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V24 – virtual outdoor 24 hour race 

£12.00£17.00

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What’s it all about?

It’s simple and fun, you have 24 hours to run!

How far, fast and where is entirely up to you! There’s no set distance but to keep you moving we’ll be awarding distance certificates for the following milestones: 5 miles, Half Marathon, Marathon, Ultra Marathon (50k) and 100 Miles

Cost:

Adult £12 / £17 Inc medal

ALL race proceeds will benefit St Nicholas Hospice Care and Suffolk Mind, you can find our more about the services our chosen charities provide by clicking on the links below!

Please share this event far and wide in order to raise those much needed funds for these two essential services.

 

When:

The clock starts at 10am on Saturday 29th August and stops at 10am Sunday 30th August 2020

ALL miles must be completed within this timeframe.

What do you mean ‘outdoor’?

We want you to embrace the STF ethos and get outside, set up camp,, toast marshmallows on the campfire, drag the family out on those sunset miles. Let’s make this a virtual race you won’t forget! Treadmills are NOT permitted!

Is there race bling?

Yep! We’ve created a bespoke eco friendly medal which can be purchased alongside your race entry. Runners who manage to complete 100 miles within 24 Hours will have the option to purchase a STF 100 mile buckle, by invitation after the event (£10 inc p&p).

Relay Teams

Enter a small team (2-4) or large team (5-6) and work together to complete the race as a real-time relay!

This is a great option for running clubs, families, bootcamps, work places etc.. With no more than six members on any team you can embrace the team spirit and recreate that real race atmosphere, whilst adhering to current government guidelines!

Teams can also work together remotely!

Team Rules

You are welcome to buddy up but only one team members miles will count at any one time, this means to maximise your team miles you will be required to work as a team for the full 24 hour duration.

Awards

Awards will be given for the following categories;

Furthest Distance – 1st / 2nd / 3rd Male & Female

Furthest Distance – 1st Team Small & Large

More categories will be added if the race proves popular.

Race Day

> Download, print and attach your personal BIB number (don’t forget your safety pins)!

> Tune in to Facebook Live for Pre-Race Briefing and Count Down (just for fun!)!

> 10am on August 29th Run, Run, Run..

> 10am Sunday 30th August.. Stop Running!

Results

Results must be submitted by 12pm on Monday 31st August 2020 via a simple online portal (available on this website).

We work on trust and simply ask you to submit your miles, evidence is not required unless you are competing for the top spots, in this instance we will request permission to view and verify your run data.

Race results will be published later that evening with a link for you to print your certificate.

If you opted for a medal or buckle these will be sent out during the week.

Age Limits

This is a race for all ages and abilities but we do ask that you adhere to the following age / distance guidelines which is as follows:

Under 12

3,000m

Under 14

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Under 16

6,000m

Under 17

10,000m

Under 18

25,000m

Under 20

45,000m

Race Guidelines

Although this is a virtual race, we have a moral responsibility as race organisers to provide safe races. This means ensuring you adhere to social distancing guidelines and Covid-19 safety measures. We will publish the most up-to date government guidelines as race day approaches.

 

Please be mindful of your neighbours, countryside and community, especially with noise and light pollution between dusk and dawn!

 

Please ensure your select routes which are on public footpaths and public right of ways!

Be Social

Use the hashtag #V24 to share all your race photos on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook. You might just win a spot prize!

Bling Options

No Race Medal, Race Medal