A Race Against Time

Fri January 1 - Fri December 31 Hilliard, OH 43026 US
Race Website

Additional race information can be found at https://www.ruta-co.com/events/race-against-time.

Place
PO Box 1211
Hilliard, OH US 43026
Description

Race Against Time

A Race Against Time is an autonomous virtual race hosted by RUTA Co. where pedestrians will run, jog, or walk a specific distance within a determined timeframe: 1-year, 1-year (option 2), 6-months, 6-months (option 2), 3-months, 1-month, or 1-mile-a-day.  (Registration gets you a free entry into Leave It All Behind)

The Race Against Time events are Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant and Time-based (S.M.A.R.T.). 

With Race Against Time each pedestrian will accumulate mileage at their convenience by remaining active year-round.

Each pedestrian will receive RUTA Co. Swag. Details are below and within each registration.  Swag pics click here.

 

RUTA Co.

RUTA Co. is an endurance sports and entertainment community embracing la ruta (the journey) and adventure. 

 

Different Race Options

 

2,200 Miles in 1-Year

A Race Against Time (1-Year) is an autonomous virtual event where the pedestrian will run, jog, or walk 2,200 miles to successfully complete the event.

Pedestrians have one-year (365 days) to complete the full 2,200 miles. That’s an average of 6.03 miles per day!

Pedestrians will receive an one-of-a-kind The Race Against Time military style medal for successfully completing 2,200 miles in one-year. Each pedestrian will also receive RUTA branded items: a Race Against Time T-Shirt, RUTA logbook, RUTA sticker, RUTA coffee mug, RUTA beanie, RUTA neck gaiter, and a downloadable e-bid. Swag pics click here. 

 

1,010 Miles in 1-Year


A Race Against Time (1-Year • Option 2) is an autonomous virtual event where the pedestrian will run, jog, or walk 1,010 miles to successfully complete the event.

Pedestrians have one-year (365 days) to complete the full 1,010 miles. That’s an average of 2.77 miles per day!

Pedestrians will receive an one-of-a-kind The Race Against Time military style medal for successfully completing 1,010.5 miles in six-months. Each pedestrian will also receive RUTA branded items: a Race Against Time T-Shirt, RUTA logbook, RUTA sticker, RUTA coffee mug, RUTA beanie, and a downloadable e-bid. Swag pics click here.

 

1,010.5 Miles in 6-Months


A Race Against Time (6 Months) is an autonomous virtual event where the pedestrian will run, jog, or walk 1,010.5 miles to successfully complete the race.

Pedestrians have six-months to complete the full 1,010.5 miles. That’s an average of 5.55 miles per day!

Pedestrians will receive an one-of-a-kind The Race Against Time military style medal for successfully completing 1,010.5 miles in six-months. Each pedestrian will also receive RUTA branded items: a Race Against Time T-Shirt, RUTA logbook, RUTA sticker, RUTA coffee mug, RUTA beanie, and a downloadable e-bid. Swag pics click here.

 

505 Miles in 6-Months

 

A Race Against Time (6 Months • Option 2) is an autonomous virtual event where the pedestrian will run, jog, or walk 505 miles to successfully complete the event.

Pedestrians have six-months to complete the full 505 miles. That’s an average of 2.8 miles per day!

Pedestrians will receive a one-of-a-kind The Race Against Time military style medal for successfully completing 505 miles in six-months. Each pedestrian will also receive RUTA branded items: a Race Against Time T-Shirt, RUTA logbook, RUTA sticker, RUTA coffee mug, and a downloadable e-bid.  Swag pics click here.

 

505.25 Miles in 3-Months


A Race Against Time (3-Months) is an autonomous virtual event where the pedestrian will run, jog, or walk 505.25 miles to successfully complete the race.

Pedestrians have three-months to complete the full 505.25 miles. That’s an average of 5.55 miles per day!

Pedestrians will receive a one-of-a-kind The Race Against Time military style medal for successfully completing 505.25 miles in three-months. Each pedestrian will also receive RUTA branded items: a Race Against Time T-Shirt, RUTA logbook, RUTA sticker, RUTA coffee mug, and a downloadable e-bid.  Swag pics click here.


168.4 Miles in 1-Month


A Race Against Time (1-Month) is an autonomous virtual event where the pedestrian will run, jog, or walk 168.42 miles to successfully complete the race.

Pedestrians have one-month to complete the full 168.4 miles. That’s an average of 5.61 miles per day!

Pedestrians will receive an one-of-a-kind The Race Against Time military style medal for successfully completing 168.4 miles in one-month. Each pedestrian will also receive RUTA branded items: a Race Against Time T-Shirt, RUTA sticker, RUTA coffee mug, and a downloadable e-bid. Swag pics click here.


