The Dandelion Chandelier Calendar for Sports and Luxury Fitness showcases the best events and experiences around the world. These are the best events and new products in sports and luxury fitness in January 2020, including running, pro sports leagues, snow sports, tennis and golf. For the full January 2020 Luxury Calendar, click here.
what’s on in sports and luxury fitness in january 2020?
Get those apres ski looks ready, because this month is jam packed with wintry goodness to enjoy. Among them, Aspen will play host to a number of events including its annual Wintersköl and the X Games.
Elsewhere, the college football season concludes with the College Football Playoff National Championship in New Orleans The NFL Playoffs begin and the Australian Open kicks off a new season in tennis.
And of course, the new year brings with it a slew of ways to burn off holiday pounds, including marathons, new gym openings and wellness-focused retreats. Game on.
sports and luxury fitness events in january 2020
1. best events in luxury fitness and wellness this january 2020
The Good Fest is hosting an NYC Pop up. Explore your personal human design as a projector, reflector, generator or manifestor – Jan 7
Luxe London gym Third Space will launch its newest (and 6th) studio in Islington. There’s a separate club for kids to work out. Family workouts are just one of the many wellness trends and fitness trends headed our way in 2020.
Wintersköl, Aspen’s annual “toast to winter,” dates back to a quiet January in 1951 when local Aspenites decided to celebrate Aspen’s unique Nordic lifestyle with an eclectic weekend of festivities. Today the four-day celebration will celebrate its 69th year. Come for Wintersculpt, WinterFest, a canine fashion show, fireworks and much more – Jan 9 – 12
2. best events in running this january 2020
If you’re a Disney fan, or you’re just looking for a unique marathon experience, the Walt Disney World Marathon might be for you.
The race kicks off with a pre-dawn fireworks display. The route runs through all four Walt Disney World theme parks: starting at EPCOT, continuing on to the Magic Kingdom, Animal Kingdom, and Hollywood Studios, and then back to EPCOT for the finish. While you’re at it, bring the whole family – Jan 13
The Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon takes place this month. More than 30,000 runners are expected – Jan 24
The 31st International Marathon of Marrakech is run through olive groves and orange trees in Morocco. It’s a flat and fast course paired with mild weather. The stunning scenery includes roadside camels and the snow-covered Atlas Mountains in the distance – Jan 26
3. best events in tennis this january 2020
The first Grand Slam of the season is the Australian Open at Melbourne Park. Former champion Caroline Wozniacki will retire after the tournament – Jan 20 – Feb 2
4. best events in cycling this january 2020
Gstaad, Switzerland hosts the annual Snow Bike Festival – a cycling stage race open to competitors of all capabilities – Jan 17 – 19
The Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race in Victoria, Australia is inspired by the prestigious “Spring Classics” of European cycling competition – Jan 30 – Feb 2
5. best events in horse racing this january 2020
The Snow Polo World Cup in St. Moritz, Switzerland is “the world’s only high goal tournament on snow,” and features specially-bred polo ponies – Jan 24 – 26
The 4th annual Pegasus World Cup Invitational at Florida’s Gulfstream Park has the world’s largest thoroughbred racing purse – $16 million. It’s run on a dirt track for 1 1/8th miles – Jan 25
6. best events in snow sports this january 2020
The LAAX Open in Switzerland is a high-level international snowboarding event, where men and women compete in half pipe and slope-style contests – Jan 13 – 18
The Hahnenkamm Race in Kitzbühel, Austria features the best ski athletes in the world and is a highlight of the World Cup calendar – Jan 20 – 26
The annual X Games returns to Aspen, Colorado’s Buttermilk Mountain – Jan 23 – 26
7. best events in multi-sports this january 2020
The Lausanne 2020 Youth Winter Olympics will be held in Lausanne, Switzerland and will include 8 sports, 16 disciplines and 81 sporting events – Jan 9 – 22
8. best events in American pro and college sports this january 2020
The remaining noteworthy games in college football before the big CFP National Championship game are the Sugar Bowl (Georgia vs. Baylor) at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans. And the Rose Bowl (Oregon vs. Wisconsin) at Rose Bowl Stadium in Pasadena, CA – Jan 1
Cotton Bowl Stadium in Dallas, Texas will play host to this year’s NHL Winter Classic with the Dallas Stars taking on the Nashville Predators – Jan 1
NFL Playoffs kick off with the Wild Card Rounds – Jan 4 – 5
The College Football Playoff National Championship will see the Fiesta Bowl Champion Clemson Tigers vs. Peach Bowl Champion LSU at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans – Jan 13
The National Hockey League and St. Louis Blues are bringing the 65th NHL All-Star Weekend to St. Louis – Jan 25 – 26
The 2020 Pro Bowl will take place at Camping World Stadium in Orlando, Florida. It’s the fourth straight year Orlando will host the NFL’s version of an all-star game – Jan 26
sports and luxury fitness events in january 2020
That’s it! The best in sports and luxury fitness in January 2020. Let’s do this.
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Jillian Tangen is the Head of Research at Dandelion Chandelier and a former Senior Research Analyst at McKinsey & Co and Analyst at Shearman & Sterling. She is an avid fan of Nordic design, having owned an independent lifestyle store and sales agency focused on emerging Scandinavian design. Jillian lives in New York and is married with three young children. She loves cross-country skiing, the New York Rangers, reading, travel and discovering new brands.
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