About this Virtual Run
Are you looking to stay motivated this winter? Why not challenge yourself with our Winter Challenge.
This year the challenge is to complete 175 miles in in 12 weeks.
Are you up for the challenge? Register today.
The dates to complete this challenge are December 15th, 2018 - March 8th, 2019
Every runner will receive a 5" Winter Challenge spinner medal with glitter. Every runner will also receive a Finisher's certificate/bib.
All ages and all abilities (including walkers) are welcome.
Discounted Early Registration will close on Sunday, December 9th. Registration after December 9th will be $30.
Important Dates to Remember
Medals and optional add on t-shirts will ship during the Week of February 25th, 2018
About the charity
The Child Mind Institute
The Child Mind Institute is an independent, national nonprofit dedicated to transforming the lives of children and families struggling with mental health and learning disorders. Their teams work every day to deliver the highest standards of care, advance the science of the developing brain and empower parents, professionals and policymakers to support children when and where they need it most.
Frequently Asked QuestionsQ. I am not a runner can I walk?
Absolutely! We love our walkers.
Q. Can I ride my bike or a stationary bike and count those as miles also?
Absolutely. Every 3 biked miles = 1 mile of walking or running.
Q. How do I submit my time?
We work on the honor system and submitting your times is not required. A few days before the challenge starts you will receive an email confirmation with a link to our private Facebook group and our 175 Mile Tracker. In the Facebook group you will be able to post all your fun photos and daily race results there where our group will work together to hold you accountable and encourage you on the journey.
Q. I want to do this as a group. Do you offer a group discount?
Yes! If your group has 10 or more people contact us and we will create a special discount code for you and your group.
Q. I am not in the United States, can I participate?
Yes. Please note that medals outside of the US can take up to 2 weeks for delivery and will be charged a shipping fee.