The May Day Virtual Half Marathon, 10k, 5k and 1k Challenge
Location: Virtual Event, Complete anywhere! Date: Saturday 1st May 2021 to 3rd May 2021
If you’re looking for something to have an action packed first bank holiday of 2021 then we have it! This race returns for a second consecutive year after its explosive first edition that saw over 800 runners! The May Day Bank Holiday Virtual Half Marathon 10k, 5k & 1k is back and we’re expecting another cracking weekend! There’s a choice of four distances to choose from. The May Day Virtual is a great opportunity to test your Spring training as we head into the longer and warmer days. This weekend event is a family friendly race, we have something for everyone - a Half Marathon, 10k, 5k and an equally competitive 1k for the younger ones too. This is our first ever returning virtual race, which means the bar has been set! Can you beat the May Day 10k record of 37.13? It’s not just about the time posted though, we want you to have fun! The race is all about keeping fit, being active and morale high! The challenge is a virtual running event, which means you can participate and complete the challenge from anywhere in the world, including treadmill runs. You can run, jog, walk or even do it around a May pole! All you need to do is record your run on an activity tracking app and submit your times. The results from the race will be collated into a leaderboard and prizes awarded to overall winners. There’s also a selfie board with prizes for the best/most creative selfies and prizes awarded too. Submissions to the event open on Saturday 1st May and remain open for 72 hours until midnight on Monday 3rd May. Race features: - Live leaderboard of results - Spot prizes for creativity and best selfies - Exclusive bespoke finishers medal - UK Athletics registered event - Spring t-shirt to celebrate the event - Family friendly with 1k distance
What is a virtual race? This is a virtual race, which means you can take part anywhere in the world, in your own time and at your own pace. This also includes treadmill runs/walks. How do I take part? It's easy to take part, once you have booked we will send you a step-by-step guide. Simply enter the virtual event and we’ll send you a welcome email with details of how you submit your results. Over race weekend, capture your run / walk on your favourite tracking device and email it to us along with your epic finishers selfie and we will feature you in the selfie gallery!
A note about medal delivery: Our medal designs are all unique and made bespoke for each event. Please be aware that medals will be dispatched approximately 4-5 weeks after the closing date of the race/challenge. We email all our participants when they have been posted to you.