St. Patrick’s Day Red Beard Virtual Run/Walk
March 14-20, 2021
Sunshine is delicious, rain is refreshing, wind braces us up, snow is exhilarating; there is really no such thing as bad weather, only different kinds of good weather.
WHAT IS A VIRTUAL RUN?
In a virtual run, you will run a 7k (3.1 miles) or 3.5k (2.17 miles), on your own, anywhere you would like, making sure you follow social distancing guidelines. Keep track of your time and submit your time using the options listed below.
***NOTE*** Glacial Lakes Championship Running Series (GLCRS) participants must run the event on the official Red Beard 7K Course and use the Racejoy app. See more information in the by clicking here. We can view the course / time turned in for series points.
Runners MUST use the Racejoy app and run on the official Red Beard 7K course to be count in the GLCRS scoring.
WHEN IS THE RUN?
The time frame for completing the run is from March 14th-21st 2021. You can submit your race result starting 8:00 am on March 14th. Your last chance to submit your results is March 21st at 11:59 p.m.
HOW DO I REGISTER?
If you have not registered yet, Click https://runsignup.com/Race/MN/Willmar/RedBeard7K or click the Sign Up button on the left side of the page to register for the Virtual Run.
Registration Closes March 21st at 11:59pm
WHAT DO I GET WITH MY REGISTRATION?
Race kit includes online Finisher Certificate, online Official Race Number, T-shirt and Finisher Medal.
Premiums: All pre-registered runners and walkers registered will be guaranteed a t-shirt in their size. If you registered after 3/8/21 your packet will be ready for pick-up a couple of weeks after the race. Otherwise plan to pickup your packet 4pm-6pm on 3/13/21. Location to be determined.
Awards: In the absence of an awards ceremony we will have finisher medals for 2021.
Race Number: Once you register you will receive a confirmation email which will include a link to your personalized bib number. You will also be able to print out your bib number by clicking the Find A Participant link on the menu to the left and then click the bib number assigned to your name. You can also click the View Digital Bib link on your Profile page, when you are logged into your Runsignup account.
Finisher Certificate: For those that submit their Virtual Results you will be able to printout your Finisher Certificate after March 22nd.
Interactive Race Day Experience: In addition we are providing you with RaceJoy as part of the official race experience, which includes; Live Phone Tracking, GPS Progress Alerts and Cheers! Click on the Racejoy link to the left for more details on what Racejoy is all about!
Course: 3.5K Run/Walk:
Click here to view 3.5K Run/Walk map
The course will start in front of the Oaks. Runners will head west on 26th Ave turn Right on CR 41, right on Eagle Ridge Drive W, Right onto the cart path, turn right towards Fairway Drive NE, and Left on to 26th Ave NE to the finish at the Oaks.
Course: 7K Run/Walk:
USATF certification number is MN14001RR
Click here to view 7K Run/Walk map
The course will start in front of the Oaks. Runners will head west on 26th Ave turn Right on CR 41, right on 37th Ave NE, Right on 8th St NE, loop on Eagle Ridge Drive, turn Left on 37th Ave heading West, Left on CR 41 and Left on to 26th Ave NE to the finish at the Oaks
On-line pre-registration ends March 21st at 11:00 CST.
Sorry no refunds.