Run Athens Virtual

Feb 21, 2021

£25.00£35.00

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SKU: RunAthens Category:
0% event capacity filled
Entry Limit: 500

Event Details:

Sunday | February 21, 2021
21/02/2021 9:00 am - 21/02/2021 10:30 am
Athens or your garden
PLACES AVAILABLE 500

Run just over 1 mile per day for 25 days at your own pace to complete the ANY TIME CHALLENGE.

Alternatively join us on the 21st February 2021 run the full marathon, or share the distance with your friends in our RACE DAY CHALLENGE

*Each participating member must obtain an entry, 10% of entry fees go to charity. We are working with a host of amazing charities who are putting together teams in all of the Virtual Marathons. If you are interested in joining one of the charity teams visit our charity listings pages. International entry is for someone not from the UK and NI.*

Run Athens Virtual 

To complete this challenge you need to complete 1.048 miles every day for 25 days. By doing so you will complete a marathon distance over the 25 days. If you record all of your times on each of the 25 days, you will have your marathon time. 25 x 1.048 = 26.2 miles which will be submitted to the Run Athens Leader board. On completion, you will be rewarded with the Run Athens Bronze Medal.

Any Time Challenge

This can be completed any month of the year.

Race Day Challenge – 21st February 2021

  • 26.1 miles as a individual
  • 13.1 miles in a pair (13.1 Miles per person)
  • 10.54 miles in a team of 4 (10.54 Km per person)
  • 5.27Km in a team of 8 (5.27Km per person)
  • 2.62 miles in a team of 10 (2.62miles per person)
  • 1.048 miles in a team of 25 (1.048 miles per person)

Difficulty

Bronze Medal

Age

14+ or 5 and over if accompanied by an adult

Evidence

Official TimesTo submit an official time you must use Garmin Connect, Strava, Map My Run, Nike App or any GPS tracking device. Take a picture of your tracker and submit via your online console.

Unofficial TimesYou can submit evidence to us by simply keeping a daily log. At the end sign the log, take a photo and upload it to your Virtual Marathon Series online console. You will receive a medal and our congratulations but your time will only be recorded as an unofficial time.

Special Challenge

To complete the special challenge for Run Athens you must complete your marathon time in under 3:18 minutes to beat the 1896 Summer Olympics winner Charilaos Vasilakos (3:18:00) of Greece who was the first man to win a competitive marathon race. Submit your times to your online portal and calculate your marathon time. You will need to run your 1.048 miles in 6.9 minutes or quicker each day to complete this challenge, defeat Charilaos Vasilakos marathon time and be added to our special event leader board for the Run Athens Virtual Marathon Major. Doing this challenge is not not required to obtain your Run Athens Bronze medal. This is for the special team leader boards, which will put you in contention for rewards and prizes from our sponsors and partners.

Rewards and Prizes

Find yourself in the top 10 on the leader board and earn yourself rewards and prizes from our sponsors and partners. Make sure to keep an eye on where you rank so you can re-enter if you are knocked out of the top 10. Once you have signed up as well as our leaderboard we will have special challenges with prizes, for this event the special challenge.

To submit an unofficial time 1. Find the email with your login details that we sent you when you signed up 2. Log in to your VMM runners console 3. Click on the event you are participating in 4. As you have paid for your place the submit evidence section will be active 5. Follow the instructions, select individual and unofficial and add all of the evidence required 6. Click submit and wait for confirmation 7. Your time will be calculated for you 8. That is it, job done; your medal is on its way. 9. Sign up for your next big event in the runners portal To submit an official time 1. Find the email with your login details that we sent you when you signed up 2. Log in to your VMM runners console 3. Click on the event you are participating in 4. As you have paid for your place the submit evidence section will be active 5. Follow the instructions, select individual and official 6. Add all of the evidence required in each step and add your times 7. Click submit and wait for confirmation 8. Your time will be calculated for you and shown 9. That’s it, job done, your medal is on its way and you will be added to the official leaderboard 10. Sign up for your next big challenge in the runners portal