How to use saves for Need For Speed The Run:
1. Download desired NFS The Run save file
2. Extract it and copy PROF_SAVE_header
to game save folder
4. Start your copy of NFS The Run and your new save status will load automatically.
Game save directory location:
For brand new game installation:
If you have a brand new game installation
(which means you didn't play game before using downloaded savegame), it is recommended to start the game, and exit right after the first event starts.
Do it before following the instructions above. This method will create necessary files within the game save directory.