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Read and Run Virtual Race

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Reading is on the decline.

Obesity is on the rise.

And we CHALLENGE YOU to do something about it!

The Read & Run Virtual Race is an chance to boost your mental and physical health, by enticing you with a sweet medal of accomplishment.

When was the last time you read a good book? When was the last time you laced up those shoes for a heart pumping run? No matter the answer, you’re due for another.  Reading and running have undeniable health benefits, from helping to subside Alzheimer’s to relieving stress.  But both are on the decline!  And we’re not going to sit around and let it continue.  It’s time to take action and improve your well-being withThe Read and Run Virtual Challenge!

The Read and Run Virtual Race

Choose a month, choose a distance, and choose a book.  Complete the book and complete the distance before the end of the month and claim your medal.

The legend is true.  Complete all 3 distances, accompanied with 3 brain-boosting books, and we’ll award you with an honorary award: The Phoenix.

 HOW READ AND RUN WORKS:

Every month, the Read & Run Virtual Race awards medals to participants that completes a book and runs a distance of a 5K, 10K, or a Half-Marathon.

  1. Check out the Read and Run Virtual Race Page for open registrations
  2. Choose a Virtual Run that fits your distance goals and time frame
  3. Complete your registration and start running and reading, anytime and anywhere
  4. Once completed, encourage the community!  Share your accomplishments by submitting your distance and book
  5. Then earn your gnarly medal to symbolize your reading and  running accomplishment.

 

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Find Out More about How A Read and Run Virtual Challenge Works.  How It Works!

Virtual Run Finisher’s Feed

 

Men’s Results

 

Name
Distance
Time
Book
Trent
5K
00:23:15
Blood Meridian
James Cutler
5K
00:35:05
Divergent by Veronica Roth
Matt S
5K
00:26:05
Letters from the Earth by Mark Twain

 

Women’s Results

Name
Distance
Time
Book
Renee S
10K
00:52:00
Fifty Shades Darker by EL James
Sam Cutler
5K
00:42:02
Allegiant by Veronica Roth
Susan W
10K
01:09:45
Golden Gate by Stephanie Kegan

 

 

Visit The Read And Run Results Page For A Full List Of Accomplished Runners