The views expressed are guest author’s personal.
A pair of shoes, comfortable t-shirt and shorts, a bit of space outside is all you need to go running at will – we all started here, isn’t it? So when and why did running become an expense vs. value for money topic much talked today?
It’s a no rocket science answer with the increase in number of events and registration fees every year along with business interests creating a need for running market in form of sports massages, nutrition, running gears, coaches, need for sport physios etc. These expenses are usually justified as Healthy Expenses that saves us from long medical bills owing sedentary lifestyle. Now that we are in the loop the choice is ours to keep running a low expense or fall to the marketing sabotage and blow our credit cards – especially coming from a middle-class family like me where at the start of every month we sit down and plan the monthly budget over a sheet of paper. So this piece of write up particularly to the cost conscious runners who run as I touch upon events, shoes, nutrition, and coaches. Continue Reading