The Wings for Life World Run is a global charity run to raise funds to find a cure for spinal cord injury. All participants start on May 7th 2017 at exactly the same time worldwide. The little twist of the global movement is that runners not running towards a finish line but away from the finish line which is a catcher car and chases runners from the back.
RACE FOR EVERYONE
The Wings for Life World Run is for runners and wheelchair users of all abilities, from beginners to professional athletes. Everyone runs side by side for those who can’t.
UNIQUE RACE FORMAT:
The Wings for Life World Run is a global running movement where everyone starts simultaneously, whether it's day or night in their location. There is no static finish line, no set distance to cover, no set time to beat. Thirty minutes after the start the virtual Catcher Car begins to chase the participants operating as a “moving finish line”. The goal is to stay ahead of it as long as you can. When the Catcher Car catches up with you (virtually for all World Run App runners), your race is over.
WINGS FOR LIFE
Is a non-profit foundation with one mission: find a cure for spinal cord injury. Wings for Life funds life- changing research projects and clinical trials at renowned universities and institutes around the globe.