06/01/2011 11:42 am ET | Updated Sep 06, 2011

National Running Day 2011: 10 Tips For New Runners

Today is the third annual National Running Day. That may sound a bit daunting if you don't consider yourself a runner, but we're here to help!

The creators of National Running Day have some tips for new runners, so check out the slideshow below to find a quick guide for beginning runners.

Do you have any tips that help motivate you to run and stay active? Let us know in the comments below!