The bRUNch Olympics

Fri July 23 - Sun August 8, 2021
Description

It’s time to see what you are made of and how well you can cook. As Olympians head off to Tokyo to perform at their best, we want to challenge you to be your best. Introducing The bRUNch Olympics!  A 2-week virtual challenge where track events meet cooking competition because running and brunch. 

The goal is to have some fun and celebrate the spirit of the Olympics and bring us all together. 

Kick off the games with the Opening Ceremony featuring you! Yup, you get to submit a 15-second video and be a part of all the fun. 

Each day of the games you will be presented with a new event and you will have all day to complete the challenge. Awards will be given for each event so make sure you check out how you can win. All running challenges will be hosted on sodisp. After registering you will receive an email with instructions on how to create an account and view the leaderboards. You do not have to participate in all the events. You will have the opportunity to but you can do as many as you want. And don’t forget the team events! Invite your friends and make a team for the relay events. 


Schedule of Events

July 23 - Opening Ceremony 

Things will kick off on Friday, July 23 at 10:00AM MST on Instagram. To be featured in the Opening Ceremony submit a #laceupandrun or #laceupandbRUNch video to us via Instagram or text


July 24 - 800 Meters Race

Today is an 800 meter race. Lace it up and get ready to hit the “track.”  Prizes will be awarded to the top male and female finisher along with one random participant. 


July 25 - 400 Meters Race

Today is an 800 meter race. Lace it up and get ready to hit the “track.” Prizes will be awarded to the top male and female finisher along with one random participant. 


July 26 - 3000 Meter Steeplechase

Today you need to get creative and create your own steeplechase course. The rules: You must have 5 “barriers” to jump over plus 1 water barrier. Submit your videos via Instagram and text and have the community vote for the most creative. Prize will be awarded to the most creative. 


July 27 - 1500 meters 

Today is a 1500 meter race. Lace it up and get ready to hit the “track.” Prizes will be awarded to the top male and female finisher along with one random participant. 


July 28 - Pancake Flipping 

Time to take it to the kitchen today. Mix up a batch of your favorite pancakes and start flipping and filming. Submit your video via Instagram or text and the community will vote for the most creative. Prize will be awarded to the fan favorite. 


July 29 - 4 x 100 meters relay 

Today it is a team effort. You will be randomly paired with 3 teammates. Each of you will race 100 meters on your own. Prize will be awarded to the fastest team and one random team. 


July 30 - 10K (10,000 meters)

Time for a distance race. Today lace it up for a 10K run along your favorite trail or road. Prizes will be awarded to the top male and female finisher along with one random participant.  


July 31 - 4 x 400 meter relay 

Today it is a team effort. You will be randomly paired with 3 teammates. Each of you will race 400 meters on your own. Prize will be awarded to the fastest team and one random team. 


August 1 - 100 meters 

Today is a 100 meter race. Lace it up and get ready to hit the “track.” Prizes will be awarded to the top male and female finisher along with one random participant. 


August 2 -  Spatula Throw 

Inspired by the hammer throw, the Spatula Throw is a competition about strength and style. Head out to the yard or park or in your kitchen and see how far you can throw a spatula. Points will be awarded for style. Prizes will be awarded for farthest throw and best style. 


August 3 -  200 meters 

Today is a 200 meter race. Lace it up and get ready to hit the “track.” Prizes will be awarded to the top male and female finisher along with one random participant. 


August 4 - The Eggtastic Battle

Eggs are a brunch staple and today we want to see your best eggtastic dish. Head into the kitchen to poach, fry, scramble and make some magic. Submit your video via Instagram or text and the community will vote for the most creative. Prize will be awarded to the most creative. Winning dish will also receive a feature on our blog.


August 5 - 5K (5,000 meters)

Time for a distance race. Today lace it up for a 5K run along your favorite trail or road. Prizes will be awarded to the top male and female finisher along with one random participant. 


August 6 - Best Brunch Spread 

It’s time to get eggcited about the weekend and show us all your skills. To share with us the best brunch spread you have ever created. Are you known for your French Toast or your Bloody Marys? Whichever it is, snap a picture and share it with us. Submit your video via Instagram or text and the community will vote for the most creative. Prize will be awarded to the most creative. Winning dish will also receive a feature on our blog. 

 

August 7 - 2.62 Mile Race

It’s time to bring this challenge to a close and push ourselves once more. Today we run 2.62 mile in honor of the Olympic marathons this weekend. Lace it up and let’s bRUNch today! Prizes will be awarded to the top male and female finisher along with one random participant. 


August 8 - Closing Ceremony 

Congratulations, it’s time to show us your victory! Share with us a video on Instagram or text on how you are celebrating the end of this challenge. Cheers to you! 

 

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