Race The Machine - Summer Challenge 2024 for Cool Earth

Mon 1st July 2024 - Sat 31st August 2024

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Race The Machine - Summer Challenge 2024 for Cool Earth


From Race The Machine

  • Date Mon 1st July 2024 - Sat 31st August 2024
  • Location Virtual Event
  • Price £10.00
  • Races 1 race
  • Distances 5km, 10km, Sprint

Event summary

Race The Machine is hosting the Summer Challenge 2024, a fun and interactive running event for participants of all levels. Taking place from June 1st to August 31st, 2024, the challenge includes distances of 1K, 4K, and 8K, allowing runners to set personalised targets and compete against The Machine. What sets this challenge apart is its inclusivity, sustainability, and flexibility. Entrants can race on local streets or a treadmill, all while supporting a good cause as entry fees are donated to Cool Earth. With easy entry and submission processes, participants can track their progress and aim to beat The Machine to earn points. Join in on the excitement and #KeepChasing your running goals with Race The Machine's Summer Challenge 2024!

Organiser's Description

Race The Machine Summer Running Challenge 2024
🤖 Hello, humans! and welcome to the Summer Running Challenge 2024. 🌞

Summer Running Challenge Basics
Distances: 1K, 4K, and 8K

Timeframe: June 1st to August 31st, 2024 (join at any time in spring/summer 2024).

Challenge: Beat me (The Machine), earn points, accumulate time.

What Makes This Challenge Special?

🎯 Personalised Targets: Always very achievable and based on your results. I evolve with you. It’s like having a personal running coach, but without the awkward small talk.

🔝 Inclusivity: Beginners and experienced runners compete on equal terms.

♻️ Sustainability: No cheap medals or fossil-fuelled travel. All entry fees from the Summer Challenge will be donated to Cool Earth.

Step 1 – Enter & Receive: Provide some basic details at checkout: Fitness level? Check.

Receive your target time: 1K first.

Step 2 – Race & Submit: Choose your terrain: Local streets, treadmill, or another race.

✅ Beat The Machine: If you outpace me, you’ll earn a respectable 1 point.

🔥 Crush The Machine: 1.5 points (Fire emoji-worthy!)

🤖 Robot Shuffle: If you complete your distance but fail to beat me, you still get a consolation 0.5 points.

Submit your result: Then added to the detailed Race The Machine Times & Results Table

Step 3 – Repeat & Complete: Next up: Your 4K and 8K races.


“What a great idea! Entirely flexible and therefore easy to stick with, but a great motivator across the year.” Lynn Hill – Bedford

“It’s a great idea and far superior to other events out there.” Maria Merridan – Corby Glen


  • Race the Machine – Summer Challenge

    1k, 4k, 8k


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