Virtual Summer Heat

July 19-27


    Summer Heat Registration HERE

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The runningnerds racing series is proud to bring you an exciting and fun addition to your fitness and racing experience. 

**Run your race when and where you like!

**Virtually run with runners all over the nation!

**Get ALL the SWAG and NONE of the fees to park, travel, book hotels, hire a dogsitter, etc.!

                                           **Never completed a 5K or a Half Marathon before??      

                                          What a perfect way to try it out and build your confidence!!

Frequently Asked Questions answered >> here

How it Works!

Step 1. Register HERE online for the Virtual Half Marathon, Treadmill Challenge 5K, or Double Blast Dare Ya! Challenge for BOTH races!

Step 2. Map your own 3.1 or 13.1 mile course. 

    -Suggested routes can be found on sites such as,,

    -Your local running stores will often have routes mapped up for runners/walkers

Step 3. Run Your Race! You can complete Your Race on a treadmill, in a park, in the city, in the morning, in the evening...basically anywhere and anytime you choose during the race period.  Once your race starts, your clock runs until you complete your goal of 3.1 or 13.1 miles!

    -Connect with other runningnerds in training through the Virtual Half Marathon & Treadmill Challenge 5K facebook page and search for opportunities to complete your VHM with a group in your area.

Step 4. Record your time and report your results online to your runningnerds/Orion Racing Results Portal.

Step 5. Check the national leaderboard throughout the race period.  Check the final results by 9pm ESTon the final day of the race period!

Step 6. Congrats you did it!! You will enjoy your finishers s.w.a.g. pack upon completion of your race!

S.W.A.G. (stuff we all get!!)

5K only

Technical Race Shirt

runningnerds gift

VHM only

Choice of Singlet or Technical Race Shirt

VHM Finisher’s Medal

Turn Up the Summer Heat Challenge

Choice of Singlet or Technical Race Shirt

VHM Finisher’s Medal

Bonus Race Shirt

runningnerds gift

All race participants receive:

custom runningnerds pedometer (first 300 registrations)

custom personalized race bib

race pack full of sponsor giveaways, coupons, and deals

virtual runner support via the VHM&TC5K facebook fan page

View Results from the 2012 Winter Blast Series!

View Results from the 2013 Summer Heat Series!View Results from the 2013 Winter Blast Series!

Half Marathon     5K