“I can’t imagine what my life would be like without running”: how athletes from around the world celebrated Running Day

On June 5, many professional runners and amateurs celebrated Run Day. They put on their sneakers and went for a run. The Challenger has collected photos and posts of users of social networks that will make you fall in love with this sport.

In honor of Run Day, the New York Road Runners organizes a virtual race every year. The essence of the race: register on the site globalrunningday.

org , from June 5 to 9 go for a run and overcome one mile (one kilometer six hundred meters). In 2019, 29,440 people from 177 countries joined the virtual race, according to information on the site.

Some runners yesterday told why they were running .

"I know that running is not the most important thing in the world. But it is my favorite thing in the world.

Running is like breathing for me Therefore, I have to run every day ... "

" This is not easy, and the first three miles always go terribly. But, to be honest, I can’t imagine what my life would be like without running.

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"I run because I can ..."

"I run because it makes me happy. And I run because I like shiny medals .

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"I spent two weeks in bed with mononucleosis, but for the #GlobalRunningDay [World Running Day] I had to get up. I ran five miles. Maybe I'm on the rise.

I feel 50%, but running is great." .

More runners shared the brightest moments of his running career: photos from the first marathons, with won medals and the types of places in which they had to run.

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