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#GlobalRunningDayJune 7, 2017



Million Kid RunHelp us reach our goal

The Million Kid Run is about making fitness fun and inspiring kids to embrace running as a way to get healthy and fit.

Elethia from Panama pledged to run 7 kilometers

Valentin from Mexico pledged to run 10 kilometers

Mandy from Idaho pledged to run

Mike from Poland pledged to run 15 kilometers

Tony from Florida pledged to run

Adrienne from New Jersey pledged to run 8 miles

Preena from United Kingdom pledged to run 1 mile

Ian from Texas pledged to run 4 miles

Preena from United Kingdom pledged to run 1 mile

Moises from Panama pledged to run 5 kilometers

What’s Your Inspiration?

As you make your Global Running Day pledge, tell us why you are running.

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to express gratitude that I am able to run

Run for fun

to get in shape

Live a healthy life, be strong

to feel alive

I love to run

to be the best me


because I love it

Pledge Today

I, , pledge to run as part of Global Running Day on June 7, 2017.

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What’s your inspiration?


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What is Global Running Day?

Global Running Day is a day for people around the world to celebrate the joys of running. Participation is easy—just pledge to take part in some type of running activity on June 7, 2017. It can be a solo lap around the block, a long run with friends, or even a game of tag with your kids. The key is to share your passion for the sport and inspire others to get moving.


Looking for resources to help you bring Global Running Day and the Million Kid Run to your organization, town, school, or house? Use these materials to get started in joining the worldwide celebration on June 7, 2017.

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This year, we’re encouraging everyone to pledge to run on Global Running Day. If you would like to fundraise for a charity, please explore the organizations below for more information.

Global Supporters

Click here to request to become a global supporter.

Save the Date

Mark your calendar for June 7, 2017, and plan to join people from all over the globe to get moving as part of Global Running Day, and to get the young people in your life moving by joining the Million Kid Run.

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