Running to the Edge
Jogging or running is a popular form of physical activity. About one in five Australians try running (or jogging) at some stage in their life. Running is an appealing exercise because it doesn't cost a lot to take part and you can run at any time that suits you.
Some runners choose to participate in fun runs, athletics races or marathons. If you are interested in competing with other runners, contact your local running club.
Health benefits of running and jogging
Regular running or jogging offers many health benefits. Running can:
help to build strong bones, as it is a weight bearing exercise
improve cardiovascular fitness
burn plenty of kilojoules
help maintain a healthy weight.