Mile News Tagged Global Running Day


More than 12,000 runners make Mile history in inaugural IAAF Run 24:1

June 10, 2018

International event "captured in a single live feed and hopefully thousands of new runners joining the biggest global sport on the planet.”

From IAAF

Taking to the streets in 24 cities across 15 time zones, more than 12,000 runners participated in the inaugural IAAF Run 24:1 global campaign...

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Global Running Day Set for Wednesday, June 6

May 18, 2018

Pledging now open for runners of all ages and abilities; new this year, there is a “Build Your Team” module

Pledging for Global Running Day and the third annual Million Kid Run on Wednesday, June 6 is now open on the newly designed GlobalRunningDay.org. Runners of all ages and abilities can...

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IAAF Run 24:1 to celebrate Global Running Day with Mile races in 24 cities

May 14, 2018

“Running is accessible to everyone, it is fun, it is competitive. It can be social, it can be solitary. It is testing, it is personal but most of all it builds strength, stamina, fitness & health. It is the mother of all sports." - IAAF President Sebastian Coe

From IAAF

The IAAF has announced...

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Pledging Now Open for Global Running Day and Million Kid Run on June 7

May 16, 2017

Runners of all ages & abilities worldwide can pledge to take part in the day via GlobalRunningDay.org

Pledging for Global Running Day and the second annual Million Kid Run on Wednesday, June 7 is now open on GlobalRunningDay.org. Runners of all ages & abilities can pledge to run on June 7 and...

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Pledging Now Open for Global Running Day and First-Ever Million Kid Run on June 1

May 02, 2016

The Million Kid Run is about making fitness fun, and inspiring kids to embrace running as a way to get healthy and fit.

NEW YORK — Pledging for Global Running Day and the inaugural Million Kid Run on Wednesday, June 1 is now open on globalrunningday.org. Runners of all ages and abilities can...

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National Running Day becomes Global Running Day set for Wednesday, June 1

April 17, 2016

2016 worldwide event to feature first-ever Million Kid Run; pledging begins on Monday, May 2 at globalrunningday.org

NEW YORK — Global Running Day, a day for people all over the world to celebrate the joys of running, is set for Wednesday, June 1, 2016. Global Running Day is the evolution of...

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