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Global Running Day is a worldwide celebration of running that encourages everyone to get moving. It doesn’t matter how fast you run or how far you go—what’s important is that you take part, and how you do it is up to you. Run a lap around your block, take your dog for a long walk, or call your friends for a pick-up game in the park. The important thing is that you have fun being active—and you inspire others to join you.
As part of Global Running Day, the Million Kid Run aims to get young people excited about fitness. By moving and having fun, kids discover that living an active lifestyle can be fun and easy.
So many people complain about children not getting enough exercise, about children being stuck inside, surfing the net or engrossed in TV or a video game, about children being obese and lazy…Well, here’s a chance to do something about it.Irish Examiner
Even though many of us have a goal to sweat each day, having one dedicated day to hype up the sport gives many of us a much-needed motivational boost.Canadian Running Magazine
One of the greatest things about running, which many don’t realize, is the sense of community that comes along with the sport. Contrary to popular belief, it is not a ‘lone-wolf’ activity, not if you don’t want it to be.Thrive Global
It is Global Running Day and whether you want to get fit, raise money for a good cause, or make new friends, joining a running club is a great way to do all three.BBC Sport
Programs like these make running a group activity instead of an individual sport.The New York Times
This is a great day to invite a nonrunner to take up the sport.Runner’s World
Global Running Day, a time to embrace the joys (and benefits) of the sport and to inspire those around us to, you know, get moving.The New York Times
Our Global Running Day toolkits are filled with printable assets to help you organize activities in your community. Use our custom bibs to stage a 5K race and print fun cheer posters for spectators. We also offer an email template to help spread the word and Facebook/Twitter cover photos to get the buzz going on social media.
Save the date for Global Running Day 2019 on June 5 2019, and check back here to see what we have planned.