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VIRTUAL EVENT SERIES

F3 Virtual Race Series

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*Week 4 is sponsored by Beet It Sport and all finishers will receive a 10% discount code and an F3 t-shirt *

The Top Finisher in each event will receive a special bundle of goodies from Beet It Sport:

One mixed case of Beet It Sport shots and Zinger shots to each winner (8x 15x70ml cases; each case contains: 3x Beet It Sport shots, 3x Ginger Zinger shots, 3x Lime & Chilli Zinger shots; 3x Xtra Ginger Zinger shots; 3x Turmeric Zinger shots.


Due to the majority of our popular events being cancelled due to the Coronavirus crisis, we have partnered with Let's Do This to bring you a Virtual Race Series to keep you healthy, fit, and your competitive spirit alive during this time.

Starting at 09:00am on Saturday, you will have 48 hours to run or cycle your chosen distance and submit your time, screenshot of activity, and epic finisher's photo!

*Entrance into the 2.5k Fun Run and 5k Fun Ride do not include t-shirts.

20% of all proceeds from this series will be going to the NHS Health for Heroes campaign.

Choose your event

Past events

02 May -04 May
Race 1 (Sponsored by Sundried Activewear)
£5+·Other, 5k, 10k, Half Marathon
09 May -11 May
Race 2 (Sponsored by Bio-Synergy)
£5+·Other, 5k, 10k, Half Marathon

How to complete a Virtual Event

Participating in a virtual event means you can complete the distance at any time within the event timeframe in a location of your choice.
Here's what you need to do:

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Preparing your virtual event

  • Secure your virtual spot in the event by booking your ticket
  • Plan your ideal route
    Make sure the route is at least the event length and as traffic free as possible
  • Download a distance tracking app
  • Ensure your phone and/or GPS watch is fully charged
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During your event

  • Record your activity on a tracker and take a screenshot
    This can be either a phone or a GPS watch.
  • Complete your activity in the designated event completion timeframe
  • Make sure you go the event distance
    But don't worry if you go a bit further, we'll calculate your finish time.
  • Take a Finisher's Photo to share with your fellow finishers
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Submitting your result

  • Head back to this event page to submit your results
    Make sure to submit your results within the event completion timeframe
  • Upload a screenshot of your activity tracker or GPS watch to verify your results
    You can still participate and submit results without this, but we won't be able to verify your results.
  • Provide your finish time and overall distance
    If you run further than the race distance, we'll adjust your time down to the correct distance based on your pace.
  • Share your Finisher's Photo on the Finish Line gallery
    Get featured on our Finish Line where you can celebrate your achievement and inspire others to get active.

Frequently asked questions

How do I record my activity?
To record your run, you will need to download a run tracking app that is able to track your distance and time. Popular apps include Strava, Nike Run Club, MapMyRun, and RunKeeper, and are available in the app store for free on your phone. For more details on our favourite running apps check out our blog post.
Are there time cutoffs for Virtual Events?
Virtual Events are fantastic in that they can be completed at any pace and location. The only restriction on how long you take is the event submission window, which is generally 48 hours, giving you lots of time to complete your event.
Can I run further than the race distance?
Yes, you can complete a distance further than what the event requires. All you need to do is input distance travelled and time, and we will adjust it down to the time it took to complete the event distance.
Can I do my distance over a few days and break it up and add up my total time to submit?
Unfortunately, while you can complete the distance at any pace, it must be completed in one go. In order to make the virtual experience as close to a physical event as possible, please submit your total elapsed time that it took to complete your chosen distance rather than total moving time. This will take into account any breaks or stops taken during completion, and mimic the experience of a physical event.
If offered, when will the post-race goodies be mailed?
Any race goodies or merchandise will be posted by the Event Organiser as soon as possible after the event. Please contact the Event Organiser if you have further enquiries about race swag.
Can I run the event at any time of the day?
You will find the event start time on the event page. Once the event starts, you can complete the event any time within the submission window. Make sure to upload your result and picture within the submission window to verify your results!
Have a question about this event? Ask our team member below and we'll get back to you. In the meantime, visit our Help Center
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For more advice about virtual events, see our Virtual Event Handbook here.

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