Do You Know Others Who Want to Join You? Be a Virtual Run Leader!
If you have friends, colleagues or family members who you would like to have join you in a virtual run you can also be a Virtual Run Leader.
Before becoming a Virtual Run Leader you will need to register for the race yourself.
Step 1: Pick a Route
Find a trail, park, soccer field or anywhere where you can do a 1.5km out and back run or a 1km loop that you can loop three times.
Step 2: PICK A MEET-UP LOCATION
Choose a nearby meet-up location. Coffee shops, public libraries, community centres or schools often work well.
Step 3: INVITE FRIENDS
Let your friends know that you are registering for The Secret Marathon 3K and invite them to join you on March 6 at 6:30pm to participate. Click here for link to sample email template.
*Remember to let your friends know your team name, provide the passcode for your team and remind them they should sign up as a “Team Member.”
Have friends who would appreciate a training program? Download our 3K Training Plan - Click Here
Step 4: PRINT OFF RACE BIBS
Print off Equality Bibs for everyone who wants to join and bring some safety pins so people can pin them to their shirt or jacket. Click here for link to race bibs.
Step 5: TAKE A PICTURE
Gather everyone together and take a photo of your group wearing their Equality bibs and share it using #TheSecretMarathon3K or send us a picture at thesecretmarathon3k at gmail.com
Step 6: Share the story
Before you start the run share the story of The Secret Marathon 3K and why you have invited everyone to run today. Click here for link to race day message.
Step 7: Lead your group on your run/walk
You can lead from in front or from behind just help your group complete the 3km route.
Step 8: Celebrate
Thank everyone for coming and invite them to share their own photos and connect with everyone who participated by finding us at #TheSecretMarathon3K or on social.