Backyard BRRR Virtual Challenge

Sun January 1 - Tue January 31, 2023 Anywhere, VA 20190 US
Produced by EX2 Adventures
Events

Backyard BRRR Virtual Challenge

$59 Registration ends January 21, 2023 at 11:59am EST
Description

BRRR...it's getting cold outside...so it's time again for a fun challenge to keep us all active and getting OUTSIDE!

The format of this year's Backyard BRRR Virtual Challenge is to accumulate at least 31 total miles in 31 outside activities during the month of January...and walking, running, cycling, paddling, swimming, and winter sports all count.

But...you don't have to stop at 31 miles and we track both inside and outside miles and activities.  We want you to be inspired to log as many miles as possible from January 1st to 31st!  Curious how many miles participants logged last year...check out the results.

You can participate as an individual and also on a team of up to 10 people.  We also have a special program for corporate partners!

A new special prize will be given for the following accomplishments:

  • Individual with the most overall total miles
  • Individual with the most overall total miles outside
  • Individuals with the most miles in each of the following disciplines (walking, running, cycling, skiing, swimming, paddling)
  • Individual with the most pushups
  • Individuals with the most miles outside in each of the following disciplines (walking, running, cycling)
  • Team with the most overall total miles
  • Team with the most overall total miles outside
  • Teams with the most miles in each of the following disciplines (walking, running, cycling, skiing, swimming, paddling)
  • Team with the most pushups
  • Corporate team with the most overall miles
  • Corporate team with the most overall miles outside
Charity Partner

During registration, you will have an opportunity to support a wonderful non-profit, Homestretch. The goal of the charity partnership is to first and foremost to raise awareness of the services Homestretch provides to families in our area.  In addition, we hope to raise funds that will directly support their efforts.  Please consider making a donation when you register.  Since May of 2020, EX2 events have raised over $80,000 for Homestretch!  We have a lofty goal to raise $50,000 during the challenge for Homestretch!  EX2 always adds a 10% match to each participant donation.

Swag!!

All participants receive the sweet swag items listed below!

Swag #1 - Long Sleeve Technical or Tri-Blend T-Shirt

Swag #2 - AWESOME 3" Coaster Finisher Medal

Swag #3 - Custom Buff

 

How The Challenge Works

Step 1:  Sign up!

Step 2:  Recruit your friends, family, and coworkers to join the challenge. 

Step 3:  Get out there and log your activities!

From January 1st to 31st, your goal is to complete a total of 31 total miles in 31 outside activities.  But...you don't have to stop at 31 miles!  We want you to be inspired to log as many miles as possible from January 1st to 31st. After each activity (or at least weekly), submit your activity information (activity type and distance) in RunSignUp.  Don't worry...it's easy and instructions are below.  You can also (optionally) add in the time and elevation gain of each activity as well as comments.  If you want to participate in the pushup challenge, then add the number of pushups you did in the activity comments (e.g., 100 pushups)  The more data you add, the more information you have at the end of the challenge.

Join the EX2 Facebook group to share your progress and support other participants!  You can also share pictures from your activities using #BackyardBRRR. 

Weekly emails from the event director will include results updates and maybe even some mini challenges each week!

Referral Rewards

Successfully refer your friends and family using your referral link (sent in your confirmation email) and earn the following rewards:

Refer 5 people and receive an automatic $25 refund!

Refer 10 people and receive a $25 refund AND this amazing custom Running Trucker from Boco!

Refer 15 people and receive a $25 refund AND this amazing custom Running Trucker from Boco AND a custom EX2 beanie hat!

Challenge Contact Info

If you have any questions about this Challenge, click the button below.

Corporate Partners
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