Weekly30 Run Challenge
Posted: Sat, 20 Jun 2020 22:48
Do you need a new reason to get running each week? Are you keen to compete and represent your sport in a new virtual competition? If so, the new Weekly30 Run Challenge is just for you!
England Athletics has launched the Weekly30 Run Challenge – a free weekly virtual running challenge, starting 20-21 June, that encourages runners of all levels to compete each weekend whilst also enabling competition between different sports.
With group running and mass participation events currently restricted, the Weekly30 Run Challenge gives individuals a perfect incentive to run on a weekly basis whilst also proudly representing their sport. You'll be competing against an online community of other runners from across the country - the competition will be fierce and the pride of your sport is at stake! From 20-21 June 2020, participants will be challenged to run as far as they can in 30 minutes on Saturday or Sunday each week (following government guidelines while running). Runners simply register free via the dedicated Weekly30 Run Challenge section of the OpenTrack virtual running platform (users only need to sign-up once) – adding details including their sport. Once registered, participants complete their weekly run at any time on a Saturday or Sunday and then upload evidence of their run to OpenTrack. Every runner will see their results added to the scoring tables, with both total distance and average distance also contributing to overall league tables showing results for sport versus sport.
Don't forget to share your run distances through your own social media channels using the hashtags: #BetterTogether #virtualrunning #Weekly30RunChallenge #runchallenge #runningchallenge #virtualcompetition #runsafe #socialdistancing #stayalert
Other sports organisations supporting the challenge include England Athletics, RunTogether, Badminton England, RFU, RFL, British Rowing, England Netball, Archery GB and British Wrestling - with more set to join. Let the rivalry begin! So… are you ready to pull on your running shoes and represent your sport? Every runner counts - click here to register, then spread the word and get ready to rise to the Weekly30 Run Challenge from 20 June!