Global Running Day with Charge!

Coach Casey · May 26, 2021

Charge Running is once again rolling out ALL the stops for Global Running Day in 2021! This year, in celebration of all things running, we’re partnering with UCAN for an absolutely epic live virtual event. This is set up to be the largest virtual 5k of this year’s Global Running Day celebration. You absolutely will not want to miss out. Global Running Day 2021 with Charge Running and UCAN will feature the best real-time virtual race experience available! Additionally, this year we’re launching into the stratosphere and bringing on some special guests to help celebrate!

Marathon legend, and Olympic medalist Meb Keflezghi will be there to provide audio commentary throughout your virtual race. He’ll team up with the wonderful, enigmatic running podcast superstar Ali Feller of “Ali on the Run.” All the motivation, entertainment, and racing advice you could ever need in one place!


The live event will take place on Wednesday, June 2nd from 7pm to 8pm EST. Visit to learn more and register for the Global Running Day 5K. Start preparing for the ultimate celebration of running!

Get the full experience of an in-person road race with a live leaderboard, chat rooms and a live race announcer from start to finish. In addition, you’ll run alongside international runners, local legends, and Olympic Trials qualifiers. Above all, take a chance to surpass your own personal goals. Don’t miss out on this one-of-a-kind race experience!


Global Running Day is a worldwide celebration of running. Above all, the goal is to encourage everyone to get out and get moving together for one amazing day of activity. Global Running Day is held on the first Wednesday in June each year. Events around the globe remind people of the power and importance of physical activity, movement, and community. Charge Running and UCAN are the perfect partners for this mission. 

Said Julie Wallock, co-founder of Charge, “Partnering with UCAN on Global Running Day is an opportunity for Charge Running to do what it does best – Bring runners together from all over the world, in an engaging way and celebrate the love of running.”


UCAN has devoted their company to the science of human health and performance. With a range of great recovery and energy products, they’re committed to enhancing everyone’s pursuit of fitness at all levels. Similarly, Charge Running matches that enthusiasm and commitment to fitness and health with a truly unique live running platform designed to provide world-class coaching in real-time to anyone around the world. Add to the power of the Charge Running and UCAN missions the passion of Men Keflezghi and Ali Feller and you’ve got a recipe for a legendary Global Running Day event!

Get ready for the best celebration in Global Running Day history. We’ll see you there!

In the meantime, looking for more awesome live, virtual running events? Join Charge Running and get access to unlimited events with a global community of runners.

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