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Additional race information can be found at http://www.wingsforlifeworldrun.com.
The Wings for Life World Run will take place on May 4, 2014 simultaneously in 37 locations worldwide including Sunrise, FL; Denver, CO; and Santa Clarita, CA. Runners around the world will start together at 10:00 AM UTC (4:00 AM, PST). This global race utilizes a brand new race format where runners are pursued by the finish line. Once a runner is overtaken by the finish line attached to a “catcher car,” his/her race is complete and results will be shown by distance rather than time. This new format ensures that everyone from novice runners to professional ultrarunners is welcome to participate. Most importantly, 100% of entry fees go directly to spinal cord injury research.
The Wings For Life World Run
The Santa Clarita race will begin at 3 AM Pacific Time on Magic Mountain Parkway near the Westfield Valencia Mall. It begins by weaving around the city, traveling through Canyon Country and the Placerita Canyon State Park, eventually heading North towards Copper Hill Road, coming to an end on Highway 126. For a detailed map of the course, and to estimate how far you will run, head to http://win.gs/wflcalifornia
We are now accepting group registrations! To register your company, team, or running club: head over to http://www.wingsforlifeworldrun.com/en/contact/
Make a request for group registrations. Our Wings For Life Customer Service representative will initiate the group registrationprocess with you.
You will receive an invoice to pay for your group registrations.
Once the invoice is paid, you will receive voucher codes that can be distributed and used by your employees in lieu of a credit card payment upon completion of their registration process.
The Wings for Life World Run will start simultaneously around the World at 3:00 AM PST.
The Catcher Car will begin its pursuit of runners in each race simultaneously around the World 30 minutes after the start (4:00 AM PST).
Runners will reach their individual "finish line" once they are overtaken by the Catcher Car.
A runner's local and global result is determined by the distance they were able to cover before being overtaken by the Catcher Car.
Participants will be divided into Men and Women with winners in both categories. There will not be participant divisions based on age or other similar factors.
All runners must be at least 16 years of age on Race Day.
The man and woman who are able to cover the most distance before being overtaken by the Catcher Car will be the global champions of the Wings for Life World Run.
Check out the concept video explanation here http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yrhn3f4861A
For complete details and to download the full rulebook, please navigate to http://win.gs/wflcalifornia
Spectators are invited to cheer on runners at any point along the race course. Once runners have been surpassed by the "Catcher Car" they will be invited to ride the runner shuttle bus back to the starting line. Spectators will not be admitted onto the runner shuttle busses.
Runners and spectators alike are invited to meet their families and friends at the post-race festival in the Westfield Valencia Town Center parking lot.
Register to Run
To register for the Wings For Life World Run, head to http://win.gs/wflcalifornia
For volunteer opportunities, please head to http://win.gs/wflcalifornia for more information.
For Wings For Life news, and more information on the World Run, please head to www.wingsforlifeworldrun.com
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