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National Running Day Steals and Deals

by Meghann on June 5, 2013

Happy National Run Day!

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You can get your own “I Run…” badge HERE.

I love a day that’s dedicated to my favorite sport. Of course, it never fails that National Running Day always falls on a day that my training plan doesn’t call for running… what gives? Wednesday are CrossFit days, but I may squeeze in a short run this afternoon in the spirit of the national holiday. πŸ˜‰

And just like any good holiday, the racing community is offering some great discounts around the interwebz for upcoming races.

Here’s what I found, feel free to add your own in the comments below!

Are you celebrating National Running Day?

Just for fun, here’s a running trends infograph my friends at Brooks put together

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1 Megan (The Lyons' Share) June 5, 2013 at 10:25 am

I forgot it was National Running Day! Good thing I made it out this morning even though I wanted to sleep in! I love that the #1 reason people run is to achieve a personal goal, and that more females than males have entered races!

2 Suzanne June 5, 2013 at 10:34 am

There seems to be a ‘day’ for everything! I’ll break out the noisemakers and celebrate this one for sure πŸ™‚
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3 Courtney June 5, 2013 at 11:02 am

Interesting stats! Us runners can spend a lot, haha.

Happy National Run Day to you! πŸ™‚
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4 Rebecca June 5, 2013 at 11:12 am

I’d be getting off pretty easy if I only spend $327 on running gear in a year ;).

5 Katie @ Talk Less, Say More June 5, 2013 at 11:17 am

love it! I ran a little over 3 miles this morning in celebration! πŸ™‚
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6 Jaclyn Garris June 5, 2013 at 11:23 am

I offered my customers at $10 off any purchase of $19.99 or more. We specialize in endurance sport nutrition and accessories. We are The Endurance Athletes Candy Store! I hope you all will check us out!

Use code ‘RunToday’ to save!

7 genna June 5, 2013 at 11:32 am

I love the infograph! I sent that to the bf.. I am sure he will love that

8 Brittany June 5, 2013 at 11:39 am

Thanks for the telling us about the deal for the Rock n’ Roll Marathon Series. I think that will be the final push to make me sign up for my first Half.

9 Ashley @ Eat Run Live Happy June 5, 2013 at 11:41 am

I’m celebrating National Running day by going for a run with the kids in the double jogging stroller! They love it.
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10 Ashley June 5, 2013 at 11:49 am

Such fun stats- love to see the increase in people participating in races. I’m curious to see how much I spent on running gear last year, I have a feeling it was a bit more than the average (whoops!).
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11 Amanda @ Peanut Butter & Adrenaline June 5, 2013 at 1:28 pm

Love the infographic! I can’t believe how much runners spend on shoes. We’re a special breed.
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12 Tina June 5, 2013 at 1:42 pm

running has free shipping today!

13 Ja @Ja on the RUN June 5, 2013 at 1:54 pm

Me too. Not scheduled for a run today. Today is supposed to be for weights. πŸ™‚ But maybe will squeeze in 1 or 2 or 3 miles after. πŸ™‚

Saved the infograph. πŸ™‚ the shopping part is so true. LOL! πŸ™‚
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14 Presh June 5, 2013 at 2:28 pm

Love the stats!! Thanks for the deals! I am going to sign up for the Womens Running St. Pete!! I am not running in celebration today but I am celebrating πŸ™‚
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15 meredith June 5, 2013 at 2:52 pm

I totally ran in honor of National Running Day AND MY BIRTHDAY! How cool is that they fell on the same day this year? I ran a fun 10 miles…now time to eat double the cake.
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16 Fiona @ Get Fit Fiona June 5, 2013 at 4:03 pm

I was surprised at how much money people said they spent on running.
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17 hsw June 5, 2013 at 6:42 pm

I clicked over to see what the pricing on the R&R Las Vegas half is and I can’t believe how expensive it is even with $20 off! I think I’ll aim for the Hoover Dam Half instead. Oh, and also wanted mention it is “Santa Rosa” and not “Santa Rose.” Happy Running Day!
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18 Amy June 5, 2013 at 8:17 pm

Great stats and graphic, thanks for sharing it!
and Happy National Running Day…

19 Nick June 6, 2013 at 4:27 pm

Thanks for the Best Damn Race mention! πŸ™‚

20 Kaitie June 6, 2013 at 4:35 pm

Thanks for the tip about Women’s Running Half! I’ll be in St Pete in November!
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