Wings for Life World Run took place on May 8 and competitors in 34 locations worldwide ran simultaneously. That means, at some locations people ran in dark, at winter time, under the summer sun or very early in the morning.
Here are some shots from various locations, showing the cheerful starting moments.
A perfect start in Austria.
Melbourne, Australia, running in the dark.
Cheerful British people starting in Cambridge.
The starting point was Florida for the U.S.
Rainy day in Valencia, Spain.
A colourful start in Milano.
That's Munich, Germany.