Ohio Strong Virtual Races

Anywhere, OH

Be a part of the legend and join THE LARGEST VIRTUAL RACE in Ohio's history!

April 1 - May 31, 2020
OHIO STRONG RACES TO BENEFIT THE OHIO ASSOCIATION OF FOODBANKS!
The Ohio Foodbanks are desperately in need of our help, as this pandemic continues   
4/2/2020:   “Ohio’s foodbanks are grateful to USA Race Timing and for every runner, amateur or seasoned, who is chipping in to help us respond in this crisis,” said Joree Novotny, director of external affairs for the Ohio Association of Foodbanks. “We’re rooting for all of you as you walk, jog or sprint to support hunger relief.”

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What's the best part about the Ohio Strong Virtual Races?   It's FREE!
  You can get outside and enjoy spring!
  You can show and help support your local foodbank!

  And if you want to receive some awesome swag to commemorate your immortalization in race history, you can!


With the spread of COVID-19 shutting down races, events and many facets of daily life, join us in making history with the largest virtual race in Ohio.  Run or walk a race anytime between April 1 and May 31.  If you want your finish time posted in the Ohio Strong Virtual Race Results, simply report your time and distance upon completion of your event.  It’s that easy!

There are distances for everyone in the family ranging from a 1 mile run/walk to a 100km ultra-marathon!
Want to increase the difficulty?  Sign up for as many distances as you want!  AND any person who completes at least 5 distances will be entered to win free races for an entire year!

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER! 
All Races are Free - No Registration Fees!
Register Now until May 31, 2020!


REGISTRATION FEES:
Sign Up for Any Race FREE!!!   NO REGISTRATION FEES!!!
  Finish Times Posted Online Free of Charge with Any Swag Purchase
  Finish Times Posted Online $6.00 (without Swag Purchase)
    

RACE DISTANCES:
 
Pick Your Race!  Why Not 2 or More!  Complete 5 Races for a chance to win Free Race Entries For A Year! 

  -  1 Mile
  -  5k   (3.1mi)
  -  Quarter Marathon   (6.55mi)
  -  Half Marathon   (13.1mi)
  -  Marathon   (26.2mi)
  -  50k   (31mi)
  -  100k   (62.1mi)

In the Ohio Strong Virtual Races we give you the tools to be the race director.
    ~  Pick the swag items you want and get them mailed directly to your door. 
    ~  Decide whether you want to be timed or just a participant. 
    ~  Run in as many races as you want and choose the distances. 
    ~  Create a Fundraising Page and challenge your family and friends. 
With so much uncertainty in the world right now, isn’t it nice to have some control?!


But wait there’s more!  (We know it’s a cheesy line but we couldn’t help ourselves).
    ~  Refer 5 friends to sign up using your code with timing or swag options, we'll send you a medal and bib FREE!
    ~  If you have 10 friends sign up using your code with timing or swag options, we will send you a medal, bib and            your choice of a t-shirt or long sleeve shirt FREE OF CHARGE!
    ~  If you have 12 friends sign up using your code with timing or swag options, we will send you a medal, bib and            your choice of a t-shirt, long sleeve or hoodie FREE OF CHARGE!
    ~  Custom Swag Bags!  Additional Swag Items Available
Purchase any swag items and receive FREE Online Results!

OHIO STRONG SWAG OPTIONS:
(There are no registration fees, processing fees or shipping costs for any swag option, they are all included in the price below)
    ~  Custom T-Shirt Bundle                               $37.00*   
           A soft ringspun cotton/poly blend heathered navy T-Shirt, Ohio Strong Medal & Ohio Strong Race Bib
    ~  Long Sleeve Bundle                                    $42.00* 
          Same as above in Long-Sleeve, Custom Ohio Strong Medal & Ohio Strong Race Bib
    ~  Hoodie Sweatshirt Bundle                        $49.00* 
          A poly/fleece blend Navy Hoodie, Custom Ohio Strong Medal & Ohio Strong Race Bib
    ~  Custom Medal and Bib                               $25.00
          Custom Ohio Strong Medal & Ohio Strong Race Bib

