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date: 21 April 2018

Fun run

Source:
Brewer's Dictionary of Modern Phrase & Fable
Author(s):
John AytoJohn Ayto, Ian CroftonIan Crofton

Fun run. 

A long run undertaken by a large number of people for pleasure and exercise, and especially a sponsored run, as a marathon to raise money for charity. The term and the activity itself originated in the United States in the mid-1970s.