FRANKFURT

Wednesday 13th November 2019 ENTER RUN

THIS IS A POP-UP EVENT. POP-UP EVENTS ARE CASUAL FUN RUNS AND ARE NOT CHIP TIMED. ALL ENTRY FEES GO DIRECTLY TO THE MARK POLLOCK TRUST. Read more here

Event: 10k and 5k Frankfurt Run in the Dark
Date: 13th November 2019
Time: 8pm

As darkness sweeps around the globe in mid-November, 25,000 people in 50 cities worldwide will get up from their armchairs, slip on their red flashing armbands and pull on their running shoes to complete a 5k or 10k run.

Together, from Sydney to San Francisco, they will light up the night as they hit the road to Run in the Dark.

Join hundreds of fellow runners in Frankfurt to Run in the Dark on 13th November 2019. The run will take place at the Städel museum at 8pm.

You can choose between running 5k or 10k… and if your running shoes are a little dusty, you can even walk the 5k route.

Through Run in the Dark, Mark Pollock aims to inspire people to build resilience and collaborate with others so that, together, they achieve more than they thought possible. For some that means gathering a group of friends or colleagues to train hard and get fit with a 5k or 10k run. For others it means building a team of experts to perform better. For us, at the Mark Pollock Trust, it means supporting Mark to deal with the ongoing physical, psychological and financial impact of his catastrophic spinal cord injury, while also allowing him to pursue his personal mission to cure paralysis in our lifetime (Click here to learn more about Mark’s mission).

THE CHAMPION:

This year’s Frankfurt run will be championed by the Urban Runners Frankfurt.

 

YOUR FAQS ANSWERED:

In return for your donation, you will receive a run entry and a flashing Run in the Dark armband and buff.

Refreshments will be distributed to all participants at the finish line.

Chip-timing is not in operation for our pop-up events.

It is important that you arrive 15 minutes in advance of the start time (8pm) so that you can receive your flashing armband.

A group photo will be taken with all participants in advance of the run so please arrive at 7.30pm.

Registration will close at 6pm sharp on Tuesday 12th November 2019.

For any queries relating to this event please feel free to contact Julian Abb via email (julian.abb@t-online.de).

Frankfurt Route

The Start and Finish Line will be located on the river bank, at Holbeinsteg, on the Museumsufer side of the river – part of the river in front of the Städel museum. The run will continue along the river Main along the Sachsenhausen side of the river until Ignatz-Bubis Brücke, where you will cross over and turn left towards the Eiserner Steg, travelling on in the direction of Höchst, crossing over the Main at the Friedensbrücke, and back to the start. The 5km will then finish at the Holbeinsteg, while the stoic 10km runners will loop around once more! This is to allow for an easy transit onwards to the FKV Kanuverein on the Museumsufer side of the Main, Schaumainkai 90.

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