Yes. Evidence of you completing the race must be provided before your medal will be posted to you. Evidence can be a screenprint of a running app or a photo of a treadmill. You can also split the race over a number of days or weeks within the time frame. Each race has it’s own strict deadline for when evidence has to be submitted by so please pay close attention to the details of your race. Evidence needs to be submitted online using your Virtual Runner UK account. If you login to your account, you will be able to enter your details of your race completion within the My Race section.
Yes. Each month generally has at least one medal challenge to complete within the month as well as some specific time period challenges.
Do they donate to charity?
Yes. Each race donates 20% of the profits to a charity specific to that race. Charities are a mix of major and less known causes.
Most races are any distance you choose but there are some 5k races and challenges. You can also walk, swim or cycle your chosen distance.
In the UK but they ship internationally .
£10 plus VAT, including shipping within the UK. International shipping is available for an extra charge of around £5 depending on location.
Virtual Runner UK have a facebook group that you can join to socialise with other people running the races.
Susan Wheatcroft, one of the lovely owners of Virtual Runner UK, has given us an interview for Behind the Medal. We’ll also have a review online very soon. They also have a range of merchandise available to purchase.
Finally, the medals?
The are many medals to choose from. Some are more generic whilst others link to a specific theme. We love the challenges completed over a set time (Such as the four seasons or 1000k or miles) and the 3D spinning star medal