Runners are afforded more options than ever these days.
Adverse weather conditions can be averted by logging miles on the treadmill.
On any given weekend, runners have the ability to attend a race somewhere close to home.
Now, your options have increased, thanks to a virtual race series, conducted at: http://www.beactivevirtualrunning.com/
Following is description of the event.
Welcome to the Summer 5k, 10k, Half Marathon Virtual Run. This race can be completed anywhere in the USA, International participants are also welcome. The charities supported by this race are the Arthritis Foundation, Feeding America San Diego and Hope for Haiti. Donations are not required but they are encouraged! All registered runners will receive a medal, emailed bib and goodie bag, shipping charges are included in your registration.Time submissions are not required to receive medals, bibs, and goodie bags.
Where: Everywhere. Your own course, you choose, any city, worldwide.
When: July 1st- 20th 2015. Sign-ups are allowed until July 20th 11pm est. Times must be submitted by July 25th 11pm est Who: All ages, competitive runners and walkers are welcome. All registered athletes will recieve a medal, emailed bib and goodie bag. Top race finishers will be awarded (3 deep) ***Times must be submitted for finisher award. Submit your time on our webpage. Race results will be emailed after competition. Tag your photos on our Instagram @beactive_events
Event details and schedule.
You can sign up at: http://www.active.com/san-diego-ca/running/distance-running-virtual-events/summer-5k-10k-half-marathon-virtual-run-2015
You can choose your distance, AND you can choose where and when you want to run. Finally, you can do it all for a good cause.
Sounds like a great running deal to me.