Nike, Inc. kicked off registration for the Nike+ Human Race 2009, a 10k worldwide running event back for its second year. With nearly 780,000 participants in its inaugural year, this multi-city event will take place on October 24 in more than 24 cities from New York City to Los Angeles, Buenos Aires to Rome.
Also, a “Run Where You Are” option allows runners to run anywhere on
race day by using the Nike+ iPod Sport Kit and logging a 10k run that
day.Race registration opened August 18 on Nikeplus.com.
In the United States, Nike-hosted Human Race events will take place in New York City at Prospect Park, the University of Southern California, and The Ohio State University campus. Each of these three events will host post race festivities for participants on race day and a portion of race-day fees will go to local non-profit organizations. In addition, dozens of other Nike-organized runs will take place at local event partners and retailers.