VIRTUAL BANFF MARATHON

WHAT YOU GET:

  • Motivation to stay on track, stay healthy and complete your goal

  • Banff Marathon Commemorative Technical Running Shirt

  • Special Edition Finisher’s Medal

  • On-Line Results

  • Use your GPS device or our easy-to-use tracking device on your phone

  • Downloadable Souvenir Race Bib

  • Personalized Finisher’s Certificate

  • Chance to win amazing Draw Prizes including trips, sportswear and more!

  • Social Media Contests and Photo Ops

  • Event Updates with Training Tips, Articles and more

  • Choose from the 3 Distances that the event offers (10K, Half Marathon and Full Marathon)

VIRTUAL RUN INFO:

  • Register HERE for the Virtual Run and select the distance that you want to complete.

  • Train for your goal distance!

  • Complete your run between our virtual window of June 19th and September 13th 2021. Your distance can be completed at any time during this period.  You can run on a course of your choice whether it is on the road, trails, track, treadmill, or wherever you want (please abide by local health authority and traffic guidelines).
     

HOW IT WORKS:

  • Amazing Prizes!
    During your virtual run, take a photo and upload it to #banffmarathon on Instagram to be entered in a draw for incredible prizes! Don't have Instagram? No problem, e-mail your photo to 
    info@banffmarathon.com

  • Souvenir Race Bib
    A downloadable commemorative 2021 Virtual Banff Marathon Race Bib will be available. Wear it on your virtual run and include it in your contest photo to be entered for even more prizes!

  • How to Submit Your Virtual Run
    To record your virtual run you have a number of options. If you have a GPS tracking device or software (ie. Garmin, FitBit, Apple Watch) you will simply manually enter your finish time and also include a screenshot or image of the result from your device/software (under 2MB). If you do not have a device or would like to try out the free app, you can record your virtual run through ASICS Runkeeper™. Remember that to submit your virtual run result you will need to sign in to your Race Roster account.

Follow these easy steps for your choice of how to record your virtual run or walk:

TRACKING STEPS

1. Download the ASICS Runkeeper app to your phone and create an account or scroll down to log into an existing account
2. We will send you a specific link, then c
lick "Start Virtual Run" button to add the 2021 Banff Marathon Virtual Event to your in-app virtual events
3. To record your run, simply click the flag icon in your app, select the 2021 Banff Marathon Virtual Event and follow prompts to start recording

Once you have completed your virtual run in the app, save your workout and it will automatically post to the Race Roster results.

(This step must be followed from your mobile device)

 

 

VIEWING AND POSTING MANUAL RESULTS

You can record your run using another software or tracking device or you can post your time manually from what is recorded on your watch via the "Submit Virtual Result" button.

 

FAQS:

  • To record with tracking on the ASICS Runkeeper™ app, you will need to run or walk with your phone or with a connected wearable (see instructions below)

  • You do not have to track with these technologies, it is optional!

  • More detailed end-to-end instructions (with images) for using the ASICS Runkeeper™ app to track your virtual event are linked here

  • Instructions to link a recent activity recorded on a FitBit, Garmin, or Apple Watch linked here

  • Steps to connect your FitBitGarmin, or Apple Watch to the Runkeeper™ app are linked here

  • Steps to manually post your results on Race Roster (not using the Runkeeper™ app) are linked here

  • Results can be viewed throughout the virtual run period but will not be finalized until virtual window is closed TBA. 

  • A Finishers Certificate will be available after the Official Results become available by clicking on your name on the results page

  • Your Official Technical Race Shirt and Finishers Medal will be available 

  • If you have any technical questions related to submitting your result, please contact support@raceroster.com !