Run Athens Virtual
£25.00 – £35.00
Run just over 1 mile per day for 25 days at your own pace or take on the full marathon distance in one to complete the Run Athens Virtual 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.
** If you are joining us from outside of the UK and want your medal shipped to an international address, please select the ‘International Any Time Challenge’ as this incorporates the international postage and packaging fee.
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.
You can also split the distance up in one of the following ways:
- 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)
On completion, you will be rewarded with the Run Athens Bronze Medal.
14+ or 5 and over if accompanied by an adult
Official Times – To 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 Times – You 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.
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 5 on the leader board and earn yourself rewards and prizes from our partners at RunThrough Kit. Make sure to keep an eye on where you rank so you can re-enter if you are knocked out of the top 5. Once you have signed up as well as our leaderboard we will have special challenges with prizes, for this event the special challenge.