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Blue Ridge Freedom 5K has now gone virtual. In an effort to promote social distancing but still keep us active we have made the decision to hold a virtual 5k. What does that mean? The race will be done on your time schedule during the holiday weekend. Our course in downtown Blue Ridge will be marked so you can run the traditional course or you can run anywhere you like as long as it is a 5K. Race Joy live tracking will be available so friends and family members can track and encourage you along the way. Results will be submitted at the completion of your run. All instructions for tracking and results submission will be email.
Shirts will be mailed to all participants at the completion of the event. Please make sure your mailing address is correct in your Runsignup account.
Our start and finish this year will be located outside of Adventure Gear store located at 342 E Main St, Blue Ridge, GA 30513.
RACE DAY INFORMATION:
The event will run from 7/1/2020 until 7/5/2020 at 5:00 p.m. You can run your 5k on your schedule during this time frame. Submit your results at the end of your run. You have the option to run anywhere you like or run our traditional course in downtown Blue Ridge. An email will be sent out with result uploading instructions.
Race Joy will is available this is a super fun way to track each other or have friend and family track you during your run. The app if lots of fun you will want to give it a try. Download the Race Joy app today to check it out.
Live Phone TrackingSupporting spectators can track you live in a map view as you progress along the race course. You can also track up to 50 participants.
NearMe alerts let spectators know you are drawing near.
Find each other using the MeetUp tool.
GPS Progress AlertsReceive continual progress updates as you complete the course! Audio updates are typically sent at every mile and include pace, elapsed time, and estimated finish time.
Option to have progress posted real-time to your Facebook and Twitter walls.
Have friends and family track your performance.
Track your competition or friends who are also doing the race.
Send-a-CheerReceive and send fun, motivational audio cheers.
Use RaceJoy’s Text-to-Cheer to send custom messages.
Start sending cheers to others doing the race at any time!
Note: There is no charge to use RaceJoy at this race. Race organizers are providing this to you as part of your race experience.
If you have any questions about this race, click the button below.Questions?
Live Phone Tracking, GPS Progress Alerts and Cheers!
We are providing you with RaceJoy as part of the official race experience for the Blue Ridge Freedom 5K - Virtual.
Download the RaceJoy mobile app in advance to ensure proper phone setup. Invite your friends and family to track you and send you cheers!
Some key RaceJoy features include:
Please complete the following survey to help us better understand your race experience.