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Run Newberg. A Benefit for Newberg FISH, Newberg's Food Bank

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The 5th annual Great Turkey Fumble was poised to be the best one yet, but alas, restrictions on in person events means we had to be creative this year and alter the plan. So we are happy to introduce to you the partnership between The Great Turkey Fumble and Run for More, a 'streaking' and community focused, month long running challenge.

The challenge is simple : Pick one of the distance options and you have the entire month to run or walk those miles. Feeling adventurous? Go for the 100 mile in one month challenge, just a bit more than 3.1 miles a day. Or go for the 25 mile challenge, which equals out to one mile a day, with five rest days. All of this is inspired by 'streaking' which is running in consecutive days, these challenges will push you, but you won't be alone. You'll be together with the Newberg community again as each day runners can log their miles and pictures in an effort of showing support.

And of course one of the highlights of this event is the "Run Newberg" race shirt, which will be mailed to you!

All proceeds from Run Newberg will go towards Newberg FISH, Newberg's Food Bank. As you can imagine, 2020 has seen a huge increase in need at Newberg FISH and they need our support. Newberg FISH serves over 2,000 people every month and that number could increase in the near future.

About Run for More : RFM is about committing to run for more than just yourself. Please don't get us wrong, we fully believe running possesses extreme personal benefits that are good for all and those should all stay with you. But when you are ready to add more purpose to your daily/weekly/monthly run, that is where RFM fits in.

How to enter the Run Newberg. A Benefit for Newberg FISH, Newberg's Food Bank

Once you book the event, you'll need to upload your results during the event time window.

  1. 100 Mile Challenge

    Run 100mi
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  2. 50 Mile Challenge

    Run 50mi
    $35
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  3. 25 Mile Challenge

    Run 25mi
    $35
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  4. 10 Mile Challenge

    Run 10mi
    $35
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What's Included?

Event T-shirt

How to complete the total distance

Complete the total distance anywhere you like, in as many sections as you like.

Simply record your activities and submit your results as you go. Each time you submit a result, the distance you've done will be added to your overall total distance.

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Preparing your virtual event

  • Secure your virtual spot in the event by booking your ticket
  • Download a distance tracking app
  • Before heading out for each activity, ensure your phone and/or GPS watch is fully charged, and make sure you have a safe route planned.
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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
  • Take a photo to share with your fellow participants
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Submitting your result

  • Head back to this event page to submit your results
  • 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 the distance and time you completed
    Every time you submit a result, the distance will get added to your total distance for the challenge.
  • Share your photo and celebrate your progress with the community

Frequently asked questions

How do I record my activity?
To record your activity, you will need to download an activity 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 tracking apps check out our blog post.
Can I go 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.
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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