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Take your Gratitude practice to a deeper level by joining us in our 2022 December Daily Grateful Mile

What is the 2022 - December 31 Day Challenge 2022?

After the success of the previous Run Grateful Daily December Challenges we are delighted to be able to re-host this event in 2022. The Run Grateful community has grown and our ability to be able to take the powerful message of gratitude to a wider audience has grown with it. 


As always we are encouraging our community to join us in a 'daily grateful mile'. We know that this transformational experience, combining both running and gratitude practice, is the key to help build some deeper and more meaningful habits. We know that it works (the feedback from those that have done it....and the science....all back it).

Over the next weeks we will be sharing more context on what gratitude means and how you can try different methods 'within your daily grateful mile' to go deeper.


The success of these December 31 Day challenges and the overwhelmingly exciting responses have spurred our mission to foster a global Run Grateful community and share this  transformative challenge with the rest of the world. Please help us by passing it on to others.

Thank you to Sarah & EN11 Your Town Runners for Inspiration

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"A  wonderful opportunity to reflect on what you are grateful for in your life and also navigate mindfully through some challenging experiences. "

- Trina Dawkins @trina_runs


"I want to join this challenge as a way to reconnect with myself, my body and things in life I feel grateful for! (It’s been too many months of not moving enough or connecting to gratitude enough)"

Rachel Markies 


"Having an opportunity to think about others and to Dedicate my Grateful Mile (in the Run Grateful App) to them has been transformative. Being part of the Run Grateful community can elevates a run from a mere 'to do' to something powerful"

- David Bone 'Looming.Tech'



DAY 1: Forest Bathing -This Japanese practice is a process of relaxation; known in Japan as shinrin yoku. The simple method of being calm and quiet amongst the trees, observing nature around you whilst breathing deeply can help both adults and children de-stress and boost health and wellbeing in a natural way.

DAY 2: Take a Picture for us: Take a fresh look at the people, places and things in your life. Now snap a photo and share it with 'all of' us. Read great NY Times 

DAY 3: Vitamin D - Is there any sunshine today - if yes so out and enjoy natures best supply of Vitamin D - If not try and find and consume it in the best food supply - Harvard specialists can help you with ideas

Future Day: Barefoot Mile - Give your feet a day off and discover why so many people benefit from a connection with the earth when walking - Watch this video with legend Rob

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