The Wings of Life World Run - one of the world’s most inspirational events, a challenging race that brings enormous dose of fun and togetherness, will be held this year for the sixth time in a row.
Croatia will also be part of this global spectacle; as in the last couple of years, the city of Zadar will host the race, which will start at 1 pm on Sunday, May 5th.If you want to join this event in Croatia, sign up here. As organizers noted, 100 percent of your entry fee goes directly towards life-changing spinal cord injury research.
The Wings for Life World Run is a running competition held on the first weekend of May since 2014 in order to collect funds for the non-profit organization Wings for Life. The goal of organization is to find a treatment for spinal cord injuries and paraplegia. Therefore, the foundation supports research and studies about spinal cord and spinal cord injuries.
As in the previous years, the Wings for Life World Run will gather together thousands of runners at 35 locations around the globe at the same time. This means that runners in Europe or Africa will run around noon, whilst participants in Asia and Australia will start the race in the afternoon or evening. On the other hand, the race in the USA will start early in the morning or even during the night.
The most important thing is that the race is open to all people, whether they are professionals or beginners who have never been to a race before. Everybody is welcome to be part of this unique event which brings together runners and wheelchair participants who will run side by side on the 5th of May.