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Nike+ Human Race

Nike is challenging people young and old, of every fitness

level, to get up and run together on one day – around the world. More

specifically, they are looking to have one million runners participate in a 10K

called the Nike+ Human Race on August 31.

Proceeds from the Nike Human Race

will benefit three global charities:

The World Wildlife Fund (WWF)



Physical 10K races will take place in 25 global markets from

London to Istanbul to Shanghai and Sao Paulo. In the U.S., they will be hosted

in Austin, Chicago, New York and L.A. Major musical acts will perform following

the races in each of those markets including Ben Harper, Fall Out Boy,

All-American Rejects and Kanye West respectively.

Those residing outside of physical race markets can join in

via NikePlus, by registering for

the race and uploading their 10K run data to nikeplus.com on race day, August


  • What: Nike+ Human Race, a 10K race that brings together

    the power of sport and music to inspire and connect runners from every corner

    of the planet.
    • Why: To unite runners globally like never before while

      raising money for three great charities – LAF, WWF and ninemillion.org
      • When: August 31, 2008
        • Where: 25 cities across the globe and for a complete list of

          host cities, visit nikeplus.com.
          • Who: With a goal of securing one million participants

            globally, anyone can register for the Nike+ Human Race on Nikeplus.com.

            Runners who can't make it to a physical race city can also participate by

            using Nike+. With the Nike+ iPod and Nike+ Sport Band, runners can track

            their miles and sync online, so they too can be part of the bigger race effort.

            * How to register: http://nikeplus.nike.com/nikeplus/humanrace/index.jsp

            IF you're in NYC:

            Join The Nike+ Human Race 10K and Bring a Friend to see The

            All-American Rejects

            Register for the NYC Nike+ Human Race 10K by July 31st and

            you'll receive a complimentary guest ticket for The All-American Rejects

            concert following the race. This is a limited time offer available while

            supplies last, so don't wait. Visit The Nike+

            Human Race
            10K site to register and join the other 10,000 New York

            participants in the world's largest race.

            Upon registering, please print out your confirmation ticket

            and bring it to one of the following locations to claim your guest ticket:

            NIKETOWN NY - 3rd Floor Running Desk

            NIKE RUNNERS' STATION - Hudson River Park at Harrison Street

            Remember to sign up early and take advantage of this special

            offer so that you can bring your friend along to share in this great event!

            SEE YOU THERE!

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