Benefits of Running

Your Participation might encourage you to start running regularly. Benefits?

  • Not only will you be running to help college students get their degree, but you will also be getting healthy at the same time!
  • Build strong bones as it is a weight-bearing excercise.
  • Lose fat and maintain a healthy weight.
  • Improve the health of your heart and reduce the risks of heart attack or high blood pressure.
  • Boost your mental health.
  • Release endorphines in your brain, which are chemicals that enhance mood and help relieve stress
  • Better sleep
  • Raise your self-esteem
  • Good mood.

More information on the benefits of running can be found here

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