March 24 - April 30, 2020

Worldwide Virtual Running Party

March 24 - April 30, 2020 Organized by DC Running Club

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About this event

March 24, 2020 - April 30, 2020
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday

With the uncertainty of when we can all run in large groups again, we wanted to create a FUN Virtual Run Party that got each runner involved.

DISCOUNTS: 5% OFF With Code (FIRST100) To The First 100 Folks That Register and 10% OFF If You Refer 3 More People On Social Media That Sign Up  

Our Virtual Run Party Comes With The Following:

  • A DJ (when you register before April 1st, you can email us at info@dcrunningclub.com to send us one song you'd like to hear on your run) Your race can be run snytime but we will have a DJ broadcasting live on April 4th at 10am.  A link to the DJ's Run Party will be emailed out 30 minutes before the race.  
  • Each participant will get an email after the run with the playlist of each song
  • A custom bib
  • A custom tech t-shirt
  • A custom medal "BLING BLING BLING"
  • And one lucky participant will win a FREE two night stay in a hotel in the Georgetown area of WASHINGTON DC good for one year.
  • SWAG will be mailed out once registration is closed and we can order items based on number of participants that have signed up.  

CHARITY: We will be making a donation to the CDC in Atlanta to assist with finding cures for diseases that affect us all.  

 

Event details and schedule

REASONS TO RUN OUR VIRTUAL EVENT:

1) Flexible Timing
You’ve got more races that you’d like to do than time and you find races rarely fit in your calendar with work, kids, travel, but you still need a goal to stay motivated.

2) Stress Free
Bad weather? Hit the treadmill.
Feeling lethargic? Just enjoy the miles.
Kids got sick so you didn’t sleep? Reschedule.

3) Gear Testing
Not sure about your new Flipbelt or hydration pack? Test it out in a scenario where you’re pushing hard and just slightly outside your comfort zone.

4) Food Testing
Your normal oatmeal pre-long run, might turn out to be too much to digest when you turn up the pace. Try out some different ideas for pre-run snacks

5) Intensity Motivator
You might find that you surprise yourself with a distance PR simply because you’ve been able to get in the racing mindset and you’ll be sharing your results

6) Readiness
Wondering if you can tackle a longer distance? While a big race might add some motivation, it often scares many away from even trying…this is a chance to test the waters.

7) Marathon Training Motivation
18-24 weeks of training for a single race often leaves people feeling burned out. If you sprinkle in some fun virtual 5k’s, 10k’s or even half marathons along the way it allows you to work on speed and have additional goals.

8) Community
One of the reasons I encourage the annual Resolution Run is because it’s a chance to run with those near and dear to you. Sometimes having a goal beyond just a run will excite them and with some of the swag that virtual races now provide it’s a major bonus (see below).

Virtual runs for charity are also becoming increasingly common. You’ll find a number of them that allow you to make a donation with your registration.

9) Embarrassment Free

One of my favorite, ok I love them all equally, athletes was terrified to sign up for a race. She didn’t consider herself a runner though she’s faster than many people I know! A virtual race allows you to start treating yourself like the runner you are without worrying about all the logistics or others looking at you.

10) Summertime Activities
Kids going crazy in your house? How about organizing a neighborhood run with a virtual race like Never Give Up where they get shirts, medals, stickers and obviously some bragging rights after they put on that race  bib and go!

11) BLING, BLING, BLING
Virtual races have come a long way and now they always include some hardware and great shirts! Virtual races with medals aren’t always the case, but I think it’s super fun when they do because so many folks LOVE their bling!

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