Marking National Running Day in Little Rock June 4

Published 06/02 2014 11:41AM

Updated 06/02 2014 11:43AM

LITTLE ROCK, AR (News release) - The Little Rock Marathon has announced it will partner with Go! Running and Rock City Running to host National Running Day on June 4 at 6 a.m. in Murray Park (Pavilion Entrance).  

Held annually on the first Wednesday in June, National Running Day is a grass roots, collaborative effort of leaders in the running industry to promote running/walking as a healthy, easy and accessible form of exercise.

"Everyone can run or walk any distance they desire," said Gina Pharis, Co-Executive of the Little Rock Marathon. "This day is about coming together at as community to celebrate living a healthy lifestyle. To celebrate our strong running community, and to encourage those who have been thinking about starting to meet some of the people in this community and take their very first steps to get started!"

The run/walk will not be timed and any distance is acceptable. 

The event is free, but registration is required. Commemorative National Running Day stickers will be given out that morning. 

Click here to register online. 

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