365 Miles in 1-Year (1-Mile-a-Day)


A Race Against Time (1-Mile-a-Day) is an autonomous virtual event where the pedestrian will run, jog, or walk 365 miles to successfully complete the race.

Pedestrians have one-year to complete the full 365 miles. That’s an average of 1-mile per day!

Pedestrians will receive an one-of-a-kind The Race Against Time military style medal for successfully completing 365 miles in one-year. Each pedestrian will also receive RUTA branded items: a Race Against Time T-Shirt, RUTA sticker, and a downloadable e-bid. Swag pics click here.

 

How it Works

Run, jog, or walk your choice of an accumulative 2,200 miles, 1,010 miles, 1,010.5 miles, 505 miles, 505.25 miles, 168.42 miles, or 365 miles and earn a one-of-a-kind Race Against Time  military style medal and RUTA Swag.  

Some ways to accomplish the challenge miles:

  • Stay consistent!
  • Stay motivated!
  • Share your results on our Instagram and Facebook Account!
  • Challenge yourself and go the distance!

You can track your progress by using our online Virtual Results and Strava. The military style medal will ship out in 4-5 days after you complete the challenge. It could take longer to reach you depending on where you live.

 

FAQ

What is a virtual race?

  • A virtual race is a race that you can run, jog, or walk in any location (your favorite running route, on the treadmill, on the track, on trails, or while running another race). 
  • Although the event is "virtual" the mileage and effort you put into it is real!
  • You have the flexibility and convenience of running it at any time of day, at your own pace, and in a safe environment.
  • We will feature your photos throughout our social media accounts (unless you don’t want us to). 

 

What distance is this virtual race?

  • At RUTA Co., our races are unique.
  • The races are organized by time + mileage.
  • Seven Options Available:
    • Complete 2,200 miles in 1-year by running, jogging, or walking
    • Complete 1,010 miles in 1-year by running, jogging, or walking
    • Complete 1,010.5 miles in 6-months by running, jogging, or walking
    • Complete 505 miles in 6-months by running, jogging, or walking
    • Complete 505.25 miles in 3-months by running, jogging, or walking
    • Complete 168.42 miles in 1 month by running, jogging, or walking
    • Complete 365 miles in 1-year (1-mile-a-day) by running, jogging, or walking
  • You can also determine the maximum distance within the specified timeframe!  

 

When will the virtual race take place?

  • Each race will start immediately on the 1st day of each respective virtual race.

 

How will the virtual race be tracked?

  • Each runner will need to submit each run to our STRAVA Club and runsignup page.  Click here for access to STRAVA Club.
  • For accountability purposes, we encourage each runner to also share weekly results (or daily) to your Instagram account. We will repost on our Instagram account.

 

How do I report my results?

  • For accountability purposes, we encourage each runner to:
    • Submit each run to our STRAVA Club and runsignup page. 
    • Use your Garmin, Strava, MapMyRun, Nike, etc. 
    • Share results (daily or weekly) to your Instagram account. We will repost on our Instagram account.
  • Note: reporting your miles is mandatory for accountability purposes. 
  • You will not receive a medal if each race is not reported and the accumulated results do not add up to the required mileage.  

 

Since the event is virtual race, aside from the Swag, where is the sign up fee going? Is there a charitable cause that it’s going toward?

  • Though we are a for-profit company where we do make a certain amount off of most races, we ensure to work with local non-profits.
  • The RUTA Swag (and products sold on our website) are each locally sourced from a nonprofit that delivers high quality branded apparel and promo merchandise.
  • So a portion of each item helps to fund the nonprofit which employs urban youth.
  • The nonprofit creates jobs for urban youth to help reduce economic poverty in Ohio. They prepare young adults to become productive citizens with experience in the promotional products, warehousing, supply inventory, logistics, delivery and client management services.

 

Cancellation/Refunds

  • Unfortunately we cannot offer a refund for this event.

 

What kind of swag will participants get?

  • Registered paid participants will receive Swag dependent on their race. Please refer to the specific race for more details. 
  • We are working hard to get you cool Swag. We may update the swag before the official launch date!
  • Military Style Medals will be shipped out when you complete your race.  

 

When will my military style medal arrive?

  • The military style medal will ship out from our USA based facility in approximately 4-5 days after you complete the challenge. 

 

When will my Swag arrive?

  • The RUTA Swag will ship out 3-4 weeks after you sign-up for the virtual race, dependent on inventory. 
  • See details of the swag here.

 

Do you ship outside the USA?

  • Yes! We ship anywhere in the world. 

 

Is there be a Facebook page/group for this event?

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