Here's the scoop from the official entry site:
Celebrate Spring by racing with me in the
2nd annual Jelly Bean virtual race!
~FREE TO ENTER~
What's a virtual race? A virtual race is running a specified distance (timed) without being present in the actual race location.
DATE: Anytime during Easter week, April 1-8, 2012 (Sunday-to-Sunday)
LOCATION: Pick your favorite local route or just hop on a treadmill.
EVENTS: Choose the event that works best for your current fitness level.
- Run 5K (3.1 miles)
- Run 10K (6.2 miles)
- Run Half-Marathon (13.1 miles)
- Bike 21K (13 miles)
You may participate in more than one event. Earn 1 point for each event completed.
Local Peoria participants, please RSVP here.
RESULTS: Report your final race time(s) no later than Tuesday, April 10 at 12:00 noon CST. This is a fun race; no Garmin/treadmill photo required to verify your time. No reason to cheat your time; prizes are all random. Input your time on the spreadsheet or e-mail it to firstname.lastname@example.org.
PRIZES: By participating, you earn points into the raffle drawing to win prizes from the Jelly Bean's great sponsors.
1pt - Submit your final race time
1pt - Submit a photo from your Jelly Bean race *
1pt - Your photo contains a friend! Encourage someone else to run!
2pts - Wear one of the new "Heart & Sole" shirts available here
Official shirt of the 2012 Jelly Bean
Short-sleeve -OR- Sleeveless
* Prize for Best Photo/Costume... If you know me, I love fun costumes and I love photos! So there will be a special prize pack for my favorite photo!!
- Prizes will be randomly drawn using random.org. You may only win once. In the weeks leading up to the race, sponsors and prizes will be announced here, so stay tuned!! Current sponsors include: SparkleSkirts • Nuun • Tough Chik • Fitsok • Road ID • GU Energy • KnuckleLights * Bart Yasso • Aquaphor • iTunes • My Trainer Bob Harper
Go sign up! Its free! You can't lose! I signed up for the 5K, 10K and Half (although this might be a stretch for me in the HEAT, but I'm gonna try!)