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Virgin Media is delighted to be supporting the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games as an Official Partner and Presenting Partner of Athletics. This summer Virgin Media is inviting the nation to race the world’s fastest man, Usain Bolt. Race Bolt is a unique, interactive experience created to bring the thrill of the race to the public – boasting a huge 40 metre long and 3 metre tall LED screen.

Open daily at Glasgow Green from 24th July until 3rd August, Race Bolt offers sports fans the opportunity to taste greatness by racing against a larger than life Usain Bolt on a professional quality 30 metre athletics track, as the icon himself features on the LED screen.

Runners are invited to take to the track for the race of their lives – after replicating the famous ‘lightning bolt’ pose of course – while infrared sensors ensure that the runner’s height, size and technique are all captured, giving each challenger an overall run time. Participants’ names and times will be added to an overall leader board, which will be updated daily to showcase the fastest times.

Do you fancy your chances against Bolt? Then come and have a go if you think you’re fast enough! To secure your place on the starting line, simply visit - don’t forget your trainers!

With Home Nation heroes and international superstars, Virgin Media is getting behind Glasgow and we can’t wait to build on an amazing track record of success.

Virgin Media is the first provider of all four broadband, TV, mobile phone and home phone services in the UK. It delivers ultrafast broadband connections to over half of all UK homes, with speeds of up to 120Mb, and has developed the most advanced interactive television service, bringing together broadcast TV, on demand programming and the best of the web in a single set-top box powered by TiVo.

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