Yellowstone Birthday Events

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150 YEARS - 8 EVENTS - 8 WAYS TO CELEBRATE

150 years ago, America's first national park was established, Yellowstone National Park.  Yellowstone was the first in America's national park system, which now is made up of over 60 parks! Participate in the Yellowstone Race Series and celebrate 150 years of Yellowstone and the National Parks.

Now through March 2022, join the festivities and participate in one of the 8 birthday events with either the race series (5K, 10k, or Half Marathon) and/or the Yellowstone 150 mileage challenge. Each event you'll select Yellowstone themed gear like medals, shirts and keepsake bibs. You can even earn commemorative coins in the Yellowstone 150 Challenge. 

YELLOWSTONE RACE SERIES

The series will include 7 races that will be released through March 2022. Can't decide? Sign up for the series pass which includes registration for all 7 races.  

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YELLOWSTONE RACE SERIES PASS

Can't decide on a race because you love them all? You don't have to with our series pass! Purchase one the series pass and take on all 7 races at a discount. 

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Series Pass - Registrations & Medals:
The Series Pass includes registration for the races, which entitles you to all 7 stunning medals. It doesn't cover additional swag like t-shirts or bibs, but you'll be able to purchase that for an additional fee when you register.

When you purchase the pass, we'll send you 7 unique coupon codes via email within 1 business day to use when registering along with instructions. This code will be unique to you and your registration only, you will not be able to add others to your registration.

YELLOWSTONE 150 CHALLENGE

Now through March 2022,  earn commemorative coins for every 25 miles you log in the Yellowstone 150 mileage challenge. When you log 150 total miles, you'll even earn a bonus coin!  Move your way to each milestone by running, walking, or hiking.

Race Series Specifics & FAQs

what is a series pass?

You're going to party hard for the Yellowstone sesquicentennial and take on all 7 races! We have two series passes that will get you into all 7 races and can include your swag for each as well! Get the season pass and register all at once to save 10%!

Series Pass (Registrations & Medals):
The Series Pass includes registration for the races, which entitles you to all 7 stunning medals. It doesn't cover additional swag like t-shirts or bibs, but you'll be able to purchase that for an additional fee when you register.

When you purchase the pass, we'll send you 7 unique coupon codes via email within 1 business day to use when registering along with instructions. This code will be unique to you and your registration only, you will not be able to add others to your registration.

Swag-a-rific Series Pass (Registrations, Medal, Shirts & Bibs):

The Season Pass includes registration for the races, which entitles you to all 7 stunning medals AND your choice of shirt and bib.

When you purchase the pass, we'll send you 7 unique coupon codes via email within one business day of purchase to use when registering along with instructions. This code will be unique to you and your registration only, you won't be able to add others to your registration.

We can't wait to see you out there on the trails!

How long do I have to finish my races?

You can race whenever and wherever you feel like it! There is no deadline to complete your distance. We just ask that you have fun and feel accomplished once you've completed it.

how do I report my mileage?

There are two ways to report your mileage:

Spark Challenges App

- Download our free Spark Challenges app for iPhone or Android.

- Sync it to your VRC account on the Profile screen.

- Add your mileage after each run/walk.

- When you have enough mileage for a milestone, mark it complete.

 

Web Form

The Spark Challenges app is the official way to track your progress in our challenges and report milestone completion.

If you're unable to use Spark you may use this alternate reporting form but it may cause a slight delay in processing your shipment.

First download our free Spark Challenges App. After you complete each milestone distance, you will need to mark the completion on the Spark App. Download the app here: Apple (iOS) • Google (Android). Once the app is downloaded, you'll need to sync your Spark & VRC accounts. You can from your app profile.

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Web App

Click "Report My Time" in the menu on our site then follow the prompts.

How will I receive my medal?

If you ordered a medal with your registration, we will automatically send your medal to you once you've reported a time for your race event!

HOW DO I ADD A SHIRT OR BIB?

You will be able to add a shirt and bib to your order during registration. Shirts start at just $19 and bibs are only $6. 

All shirts and bibs are printed specifically for each participant, make sure to check out the size charts as we will not be able to make exchanges.

How DOES SHIPPING WORK?

All swag ships separately. Shirts and medals with a tracking email from support@virtualrunningclub.com. Bibs are sent first class with a stamp. Sometimes bibs are set aside as a bill or other mail. They are in a white envelope.

All items will ship according to the timelines listed on each event's respective webpage.

are there other yellowstone EVENTS?

Yes! The Yellowstone 150 Challenge is going on now through March 22. This 150-mile challenge is made up of 6 milestones where you'll earn commemorative coins featuring Yellowstone landmarks every 25 miles. 

will a portion of my registration benefit a charity?

Yes! A portion of proceeds will benefit Wander Project.

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