Calling all airports – Allgäu Airport expects to win BUD’s runway run!
Allgäu Airport has announced a powerful team entry for “bud:runway run” – the running race taking place on Runway 13R-31L at Budapest Airport on Saturday 6 September in aid of child cancer charities and other good causes.
The Bavarian airport is making a serious pitch at winning the prize for “The Fastest Airport In The World” by lining up against other teams and individual entries from 35 airlines, and a further 45 different airports and other air transport enterprises, which have already signed up to run the two race lengths of either 6km (two runway lengths) or 12km (four runway lengths).
bud:runway run is organised by a coalition of race host Budapest Airport, Nike, platinum sponsor and official carrier, Wizz Air and anna.aero (Nike Sport will provide marathon-grade race organisation, while anna.aero is using its reach to 100,000 unique visitors to its specialist route news and analysis to broadcast the event to the world’s air transport community).
As most airlines and airports already have major charity commitments, there’s no need for participants to raise big cash sponsorship targets – competitors just have to pay an entrance fee (€75 for individuals or €50 per runner for team entries) with 100% of this sum donated to the benefiting charities.
Allgäu Airport hopes its youthful team will be highly competitive – it is, after all, also one of the youngest airports in Europe, having recently celebrated its seventh anniversary – you can read all about the 23 routes which have been adopted by airlines and 35 other great available routes from Allgäu Airport on anna.aero’s sister site, TheRouteShop.com
“The Fastest Airport In The World” prize which Allgäu Airport is chasing is one of a series of anna.aero-Budapest Airport “Golden Cake Trophies” which will be presented to winning entries in “bud:runway run” including the key team prize of the “The Fastest Airline in the World” and the top individual categories of “Fastest Airline CEO” and “Fastest Airport CEO” (with separate prizes for male and female winners). There are also prize categories in everything from travel retail to ground handling – indeed absolutely everyone in air transport is welcome to take part.