The Virtual Marathon Series – Run Athens
March 21, 2021
This is designed for runners of all abilities but will resonate best with beginners. Fundraisers need to rack up 25 x 1.049 mile runs (1.69 Km) in a month and record their times. Their combined time for all 25 runs will give their Run Athens Marathon time. However if fundraisers wish to they can take this marathon on in a number of other ways to suit their abilities.
The Virtual Marathon Series:
The Virtual Marathon Series is a set of world class virtual events set out to provide fundraisers and runners a continuous challenge that is fun and will keep them participating again and again. Each entrant can compete for charity, to get fit, just for the medal or for those who want to, more competitively.
Not everyone is able to get on a plane and set off to take on the world’s biggest marathons. However with the Virtual Marathon Series fundraisers and runners alike can join a new and growing group of virtual athletes. Furthermore we have all experienced the disappointment of an event being cancelled and this is one of the reasons the Virtual Marathon Series was born. With the difficult and sad times surrounding covid-19 a new set of fundraising challenges and virtual events were needed. These events will continue to grow into the future and will act as the perfect back up plan if any of the world’s top events are unable to go ahead again.
Who Are The Events For?
The events are for everyone; individuals, families, teams, businesses and groups of friends. Basically anyone who can find some open space and strap on some running shoes. Inclusion is important in the Virtual Marathon Series and we will continue to find new ways to accommodate different age groups and abilities.
What are the challenges?
Everyone of the Virtual Marathon Series can be taken on, on specific days of the year as an individual in a pair or a team. The Rolling versions of each event can be done all year around, have special challenges and tasks that people can enjoy in their own time. on their own terms
What Makes These Events Different From All Of The Other Virtual Events?
The events are based around a common theme; great cities, common running distances that everyone understands and charities. All of the events offer teams and individuals a chance to enter times and compete with the world, for fun or competitively.
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