Meet new people
You need to be a good runner to participate in any athletic competition. But sometimes local marathon events take place and even if you are not a good runner, you must participate in it. When you participate in these events, you meet new people and get to talk to them. This is very refreshing and gives you the chance to socialize. You will also feel motivated to run seeing so many people also running with you.
Get healthy and fit
Running is one of the best ways to stay fit. When you participate in these events, you need to practice for months. This will always encourage you to run regularly. You will be fit in no time.
Inspire other people
When you start running, others will be inspired too. You will encourage many other people to run with you. This will help others to have a healthy body and mind too.
Get out of your comfort zone
We always tend to do what we normally do. Participating in these events gives you the chance to do something out of your comfort zone. You can do something different than working a 9 to 5 job. It can also allow you to explore your talents which you never thought existed.
You must participate in these events often which will allow you to be part of the community and even support the charity as many marathons take place due to such cause. You will keep your body fit and your mind fresh by participating in these events.