Posted on Friday, August 21st 2009, 9:00 am by Andro

On October 24th, 2009  Nike + Human Race will embark on another special 10k race with runners all over the world.  Read below for more info.  In the meantime, get your Nike’s ready and your cardio upto par so we can create a NYCeTwit group run within this race! 



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Registration has begun for the 2009 edition of the Nike+ Human Race. Hoping to continue on from a succesful campaign last year, the event looks to gather a massive group of runners to help celebrate physical activity and running as well as the Nike+ concept which pairs an Apple iPod with a special transmitter to keep track of running progress and stats. The Nike+ Human Race 2009 is set to take place on October 24th, 2009.

Runners Around the World Run Together for a 10k Race on October 24, 2009

BEAVERTON, Ore. (August 19, 2009) – Today NIKE, Inc (NKE – NYSE) 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, 2009 celebrating the sport of running by giving runners everywhere the opportunity to run together.

Nike-hosted Human Race events will be held in more than 24 cities from New York City to Los Angeles, Buenos Aires to Rome. Through, however, every city and 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.

Race registration opens August 18 on By registering, runners will be able to participate in one of several Nike-hosted events or choose to run where they are on race day. The “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. Members of can also take advantage of online training tools and experience the full depth of the Nike+ community, which already reaches close to 2 million runners worldwide.

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.

Visit to register for the Nike+ Human Race as well as find out about the many run locations, charitable details and race festivities.

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