Virtual Valentine’s Day Run
£20.00 – £35.00
The Virtual Marathon Series presents The Virtual Valentine’s Day Run.
Take this 10K challenge on any time before or on the 14th of February (Valentine’s Day), submit your evidence before or on the big day.
To complete this challenge, you must complete a 10K distance, however it can be done in 1 of the following ways.
In a pair completing 5k each on Valentine’s day (this will give you a special Valentine’s pair time for a 10K)
10k alone on Valentine’s Day for the lonely hearts clubbers
5k alone on two separate days anytime of the year
5k in a pair on any day or days of the year
To be entered into the SPECIAL CHALLENGE (see below) you must do complete the 10k with a partner on Valentines Day.
*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 Valentines Day Official Run
To qualify for an official time in the Virtual Valentine’s Day Run you must run a 5k with a partner on February the 14th. 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 Valentine’s day and not on any other day of the year.
Any Time Challenge
To qualify for an unofficial time in the Virtual Valentine’s Day Run you must complete the Valentines Day run alone or in a pair on any day except for Valentine’s Day.
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 portal. You will receive a medal and our congratulations but your time will only be recorded as an unofficial time.
The Virtual Valentine’s Day Run has a special challenge attached and asks that you run in a pair to achieve it. Quite simply to earn the special challenge virtual Silver medal you will need to upload a picture of you and your running partner having completed the 5K together on Valentine’s Day. Romantic connection optional!
The Virtual Marathon Series is offering two prizes for entrants:
- The first one is for the fastest couples’ time on Valentine’s Day for the 10k distance
- Secondly, to the person or pair who raise the most money for their chosen charity by Valentine’s Day.
They will donate £250 to the charities chosen by the winners and they will receive a running goodies pack from their partner Run Through in the post.
To apply for the fastest pair, you will need to enter your time through the Virtual Marathon Series portal and complete 5K per person specifically on Valentine’s 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 March.
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.