Virtual Red Beard Run 2021

Sun March 14 - Sun March 21 Willmar, MN 56201 US Directions RaceJoy Ready
1000 26th Ave NE
Willmar, MN US 56201

In a virtual run, you will run a 7k (4.34 miles) or 3.5k (2.17 miles), on your own,  anywhere you would like, making sure you follow social distancing guidelines.  Keep track of your time and submit your time using the options listed below.

That’s it!

***NOTE*** Glacial Lakes Championship Running Series (GLCRS) participants must run the event on the official Red Beard 7K Course and use the Racejoy app.  See more information in the HOW TO SUBMIT YOUR TIME section below.  We can view the course / time turned in for series points.

Runners MUST use the Racejoy app and run on the official Red Beard 7K course to be count in the GLCRS scoring.


The time frame for completing the run is from March 14th-21st 2021.  You can submit your race result starting 8:00 am on March 14th. Your last chance to submit your results is March 21st at 11:59 p.m.


If you have not registered yet, Click or click the Sign Up button on the left side of the page to register for the Virtual Run.

Registration Closes March 21st at 11:59pm



Race kit includes online Finisher Certificate, online Official Race Number, T-shirt and Finisher Medal.

Premiums:  All pre-registered runners and walkers registered will be guaranteed a t-shirt in their size. If you registered after 3/8/21 your packet will be ready for pick-up a couple of weeks after the race.  Otherwise plan to pickup your packet 4pm-6pm on 3/13/21.  Location to be determined.

Awards:  In the absence of an awards ceremony we will have finisher medals for 2021.  

Race Number: Once you register you will receive a confirmation email which will include a link to your personalized bib number.  You will also be able to print out your bib number by clicking the Find A Participant link on the menu to the left and then click the bib number assigned to your name.  You can also click the View Digital Bib link on your Profile page, when you are logged into your Runsignup account.

Finisher Certificate: For those that submit their Virtual Results you will be able to printout your Finisher Certificate after March 22nd.

Interactive Race Day Experience:  In addition we are providing you with RaceJoy as part of the official race experience, which includes; Live Phone Tracking, GPS Progress Alerts and Cheers!  Click on the Racejoy link to the left for more details on what Racejoy is all about!


You may submit your time March14th-21st 2021.

You are encouraged to use the Racejoy app to submit your results (see Racejoy button to the left) if you are running on the official Red Beard course, but there will be other ways to submit your time including clicking the Results button in the menu at the left side of this page or click here. For those running the 7K at a location other than the official course you should enter your results in the 7K Anywhere Course results set or if using Racejoy select the 7K Anywhere Course, in the Racejoy app, before starting the race.  For a detailed explanation of the various options for submitting your time or if you are having trouble submitting a time, please click here.

If you want your time to qualify for points in the Glacial Lakes Championship Running Series you MUST run the offical Red Beard 7K Course (see Course Map on the menu at the left of the page) and you MUST use the Racejoy app to verify your time.  You are responsible for using the Racejoy app appropriately.  Go to Racejoy Section to the left for more details.  No other options will be available for submitting your time for the Glacial Lakes Championship Running Series.

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Don’t forget to take a great selfie to include on a Facebook post.

Pickle Events will compile the results.   The Racejoy app MUST be used to score your race in the Glacial Lakes Championship Running Series.


Results will be available at the Results Link March 14-21.  After March 21, you can find overall results and age group results for those races at  . You will also receive an email with a link to the results site at that time.

Two options (3.5K or 7K courses):

Individual Registration:

On-line pre-registration ends March 21st at 11:00 CST.

Sorry no refunds.

Results will be available at

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