The Essential Race

Thu September 3 - Sun September 20
Race Medal and T-Shirt for all Competitors

The Race: We are saying THANK YOU to our Essential Workers, but with our FEET!  So suit up, keep six feet away, and get racing! Since it’s a virtual race you will be able to avoid the crowds, but still participate in an event with other people from your town and around the world!  

The Cause:  Your registration will go to local Hospitals in the Northeast who have established COVID-19 funds designated to help the Essential Workers impacted by the pandemic. The Essential Race is supporting our Essential Workers who have gone through high levels of stress and trauma. From the Nurses who helped their patients say goodbyes to their families over zoom, to the Doctors who pushed themselves to the brink of exhaustion working non-stop, Covid has taken a toll on people emotionally as well as physically.  All proceeds will help restore the mental health and well being of our Essential Workers.This includes CNAs, Nurses, Doctors, and Case Managers alike.  All have gone above and beyond to keep us and our loved ones safe.

The Recipients:  In the Greater New York area: Westchester Hospital.  In Connecticut: Norwalk Hospital, Danbury, and New Milford Hospital.  In Massachusetts: Greater Boston Doctors (GBD) on the Front Lines

EARN $$$:  Refer your friends!  When you form a team of 6, you get to race for free!  We challenge you get your friends (stay 6 feet apart), choose your race, and make a difference!

This is a Virtual Race. Simply choose your own starting line, whether it's a treadmill, your vacation spot, or a neighborhood street. Go the distance, upload your time, and get your medal in the mail!
Refer your Friends and Earn Cash Back

Sign up for the Essential Race.
Once your registration is complete, you will receive a unique referral link to share with your friends, family or post on social media
Get 6 FRIENDS to sign up using your unique referral link and you will automatically receive a full refund! Awesomesauce!
Get 12 FRIENDS to sign up using your unique referral link and you will receive an Amazon gift card for $20!
Get 25 FRIENDS to sign up using your unique referral link and you will receive an Amazon gift Card for $50!
Keep Sharing!

Set a PB on Social!

Share the Essential Race on Social Media and earn rewards.  (posts must be race related and tagged with #EssentialRace)

1) get 100 likes - Win a pair of Running Socks
2) get 200 likes - Win an ugly Coffee Mug!
3) get 500 likes - Win a Free Registration
4) get 950 likes - Win a Free Registration for you and a Friend.

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