Red Gold Tip: Benefits of Running

Red Gold’s “Crush Hunger Saturday” is coming up! The  5k will raise money for Indiana food pantries and end with the 29th Red Gold Chili Cook-off with a $500 Grand Prize.

Benefits of Running

1. Improve your health. Research show that running can raise your levels of good cholesterol while also helping you increase lung function and use. Running can also boost your immune system and lower your risk of developing blood clots.

2. Prevent Disease. For women, running can actually help to lower your risk of breast cancer and reduce the risk of having a stroke. By helping the arteries retain their elasticity and strengthening the heart, your chance of suffering a heart attack can be significantly reduces.

3. Boost your confidence. Not all benefits of running are physical. It can provide a noticeable boost to your confidence and self-esteem.

4. Begin today to reap the benefits of better health and boost your confidence by registering to participate in the Red Gold 5K Run to Crush Hunger. Go to www. and register to be a part of the Crush Hunger Team. October 11, 2014 is the date of the big event. See you there!

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