One NY Virtual Challenge - Race Across New York!

Now Through August 31, 2020 Entire State, NY US 13202
FAQ's

You have until July 5th to register, join the challenge and get your name on the leaderboard. Teams are encouraged!

 

Q. Can I still register?
A.
Yes! This challenge runs all summer. The leaderboard lets you log miles 14 day retroactively so you can always catch up!

Q. How do I get on the leaderboard?
A. Click here: https://runsignup.com/Race/OneNY/Page/LeaderboardInstructions

*Make sure you have your registration ID / Code that was emailed to you within 24 hours of registering*

Q. I just registered but the challenge has already started! What can I do?
A. We allow you to retroactively add mileage for 14 days. Plus, we'll be adding other "side" challenges throughout the summer to participate in! 

Q. I have made a change to my team, distance or other information, when will it appear on the leaderboard?
A. Please allow 24 hours for us to update these types of requests. We typically update the leaderboard several times a day but will be switching to once per day on June 1st. Note that updates to mileage are instant, just refresh your browser.

https://runsignup.com/Race/OneNY/Page/ManageRegistration

Q. How do I download my bib number to share on social media?
A. Click here: https://runsignup.com/Race/OneNY/Page/BibNumber

Q. How do I see if my friends registered?
A. Click here: https://runsignup.com/Race/FindARunner/?raceId=90750

Q. What is OneNY?
A. OneNY is a virtual 500k & 1000k run challenge

Q. When does the OneNY Challenge take place?
A. May 15th - August 31, 2020

Q. How many miles per day is this craziness?
A. About 3 miles per day for the 500k and 6 miles per day for the 1000k

Q. Do I have to run every mile?
A. No! Many of our participants are walkers. Run, walk or crawl, just do those miles with the purpose of exercise and they count! 

Q. How do you register for OneNY?
A. https://runsignup.com/Race/NY/Syracuse/OneNY

Q. What does OneNY cost?
A. $60, no other hidden charges if we are shipping within NORTH AMERICA

Q. Is Canada in North America?
A. ummm yes.

Q. Can I compete Internationally?
A. Yes! We just ask for a nominal $14.99 for additional shipping charges if outside North America

Q. What does OneNY benefit?
A. Please see our amazing cause here.

Q. Do we get any SWAG?
A. YES! All participants will receive a commemorative lightweight hoodie, medal and gaiter (face cover)

Q. Are there shipping charges?
A. No - shipping is included!

Q. Are there processing fees?
A. No, all included!

Q. How do I get on the leaderboard?
A. Runners will be emailed a link prior to the challenge starting (5/15). Then get your ass out the door and log some miles! When you're done running, log in each day to update your mileage.

Q. When will I receive my SWAG?
A. We plan on sending items out in August 2020; just prior to the challenge ending.

Q. Is there a Strava group for this challenge?
A. Yes! https://www.strava.com/clubs/646737

Q. Is Strava the official leaderboad?
A. No, Strava will be used to discuss the challenge, share photos and war stories. There will only be one official leaderboard!

Q. When can I register until?
A. Everyone MUST be registered by July, 5th, 2020. Even though the challenge starts on May 15th, you can sign up until 7/5/2020.

Q. Do I need a GPS watch/tracker, or Strava? Will I need to show my watch or device for proof of running?
A: You can use one if you wish but we are on the honor system here. There are no additional awards given for running faster; just finish!

Q. Is this put on by the state on New york? 
A: LOL no, the state has more important things to do right now :)  We're just a handful of dudes from Syracuse!

Q. Do you have to be fast?
A: No! My mom is literally walking this challenge as a way to stay fit this summer!

Q. Can I edit my hoodie size?
A. Yes, you can, until June 1st, 2020! To edit your size, log into your runsignup account and click Profile, and then My Registered Races. Find the OneNY Virtual Challenge and click Manage Registration. Select the Hoodie Size Edit tab on the left-hand side of the screen, and update your size from the drop-down menu.

Q. What timezone are we using?
A.We will be utilizing the UTC-5 (New York - Eastern) timezone for consistent leaderboard reporting and updates. Let's keep this simple; if it's May 15th where you are, you just report it as that on the leaderboard.

Q. Can I change my distance if I'm not going to make it?
A. Yes, you can, until August 1, 2020! Please email onenychallenge@gmail.com if you need to swap events. This will change you on the leaderboard the following day.

Q. Do I have to complete all of the mileage I signed up for or can teammates help?
A. You are expected to complete your own mileage and it will be added to your team  for an overall total.

 

Team Questions


Q. I'm already registered but want to join a team, can I?
A. Yes! Follow these instructions:

- Log into your Runsignup profile,  Go to my Profile >My Registered Races > OneNY  > Manage Registration, then click Group/Team at the bottom of page and Join Existing Group/Team, find the group you want to join on the list and save.  

Q. Is this a relay? 
A. No, each member will be expected to complete 500k or 1000k individually. Our results wizard is brewing something up to add team mileage together and rank them, too!

Q. Do I have to complete all of the mileage I signed up for or can teammates help?
A. You are expected to complete your own mileage and it will be added to your team  for an overall total.

Q. How far do teams run/walk?
A. Teams will travel the circumference of the state; 1,500 miles (2,400k) 

Q. Do you NEED 5 on a team?
A. No, team totals will begin with any number of participants. The max that can score for rank is 5.

Q. Do teams receive a discount?
A. Yes! Once you hit 10 team members, you will all receive a $10 refund/discount. Share your team!

Q. Do high schoolers all have to go to the same high school?
A. No! But you do have to be 19 or under and enrolled in school. 2020 seniors are eligible.

Q. If I'm not top 5 on my team, do I count for anything on the leaderboard?
A. Yes! You will still count in your team;'s overall total miles; just not scored towards the leaderboard.

 

 

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