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Weekend Warriors: Spooky Sweat Sessions

High Ride Cycle is expanding into a bigger space.
High Ride Cycle is expanding into a bigger space. High Ride Cycle
Weekend warriors and gruesome goblins are all coming out to play over the next few days. Whether you want to climb through a haunted rock-climbing gym or hop on your mat with a cat, Denver is full of sweaty and spooky opportunities.

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Head to the climbing gym for Cycle Cinema.
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Cycle Cinema: Ghostbusters
Movement Climbing + Fitness
Friday, October 26, 5 p.m.

Hop in the saddle and get ready for a night of proton reversal and fat-blasting. Movement Climbing + Fitness is hosting an endurance cycle cinema class, featuring Ghostbusters as the Halloween flick. Non-members can pedal into class for $10 on a day pass, and the ride is free for members. Learn more on Facebook.

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Find the Haunted Crag inside.
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The Haunted Crag
Übergrippen Indoor Climbing Crag
Friday, October 26, 5:30 p.m.

Get lost in the dark web: Übergrippen Indoor Climbing Crag has transformed the rock-climbing gym into a haunted maze this weekend. The Haunted Crag features a “lights out” top rope, sure to scare climbers of all experience levels. There are three opportunities to climb the Haunted Crag: tonight at 5:30, and at 11 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, October 27. Climbing is free for members and is open to non-members for a suggested donation of $5. Learn more on Facebook.

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Hop on the mat with a cat this weekend.
Body Pawsitive Halloween Yoga
Atherial Fitness 
Friday, October 26, 6:30 p.m.

Before putting on your Halloween costume, learn the importance of taking off other masks and showing your true self. Christina Marie Recovery will lead an opening body-positive meditation before cat yoga officially begins. Tap into your inner Thackery Binx, because cats will be on site to help you conjure various yoga poses. Proceeds will go to Snowcats Cat Convention, the local animal shelter providing the cats. There is a suggested donation of $15 for this class. Sign up online on the Atherial website.

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It's not too early to start training for the 2019 Colfax Marathon.
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Colfax Marathon Kickoff French Toast Run
Runners Roost
Saturday, October 27, 8 a.m.
Training begins this weekend for the 2019 Colfax Marathon. Runners Roost organizes one of the marathon-approved group training runs, and it kicks off for the fourth year at 8 a.m. this Saturday, October 27. Runners Roost will offer discounts after the run, and runners can enjoy French toast and coffee, too. Lace up and learn more on Facebook.

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Join the High Ride Cycle party.
High Ride Cycle
High Ride Cycle Grand Reopening Party
High Ride Cycle
Saturday, October 27, 8 a.m.
High Ride Cycle has outgrown its current space, and the team is moving across Sloan’s Lake, where it will reopen on Saturday, October 27, with a free open house showcasing the bigger locker rooms and additional bikes. It will be a party in true High Ride Cycle style, with free classes, mimosas, giveaways and raffle items. Sign up on the High Ride Cycle website, where you can also learn more about the new space.
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Lauren Archuletta is a contributor for Westword's arts section, covering Denver's health and wellness scene. Follow her work for tips on cheap workouts and which yoga classes include mimosas and beer.