Frequently Asked Questions
What is a virtual race?
A virtual race can be completed on your own from any location you choose, on the day that you choose, at your own pace. You can run, jog, or walk on a road, on a trail, or a treadmill. You can do the run outside or inside.
Is there a specific day/time I need to run?
With the virtual race you can select any date/time between May 22 – June 5, 2022 to complete your distance.
When will I receive my t-shirt and medal?
If you registered before May 6, 2022 your race kit will be shipped beginning the week of May 9. If you registered after May 6, 2022 your race kit will be sent out to you within two weeks of your registration date.
DO I have to upload my results?
No, you don’t have to upload your results at all.
WHAT APP or program do I need to upload my results?
If you wish to upload you results you can use: RunKeeper, Strava, Map my run, Garmin and more! It is easy to upload your results. We recommend that you download and use RunKeeper as it will automatically upload your race result to our results page. It is free to download the app and its really easy and fun to use.
What if I don’t have a Fitness Tracker/App and I still want to upload my results?
No problem, you can enter your result based on the honour system.
Are there awards?
No, we don’t have awards in the virtual race.
WHAT IS THE CHARITABLE CAUSE?
Our charitable partner is the Pediatric Oncology Group of Ontario (POGO). Click here for more info.
ARE THERE INCENTIVE PRIZES?
POGO offers tiered level incentive prizes to recognize participants’ fundraising efforts. Click here for more info.
CAN MEN PARTICIPATE ?
Yes, absolutely! Everyone is welcome to participate in the virtual race.
CAN KIDS PARTICIPATE?
Sure kids 16 and over can participate in the Half Marathon and kids aged 6 and over can participate in the 10k or 5k as long as they are in a safe environment.
ARE THE SHIRTS SIZED FOR WOMEN?
CAN I EXCHANGE MY T-SHIRT FOR A DIFFERENT SIZE?
Due to COVID-19 safety protocols, we are not able to offer exchanges on merchandise. We encourage you to review the size chart before you purchase sized items.