Earth Day 2023 Challenge
Sat 22nd April 2023 - Sun 23rd April 2023
Starting at 00:01
Date of Challenge: 22nd and 23rd April 2023
Ever since 1970, the 22nd of April has marked Earth Day. A chance to do something positive by supporting a charity or building awareness. There are different ways to support this campaign like clean up platic around the neighbourhood, reduce, reuse and recycle, or even plant a tree. We can all make a difference to invest in our planet for many generations to come. So why not play your part by signing up for this wonderful virtual run? It’s a fantastic opportunity to raise money and support brilliant charities.
Earth Day happens every year on 22nd of April. It’s a chance for us to stand together and do something positive to try to help improve and invest in our planet. This makes it a great opportunity to enter this virtual run.
Compete this race as part of a charity event to raise money or simply sign up for this challenge for fun and to spread awareness. Either way, you’ll be playing your part in helping.
Run, walk or jog any distance, anywhere on either 22nd April (Earth Day) or 23rd April 2023.
Distances accepted: 1k, 5k, 10k, 10 miles, half marathon, full marathon, ultra. We also accept treadmill activities.
WHAT’S INCLUDED IN THE EARTH DAY CHALLENGE?
Everybody who completes this challenge and submits their evidence will receive a beautiful white aluminum finishers medal with a plain coloured ribbon.
WHAT HAPPENS AFTER THE CHALLENGE?
Once you have completed your challenge, simply go to our website and upload a screenshot of your activity on our secure submission form https://the-running-bug.com/submit-your-evidence/
Once your evidence has been sent, you should be redirected to a confirmation page. Then that's it! Your medal should arrive within 10 working days.
We do accept entries from overseas participants. However, please note that is an extra charge to cover postage costs. There may also be extra import duty charges and customs taxes depending on your country. You are reliable to pay such charges. The Running Bug is unable to advise on these charges as they differ from country to country. We recommend you contact your local tax office.
In the event that a resident with a non-UK address purchases a standard UK entry, then we reserve the right to refuse the entry and refund in full.
Run, Walk, Jog
Any DistanceBooking for more than 1?
Run, Walk, Jog
Any DistanceBooking for more than 1?
Receive a beautiful white aluminium finishers medal with a plain coloured ribbon
- Freedom to complete this challenge at your own pace with no time limits
- Easily upload your evidence using our secure submission form on our website
- Receive a beautiful medal after the challenge
- Postage & Packaging included in UK entry fees
What happens if I sign up for this challenge but then can't do it?
No problem. We understand that sometimes life gets in the way of your plans. If you find that you have signed up for one of our races then decide not to participate, we would be happy to defer your place onto another race at the same value. Unfortunately, we are unable to offer refunds unless it is under special circumstances at the discretion of management.
How do I send you my evidence?
Submitting your evidence is really easy. Simply take a screenshot of your activity from your mobile and visit our secure submission form at https://the-running-bug.com/submit-your-evidence/ where you can upload your file. This will be emailed to us. We accept evidence from all activity apps including Strava, Garmin, Fitbit, etc. Once you have sent your evidence, you should be redirected to a confirmation page.
How long does it take to receive my medal?
Once your medal has been posted, you will receive another email to confirm. We aim to post your medals within 7 days of the conclusion of the event. All medals are sent second class by Royal Mail delivery. Medals sent to an address outside the UK can take longer. We do not take any responsibility for the loss or damage of medals in transit.
What happens if I don't receive my medal?
Sometimes items do get damaged or lost in the postal system. Unfortunately, we don’t have any control over this. However, we appreciate this can be frustrating and disappointing not receiving your medal. If in the event that you have not received a medal within 14 days after the event, please contact us with a photo of the damaged medal if appropriate and we will send a replacement medal for free. If in the event we do not have any replacement medals, we would be happy to transfer your place onto another race at no additional charges to you.
Do you accept entries outside the UK?
Yes we do. However, please be aware that non-UK entries incur a higher charge to cover extra administrative and postage costs. If a non-UK resident purchases a UK entry, The Running Bug reserves the right to refuse entry.
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