Founder Audrey Gruss will lead participants on a beautiful three-mile route around Lake Agawam in Southampton Village. This high-spirited event is family-focused, inspiring and fun. All participants will receive a finisher hat, shirt and medal; and prizes will be awarded for best time in different age categories as well as for the top individual fundraiser and top fundraising team. Participants come from all over the tristate area and beyond, including professional and first-time runners, walkers, corporate teams, families, and children, to unite as a community to raise awareness about this widespread, costly and often deadly illness. HDRF funds groundbreaking research that will transform the way depression is viewed, diagnosed, treated and prevented. To partic... (read more)

Surf Lodge Sundays - The Surf Lodge
August 05, 2018 - Montauk

Surf Lodge Sundays by Elements Fitness Studio Starting Sunday, July 8, 2018, 10am-11am Free for Surf Lodge guests, Elements Fitness Studio will offer their 50-minute Toned AF class every Sunday at Surf Lodge, beginning on July 8. ($30 for non-guests) Toned AF Class Description: If you want to get toned in a hurry this class fuses ultra-isometric exercises and intense interval training with the principles of Ballet conditioning and Pilates core work. Based on Elements™ signature TONED formula, this express class gets you hot and sweaty while pulsing at the barre and burning on the mat. The Surf Lodge 183 Edgemere St, Montauk, NY 11954 www.elementsfitnessstudio.com

Friends Forever 5K 2018 – You Are the Burger to My Fries - Anywhere, Your Choice
August 05, 2018 - New York

Did you know that International Friendship Day is August 5, 2018?!?! To celebrate we are hosting a VIRTUAL 5K race, where you can choose to run (or walk) a 5K and dedicate to a friend in your life. You will get a Friends Forever 5K – You Are the Burger to My Fries medal set and be able to give one of the medals to your friend! Better yet, get your friend to complete the 5K with you! We have 1,000 medal sets and they will sell out! Order NOW!

New York Liberty vs. Los Angeles Sparks - Westchester County Center
August 08, 2018 - white Plains

TCS New York City Marathon Training Series 15M - New York Road Runners
August 12, 2018 - New York

The journey to the 2018 TCS New York City Marathon continues! The second race of new TCS New York City Marathon Training Series, this 15-miler will support your training plan. Plus, you'll walk away with an amazing hat as your race premium. Finishers will also receive 9+1 credit for the 2019 TCS New York City Marathon. Event hashtag: #TCSNYCMarathonTraining—use it in your public tweets, Instagrams, and Facebook posts!

Surf Lodge Sundays - The Surf Lodge
August 12, 2018 - Montauk

Surf Lodge Sundays by Elements Fitness Studio Starting Sunday, July 8, 2018, 10am-11am Free for Surf Lodge guests, Elements Fitness Studio will offer their 50-minute Toned AF class every Sunday at Surf Lodge, beginning on July 8. ($30 for non-guests) Toned AF Class Description: If you want to get toned in a hurry this class fuses ultra-isometric exercises and intense interval training with the principles of Ballet conditioning and Pilates core work. Based on Elements™ signature TONED formula, this express class gets you hot and sweaty while pulsing at the barre and burning on the mat. The Surf Lodge 183 Edgemere St, Montauk, NY 11954 www.elementsfitnessstudio.com

Tai Chi - Bryant Park
August 14, 2018 - Midtown

Join these morning classes provided by the Tai Chi Chuan Center and led by teachers and students who train at CK Chu Tai Chi under the direction of Master Hyland Harris.

Wwe Nxt Takeover - Barclays Center
August 18, 2018 - Brooklyn

SummerSlam Week returns to Brooklyn for the fourth consecutive year this August. Don’t miss WWE NXT Takeover on Saturday, August 18.

France Run (8K) - New York Road Runners
August 19, 2018 - New York

Join us for a touch of France in Central Park. This race is inspired by the incredible culture and offerings of France. Come out for a family-friendly event with kids' races, and celebrate France with a New York twist. This event offers something for everyone: nearly five French miles in Central Park, along with excellent giveaways including delicious treats, a technical shirt for every registrant, and fantastic prize giveaways where you could win a trip to Paris on Air France! Event hashtag: #FranceRunNYC—use it in your tweets, Instagrams, and Facebook posts!

