What is a Virtual Race?
A Virtual Race is a race that you run at any time and any place that fits into your schedule. The race can be be completed indoors or outdoors, in a park, on a track or trail, around your neighborhood or around your yard, even on your treadmill. Simply decide upon the distance of race you will participating in, use a device or app to keep track of your distance and time, then enter your finish time and any pictures you may have of yourself, friends and family either running or at your homemade finish line! The results will be posted here on Its Your Race. (See below)
Who does this event benefit?
We have partnered with the Ohio Association of Foodbanks and their 12 Feeding America foodbanks, 3,601 member food pantries, soup kitchens, shelters, and supplemental feeding programs. They are thankful to be the event beneficiary so they can continue to serve all of Ohio’s 88 counties.
When will my surprise package arrive?
We will send packages every Thursday to those who chose to receive one during registration.
Where do I run or walk?
Anywhere you want! The free IYR Virtual app tracks how far you've gone and instantly reports your time into results! You can run on a treadmill indoors, around your neighborhood, through the woods, on a path, in a park or if you want you can run house 100 times or however many times it takes to reach your distance! :)
Can I run more than one race?
Yes, you may run as many races as you want. Sign up for more than one race during registration or come back and register again for additional races.
How do I report my time?
You can do so easily from the new IYR Virtual app by logging in with the email you used to register for the race or you can track your time using another app, gps watch, treadmill or certified course and then just keep track of your time. From there you can just go to the Results page of this race from your phone, tablet or computer and enter your time. All race results must be submitted by 11:59 pm on October 4, 2020 (see instructions below for submitting your results)
How do I get the IYR Virtual App and How Do I Report My Finish Time?
Upload the new IYR Virtual app in the Apple App Store (iPhone) or Play Store (Android phone)The IYR Virtual app will track your race distance, keep your time and report your finish time when race is overSee the instructions below (this will not track your distance on a treadmill)OR You are able to use any running/training app to calculate your distance, such as Map My Run, Runkeeper, Strava and then manually enter your finish times into the Its Your Race Results (instructions below)
How to Report Your Time Manually (if you used any other app, other than IYR Virtual)
After you complete your race, Log in to your Its Your Race Account
Click on Results
Click on Your Race
Find Your Name
Click on Update Times to enter your finish time.
That is it!
Be sure to practice Social Distancing while you run or walk. Please visit https://www.cdc.gov/ for updated information on COVID-19.