Bury Running Festival - Virtual Challenge


Wednesday 01 September 2021

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Event information

In partnership with the Bury Council, we have the ultimate virtual challenge for you this September. And the best bit? You decide the distance.

Whether you have done the 10K before, have only started running in lockdown or are part of a running club this virtual event is for everyone. The challenge will start on Wednesday 1st September and entrants will have till the 30th September to complete their chosen distance of either 10K or 10 miles.

The distance can be completed in one go or can be spread across the month making this an accessible event for everyone. Entrants can run, jog or walk the distance and with the event running virtually it is open to entrants of all ages.


How it works

How it works

Choose your distance

During this registration process, you will be asked to decide if you are going to run 10K or 10mile for the Bury Running Festival - Virtual Challenge.

What's included?

All entrants will receive a downloadable race bib to personalise as well as receiving a branded Bury Running Festival - Virtual Challenge buff upon completion of their distance. What’s not to love!

When do I run?

The Bury Running Festival - Virtual Challenge starts Wednesday 1st September 2021 and you will have until Thursday 30th September to complete your chosen distance. Whether you complete the distance in one go or complete a number of runs to cover the distance, the choice is yours.

Submitting Your Run

On the 13th September, we will be emailing each entrant the submission link ready for when you complete your challenge. You will need to fill this form out along with a screenshot of your run. Without this submission, your entry will not count and you will not be entitled to your finishers reward.

Why not do the double...

Why not do the double...

Download the Bury Running Festival - Virtual Challenge E-BIB here

2021 and 2022 Bury Running Festival

2021 and 2022 Bury Running Festival

Why stop at one Bury Running Festival? Sign up now and secure your  2021 Virtual Running Festival entry along with your 2022 Bury Running festival entry for the 18th September next year.  

Whether you choose the virtual 10K this September and the 10 mile in 2022, the other way around or the 10-mile challenge each year, the combination is up to you.

Enter today, do the double and save money on general entry in 2022. 

If you enter the double online we will be in touch by the 13th September with further details about your 2022 entry including a pin to activate your entry for next year.  

So what are you waiting for, get your place secured today. 


Partner charities

Partner charities

If you have requested a fundraising pack from one of the event's partner charities, this should be with you soon. If you have not received your fundraising pack at least 4 weeks before the event, please contact the partner charity you have selected directly.



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