Every first Wednesday in June is Global Running Day! This worldwide celebration encourages people to get moving and stay active and healthy. Plus, it’s a global event that can unify people all around the world through the power of running. It’s easy to celebrate – just lace up your shoes and get out there! (Note: We are aware that today is Thursday, June 3, and we are running a little late posting this blog, but the event actually runs through June 6.)
Take the Pledge
Need some motivation? Pledge to run any distance on the official website. You can commit to running a certain distance and share what your inspiration is behind this run, plus get a group together and pledge as a virtual team and help each other reach your goals! Take the Global Running pledge here.
Join the Virtual Race
Walk or run in the NYRR (New York Road Runners) Virtual Global Running Day 1M Race, Powered by Strava. Sign up here for the free virtual one-mile race that takes place anywhere and anytime between June 1 – June 6 this year. Even though this is a virtual race, know that you’ll be joining thousands of people around the world who all share a passion for running. Connect with other runners by using the hashtags #GlobalRunningDay and #NYRRVolvoVirtual Racing on social media.
Want to make the most out of your run? These tech recommendations can take your workout to the next level.
Smartwatches, like the Apple Watch and Samsung Galaxy Watch, are the ultimate fitness companion. Log a workout to track your run and monitor your progress; your watch will show your pace, heart rate, route, blood oxygen level, and so much more.
Don’t let wires tie you down. Get a pair of wireless earbuds, like the iFrogz Airtime Sport. Let the music motivate you with these sweat-resistant sport buds that have a secure-fit wing that goes around the tip of your ears for a snug, comfortable fit that keeps them in place. With a 25-hour battery life, you’ll be able to keep the audio going through any workout.
Check out these accessories and more at your local Wireless Zone®.