Runners across 165 countries raise $4.9 million for charity

STORY: Runners across 165 countries raised over $4.9 million

for spinal cord research

Date: May 8, 2022

More than 160,000 participants took part

in the ninth annual edition of the Wings for Life World Run

(SOUNDBITE) (English) WOMEN'S RACE WINNER, NINA ZARINA, SAYING:

"I'm feeling exhausted. It's hard to run 55 kilometers. But I'm very happy to be with all runners together finally."

(SOUNDBITE) (English) CEO OF THE WINGS FOR LIFE FOUNDATION, ANITA GERHARDTER, SAYING:

"My heart is beating really hard because this sum is really amazing. 161,892 people managed to raise an amount of 4.7 million euros for spinal cord research."

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