Unfortunately we can’t take claim to the BRILLIANT idea of virtual races…. they are apparently a ‘hot thing’ out there.  I’m not a virtual race stalker like some (although I probably should start to increase my chances of winning some goodies) – but if I see one – I’ll do it!  Especially since I’m going to be running anyway – may as well have some fun with it ;)

One of our members pointed out the Sweat Your Thorns Off 5k from The Boring Runner (who is actually quite entertaining).. so we signed up and both did it today!!

Mine was part of a 10mile run – coming in at 28:49(ish) at the 5k point.  Heather did hers as part of a marathon relay (she did about 7.5 miles total) coming in at 28:57 ohh I just BARELY beat you Heather!! (sorry – just now noticed that since we ran two completely separate runs today).

Anyway- virtual races are fun ;)  If you find one please let us know!! It’s all about finding motivation (and running FREE races hehe).

Only 2 days left to sign up for our June SPIBelt Stuff it and Run Virtual 5k.  You will have until the end of the month to complete your 3.1 distance.  We will start July’s Virtual 5k at the beginning of July :)

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4 Responses to SYTO 5k Virtual Race

  1. fancy nancy says:

    I did this one as part of my long run too! Great job ladies!!

  2. Marissa says:

    so happy that I found this blog/website! Awesome place for active Mom's to socialize and get the latest racing info!

    I just signed up for your summer series virtual race! I too, am hosting a virtual race, the Independence 5K July 3-9th, would LOVE for you guys to sign up for mine too, I've got great prizes up for grabs for all participants!
    I'm so happy a blogger friend referred me here :)

  3. Pam Burrus says:

    Marissa – we already found you!!! Check out our facebook we linked to you last night :) Welcome to our fun little club :)

  4. Adam says:

    Oh yeah, virtual races are basically the most fun thing ever. Thanks for running!

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