WWE Summerslam - Barclays Center
August 19, 2018 - Brooklyn

ummerSlam Week returns to Brooklyn for the fourth consecutive year in August 2018. The WWE Universe in Brooklyn will be treated to four nights of incredible action, including NXT TakeOver on Saturday, August 18, SummerSlam on Sunday, August 19, Monday Night RAW on Monday, August 20, and SmackDown LIVE on Tuesday, August 21.

Wwe Monday Night Raw - Barclays Center
August 20, 2018 - Brooklyn

SummerSlam Week returns to Brooklyn for the fourth consecutive year in August 2018. The WWE Universe in Brooklyn will be treated to four nights of incredible action, including NXT TakeOver on Saturday, August 18, SummerSlam on Sunday, August 19, Monday Night RAW on Monday, August 20, and SmackDown LIVE on Tuesday, August 21.

New York Liberty vs. Atlanta Dream - Westchester County Center
August 21, 2018 - white Plains

Wwe Smackdown Live - Barclays Center
August 21, 2018 - Brooklyn

SummerSlam Week returns to Brooklyn for the fourth consecutive year in August 2018. The WWE Universe in Brooklyn will be treated to four nights of incredible action, including NXT TakeOver on Saturday, August 18, SummerSlam on Sunday, August 19, Monday Night RAW on Monday, August 20, and SmackDown LIVE on Tuesday, August 21.

Yoga with Erica Ginger @ Owl's Head Park - Owl's Head Park
Through August 22, 2018 - Brooklyn

Yoga with Erica Ginger @ Owl's Head Park Wednesdays from 6:30pm to 8pm June 20, 27 July 11, 18, 25 August 1, 8, 15, 22 Across from the basketball courts Bring your own mat and any props you might need Suggested donation $5 Entrances into Owl's Head Park are along Colonial Road at Wakeman Place, 67th Street and 68th Street, and along 68th Street at Colonial Road and Shore Road. Special thanks to NYS Senator Marty Golden for his support of these events at Owl's Head Park.

Percy Sutton Harlem 5K Run - New York Road Runners
August 25, 2018 - New York

This 5K race honors the late Percy Sutton, who as Manhattan borough president in the 1970s championed the New York City Marathon as a five-borough event and remained a supporter of NYRR and running throughout his life; he passed away in 2009. The run celebrates historic Harlem and is part of HARLEM WEEK, one of the northeast area's largest cultural celebrations. For more information about HARLEM WEEK events, visit harlemweek.com. To learn more about The Greater Harlem Chamber of Commerce, visit greaterharlemchamber.com.

Surf Lodge Sundays - The Surf Lodge
August 26, 2018 - Montauk

Surf Lodge Sundays by Elements Fitness Studio Starting Sunday, July 8, 2018, 10am-11am Free for Surf Lodge guests, Elements Fitness Studio will offer their 50-minute Toned AF class every Sunday at Surf Lodge, beginning on July 8. ($30 for non-guests) Toned AF Class Description: If you want to get toned in a hurry this class fuses ultra-isometric exercises and intense interval training with the principles of Ballet conditioning and Pilates core work. Based on Elements™ signature TONED formula, this express class gets you hot and sweaty while pulsing at the barre and burning on the mat. The Surf Lodge 183 Edgemere St, Montauk, NY 11954 www.elementsfitnessstudio.com

New York’s Hottest New Outdoor Workout Venue Is…34th Street - Broadway Boulevard
Through August 27, 2018 - New York

