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Carl Lewis hosts Nike Run Club sessions in Budapest and Prague

Hundreds of runners turned out to meet track and field icon Carl Lewis for special training sessions at the Nike+ Run Clubs in Budapest and Prague.

In the lead-up to the We Run Budapest half-marathon and We Run Prague 10k, runners had the opportunity to get inspiration, guidance and training tips from the world’s greatest track and field athlete. 

This Saturday Lewis will make another appearance in support of 8,000 runners at the starting line of We Run Prague, a 10-kilometer race through the historic center of the city.

The 21-kilometer route of the Nike Budapest half marathon also goes through the most beautiful places of the city. The race will be held for the 27th time on September 9.

Budapest and Prague are the first cities in Nike’s “We Run” series connecting 395,500 runners in 34 cities around the world. Learn more about the We Run race series on

For the Hungarian and Czech translations of the press release, please download the document at left.