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Virtual New Year Run

The New Year Run - Virtual Race

Event Date: 1st Jan - 31st Jan

Target: 26.5 Miles

Event Location: Virtual

Deposit: £20

Fundraising Target: £100

(The £20 deposit goes towards your fundraiser. Once you reach your £100 target we will send you a complimentary Nerve Tumours UK T-shirt)  

Available to runners of all abilities the Virtual New Year Run is designed to get you fit and healthy and energised for the next 12 months. Your goal is to rack up a marathon distance of 26.2 miles in January for the 26,500 affected with Neurofibromatosis in the UK. 

Simply register below and we will give you access to the Virtual Marathon Series runners portal where you can submit your evidence before or on the big day 31.01.2021. You can complete the challenge in the following ways.......

1 x 26.2 miles by the 31st of January

2 x 13.1 miles with one of the 2 half marathons being completed by the 31st of January

4 x 10.54 miles with the last 10.54 miles run being completed by the 31st of January

8 x 5.27 miles with the last 5.27 miles being completed by the 31st of January

10 x 2.62 miles with the last 2.62 miles being completed by the 31st of January

25 x 1.048 miles with the last 1.048 miles completed by the 31st of January

Once you registered you will receive further instructions on how to join the leaderboard and set up your fundraising page. 

The Virtual New Year Run has a special challenge attached and asks that you complete your marathon distance faster than celebrity funnyman Kevin Hart. Kevin Hart’s fastest marathon time was 4:05:06 and was completed at the New York Marathon in 2018. His time gave him an average pace of 9.21 minutes per mile. If you complete the challenge with a time below 4:05:06 you will receive the Virtual Gold medal and be added to our special leaderboard. 

The Virtual Marathon Series is also offering a prize to the person who raises the most money for their chosen charity by 31st of January. They will donate £250 to the charity of the winners choice. To apply for the highest fundraiser you will need to send an email to with a link to your fundraising page no later than the 1st of February. 

Do you want to talk to our fundraising team?

Sometimes we just have questions! We understand. Get in touch about our virtual events or any other event for that matter at or call 0208 439 1234 and ask for Virtual Challenge Events Fundraising.

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