ABOUT OLYMPIC DAY VIRTUAL RACE 2019 CAMPAIGN
**Announcing the Inaugural Olympic Day Virtual Race**
Olympic Day Virtual Race 2019 is hosted by U.S. Olympians and Paralympians and open to anyone, anywhere, anytime during the entire month of June. Enter yourself, club, family, company...today!
Make history - Get moving! Be part of the first ever 5K/3-mile Olympic Day Virtual Race. Celebrate Olympic values and the joy of physical activity by dedicating a workout for a great cause.
Join thousands of Olympians, Paralympians, and other Olympic supporters (schools, businesses, sports clubs, community groups, churches) from across the USA - and the world.
It's Free - There is no cost to participate.
Customize your race: Join at a time, place, pace, and sport activity of your liking. Do the race with others or by yourself, outdoors in nature or indoors on a stationary machine, in a single session or over multiple workouts - you'll be part of a global Olympic community!
Joining the Race is as EASY as 1, 2, 3...
STEP 1: Join the race by clicking on any 'Register' button on this page. You'll receive an e-Bib at enrollment (sent as printable PDF).
STEP 2: Tell everyone about it! Grab your buddies, connect with them online, and help us meet our goal of promoting Olympic Values and Ideals so that they're more widely understood, practiced, and celebrated! And don't forget to hashtag #ODVR and #olympicdayvirtualrace, and tag @olympicdayvirtualrace
STEP 3: Walk, Run, Bike, Roll, Row, or Swim the 'race' distance of 5K/3 miles during the month of June. Race anywhere, anytime and enter your stats before end-of-day June 30th. You'll receive an official Olympic Day 2019 Certificate of Participation with race completion (sent as printable PDF).
**Official Race e-Bib****Official Race Certificate**
Q) How can I record my workout so I get credit?
A) You can add your workout here (after registering)!
Q) Can I use my wearable tracker or mobile phone to track my steps?
A) Yes! Here's the link to integrate your wearable device!.
Q) How can I create, join or switch a team?
A) The team options will be displayed during registration process. If you have already registered for the campaign, please login on this site and you can find the link to manage your team in the dropdown on top right of the page. Please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any additional questions.
About Olympic Day:
Olympic Day is an annual celebration of the Olympic movement and the joy of sport. It is celebrated on June 23rd and throughout the entire month of June. For more information visit www.olympic.org.
Olympic Day in the United States
The United States began celebrating Olympic Day in 2009, and it has continued to grow each year. In 2017, more than 560,000 individuals participated in 2,400 Olympic Day celebrations all across the country. Host organizations and cities joined more than 950 Olympians, Paralympians, coaches and hopefuls in celebrating Olympism in their communities.
Olympic Values*: Excellence, Respect, Fellowship, Tolerance, Courage, Inclusion.
Olympic Ideals*: Educate youth through sport to contribute to building a better, more peaceful world.
"The most important thing in the Olympic Games is not to win but to take part; the essential thing in life is not to conquer but to compete well. To spread these principles is to build up a strong and more valiant and, above all, more scrupulous and more generous humanity.”
-Baron Pierre de Coubertin, first IOC President
**Official Race e-Bib**
**Official Race Certificate**
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