Virtual Easter Run

Apr 04, 2021

£20.00£35.00

Clear
SKU: EasterRun Category:
0% event capacity filled
Entry Limit: 500

Event Details:

Sunday | April 04, 2021
04/04/2021 9:00 am - 04/04/2021 10:30 am
Anywhere
PLACES AVAILABLE 500

The Virtual Marathon Series presents The Virtual Easter Run. 

This is a 5K Virtual run which can be done on or before Easter Sunday, April 4th 2021.

To be entered into the SPECIAL CHALLENGE (see below) you must do it in fancy dress.

*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.*

** If you are joining us from outside of the UK and want your medal shipped to an international address, please select either ‘International Any Time Challenge’ or International Race Day Challenge’ as this incorporates the international postage and packaging fee.  

Virtual Easter Official Run

To qualify for an official time in the Virtual Easter Run you must run a 5k on April the 4th. By doing, so you will be added to the leader boards and receive a medal for completing the challenge. You will also receive the green official virtual medal so you can be identified as having taken part on Easter Sunday and not on any other day of the year.

Any Time Challenge

To qualify for an unofficial time in the Virtual Easter Run you must complete the Easter 5k run alone on any day except for Easter Sunday (April 4th 2021).

Difficulty

Silver 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 portal. You will receive a medal and our congratulations but your time will only be recorded as an unofficial time.

Special Challenge

The Virtual Easter Run also has a special challenge attached and asks that you run 5K on Easter day with a fetching pair of bunny ears or other Easter fancy dress. Quite simply to earn the special challenge virtual medal you will need to upload a picture of you at the end of your run in Easter fancy dress.

The Virtual Marathon Series are also offering two prizes;

1. The first one is for the fastest time in fancy dress, become our Easter run world record holder

2. Secondly, to the person who raises the most money for their chosen charity by Easter Day

They will donate £250 to the charities chosen by the 2 winners and they will also receive a running goodies pack from the Virtual Marathon Series partner, RunThrough in the post.

To apply for the fastest runner you will need to enter your time through the Virtual Marathon Series portal and complete the 5K in fancy dress on Easter day.

To apply for the highest fundraiser you will need to send an email to [email protected] with a link to your fundraising page no later than the 1st of May.

Rewards & 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.

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