Running. A source of exercise for some. A way to relieve stress for others. Some even do it just because it’s fun. A study conducted  by the athletic apparel company Mizuno and the University of North Carolina found some interesting insight into running as an entire nation.  They found if the whole country runs we would have:

– 29 million happier marriages

– 5 million fewer hospital visits per year

– 7 billion more hours spent outdoors

– 135 million fewer hours spent watching TV per week

– 63 million happier dogs

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(Source: Greatist)