THE 555 VIRTUAL RUN
01-05 May 2020 (Fri - Tue)
Join THE 555 VIRTUAL RUN
Participate in the first ever Virtual Run hosted by World’s Marathons! Join fellow runners around the globe, united for a great cause in turbulent and challenging times!
By taking part in the race you’re supporting Médecins Sans Frontières (Doctors Without Borders). MSF brings medical care to the most vulnerable communities around the world and has ramped up efforts to support the victims of the recent pandemic, for example in densely populated refugee camps.
Please make sure to follow social distancing and your local guidelines.
KEEP THE DISTANCE - STAY UNITED
How does it work?
Register for the race by purchasing your ticket
Download any tracking app on your phone. You can also use a GPS watch
Plan your own race route according to the chosen distance
Complete your run anytime within the event's timeframe and track the activity with the appIf you run a little further than your chosen distance, that's fine! We will calculate your finishing time according to your average pace
Take a photo from your run to share with other participants
Take a screenshot of your activity to verify your resultIf you choose to run the distance on a treadmill, simply take a photo of its screen after you finish for verification
How to submit the result?
Log in to your World's Marathons account
Provide your finish time and distance
Upload the screenshot of your recorded activity or a treadmill photo
Upload the photo from your run for the Finisher's gallery
When do I have to finish my run?
You're free to run any time you want, as long as it's within the event's designated timeframe (you can find it on top of the page). Just don't forget to record your activity!
Where can I run?
You can run your own race, at your own pace, wherever you are in the world! Choose your favourite local trail or track, run in a gym or on your own treadmill.
How should I track my run?
To record your activity, just use any app that allows you to track your distance and time. Some of the most popular apps are Strava, RunKeeper or Nike Run Club. You can also use a GPS watch. If you’ll be running on a treadmill, then no app is required, simply take a photo of the screen that shows your result.
Can I run further than the chosen distance?
Yes! If you run a longer distance, we will adjust your time based on your average pace.
Can I break up my activity into a few runs and submit my total time?
The distance has to be covered in one go, just like during a physical event.
When will my medal or other finisher's goodies be sent?
If the event offers any post-race merchandise, those will be sent out by the Race Organizer after the race. Please contact the Race Organizer directly in case you have any questions.
Included in the fee
- A donation to Médecins Sans Frontières
- Your experience of unity with runners around the world
The race information has been found on the official website of the event or through publicly available sources. Always refer to the official website the latest race information. Please let us know if any data is wrong or missing, by emailing us.