What is Global Running Day And How to Celebrate? Global Running Day is a day which is held every year that celebrates the sport of running. It is held yearly on the first Wednesday of June. On this many people of all the ages take part in this event and all the participants take the pledge to take part in some type of running activity by submitting their names through the Global Running Day website. This year in 2019, the Global Running Day 2019 is scheduled to be held on June 5, Wednesday.
There are about more than 100 organizations support Global Running Day as well as the Million Kid Run, comprising the Abbott World Marathon Majors, Atlanta Track Club, Boston Athletic Association, Competitor Group, Houston Marathon Foundation, International Association of Athletics Federations, Athletics for a Better World program, New York Road Runners, Running USA, USA Track & Field, 100meta – Grupo de corrida e caminhada and so much more.
No matter where you are right now in your early-summer training, you must make sure to use this day to lace up and to give back to the sport we are all crazy enough to love, as well as the community that promotes it.
Here, we’ve found a few events, challenges, and special offers are going to happen around the nation to help you to celebrate this amazing Global Running Day.
Here Is How to Celebrate the Global Running Day
The 8th Annual Runner’s World Half & Festival which is going to be presented by Altra is going to take place the weekend of October 18-20, 2019. Registration is going to start in early 2019 with special registration offers. On June 5, you can take a special 20% off from your race registration fee with the help of this code: GLOBALRUNDAY19.
New York Road Runners
On June 5, NYRR is hosting various running events in order to honor Global Running Day, comprising a 5K in Central Park starting from 7:00 am, breakfast and lunch runs from the NYRR headquarters in Manhattan, and later on at 7:00 pm group runs in all five areas of New York City.
Chris Heuisler, who is the official running concierge for Westin Hotels, on a social media site posted a Global Running Day challenge that we can get behind. The video he posted is being on Instagram, where he is encouraged runners to give back to the running community by posting a photo of someone who has made influence and effect on their running.
From the official Brooks Running twitter account, the tweet stated, “Global Running Day is June 5! Join our @Strava challenge and #RunItForward from May 15 – June 5 to earn donations for high school runners that need gear. Together, every mile counts.”
Running shoe company Brooks, like in the previous year in 2018, is yet again encouraging runners to take part in the “Run it Forward” Strava challenge supporting young runners from now through June 5.
With the enthusiasm of the Boston Marathon is going in the air, the city’s flagship running store is presenting various events in order to observe and celebrate Global Running Day, comprising evening group runs leaving from the store’s different locations all over the Boston area.
Chicago Area Runners Association
The Chicago Area Runners Association, which is considered to be one of the city’s largest running organizations, is hosting a total of nine different three-mile fun runs all over Chicago’s neighborhoods and suburbs.
The twitter post by Chicago Marathon stated, “Celebrate #GlobalRunningDay on 6.5.19 by joining Olympic medalist and 2017 #ChicagoMarathon champion Galen Rupp at the @CARARuns fun run at Montrose Beach! Sign up at https://bddy.me/30WLqOw”