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Tri-State celebrates Global Running Day

Posted: 8:23 AM, Jun 01, 2016
Updated: 2016-06-01 08:28:14-04

CINCINNATI -- Tri-State running fans have a beautiful day to get out and celebrate Global Running Day, as Mayor John Cranley has officially declared Wednesday as "All4Run" Day.

More than 2 million people in more than 173 countries are taking part, which is very simple: Lace up a pair of shoes and head outside (or to a treadmill in your local gym). Make it official by signing the pledge at globalrunningday.org .

About 50 runners gathered at 6 a.m. for one- and four-mile runs at Fleet Feet Sports in Oakley, and more will gather at 6:30 p.m. at the Fleet Feet Sports in Blue Ash (9525 Kenwood Rd.) for four- and six-mile runs and free refreshments.