The 28-Day Run-Yoga-Meditation Challenge

by MyFitnessPal

Join Wanderlust and MyFitnessPal in gaining a healthier mind and body in less than a month. Plus enter to win a trip to a Wanderlust Festival!

Be kind to your body, bring out the best in yourself, and prepare for Wanderlust 108 with this 28-day run, yoga, meditate challenge. Whether you are new to one (or all three!) of these activities, Wanderlust Festival and MyFitnessPal have partnered to design this program as a way for you to build a consistent, balanced routine.

How it Works

Each day lists a time minimum and combination of running, yoga and meditation. For example, Day 1 asks that you complete a 15-minute walk. Some days are rest days and contain special challenges, and every seventh day combines all three! Start this challenge whenever you’re able to commit to 28 days of run-yoga-meditation, or register for a Wanderlust 108 event or festival, and simply count back 28 days from the event date to begin the challenge.

Our challenge suggests a run/walk combo. If you’re brand new to running, plan to walk more than you run, and very gradually increase the length of your run intervals as you’re able. Above all, listen to your body, and be cautious: If something doesn’t feel right, stop running, walk or take a break.

If you are ready for it, feel free go beyond the times listed. The most important thing is that you consistently complete the minimums—even if that means walking during a run period or resting in Child’s Pose during a yoga session.

wanderlust challenge calendar

Yoga + Meditation Resources

Want to complete the yoga and meditation using guided online classes? Here are some links to send you in the right direction:

  • Online Guided Meditation Resources for the #RunYogaMeditate Challenge
  • Online Yoga Classes for Beginners for the #RunYogaMeditate Challenge

#RunYogaMeditate Jams

Check out these playlists designed specifically for this 28-Day Challenge:

  • Yoga: 15 Minutes / 20 Minutes / 30 Minutes / 45 Minutes / 60 Minutes
  • Running: 15 Minutes / 20 Minutes / 30 Minutes

About Wanderlust 108

Wanderlust 108 is a “mindful triathlon” that brings three events together in city parks across the US, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand: a 5k run, an outdoor yoga experience, and a guided meditation. By the end of this challenge, we guarantee you will be ready to participate as a mindful triathlete at a Wanderlust 108 near you!

Teams at MyFitnessPal and Wanderlust Festival are participating, too! Post your progress and photos with #runyogameditate on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter.

Enter to Win Free Entry to a Wanderlust Event

Taking the challenge? Between now and May 1, enter to win tickets to Wanderlust 108 events and a grand prize trip to the Wanderlust Festival of your choice (travel stipend + two festival tickets).

If you’re completing the challenge and want some support from other MyFitnessPal members, join our group forum to talk about your experiences, ask your questions, or show a fellow MFPer some love!

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