Tuesday, March 3, 2015

5th annual Jelly Bean race

Celebrate Spring by participating in the 
5th annual Jelly Bean virtual race!

What's a virtual race?  A virtual race is running a specified distance (timed) without being present in the actual race location.

DATES:  Race begins Friday, March 27.
Ends on Easter Sunday, April 5, 2015.

LOCATION:  Pick your favorite local route or just hop on a treadmill.

EVENTS:  Choose the event that works best for your current fitness level. You will earn one entry into the prize drawing for each of the four events that you complete in the 10-day time window March 27-April 5. Max of 4 entries per person; each race distance may only be counted once.
- Run 5K (3.1 miles)
- Run 10K  (6.2 miles)
- Run Half Marathon (13.1 miles)
- Bike 21K (13 miles)

RESULTS:  Report your race time(s) HERE before Tuesday, April 7 at 8:00pm CST.   This is a fun race; no Garmin/treadmill photo required to verify your time. 

PRIZES:  When the Jelly Bean results window closes, there will be a random prize drawing from all finishers.  Grand Prize is a REM-Fit Activity & Sleep Tracker for your wrist!  Other prizes include:  Endorphin Warrior bracelet of your choice, Starbucks gift card, BondiBand headband, Bicycle necklace and notepad, and Limited Edition Jelly Bean gum... 

Follow me on Facebook for race updates...

  • No need to pre-register. Just mark your calendar, tell your friends, and organize a local group run in your area. This makes a great family event to get the kids active! Bookmark this webpage so that you can come back for updated information until raceday. Join the Facebook event here to socialize with other participants.
  • Order an Jelly Bean finisher's medal below (optional). Proceeds from these medals will be donated to the St. Jude Children's Hospital as part of my fundraising for the Bartonville-to-Peoria St. Jude run.  If you don't want a medal, but would still like to participate in the Jelly Bean, a donation of any amount to St. Jude Children's Hospital is much appreciated here.
  • Finally, complete your Jelly Bean events... Run, Bike and have FUN!! Take pictures and please share them on my Facebook wall.  Hint, hint... I always award one prize to my favorite picture. Share them on social media using hashtag #JellyBeanV
  • REPORT RACE RESULTS HERE for each participant before 8pm on April 7. You will earn one entry into the prize drawing for each event that you finish (4 max per person). Each event may only be counted once. 

To commemorate the 5 Year Anniversary of this virtual race, the 2015 finisher's medal is JUMBO SIZED at 3.5 inches around!  Proceeds from these medals will be donated to St. Jude Children's Hospital as part of my fundraising for the Bartonville-to-Peoria St. Jude Run on August 1.   
$15.00 each + $3 U.S. shipping*   Shipping is a flat rate, so no matter how many you order, the shipping is just $3! That's my discount for bulk orders.  * Shipping rate is for the U.S. Any international orders will be invoiced an additional $7 charge to cover international charges. 
Medals are now SOLD OUT. 
With this event, $1000 was donated to St Jude Children's Hospital.