In the global condition of our natural resources, a lot of people that are health conscious and concerned citizens have organized a fun activity that both man and nature can benefit from. Fun run is a friendly race that involves either road running or cross country running that participants taking part for their enjoyment rather than competition. Fun run races are usually held to raise funds for charity such as saving nature, saving lives, among other things. People benefit from these causes because of the sponsors providing the revenue to cover organizational costs.
Some fun run races have included categories such as wearing costumes, for example and also have age categories for kids, teens and adults. Runners also have an option if they want to run in a specific distance such as the 3K, 5k, or 10K (K meaning kilometers) based on their preference. On the record, the biggest annual fun run in Europe is ”La Cursa El Corte Inglés” held in Barcelona with about 55000 participants.
Because of the success of fun runs in the community, companies have also initiated to held their own fun runs for their employees to promote health and fitness, at the same time being aware of their body. More people are becoming interested to run and be healthy, joining local communities in their campaigns.
The benefit of joining fun run races is that aside from getting fit and healthy, you expand your social circle with people who are also have the same likes as you. When you meet other people, you’re not only exchanging names and number but spreading your cause and awareness on what you are running for.
Another point is that you are also influencing your friends and family to join you on your runs.Not only you are creating your bond with them but they are also on their way to good health and a good cause.