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Twins Days 5K & 1-mile Fun Run/Walk

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It’s time to lace up your shoes and get moving for the annual Twins Days Inc. 5K Race & Fun Walk! This year our virtual event is open to all runners and walkers (twins and non-twins) globally! Sign up for the 1 mile/1.61 km fun walk/run/stroll and post your finish selfie in the gallery. If you’re a runner or twin set of runners, sign up for the 5K for the fame, glory, and a race T-shirt! We know that usually medals are sent out for the top finishers which often collect dust in a drawer, but not with this event! Top finishers in the following categories will receive a race T-shirt with their award(s) custom printed on the back!
Registration for both events opens on July 4, 2020.
Race/walk events must be completed between 12:01 AM EST Thursday, August 6 through 11:59 PM Friday, August 7, 2020.
5K runners must finish the race to receive a T-shirt. GPS verification with time and distance must be uploaded to the event site by the close of the race to qualify.
Twins should register as a team at the same time to be eligible for twin finisher recognition.
5K finisher shirts for non-award winners will be mailed 1-3 weeks following the close of the event; top finisher shirts will be mailed 3-5 weeks after the close of the event.

How to enter the Twins Days 5K & 1-mile Fun Run/Walk

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

  1. 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk

    Run 1mi
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  2. 5K

    Run 5km
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What's Included?

5K finisher shirts for non-award winners will be mailed 1-3 weeks following the close of the event; top finisher shirts will be mailed 3-5 weeks after the close of the event. See below for how prizes will be awarded.
Finisher's t-shirt

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:


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

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

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 go 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 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.
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 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.
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 take part at any time of 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

For more advice about virtual events, see our Virtual Event Handbook here.

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