Your Race, Your Pace, Your Location
YOUR RACE, YOUR PACE, YOUR LOCATION
Let's run together (virtually)
COVID-19 may have drastically altered our normal lifestyles, but that doesn’t mean that we have to let the fear, anxiety, and uncertainty get the best of us. Just because we are physically apart doesn’t mean that we need to be isolated or disconnected💞
RUN FOR ‘RONA : A fully VIRTUAL RACE where you can run (or walk) from ANYWHERE, ANYTIME. As an online community, what better way to support one another, show SOLIDARITY, and remain healthy & active than through a mutual, meaningful marathon?? 100% of race proceeds will go towards organizations supporting coronavirus relief efforts!
ABOUT: As an online community, we can choose to unite and motivate one another virtually from the safety of our screens. Being at home now doesn’t seem so bad!
Therefore, the Run For ‘Rona virtual race can be run (or walked) at any location, pace and time—from ANYWHERE AROUND THE WORLD! Whether it be via your neighborhood park, your favorite running trail, or simply the treadmill in your home, we would love to have you join our race to demonstrate your unwavering love and support for those affected by COVID-19.
WHEN: Complete a 5K, 10K, or Half-Marathon ANY TIME after registration between the dates of July 1 to July 15. There is no specific set time since virtual runs can be finished based off of your personal convenience—it truly is your pace, your race!
The completion of your race is based on the honor system. Whether you submit your time or not is up to you. If you choose to, you can submit them in one of three ways (or all three):
- Screen shot your time / stats from the fitness app of your choice and post them to the Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/runforrona/
- Screen shot your time/stats on Instagram - tag @myfavoriterun with #RunforRona and #myfavoriterun
- E-mail them to firstname.lastname@example.org
- ENTRY To The Run For Rona: 5K, 10K, or Half Marathon
- DONATION to the "(INSERT NAME) Campaign” supporting the CDC Foundation on your behalf as a part of the Favorite Run team! (More info here: https://give4cdcf.org/) (our team: https://give4cdcf.org/cdcf2020/84331)
- Run for Rona Finisher Medal
- $5 Discount Code to Favorite Run Shop (emailed to you after registration)
- Pre or Post Race Social Media Images shared on our social media platforms (@myfavoriterun)
- Free Membership to our Private Virtual Run Facebook Group, as well as our general running group, Favorite Run Community
- A chance to win other cool prizes when you SHARE your virtual race photos on Instagram using @myfavoriterun + #favoriteruncommunity + #RunforRona
HOW TO COMPLETE YOUR VIRTUAL RUN:
- Register for our Run for Rona virtual race on our website and complete a 5K, 10K, or Half-Marathon anytime and anywhere between July 1 and July 15.
- We will ship your official Run for Rona fitness apparel and finisher medal after you register on our website (expect to receive these goodies roughly 2 weeks after signing up).
- After you complete your race, celebrate and post your pictures wearing your apparel and finisher medal on social media. Be sure to use #RunforRona and #myfavoriterun when you post your pictures for an opportunity to win other cool prizes!
If you have any questions, contact email@example.com. Although we will all be physically apart, we can nevertheless unite to fight the coronavirus—happy running!
Questions and Answers
What is a virtual race?
A virtual race is a race that can be run at any location, time, and pace—it truly is your race your pace!
How do I complete my virtual race? Do I need to send proof of completion?
Our races are based on the honor system. Sign up for one of our virtual races simply by adding the race to your cart and proceeding to checkout. We will then send you an order confirmation. You are not required to send us screenshots of your race, although you are certainly welcome to!
When will I receive my race swag?
Expect to receive your race swag roughly 2-3 weeks after the official end of the race.
For instance, if the race takes place from May 1 to May 20, you will receive your prizes during the first or second week of June.
How long do I have to complete my race?
You may run your race ANYTIME between the official start and end of the race. You do not need to finish your race on the first day, nor do you need to wait until the last day.
Do I need to wear my race shirt during my race?
No, you do not need to wait until you receive your race shirt to complete your virtual race.
However, we would love for you to post pictures of your race and you wearing your race T-shirt to social media once you receive your swag.
Tag us @myfavoriterun using #myfavoriterun for a chance to get featured on our social media platforms!