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The Virtual 10th Annual Martinsville Half Marathon & 5K

Saturday, April 11, 2020

The VIRTUAL 10th Annual Martinsville Half Marathon & 5K

 

The neat thing about our sport is that you don’t need a crowd or even a partner to crank out those long runs.  It can be and often is a solitary endeavor!  A time to think.  A time to relax.  A time to go at your own pace!

 

The CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) pandemic has wreaked havoc on the running community and on all institutions affecting our daily lives.  We at Miles in Martinsville are still reeling from the cancellation of the 10th Annual Martinsville Half Marathon & 5K.  We know that area runners share the disappointment. 

 

You trained hard to prepare for your big spring race!  You were excited and ready to run!  All of a sudden there were no races.  Here.  There. Everywhere!  What are you going to do?  You are a rock!  You are healthy!  You are going to run!  . 

 

We at Miles in Martinsville want give you an outlet for all that training and mental preparation.  So, we have created a new event named simply ….. The VIRTUAL 10th Annual Martinsville Half Marathon & 5K.  If you are already registered for the Half Marathon or 5K Run category of the 2020 Martinsville Half Marathon & 5K, just notify us at braverunner67@gmail.com that you want to run the VIRTUAL Half or 5K and we will change your registration. 

 

If you are not yet registered, just click on the Online Registration button below and choose either the VIRTUAL Half Marathon or the VIRTUAL 5K.   Here are some details:

 

·         Register by April 10, 2020

·         Run a Half Marathon or 5K on the course of your choice by midnight, April 11, 2020.  You can run the official Martinsville Half Marathon or 5K course in Martinsville, VA or choose one in your home town.  Martinsville, Danville, Roanoke, Minneapolis, Philadelphia.  We don’t care.  Just be sure it’s 13.1 miles or 5K!

·         Submit documentation of your run by downloading data from your GPS watch platform and forwarding to Race Director, Brad Kinkema at brad@martinsvilleymca.com, by midnight, April 13, 2020

·         Race Director will compile results and make arrangements to get you your SWAG.

     §  For Half Marathon - Official gender specific tech fabric race shirt, finisher medal, and special finisher gift.

     §  For 5K – Unisex blend short sleeve shirt.

·         Awards will be given for top 3 Female and Male finishers

·         Special awards for three registrants who live longest distance from Martinsville, VA

·         No Age Group awards

 

Keep doing what you love!  Run! 

 

Also, keep paying attention to the health concerns of the CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC.  Wash your hands often. Cover your nose with a tissue when you sneeze, and cough into your elbow. Clean items you touch often, like phones and doorknobs, to help remove germs.  Avoid close contact with those who are sick, stay home when you are sick.  Practice social distancing.

 

Be safe.  Be healthy.  Run on!


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