The second global race Wings For Life World Run finished yesterday after an incredible charity day where the world ran united for those who can’t. Exactly 101.280 people participated in a race happening simultaneously in 33 countries and 35 locations which became a new prove of personal improvement and solidarity, raising more than 4,2 million euros donated for the investigations or spinal cord injuries.
Ethiopian Lemawork Katema has maintained his crown one year more after running for 79,9 km and overcoming his previous record of 78,57 km in 2014. In the female category, the global winner was the Japanese Yuko Watanabe, who reached a distance of 56,33 km before being caught by the Catcher car. In the Spanish race Chema Martinez won once again as well as improved the distance he had attained in last year’s race, 59 km after 4 hours. The Royal Palace of Aranjuez was a wonderful scenery for a starting line which united more than 1.600 runners.
The countdown for the third edition of the career begins. Everyone who wants to join can already mark the date in their calendar, the 8th of May 2016 will be the day to run again for those who can’t. You can already pre-register yourself!