Last Updated on May 25, 2023
Global running day is observed on the first Wednesday of June every year. So, this 2023 global running day will be observed on June 2. Global running day is the day to celebrate running. Are you looking for a perfect moment to start a fitness activity? June 3 (Global Running Day) is coming. On this global running day, get up, get out, and run with your friends and family. Global running day is an occasion to encourage people to run as much as possible. Wear your shoes, grab a water bottle, and start to run on this global running day.
History of the Global Running Day
Global running day was called the national running day at first. Global running day was first started in the United States, and the first event was held in 2009. The objective of global running is to celebrate the sport of running and to encourage people to run and to be fit. This day increases the passion for running among people; many people have been motivated and started to run on this day. Whatever the distance you are running (maybe too long or maybe too short), the global running day is about placing one foot in front of the other and keeping running.
Activities to do on the Global Running Day
- Run and create the best memories
Enjoy something new on this global running day, walk, or race with your friends, children, and grandchildren to the nearest place. Encourage your family members and friends to run as much as possible and create the best memory that will stick with you for the rest of your life.
- Initiate taking steps
It is not compulsory to run 100 miles or power walk for 20 km; it is not about participating in a marathon. Run as much as possible; that’s enough for this global running day, and gradually increase your running distance. If running is impossible, go for a community walk or at least a potato sack race with your family members, neighbors, and friends.
- Play sports
Get all the basic equipment required to play sports, like water bottles, snacks, etc. Go to the nearby park or at your backyard, play some sports with your kids, run around them, make them run, and play some sports.
Why Everyone Loves Global Running Day?
- Running is fun
Being inside a home, lying on a couch, and watching some movies with snacks may be good, but going out and having a run is much more fun than that. It creates valuable time for you, and also it creates good memories.
- Running makes the relationship stronger.
Running with your friends and family will build your relationship stronger. It brings people closer, and the running motivates you and them. You will get time to spend with them. At the same time running will make you both fit and healthy and your relationship healthier.
- Boost yourself
Running as much as possible will boost the immune system, health, energy, and all. It helps you create a better version of yourself and keeps you energetic for the rest of the day.
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