In the United States, Independence Day is a celebration of freedom from coast to coast. Each Fourth of July is filled with backyard barbecues, family and fireworks–and it’s also a great day for a run. In fact, according to Runner’s World, the Fourth is more popular than Christmas, New Year’s Day and Valentine’s Day when it comes to logging miles (though it can’t hold a candle to Thanksgiving Turkey Trots).
Here at ACTIVE Network, we love any reason to get up, get out and get moving, and we hold a special place in our hearts for our red, white and blue runs. Read on as ACTIVE team members describe why they love running on Independence Day, and how hitting the road, track or trail on this holiday ties into our mission to make the world a more active place. Continue reading