Shakeout Run 4PM
Meet & Mingle 6PM
Friday will be spent settling in and getting to know each other. We'll go for an easy run to kick off the weekend then head back to the house for a little mingling, a beautiful dinner and a restful night.
5K/Half Marathon Event 7AM
After Party 11AM
Yoga/Running Seminar 2:30PM
Nutrition Workshop 5:00PM
Saturday will be a full day, packed with fun from sunrise to sunset. We'll start the day with our 5k/half marathon event and will finish with a little celebratory after party! We'll be back in time for a nutritious lunch before our first seminar. After dinner, we'll chat a little about nutrition for runners and how your diet can affect your performance. Dinner will be a deliciously seasonal meal made with all local ingredients.
Trail Outing 8AM
Guest Speaker Event 8PM
We'll start Sunday with getting out on the trail. Lunch will be back at the house followed by our next running seminar! We'll follow that up with some beautiful outdoor yoga for runners lead by an Asheville based yoga instructor. After dinner we'll hear from a local running legend on her lifetime running experience!
Run Outing 9AM
We'll wrap up Monday with another morning run, a quick lunch and a mindfulness seminar. This seminar will give you some tips and techniques to keep that stress away and keep you feeling strong and relaxed before heading home.
All meals will be provided for the weekend! We will be using all local produce and whole foods to provide the most wholesome nutrition possible. For those interested in plant based eating, we will be doing a unique focus on those options throughout the weekend. Menus will be provided for you to make your selections priors to mealtime! All meals will be prepared in a demonstration setting for you to learn the preparation and cooking techniques if interested.
For the 2020 RYHO retreat, we'll be nestled right between the Nantahala and Pisgah National Forests in North Carolina. We're right down the road from Brevard, NC at a home on Lake Toxaway. We've positioned ourselves in the perfect location close to mountains, trails, and cute mountain towns. We're also right down the road from Oskar Blues Brewery where we'll take part in an Oktoberfest 5k or half marathon.
Exclusively this year: our retreat location boasts private lake access, use of kayaks and an outdoor hot tub!
When booking your spot, your registration will determine which bedroom you'll be in. Please see the registration page for details!
OSKAR BLUES OKTOBERFEST
5k & Half Marathon
The 2020 Run Your Heart Out retreat is including an official 5k & half marathon race with the weekend! We want to give you something to look forward to and to train for through the summer and fall.
When registering for the weekend, you can specific which distance you'd like to run and your race registration will be covered!
Although we'll be doing our fair share of trails, this one will be a mostly paved course from the brewery.