The Best Deals And Contests For Global Running Day

Reward yourself on this running holiday!

The best way to celebrate Global Running Day is by going for a run, of course. But the next best thing is to reward our efforts with new gear and race registrations. Below are the best sales and contests that are happening today. Hurry—most of these deals are one day only. We’ll be updating the list throughout the day as well, so check back!


Rock ‘n’ Roll Race Series

1 day only sale, with various discounts for registration on all races.

Women’s Running Magazine

50% off a year’s subscription with the code GLOBALRUNNING

The website has partnered with tons of great races to offer discounts on registration. Featured races include runDisney, Divas Running Series and the Color Run. However there are many more races to choose from, helpfully broken down by state.

Erica Sara Designs

13.1% off all running jewelry orders, no discount code needed.

Gone For A Run

Up to 75% off select items in their Global Running Day sale.


Free shipping on orders over $75

Ragnar Relays

Pledge to run today and Ragnar will offer $80 off registration for a relay race.

Road Runner Sports

10-20% off running shoes.

Sparkly Soul Headbands

20% off orders with code RUNDAY and FREE US Shipping for orders $50+ (after discount).



Enter for a chance to win a pair of #ASICS, @jaybirdsport headphones and a @runkeeper subscription by posting a picture of your #GlobalRunningDay run on Instagram with #GearUpForGRD & #Promotion.

Gu Energy Labs

Post a photo of your run today on Instagram with #GUforaRun and #GUFORIT for a chance to win a box of Stroopwafel.


Best running-while-eating-chocolate-ice-cream pic (in honor of both Global Running Day and National Chocolate Ice Cream Day) gets a free rabbit outfit. Use #rabbitrunsforchocolate and tag @RunInRabbit on Instagram to enter.


Tag @saucony on Instagram and use #RunYourWorld for a chance to win a free pair of shoes.

Sketchers Performance

Kara Goucher is partnering with @skechersperformance to give one winner a pair of her favorite everyday training shoe, the Skechers GOrun Forza 2. To enter, follow @karagoucher and @sketchersperformance on Instagram, post a running photo on Instagram, using #GlobalRunningDay & #Skechersperformance, and comment on Kara’s photo.


The brand is hosting giveaways on their Instagram page at 9 a.m.; 11 a.m.; 1 p.m.; 3 p.m.; 5 p.m.; 7 p.m. All EST.