7 Wonders of the World 


A 350-mile fitness

adventure

Embark on this 350-mile fitness journey, and learn about the 7 Wonders of the World along the way. From the temples of Machu Picchu to the gardens of the Taj Mahal, you’ll earn passport stamp pins en route to your finisher medal.

Keep the luggage at home – all you need are your own two feet.

"It’s on my bucket list to visit all seven wonders, and to one day race a half marathon without stopping. This challenge gears me up for both!"

Arthur m.

What do I get?

Every Registration Includes:

  • 7 pins featuring each World Wonder
  • Lanyard to showcase your pins
  • Passport-theme finisher medal
  • VRC app access to report your miles
  • Access to super-supportive private Facebook group
  • FREE shipping on all items!

Available add-on options:

  • Official race shirt
  • Custom bib
  • Stickers available exclusively in the event store

ADDITIONAL GEAR AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE IN THE VRC SHOP

accept the long-term challenge

select how you'd like to receive your rewards

Price includes free shipping, no hidden fees, VRC app tracking, 7 pins, 1 medal/ribbon. Optional shirts and other items can be added.

  • REPORT FOR REWARDS - Great for additional accountability and motivation. Report your miles in the VRC mobile app, and claim each reward individually as you reach it. Pins and medal ship within 1 week of claiming them in the app. 
  • AUTOSHIP REWARDS - Best for rewarding yourself on your unique timeline. Receive all pins and medal within 1 week of registration. Reporting in the VRC app is completely optional.

Your wondrous rewards

Check out the pins you'll be collecting as you reach each checkpoint! Complete all 350 miles to receive your medal. 

  • 50 Miles: Chichen Itza, Mexico
  • 100 Miles: Machu Picchu, Peru
  • 150 Miles: Christ the Redeemer, Brazil
  • 200 Miles: Colosseum, Italy
  • 250 Miles: Petra, Jordan
  • 300 Miles: Taj Mahal, India
  • 350: Great Wall of China

Have a Question? Let us help!

Click an item from the dropdown menu below for help.

Do I have to run, or can I walk, hike, bike, etc?

You can go the 350 miles however works best for you. Running is great, but so is walking, hiking, dancing, swimming, rucking...

Check out our free conversion chart to see how different physical activities can be applied to this challenge.

How long do I have to complete the challenge?

You have through June 30, 2024 to complete this challenge! Take the time you need to reach the 350-mile distance goal.

If you prefer a more flexible timeline, we recommend opting to receive all your rewards up front during registration. Then you can earn them on your unique schedule.

how does shipping work?

Swag ships separately in the methods and timeframes listed below.

Pins & Medals

  • Ship with a tracking email from [email protected]
  • If you select 'autoship', pins and medals ship within a week of registration
  • If you opt to 'report for rewards', pins and medals ship within a week of reporting their completion on the VRC mobile app

Bibs

  • Sent in a standard white envelope with a first class stamp
  • Available to purchase through December 31, 2022

Shirts, Stickers, & Mileage Trackers

  • Printed on-demand and expected to arrive roughly 2 weeks after you place an order

what are the registration deadlines?

November 30, 2022
Last day to register to ensure your shirt and/or printed bib arrives by 12/24/2022.

December 11, 2022
Last day to register for 'Autoship' to have your medal and pins arrive by 12/24/2022. 

December 15, 2022
Last day to register to enjoy earlybird pricing.

December 31, 2022
Last day to register to get a printed bib.
(Bibs are batch-printed once per month and those that register for a printed bib Dec. 1 through Dec. 31 will get their bib by 1/23/2023.

Registration will remain open while supplies last

What are the prices?

Earlybird Pricing (Through 12/15/22):
Autoship - $90
Report for Rewards - $130

Regular Pricing:
Autoship - $95
Report for Rewards - $135

A variety of different shirt styles and fabrics start at $22.

All prices include free shipping with no hidden fees.

how do i log my miles?

Your registration comes with access to the free VRC app to report your miles. Click here to download the app on iOS or Android, then follow the instructions below:

  1. Enter the email associated with your registration.
  2. Click the 7 Wonders of the World event.
  3. Select “Add Activity”.
  4. Enter your miles and click “Save”.
  5. When you reach a milestone, your freshly earned pin will pop up on your screen. Congrats! Click “Claim” and follow the prompts to receive your reward. You will have an opportunity to update your mailing address when you claim each reward. Note: If you opted to receive your rewards up front instead, the “Claim” button will not appear.

How do i get my rewards in the mail after earning them in the app?

If you opted to report for rewards, make sure you log your miles in the free VRC app. Once you log enough miles in the app to reach a milestone, your freshly earned pin will pop up on your screen. Congrats! Click the Claim button and follow the prompts to receive your reward. You will have an opportunity to update your mailing address when you claim each reward.

Reached the milestone awhile ago and still haven't gotten your reward in the mail? You may have forgotten to hit the Claim button. Here's what you need to do:

  1. Log back into the app.
  2. Click the milestone you reached, but have not yet received your reward for.
  3. If you forgot to hit "Claim" the first time, the Claim button will reappear.
  4. Click it and verify your mailing address to put your reward in our shipping queue.

Still having trouble? Shoot us an email at [email protected]

where will i receive email updates from?

Our messages come from [email protected] Please add this address to your safe list so you're sure to get all updates.

can I double-dip these miles with other challenges?

Some participants like to do multiple Virtual Running Club events at once. If you want to double-dip – that is, apply your miles to multiple events – you have our full permission to do so. Choose whatever works best for you!

What is the Private Facebook Group?

There’s a special Facebook group for VRC Distance Challenges, where members share their achievements and cheer each other on. Joining the group is entirely voluntary.

CAN I SIGN UP FOR FREE WITH A "CHARITY BIB"?

Work with our friends at Wander Project and when you raise the minimum threshold for a non-profit (usually $500), Virtual Running Club will sponsor your participation in this event at no cost to you!

Learn more on the Wander Project Charity Bib Page.

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