   
   
All the above include FREE Online Posted Timing, Registration & Processing Fees and Shipping & Handling
          *   Additional Charge on Shirt Sizes 2XL and Up
        


  HELP US RAISE FUNDS FOR OUR OHIO FOODBANKS !
         Ohio has twelve regional foodbanks that service all 88 counties in Ohio and they are in need of everyone's
         support right now.  A single dollar can help with four meals for those in need
during this unexpected time. 
         100% of all donations here will go directly to the Ohio
Association of Foodbanks and then be distributed to all
         regional locations to help feed
anyone in need in Ohio.  Help by donating today and/or fundraising for your race.

FAQ and Information on Results

WHAT IS A VIRTUAL RACE?
A Virtual Race is a race that you run at any time and any place that fits into your schedule.  The race can be be completed indoors or outdoors, in a park, on a track or trail, around your neighborhood or around your yard,  even on your treadmill.  Simply decide upon the distance of race you will participating in, use a device or app to keep track of your distance and time, then enter your finish time and any pictures you may have of yourself, friends and family either running or at your homemade finish line!  The results will be posted here on Its Your Race.  (See below)

HOW AND WHEN WILL I RECEIVE MY RACE SWAG?
All swag will be mailed to participants.
Orders will be placed on June 1 and items will be shipped to participants the middle to end of June.

WHEN CAN I RUN MY RACE AND POST MY RESULTS?

You may register and run your race any time thru May 31st.
All race results must be submitted by 11:59 pm on May 31, 2020  (see instructions below for submitting your results)

CAN I RUN MORE THAN ONE RACE?
Yes, you may run as many races as you want.  Sign up for more than one race during registration or come back and register again for additional races.

HOW DO I TRACK MY RUNNING DISTANCE AND REPORT MY FINISH TIME?
Upload the new IYR Virtual app in the Apple App Store (iPhone) or Play Store (Android phone)
The IYR Virtual app will track your race distance, keep your time and report your finish time when race is over
See the instructions below (this will not track your distance on a treadmill)
OR
You are able to use any running/training app to calculate your distance, such as Map My Run, Runkeeper, Strava and then manually enter your finish times into the Its Your Race Results (instructions below)


How to Record & Upload Your Run Results With the IYR Virtual App
     (for Fitness Challenge Uploads, please see video below)

1. Download the IYR Virtual App to your iPhone from the Apple App Store or Play Store for Android phones

    The app is called IYR VIRTUAL




2. Login to the IYR Virtual app using the email address you registered with (this is your IYR account)

    You must register this app using the EXACT same email address and password as used for registration.



3. Search for your race event (Ohio Strong Virtual Races)    Then, Click on the race



4. Click on "Tracker" and then click "Ready For My Race" 



5.   Click on the race distance you registered for on "Select A Race", then Click on "OK", Click "OK" again

When you are ready to start your race, Slide the blue arrow to the right.  You will hear "Get Ready to start your race in 5-4-3-2-1"

You are able to "Pause" the race if necessary.  You can "Continue Race" (you will hear countdown again)

Run or Walk the distance you signed up for and when completed, the app will automatically upload your results (as long as your login email matches your registration email)



6. Check your results HERE


HOW TO MANUALLY UPLOAD YOUR RESULTS (Watch video or read below)
 
 
How to Report Your Time Manually (if you used any other app, other than IYR Virtual)
After you complete your race, Log in to your Its Your Race Account
Click on Results
Click on Your Race
Find Your Name
Click on Update Times to enter your finish time.
That is it!

Race Safety 
Be sure to practice Social Distancing while you run or walk.  Suggested distance for runners is 10 meters.

Questions ?
Contact USA Race Timing and Event Management
Email:  usaracetiming@gmail.com
Phone:  (937) 846-4644

When & Where

May 20, 2020 - May 31, 2020

Wednesday

12:00 AM

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Virtual Race App

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