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Welcome to Plan B

Plan A’s out the window. Welcome to Plan B. For anyone (everyone?!) who’s had their life turned upside-down in the last month and is need of a little motivation keep active while we battle a certain virus.

UPDATE: This challenge is now closed. Thanks to everyone who got involved. Medals and tees shipping w/c 4 May. 









How it Works

1) Choose a challenge

2) Get running

3) Upload proof

4) Voila, it’s medal time!

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Distance challenges

Cover the distance in as many runs as you like over a 30 day period.

Race Challenges

Cover the distance in a single run.


Great challenges for little legs


Minutes of exercise everyday.


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All profits to the W.H.O.

All profits from Plan B will go to the W.H.O.'s Solidarity Response Fund.

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Recent Finishers
19 May Edward Lewis Kids 3km UK
19 May Andreea Angelescu 75k UK
19 May Charlotte Brockley 75k UK
19 May Kate Groen Half Marathon USA
19 May Gen Kawasaki 200k UK
19 May Pam Ward 150k UK
19 May Nicholas Hoad 10k UK
19 May Davey Jones 10k UK
19 May Aarynn Carter 100k UK
19 May Gerard 75k Ireland


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What is the PLAN B Virtual Challenge?

PLAN B Virtual Challenge is a great way to stay motivated, get a great medal and do some good. 100% of the profits go to charity.

How does the charity donation work?

All profits from the virtual race will go to the World Health Organisation's COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund. If you want to raise any additional money during your running that would be even better.

Is there a start date?

No. You can start your challenge as soon as you've entered.

Is there a deadline?

The deadline is a rolling 30 days, ie. all challenges need to be completed within 30 days of entering.

What’s the difference between a distance challenge and a race distance?

The distance challenges are for a cumulative distance in the time period and a race distance has to be completed in one go. Depending on your goals you can choose which works best for you.

What's a stay at home challenge?

We've introduced stay at home challenges that mean you can complete your exercise challenge without leaving the house. Just choose your target time for exercise and complete it any way you want, with any exercise.

What do I have to do to sign up?

Super easy! Just choose the distance or time challenge that you want and enter your details. Once you've signed up we will keep you informed throughout the challenge. All you need to do is complete your challenge by the deadline specified, upload your evidence and then your medal will be sent out in the post.

What do you mean by race evidence?

To get the medal we need to know you completed the challenge. We can take evidence in many forms; a photo of the distance on your watch/treadmill, a screenshot from any one of the running apps, an excel sheet you use to log your runs, a photo of you doing your home workout. We're the believing type so if you tell us you've done it, we trust you.

How do I upload my evidence?

After completing your challenge, you can upload your evidence here:

Where can I get information on the races I’ve entered?

We will send an email with all the information for your race and another to let you know how to send over the evidence.

Who can enter a virtual challenge?

Everyone! We suggest that anyone under 18 should complete the distance/time under supervision. By entering a FAR virtual race you agree that any injury or damage caused by completing your race / challenge is your own responsibility. FIND A RACE Ltd accepts no responsibility for any damage or injury occurring during completing a race / challenge. Please see our terms and conditions for more information.

When will I get my medal?

Medals will arriving with us at the end of April. It may take up a to a week for us to then get the medals out to you.