2017「Wings For Life World Run」in Google Earth

For race, basically there are two elements, one is distance, the other is the time, most of the events are a fixed distance, runners get less time by their ability to finish, less events have fixed time first, and runners run their farthest distance, but 「Wings For Life World Run」 is another way of running. It’s a worldwide run where everybody starts simultaneously and the finish line chases you!

Instead, the finish line catches up with you. A half hour after the race starts, a moving finish line, the “Catcher Car” chases runners along the course, gradually getting faster until each one is caught. The first runners passed after a few kilometers are the first to celebrate their accomplishments, while the last man and woman to be caught are declared Global Champions. (88.44km is the current record!)

This unique way attract me deeply, although the time is pressing, but I still have to complete the work before the Race. Here is this KMZ file for downloading.

There are three parts of this file, one, open the “Locations” folder, you can browse every tracks; two, open the “Tour” folder, each track have one minute track 3d tour; three, open the “Catcher Car” networklink is the virtual live broadcast, from now on, there will be four sections per day, from UTC 11:00, 17:00, 23:00, and 5:00, every 6 hours of replay, the 25 track simultaneously run around the world in Google Earth, a half hour after the race starts, “Catcher Car” chases runners along the course, the game time display on screen, as well as the “Catcher Car” show the drive distance until 5:24 the game ended (because I can not connect directly from the organizers to get the last runner’s time, I had to set a maximum time 5:24 , the distance is 97 km, I think no one can reach this distance), and then the screen will show the next race time, countdown, so in Google Earth, you can watch around the game at the same time.

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