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Over 1,000 Pre-Registered for World Run Day - Nov 6th

NEW YORK, NY Sept. 12 World Run Day, the International Day for Running and charitable giving, takes place this year on Sunday, November 6th. Already, over 1,000 runners have pre-registered for the event.

Since 1999, thousands from around the world have participated in World Run Day by running any distance, in their favorite locations, in small groups, or even individually in the Virtual Run. In addition, many runners make a contribution directly to their favorite charity. Thousands of individual charities have benefitted economically from the event. Runners may register at

“It’s taken some time, but people really enjoy taking part in an international day to celebrate running. No matter where they live, every runner can be a part of the event,” says Bill McDermott , president and founder of World Run Day. Over 1,000 runners have already registered for the event and are listed on the World Run Day website with favorite quotes, dedications, and donations to charity. A special map pinpoints where each of the runners are located.

Rock star Sting and wife Trudie Styler once lent support to the World Run Day event by stating: "It is a great way for people around the world to come together and raise money for charity". For more information, contact Bill McDermott at (917) 626-9623, or browse the World Run Day web site at

About World Run Day
World Run Day was founded to celebrate the sport of running worldwide. Our mission is to broaden and promote the health benefits of running while also encouraging runners to donate to their own favorite charity on this special day. We support our mission by providing free tools to either individuals or groups who are interested in hosting a World Run Day event in their community. Through a combination of communications to members of the running community, the running industry, and various media outlets, we plan to bring awareness of the event internationally.

World Run Day, a member of Running USA (RUSA),

Bill McDermott
World Run Day
Phone: 1 917-626-9623


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