What did you just say? Are you amused looking at the title? You have never heard of anything called ‘Fun Run’? Don’t worry, you are not alone!
Yes, there are many people who have no idea about what a fun run means, and that such a thing even exists! If you are not aware, fun run exists! Read on to understand everything about it, apart from knowing why you should consider taking part in it.
What Is Fun Run?
I am sure you might have heard about running and races. By definition, a fun run is also a race, but a friendly one.
It involves people from all walks of life taking part and contesting to win the race. However, unlike professional racing events, this is not a serious affair. This is more of a casual event.
In this race, the participants do not take it as a competition (some may do so, though!). P
Such a run need not always be the main event. It can also be a side event to other main events like a marathon, or other races. Sometimes, even motorcycle events fall into the category of fun runs.
What Is The Purpose?
This event isn’t held to determine a winner
Furthermore, fun runs are usually organized to raise funds. It can be for a charity or a social cause.
Typically, the sponsor of the event provides the revenue to cover organizational costs. If you are a participant in the event, you can donate money too. In fact, you do not need to be a participant to make a donation. You can do so even being a spectator!
All the funds raised through the event get transferred to the charity or the cause for which the event was organized.
Fun Run: What Is The Fun?
If it is just like any other running event, why is it called a fun run? Did this question just cross your mind? Let me answer that for you!
At the event, there are a lot of activities like wearing costumes, fun activities, entertainment along the path, and so on. It is a light-hearted event. When you have all those extra activities to entertain you, should it not be called a fun run?
Who Can Take Part?
Fun runs are organized for people of all age groups and from all walks of life. If you are a teen, you can take part. If you are an adult or an elderly citizen, you can take part too!
Why Should You Take Part?
What new are you doing every day? How are you making your life exciting? Aren’t you bored of doing the same things every single day? If yes, aren’t these reasons enough for you to consider taking part in a fun run?
This event allows you to enjoy one day of your life to the fullest by making it different than the other days. So go ahead! Be a participant and see for yourself how exciting the event this is!