Friday, June 18, 2021

Tag: Wings for Life World Run

Don’t miss it: Virtual charity run with guaranteed runners’ high

Wings for Life World Run introduces innovative app features for race day Salzburg, April 19, 2021 – The gap between virtual and real life will all but disappear for this year’s Wings for Life...

See how thousands ran for those who can’t

The sixth edition of the Wings for Life World Run was the biggest yet, as some 120 000 runners from across the globe came together to run for those who can't. This is what...

Paralysis Patient Inspires Over 120,000 Participants With Walk Across Wings For Life World Run...

Emotions were powerful as David Mzee of Switzerland, who has been paralyzed for years due to spinal cord injury, walked across a start line in Zug at today’s global Wings for Life World Run....

Living With Spinal Cord Injury | Wings for Life World Run

https://youtu.be/9yfpKqyXzFI Nina Wabra Jakič is the wife of Gal Jakič, one of the ambassadors of the Wings for Life World Run in Ljubljana Her life was very fast, she was an event planner, radio speaker, PR,...

The key numbers from a record-breaking Wings for Life World Run

The fourth Wings for Life World Run was another record-breaking edition – with 155,288 registered participants raising a huge 6.8 million euros for spinal cord research. The global movement saw 27 course records...

Paralysis couldn’t stop US skydiver from keeping his Wings for Life

DUBAI // Taking a painful incident and turning it into something positive is how paralysed US skydiver Jarrett Martin has responded in helping to raise funds for research on spinal cord injuries. The 25-year-old Dubai...

‘I decided to have a recovery’: Rhiannon Tracey’s next big step

Rhiannon Tracey was two months shy of her 21st birthday when she found herself face down in a pool of water. In Bali, on a girl's trip with her mum and best friend, they had...

Wings for Life World Run Ambassador Eric LeGrand: A Work of Art

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CdOEhWFJN_s Former Rutgers football player Eric LeGrand was paralyzed in an October 16, 2010 college football game, fracturing his C-3 and C-4 vertebrae. Since then, he has been at the forefront of raising awareness for...

Local runner’s victory inspired by quadriplegic son

Blaine Penny knew he’d be caught eventually, and it happened at the 65-kilometre mark of his race. The chase car pulled up beside him as he chugged along by himself on the road just...

Numbers Tell The Tale Of The Wings For Life World Run

Now the dust has settled on an unforgettable day of running and inspiration, the numbers that lie behind the second Wings for Life World Run show how the event captured the world’s imagination. Encouraged and...