5. It gives you the skills to rock the party
Every party needs a musical genius. Longer runs give you a chance to check out new music and create the ultimate party playlist. Be the guy who’s rocking the best beats and you will always make the cut.
6. It keeps you young
Is that the fountain of youth or just your favorite old sneakers? Maybe it’s both. A University of Colorado study showed that running may actually help reverse the aging process and can keep you functioning like a well-oiled machine deep into your life.
7. It may help you land a higher paying gig
Hey, boss. Of course, the fitter you are, the better your body is able to physically cope with the stress of your high powered job. But, we bet you didn't know that CEOs who run marathons are also more likely to run companies with higher firm values. More marathons, more money, baby.