The Peoples Bank Midnight Flight

Fri August 21 - Mon August 31 Anderson, SC 29621 US Directions RaceJoy Ready
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Multi-Event Discounts are available at the end of registration

5K

Multi-Event Discounts are available at the end of registration

10K

2020 Peoples Bank Midnight Flight Goes Virtual

The People’s Bank Midnight Flight is one of the southeast’s premier races – and this year we are going VIRTUAL! Due to the rapidly developing conditions, and uncertainty surrounding the coronavirus (COVID-19) situation, we have made the decision to go virtual to protect the health and safety of our runners, volunteers, staff, and the Anderson community.

Place
201 East Reed Road
Anderson, SC US 29621
Description

The People’s Bank Midnight Flight is one of the southeast’s premier races – and this year we are going VIRTUAL ! Due to the rapidly developing conditions, and uncertainty surrounding the coronavirus (COVID-19) situation, we have made the decision to go virtual to protect the health and safety of our runners, volunteers, staff, and the Anderson community.

While we know things are changing, we want one thing to be constant – our commitment to family wellness for all! Run, skip, row, swim, elliptical… exercise however you can to complete our various race distances. We offer a 1 mile, 5k (3.1 mile) and 10k (6.2 mile) option, or if you are feeling brave, try for all three!

The races will open on August 21st, and can be completed any time through August 31st. Registration and issuing of bibs will be completed through runsignup.com. Once you have completed your distance, you can also upload your results using runsignup.com, either through a web browser or text message, and they will be updated in real time. We will also be posting the race routes for each distance, so if you are local you can run the official route!

Included in registration will be the usual packet and t-shirt, with a commemorative design to mark the occasion! Packet pick-up for those local to the Anderson community will be held on Friday, August 21st and Monday, August 24th, from 12pm-7pm. This will be in a drive-thru format, so no need to even get out of your car. To receive your shirt on packet pick-up day, register by August 6th. If you register after August 6th, don’t worry! We will place a second order on August 31st with a pick-up date to be determined when they arrive.

Register by August 6th to be entered into a drawing for a $100 Visa gift card!

So, strap on those racing shoes, and get going…here’s your next steps!

  1. Register for the Midnight Flight (by August 7th if you want a t-shirt to race in!)
  2. Print out your bib, and attach it to you if possible (swimmers, you can write your number on your arm!)
  3. Get up, get out, and getting moving. Shake those quarantine blues and get your family out for a little friendly competition!
  4. Cross your finish line, and celebrate!
  5. Snap a picture, and share it using the hashtag #midnightflight20
  6. If you want, upload your results to runsignup.com, and see where you stack up!

Awards:

Even though we will not be able to commemorate this year in person, we still wanted to offer some awards. This year, since everything is virtual, we've decided to shake things up a little bit. We will giving out awards for both individuals and groups:

Group Prizes (largest number of participants in each category):

  • Team (Sports Team – cross country, swim team, soccer team etc.)
  • Corporate
  • Small Business (less than 25 employees)
  • School
  • Church

Individual Prizes:

  • Oldest Participant
  • Youngest Participant
  • Participant Registered from the Farthest Away
  • Most Spirited – (awarded via picture submitted to social media)
  • Chalk Drawing -  (awarded via picture submitted to social media)

Groups:

If your group (team, business, etc.) would like to participate, we are utilizing RunSignUp's group option. Please contact Madison Wesley through our contact form, or at madisonw@andersonareaymca.org to set up your group, and to learn more about our group pricing.

Multi-Event Discounts

Multi-Event Discounts are applied at the end of registration if you choose to participate in more than one race.  

RaceJoy

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Interactive Race Day Experience with RaceJoy

Live Phone Tracking, GPS Progress Alerts and Cheers!

We are providing you with RaceJoy as part of the official race experience for The Peoples Bank Midnight Flight.

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:

GPS Progress Alerts

  • Receive continual progress updates as you complete your goal.

Live GPS Tracking

  • Remote spectators can track your progress live in a map view. You can also track others.

Send-a-Cheer

  • Receive supportive audio cheers from remote friends & family.

Virtual Results (virtual events only)

  • Enter your race-assigned bib number to automatically submit your finish data for real-time scored results.
To use RaceJoy, you must carry your phone and activate tracking on the day you complete your race.
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