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Posted: October 20, 2009  : Add to Mixx! Subscribe to stories like this

Athletics: Nike+ Human Race 10K -- The Largest One-Day Global Running Event

Runners around the globe take part in the Nike+ Human Race 10K in select cities and run virtually with the world by registering online at

Thousands of runners will participate in the Nike+ Human Race 10K as part of the world's largest one-day global running event. Nike-hosted Human Race events will be held in more than 24 cities globally, from Buenos Aires to Rome. U.S. races will be held in NYC's Prospect Park, at the University of South California (USC) and at Ohio State University (OSU).

Each event will host a Nike post-race experience featuring Nike+ trials, tech clinics, complimentary massages, music, refreshments, gait analysis, an awards ceremony and prize giveaways.

For runners located outside Nike-hosted race cities who want to participate, Nike-organized runs will take place at local event partners and retailers around the globe. In addition, runners can turn any road into a race course by registering online at and using Nike+ on race-day to sync their 10K online.

What: Nike+ Human Race 10K

When: Saturday, October 24th

Where: U.S. Nike-hosted race locations: NYC, USC, OSU

*Through, every road can become a race day course. By combining the virtual running world with the physical, the Nike+ Human Race is open to anyone, anywhere.

Why: Participants who run in one of the three U.S. Nike-hosted races will be running for a cause, as a portion of every entry will be donated to one of three beneficiaries:

  • Team in Training (NYC)
  • Coach Pete Carroll's A Better L.A. (USC)
  • Students First, Students Now (OSU)

For more information
Visit, to register for the Nike+ Human Race and get more information on the many local race locations, charity recipients and race-day festivities.

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