WU Let's Get Physical Virtual 5k

Sun November 1 - Mon November 30 RaceJoy Ready

Let's Get Physical! Promoting health, wellness, fitness, and fun for the whole family!

This event is our 14th annual Let’s Get Physical 5k, and is the first time it is virtual. This exciting event encourages the whole family, from young to old, to get up on your feet and get active during this COVID-19 pandemic. It won't matter if you are an avid runner, new to running or would like to get out on a walk, this event is for you!


You have the entire month of November to complete the race, at your convenience! Day or night, you will be able to complete the race any day or time throughout the month of November. Registration stays open until the end of November, and the last day to run is November 30th. 

Race Contact Info

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

Additional Information

Place: Virtual! In your neighborhood, a local park, trail or wherever is safe for you to complete the race!

Donations: If you are not able to or do not want to participate, donations are certainly welcome! The PT Club at Wheeling University is raising funds to go on international service trips to Mexico, Peru, or the Dominican Republic to provide health care services to those who are less fortunate and do not have adequate care. The PT club also provides community service to the local community of Wheeling and people across the nation as we are able to. Our mission is to inspire people to serve others and spread the act of service while living a healthy lifestyle. 

Awards: Every participant will receive a T-shirt and a mask. Shirts and masks will not be mailed out until December, once the race is completed. 

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Safety: Please be safe on where you go and how you compete. Make sure you run on a pre-mapped out course and be aware of traffic. Consider stretching beforehand and don't run at a pace that is out of your comfort zone. jump straight into If you are in fact a new runner or haven't ran in a while, please consider some light training before-hand or simply just walking or jogging the race. 

Pictures: Take a picture of you and/or your group while you're out running and upload them to the photos tab! We would love to see everyone of our participants and the fun you all will have while completing the race!

What your participation and donations support:

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Platinum Tier


Silver Tier

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Available for Apple and Android devices.

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 WU Let's Get Physical Virtual 5k.

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.


  • 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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