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From the team who brought you the New Jersey Virtual Challenge comes another great event. CompuScore Productions presents to you Run The Northeast Corridor Virtual Challenge. We want to bring the running community back together, virtually. We miss seeing all of your smiling faces in real life and until that can safely happen again, we want to see your photos and watch your miles accumulate. We are bringing to you several events to keep you going (#KFG) including a new RELAY option!. Pick your distance and your departure date (start date). You will have 62 days from your Departure (wave) start time to complete the total miles from the event you choose. You can run or walk anywhere you want, inside or outside as long as you log the miles. You do not have to run or walk each day, you just have to finish the total distance in 62 days. You will be sent a reminder each day to log your distances as well as daily updates with your location and cumulative distanced logged. You will also see how you place among the other participants daily.
Departure 1: July 1 - Arrive by Aug 31
Departure 2: July 15 - Arrive by Sep 14 (Registration will Open July 2)
Departure 3: Aug 1 - Arrive by Oct 1 (Registration will Open July 16)
Train with the Train!! The Northeast Corridor (NEC) is an electrified railroad line in the Northeast megalopolis of the United States and the busiest rail corridor in the Western Hemisphere. It runs from Boston through Providence, New Haven, New York City, Trenton, Philadelphia, Wilmington, and Baltimore to Washington, D.C. The NEC is the busiest passenger rail line in the United States both by ridership and by service frequency as of 2013. The NEC carries more than 2,200 trains daily.
All Participants will receive a shirt and a medal once they complete the event distance. All mileage must be submitted into the website to record each day or each time you complete a daily mileage. All Relay participants must register individually and will receive 1 shirt and medal each.
**Disclaimer: Please do not run on train tracks, unsafe roads, or areas that have been closed off to the public. Practice social distancing and any other requirements set forth by local, state and federal guidelines. This is a virtual run only, please do not gather as a crowd in any 1 location at the same time. Shirts and medals will be mailed starting August 20 2020.
When you register for an individual event, you will get a link to distribute and gain referrals. If you get 5 people to register using your link, you will get a $10 discount. They must use your link to register or the referral will not count. Spread the word!!
*Referrals can not be combined with other discounts.
Registering 4 or more at once? A $5 discount per person will automatically be applied! Not Eligible during the first week registration is open at $35 each. Valid from 6/25 - 7/1 for Departure 1, 6/25-7/15 for Departure 2, 6/25-8/1 for Departure 3.
5 Registrants per team get a $5 discount per person, 10 Registrants per team get a $10 discount per person. Once the 5th and 10th person registers, the previous registrants will a $5 refund.
Run/Walk the NE Corridor Through NJ starting from the Newark Penn Station and go to Trenton Transit Station! A NJ special! Run 48 miles in 62 days and earn 1 shirt and 1 medal!!
Link to Map: https://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/3201425659
Run/Walk the NE Corridor through 4 states starting in Trenton Transit Station, NJ and going to Baltimore Penn Station, MD! Run/Walk 126 miles in 62 days and earn 1 shirt and 1 medal!!
Link to Map: https://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/3209508928
Run/Walk the NE Corridor starting in NY Pennsylvania Station, go through NY, CT, RI, MA and finish at Boston South Station. That's 4 states! Log 231.7 miles in 62 days.
Link to Map: https://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/3201451933
Run/Walk the NE Corridor starting in Washington DC's Union Station and go through MD, DE, PA, NJ, NY, CT, RI, MA and finish at Boston South Station. That's 8 states and 1 Federal District! Log 457 miles in 62 days on the busiest Rail Corridor in the Western Hemisphere!!
Link to map: https://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/3198017530
Create a Relay Team and combine your miles to Run/Walk the NE Corridor starting in Washington DC's Union Station and go through MD, DE, PA, NJ, NY, CT, RI, MA and finish at Boston South Station. That's 8 states and 1 Federal District! Log 457 miles in 62 days on the busiest Rail Corridor in the Western Hemisphere!! Each team member will get 1 shirt and 1 medal. Each team members miles will get added together to log the total miles per team. So join now and watch the miles add up!
A Portion of Proceeds will get distributed to the charity(ies) listed.
The Community FoodBank of New Jersey (CFBNJ), a member of Feeding America®, has been delivering food, help and hope across the state for 45 years. Last year, CFBNJ provided nutritious food for over 50 million meals through its network of more than 1,000 community partners including pantries, soup kitchens, emergency shelters, mobile pantries, and child and senior feeding programs. For our hungry neighbors, the Community FoodBank of New Jersey is the powerful agent of change that fills the emptiness caused by hunger and provides resources that are essential to earning a sustainable living.
The FoodBank is a primary disaster relief responder in the state, and we are in the midst of a major relief effort to address the COVID-19 crisis. We are working to ensure access to nutritious food for vulnerable individuals and families and to meet the growing need. We are also working to create emergency meal kits with nonperishable foods, which can sustain a family for several days. For more info: cfbnj.org
Clean Ocean Action (COA) is the only full time coalition dedicated to improving the marine waters of the New York/New Jersey region. Since 1984, the organization has utilized scientific research, education, citizen action and legislative change to protect the ocean and coastal waterways from harmful threats such as industrialization, water contamination and plastic pollution. To date, COA has removed over 7 million pieces of debris from coastal beaches, stopped toxic ocean dumping at all eight of NJ’s offshore sites, blocked seven Liquefied Natural Gas facilities and passed legislation at the municipal, state and federal level to help protect the ocean. Thanks to COA the beaches in New Jersey and New York are no longer riddled with toxic debris and the coasts are free from dangerous fossil fuel infrastructure. The ocean is the planet’s most valuable resource and Clean Ocean Action works tirelessly to ensure its protection.
As a result of the ongoing pandemic, Clean Ocean Action has been forced to modify or postpone many important programs which contribute to our comprehensive water quality initiatives. As a result, the organization is working to ensure that despite the COVID-19 crisis, we do not take steps backward in the ongoing battle to the environment which sustains our species, from the water we drink to the air we breathe. For more information, visit cleanoceanaction.org
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