It takes weeks to prepare to the holidays, it feels like overnight you come to the realization that you have packed on unwanted weight, so we decided to pick some of the top fitness related events around the world in 2014. Some events will inspire you to stay fit 2014 and others; you will need to start training for.
January 8 – 12 – Walt Disney World® Marathon Weekend is not just a marathon. This incredible weekend with Mickey and Goofey is packed with fitness activities for the entire family. And in-between races, you can head over to Space Mountain. And on the West coast you can join Tinkerbell’s Half Marathon Weekend at Disneyland®, January 16-19
February 2 – Prepare for a chilly Super Bowl at the MetLife Stadium. New York and New Jersey are planning a touchdown as they prepare to host the American Football showdown. http://www.nynjsuperbowl.com/
Feb 7-23 – Get ready to watch the best in winter sports at the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. From ice hockey, to skiing, you will easily find a favorite.
March 6-9 – Ahoy there! Set sail to the Caribbean for the Heineken Regatta in St. Maarten –http://www.heinekenregatta.com/
April 10 – 13 – Is the grass greener at Augusta National Golf Club? The Masters golf champion sporting the Green Jacket will think so. http://www.masters.com/index.html
April 19 – Shooting hoops indoors or outdoors is a great source of cardio and you quickly build an appreciation for the stamina and fitness of the athletes in the NBA playoffs. www.nba.com/
May 10 – Everyone is swimsuit ready at the Extreme Volleyball Professionals – EVP® Beach Bum Pro Volleyball Tournament on Tybee Island, Georgia. http://www.evptour.com/
May 22-25 – Monaco Grand Prix. It takes focus and abs of steel to win in Formula One racing so head over to Monte Carlo http://www.grand-prix-monaco.com/formula1monaco/
June 12 – July 13 – Goooooooooal! Check out the best football (soccer) players in the world will meet in Brazil for the FIFA World Cup. Full schedule and the draw: http://www.fifa.com/index.html
June 23 – July 6 – Tennis anyone! Head over to Wimbledon to see if Roger Federer can overtake Pete Sampras and win his 8th Wimbledon Championship. http://www.wimbledon.com
July 6 –Who will be sporting the Yellow jersey at the Tour de France? You have to marvel at the stamina of the top cyclists as they battle the exquisite French landscapes. http://www.letour.fr/le-tour/2014/us/
July 11 – 12 – Head to Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort in Florida for the US Open ISKA World Martial Arts Championships – http://usopen-karate.com
July 23 – August 3 – Who is the fastest man in the world? Find out at the Commonwealth Games in Scotland. http://www.glasgow2014.com/
October 14 – Aloha! You better be training now if you expect to qualify for the ultimate triathlon; the Ironman World Championship in Kailua-Kona, Hawai`i. http://www.ironman.com
September 16 – 21 – Head to The Deep Creek in the Appalachian Mountains in Maryland for the ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships. http://www.deepcreek2014.com/