This weekend sees three big events in the 24 hour calendar beginning with the No Finish Line in Monaco.
The seventh edition of the No Line Finish will be held from the 18 to November 26, 2006 in order to celebrate as it should be National Child Day, which is on November 20. The Edition 2006 is under the the Patronage of SAS the Prince Souverain Albert II, the StÃ©phanie Princess being the godmother of the NFL who will be present throughout the week.
This non-commercial event is a fundraiser for childrens charities and runners can run a 24 hour race on any of the days. Some well known runners will be appearing to make this a competitive event including William Sichel from Orkney, Claude Hardel, Christine Bodet-David and Serge Girard from France.
In South Africa the inaugural Coaldust 12/24 race will be taking place at W.H. De Klerk School , Witbank at 6:00 pm on Friday 17th of November.
This year’sÂ American 24 hour National Championships will be taking place in Grapevine,Texas. This event will be an opportunity for runners to be selected for the World 24 hour Champinships next year in Canada. This will also be a well contested race with 70-80 runners signed up.