To celebrate The New Year, Relevant Running brings you another of our signature "live virtual" races!
Join us on Saturday January 7th 2023 for the RACE INTO THE NEW YEAR "LIVE VIRTUAL" 5K/10K. This is no ordinary virtual run. It's a unique virtual running event, with thousands of runners who have already experienced and love our live virtual race format. Among other things, there is a scheduled race date and start time (Saturday January 7th 2023 at 8am Eastern time USA), a virtual check in and start via text or Facebook live-stream on race day morning, timekeeping (runners will text screenshots or pictures of their chosen method of time and distance keeping), a private and active Facebook group dedicated to our runners and walkers. All participants will receive the one of a kind custom RACE INTO THE NEW YEAR 5K/10K medal with age group and overall winners receiving laser engraving of their time and placement on the back of their medal!
******* If you cannot or do not wish participate on the scheduled race date of Jan. 7th 2023 during the race window (7am to 11am Eastern time USA on race day), you can absolutely still register. Please select the "medal only" option, and we'll ship you your medal a couple weeks prior to the race date so you can run it whenever you want. But, keep in mind, you won't be eligible for age group awards (engraving for your medal) or to be counted among the "official" times posted after race day Jan. 7th. NOTE: Please select this option with your initial registration if you feel you cannot make it on race day. This is to prevent last minute requests for changes******
All registered runners should join private Facebook Group for access to positive discussions and posts regarding our live virtual races and challenges, race day live-stream virtual check-in and virtual start (Please note, the Facebook group is very active and being used for other current and prior races and challenges including the Childhood Memories Challenge, Thin Line Challenge, Monster Challenge, America's Birthday Run, Quarantine Run, 9/11 Remembrance Run, Faster Than Baskin Run, Turkey Trot, and Goodbye 2020 and 2021 Run) . If you register on this runsignup page, you are registering for the Race Into The New Year "Live Virtual" 5k/10k
Here is the Facebook Group link: https://www.facebook.com/groups/880518105739882/
You are also encouraged to follow our business page, and check the events tab for our other fun and unique running events: https://www.facebook.com/RelevantRunning/
Race Date virtual check in and start time: Sat. January 7th, 2023. Virtual check-in via text or live-stream in the Facebook group above starts at 7:00am Eastern time USA. Virtual race start at 8:00am Eastern time USA. The live-stream will be going while you are running, and we will be waiting for you to complete your 5k or 10k during the race day window of 8am to 11am Eastern time USA. As noted above, if you cannot participate on/at the scheduled race date/time during the race day window, you can absolutely still register using the medal only option. Your medal will still be shipped. But, you won't be eligible for age group awards, or to be counted among the "official" times posted after race day.
Pricing includes US shipping as quoted by our shipper, and the registration link is priced to include shipping costs within the Continental United States. Any runners outside the Continental United States may have an extra shipping charge, and will be contacted by the Race Director with the amount. Please note - Shipping is via USPS 1st Class Mail with tracking.
Timekeeping: Given the unique nature of each runner's situation, we will accept proof of completed 5k or 10k on race day (only) via text (to be provided in pre-race info emails). For example: Treadmill runners may text a picture of their treadmill console. Or, phone app users may screenshot their completed run on their phone app and text the picture. Or, runners using a fitness watch may snap a pic of their watch-face and text it in. You may run in any way that is safe, legal, and ethical in your area. This may be on a treadmill, trail, track, beach, sidewalk, laps around your house, laps inside your house, etc. It is entirely the runner's choice, and responsibility to maintain social distancing and follow all your own local laws, directives, regulations, etc.
Results for those who choose to run competitively will be published in the Facebook Group.
Age Groups for 5k or 10k runners (custom engraving of your time and placement for the back of the medals for age group winners)
Overall, Top 3, Male and Female.
01-09, Top 3, Male and Female.
10-14, Top 3, Male and Female.
15-19, Top 3, Male and Female.
20-24, Top 3, Male and Female.
25-29, Top 3, Male and Female.
30-34, Top 3, Male and Female.
35-39, Top 3, Male and Female.
40-44, Top 3, Male and Female.
45-49, Top 3, Male and Female.
50-54, Top 3, Male and Female.
55-59, Top 3, Male and Female.
60-64, Top 3, Male and Female.
65-69, Top 3, Male and Female.
70-79, Top 3, Male and Female.
80-89, Top 3, Male and Female.
90 and Over, Top 3, Male and Female.
RACE CONTACT INFO
If you have any questions about this race, please contact the race director at email@example.com