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13 November 2020, 1pm

Conference for race organisers to go online

MPW conference will focus on safety of mass events

Mass Participation World holds its annual Conference on 10 & 11 December as an online event.

Registration will open next Wednesday 18 November.

Among subjects discussed will be recent research from Japan showing results from Covid-safe events with a total of over half a million participants and finding only one recorded post-event case of Covid-19.

MPW is working on an initiative to aggregate as many such studies and individual event information across the globe and all verticals to hopefully provide data for organisers to share with authorities which may help gain permissions for more events to take place.

If you have staged an event in the past six months and would like to contribute please email chris@massparticipationworld.com with the subject “Event Research”. Findings will be presented at the MPW Annual Conference.

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Cover: Runners in the Moscow Half Marathon held on 2 August. Over 9500 runners finished along with nearly 2500 others in the supporting 5km event. Winners were Rinas Akhmadeev (1:04:24) and Elena Korobkina (1:10:29). Korobkina went on to win the 10km event held in association with the Absolute Moscow Marathon on 20 September in a time of 31:49. Around 9500 finished the Marathon along with another 12,000 in the 10km.

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