A Global Movement to Get Active

On June 1, 2016, people everywhere will celebrate the joys of running. You can be a part of Global Running Day!

We invite you to make the pledge to run on Global Running Day, spread the word, and join in the worldwide fitness fun! Participation is easy—just pledge to take part in some type of running activity on June 1, 2016. It can be a solo lap around the block, a long run with friends, or even a game of tag with your kids.

And speaking of kids, the first-ever Million Kid Run on Global Running Day aims to get young people moving. The goal is to have a million kids around the world pledge to run on June 1, 2016. The Million Kid Run is about making fitness fun and inspiring kids to embrace running as a way to get healthy and fit. After you make your pledge, get your sons, daughters, nieces, nephews, and students to choose their running activities and be a part of something incredible.

Make the Pledge

To pledge, simply visit globalrunningday.org and commit to run on June 1, 2016. You’ll add your name to the list of runners from all over the world who are coming together to celebrate the sport.

The pledge page is designed for groups and individuals, kids and adults, able-bodied runners and athletes with disabilities. Pledge for yourself and/or your group—then check out the counter to see how many people from all over the planet will be joining you on the big day. Make the Pledge by clicking here!

Celebrate with Us

New York Road Runners Team for Kids is thrilled to participate in Global Running Day. On June 1, to celebrate Global Running Day, NYRR Team for Kids will have a group run and social.  Join TFK coaches and staff for an easy run starting at 6:30 p.m. meeting just inside Central Park at Central Park West and 81st Street. In addition, NYRR will have fluid stations in all five boroughs, coach-led group morning runs in three locations, and NYRR Open Run walks/runs in neighborhood parks across the city. Visit the NYRR website to learn more about where we’ll be and how you can join us!

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