The Run in the Park is back in Madrid
The initiative which was started by Mark Pollock and takes place in cities across the world to raise funds to cure paralysis, attracts thousands of runners across the globe.
This year he and the charity he founded is looking for participants and volunteers for Run in the Dark Madrid on Wednesday 15th November.
Mark is looking for people to either run or volunteer to be a marshal or help with registration.
Former adventure athlete, Mark Pollock, who is now blind and paralysed, holds Run in the Dark in 50 cities worldwide every year to fund his mission to cure paralysis in our lifetime.
In July 2010 Mark fell from a second storey window. He broke his back and was left paralysed. Mark is now living his own lessons, deciding how to overcome this second blow. A pioneer, he is exploring the frontiers of spinal cord injury recovery through aggressive physical therapy and robotic technology through his charitable foundation, the Mark Pollock Trust.
“Sometimes it’s hard to put one foot in front of the other – but when you have a reason to do it, nothing is impossible.” – Mark Pollock
As darkness sweeps around the globe in mid-November, 25,000 people 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 at Run in the Dark.
Some will run for fun, some to compete and others will run for those who dream to walk again after paralysis.
Give yourself a reason to put one foot in front of the other by watching this VIDEO and register today at one of the 50 in-person events worldwide – for the armchair amongst us we can run virtually by downloading the app.