VIRTUAL RACE

Not interested in racing in-person this year, but still want to be a part of the 2022 Norwich Winterfest 5K? No problem! Register for the virtual option and still get in on the action! Run or walk your race distance anywhere you’d like! Submit your result through your haku participant account.

PERKS

Register for the virtual 5K to get in on the race action from wherever you’d like! Run or walk anytime during the weekend of Thursday, December 1, through Sunday, December 4.

Register by the end of day November 27 to have your swag mailed race week! Participants registering after November 27 will have their swag mailed after race weekend.

VIRTUAL RACE BENEFITS:

  • Event swag mailed to your door!
    • Technical race shirt
    • Custom finisher’s medal
  • Verified Results DETAILS
    • Results must be submitted through your haku account between 12:00 AM on Thursday, 12/1 and 11:59 PM on Monday, 12/5.
    • Advanced wearable technology integrations
  • Virtual Enhancements DETAILS
    • Downloadable race bib
    • Customizable finisher certificate

Virtual race participants are urged not to run the official race course on Saturday morning (December 3).

Registration fee is $26 for each individual virtual race.

This event gives participants the flexibility to participate when and where it is convenient. As such, there are no refunds and no deferments for virtual events.

RESULT SUBMISSION

Participants will be timed and measured using their own timing device. To make your race official, submit a run or walk through your haku participant account between 12:00 AM on Thursday, December 1 and 11:59 PM on Monday, December 5 using one of the two following options:

  • OPTION 1 /// ADD FROM WEARABLE – Sync a compatible wearable device prior to your activity. Results will be uploaded to your haku results platform once your watch resyncs to your application. Once your device syncs, select the activity to submit for results.
    • Compatible with: Suunto / Polar / FitBit / Garmin / Under Armour Fitness
    • Don’t have a wearable device? No problem! Download the Free MapMyRun / MapMyWalk / MapMyFitness App or FitBit App on your smartphone and use it to track your pace, time, and distance.
  • OPTION 2 /// ADD MANUALLY – Enter results manually. Feel free to submit an image for verification of your activity.

For details regarding activity tracking, wearable devices, timing, and results submission, CLICK HERE

For issues with haku participant accounts, device syncing or leaderboard data, please contact support@hakusports.com

Note: No awards presented in virtual races. Results for virtual races will be displayed as their own category and will not be combined with the in-person results.

FAQS

What is a virtual race?

A virtual race is an alternative race experience that allows runners the freedom and flexibility to take part in a race from wherever they’d like. Simply register online, run or walk the race distance, then upload your finish time to compare it to others.

When do I participate and how does the race get timed?

You must run or walk your race(s) between 12:00 AM on Thursday, December 1 and 11:59 PM on Sunday, December 4 and must be submitted through your haku participant account by 11:59 PM on Monday, December 5.

All virtual race options will be timed and measured using your own timing device.

Where do I run?

Anywhere you want! Start right at your front door, jump on a treadmill, head to your favorite bike trail, or create and explore a special new route to commemorate the race.

OUR RACE IS MADE POSSIBLE BY THE GENEROSITY OF THESE PARTNERS

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