It is a great day to start running.  Today is the 5th annual National Running Day.  Runners all over the world declare their passion for health by going out for a run. If you are interested in joining the facebook group (which has over 47,000 ‘likes’) click here.

This is also a great day to look for discounts as it relates to running.  Here are a couple of companies offering discounts:

  1. Timex
  2. Rock ‘N’ Roll Marathon Series
  3. Fikes Farm Free Online Runner’s Log

What is National Running Day?  This is what is says on the their website:

National Running Day, held annually on the first Wednesday in June, is a day when runners everywhere declare their passion for running. Wherever we are and whomever we’re with, we run—fast or slow, alone or with others, all over town or just around the block.

“I run…”

Runner’s announce why the run by completing the statement “I run….”  Our wellness team announced why we run below.  Why do you run?

  • Our wellness coach Kyle Heffner said, “I run…to feel better.”
  • Personally, “I run…to release stress.”

Why do you run?

Photo Courtesy of Running USA