The 34th Street district is known for shopping and entertainment, but now a full complement of exercise classes has been added to its list of attractions. And it’s all free! Each Wednesday from 6 to 7 PM, the Sweat 34 program offers exercise classes by the city’s top fitness studios on Broadway Boulevard outside Macy’s. Upcoming Sweat 34 events: Wed., June 13, Wed. Aug 8 Sanctified Booty - This workout with Fitness Sanctuary is designed to strengthen the booty and lower extremities with a mix of strength and conditioning to today’s hottest hits. Wed., June 20, Wed. July 25, Wed. Aug. 15 - 305 Fitness - Shed between 500 to 900 calories with this intense 55-minute cardio blast. Wed., June 27, Wed., July 18, Wed. Aug. 22 - IronStrength - Join Dr. Jordan Metzl from the Hospital for Special Surgery for this bootcamp class in the middle of Herald Square for 30 minutes, followed by a rocking Zumba class with Angelina Alfaro. Tues., July 3, Wed. Aug 1 - Ratchet Fitness - A workout with intermittent training that targets everything – abs, glutes, arms, and legs. And if you love working out to hip-hop and love a high-intensity cardio workout, this class is for you! Wed., J... (read more)

Soccer Fans in the City - Eat Soccer
Through August 28, 2018 - New York

What is your unique connection to soccer? Come share your story in the media capital of the world. Our Soccer Fans in the City event offers you the opportunity to be the feature subject of a 40 minute cover story experience. Using the streets of New York City as the backdrop, feel what it is like to be in the boots of the globe’s biggest stars, as we capture images of you wearing your cherished soccer jersey and/or supporter gear in your very own editorial photo shoot. Share thoughts, insights and anecdotes from your life during your one-on-one interview with a member of our team. As the world’s favorite sport on earth, we celebrate the diverse experiences of those who play, cheer and coach the beautiful game. Join us in showcasing your personal history with the game. You’ll gain an opportunity to inspire others who love the sport. And, you’ll score a one-of-a-kind magazine quality keepsake in your Inbox 48 hours later that you can place on display and will honor the moment you told your soccer story in NYC.

Soccer Fans in the City - Eat Soccer
Through August 28, 2018 - New York

What is your unique connection to soccer? Come share your story in the media capital of the world. Our Soccer Fans in the City event offers you the opportunity to be the feature subject of a 40 minute cover story experience. Using the streets of New York City as the backdrop, feel what it is like to be in the boots of the globe’s biggest stars, as we capture images of you wearing your cherished soccer jersey and/or supporter gear in your very own editorial photo shoot. Share thoughts, insights and anecdotes from your life during your one-on-one interview with a member of our team. As the world’s favorite sport on earth, we celebrate the diverse experiences of those who play, cheer and coach the beautiful game. Join us in showcasing your personal history with the game. You’ll gain an opportunity to inspire others who love the sport. And, you’ll score a one-of-a-kind magazine quality keepsake in your Inbox 48 hours later that you can place on display and will honor the moment you told your soccer story in NYC.

High School Football - Kickoff Classic - Carrier Dome Syracuse University
August 30, 2018 - Syracuse

Weekends open 4 hours prior to all home SU basketball games and 9:00 AM the day of all home SU Football games

BRYANT PARK KICKS OFF 16TH SEASON OF YOGA CLASSES MAY 24 - Bryant Park
Through September 20, 2018 - New York

Bryant Park’s yoga classes, believed to be the largest regularly scheduled outdoor series of its kind in the world, begin a new season Thursday, May 24. The twice-weekly classes will be held Tuesday mornings on the Upper Terrace 10 AM-11 AM, and Thursday evenings on the Lawn 6 PM-7PM. All classes are free and open to the public. The 2018 yoga season is made possible by the generosity of KeVita®, a leading manufacturer of fermented probiotic and kombucha beverages. A supporting sponsor, Gaiam, a yoga, fitness and wellness brand, will donate 1,200 yoga mats for participants to use throughout the season. Both partners will also participate in the Bryant Park Frequent Yogi loyalty program, rewarding returning attendees for their dedication. Bryant Park’s yoga classes draw thousands of participants throughout the warm weather months, making it one of the park’s most-attended activities. The Thursday evening class has drawn over 1,500 people during a single session. This year on select Tuesday mornings, Bryant Park introduces post-class yoga workshops on topics including self-care, meditation, and alignment with instructors from the Gaiam Wellness Studio, located in Lord & Taylor o... (read more)

Kayaking - Brooklyn Bridge Park
Through September 30, 2018 - Brooklyn

Glide along the water while kayaking with the Brooklyn Bridge Park Boathouse at the Pier 2 floating dock! Children under 18 must have an adult guardian present. All levels are welcome and no experience is necessary.

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