Small in size, but not in importance.
This event is for everyone figuring out where they belong in this big, mysterious universe. We believe in Pluto the same way we believe in you!
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In honor of all things Pluto, join us for a race wherever you are in the solar system. Pick your time to walk, run, or bike from August 24-28, 2022.
Every registration includes:
AVAILABLE ADD-ON OPTIONS:
official race gear
ADDITIONAL GEAR AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE IN THE VRC shop
Select your distance
Choose the length of your mission
HAVE A QUESTION? LET US HELP!
Click an item from the dropdown menu below for help.
Nope. You can complete your race distance in your movement method of choice. Running is great, but so is walking, hiking, dancing, swimming, rucking…
Check out our mileage conversion chart if you plan to transpose another physical activity into wellness miles.
The official race window is from Wednesday, August 24 through Sunday, August 28, 2022.
We offer a grace period through the end of the year. If you opted to report your race completion before earning a medal, you have until December 31, 2022 to do so in our reporting app.
If you’d like more flexibility with when you complete your race, you can opt to receive your medal up front during registration. Then have a friend or family member award it to you at the finish line!
Swag ships separately in the methods and timeframes listed below.
- Ship with a tracking email from email@example.com
- If you select autoship, medals ship within a week of registration
- If you opt to report for awards, medals ship within a week of reporting race completion on the VRC mobile app
- Sent in a standard white envelope with a first class stamp
- Available for purchase through the end of July 2022
- Will arrive in early July for those who registered by June 16
- Will arrive by August 24 for those who registered by July 31
Shirts & Stickers
- Printed on-demand and expected to arrive roughly 2 weeks after you place an order
Registration remains open while supplies last. Bibs are available for purchase through July 31, 2022.
- 1Enter the email associated with your registration.
- 2Click "I Believe in Pluto" to report your race completion.
- 3Select “Add Activity”.
- 4Enter your completed race distance and click “Save”. Your freshly earned medal will pop up on your screen. Congrats!
- 5Click the “Claim” button and follow the prompts to receive your reward. If you opted to receive your medal up front instead, the “Claim” button will not appear.
Choose between traditional race distances of 5k (3.1 miles), 10k (6.2 miles), or half marathon (13.1 miles). The distance you choose is entirely up to you.
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Yes! A portion of proceeds will benefit The Planetary Society, a non-profit organization co-founded by Carl Sagan to educate, advocate, innovate, and collaborate on space exploration.
Currently headed by CEO Bill Nye, The Planetary Society seeks to increase discoveries in our solar system and beyond.