Did you miss out on the runDisney virtual race series? Looking for another fun virtual race to keep you motivated? Running Universal Virtual Race is now open for registration. Read below for more information.
The runDisney virtual race series sold out FAST! I know I need some motivation sometimes to stick with my running plan. Run Universal has opened registration for their Trolls Virtual Race.
Previously Canceled Trolls Race
This race was originally planned to run April 26, 2020 at Universal Studios Hollywood, but was CANCELED! Read the full story HERE. This race has now been moved to a virtual race.
If you visit Running Universal’s website this is what you will find:
Trolls Virtual Race
Find your happy place during our Running Universal featuring DreamWorks Animation’s Trolls Virtual 5K, 10K and 1K Race.
Jog, walk around your neighborhood, on a treadmill, or wherever you want to get in on the fun! Pick your collectible finisher medals featuring your choice of Poppy or Branch for the 5K, Guy Diamond for the 10K, and get exclusive runner swag!
Or, experience the ultimate run and sign up for the Trolls Party Pack to run both the 5K and 10K and collect all three medals and the full collection of swag!
Virtual race registrations are only valid in the U.S.
What is a Virtual Race?
The virtual race opportunity allows runners to participate in the event remotely, anywhere in the U.S. Runners track their own times and completion is based on the honor system.
The Running Universal featuring DreamWorks Animation’s Trolls Virtual 5K, 10K and 1K Race is open to participants in the United States only.
What’s Included in the Trolls Virtual Race?
- Collectible Trolls 5K or 10K Finisher Medal or the 1K Finisher Medallion.
- Sign up for the Trolls Party Pack to receive both Poppy and Branch 5K and 10K Guy Diamond Finisher Medals!
- Collectible Trolls Pin
- Trolls Drawstring Backpack
- Downloadable Trolls Running Bib
- Downloadable Trolls Digital Finisher Certificate
How To Participate in the Trolls Virtual 5K, 10K or 1K
- Sign up as a virtual runner on the registration page.
- Tune in and listen to the Running Universal Spotify playlist as you train and complete your race.
- Show off your accomplishment by sharing photos on social media with the handle @unistudios and use the hashtag #RunningUniversal and search “RunningUniversal” on GIPHY for some brand-new Trolls Virtual Race stickers, perfect for those Instagram stories – this step is optional, but you should be proud!
- This is not an officially timed race. Runners track their own times and completion is based on the honor system.
What does it cost?
- Virtual 5K Standard – Team Poppy or Team Branch $49
- Virtual 5K VIP – Team Poppy or Team Branch $69
- Virtual 10K Standard – Team Guy Diamond $49
- Virtual 10k VIP – Team Guy Diamond $69
- Trolls Party Pack $89
- Virtual Trolls 1k $25
- Entry fees and related purchases are non-refundable and non-transferable.
- Universal reserves the right to refuse the entry into, and/or revoke any registration for any race for any reason in its sole discretion with refund of any applicable registration fees being the sole remedy of any such refusal and/or revocation.
Dates, times and prices subject to change, and all races are subject to capacity limits and may close at any time.
This sounds like a lot of fun to get active or even to get the little ones involved! Who doesn’t love Trolls?
It’s disappointing that the race was originally canceled, but I’m glad they changed it to a virtual race. Now people can still have the fun of racing and the accomplishment of finishing a race!