Nova International proposes CityGames for London, from Jason Henderson/Athletics Weekly

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One of the most creative events in our sport is the CityGames concept. The idea, quite simply, is to put a track meet in the center of a major city. I witnessed the CityGames in NewCastle, UK last September and was quite impressed. 

The CityGames is a perfect idea for the U.S. CityGames could be rolled out in NYC, Boston, LA, Chicago, SFO, Portland, among other cities. The combination of bringing the excitement of elite track to downtown major metropolitan areas and city runs could go over well in the U.S.

It will be interesting to see the success of the CityGames in London. 
Running on the Mall (Nova International)

Plans are underway to bring the successful CityGames concept to London next summer.


Nova International - the organiser of this Saturday's Great North CityGames on Tyneside and the CityGames in Manchester in May - is in talks to stage one of its ground-breaking street athletics events in the British capital at three separate venues simultaneously in 2014.


Read more at http://www.athleticsweekly.com/news/citygames-set-for-london/#z8gl42DOrfUXeBSo.99 

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