The Matrix Virtual Race is a VIRTUAL race organized by Timberline Events LLC | Finish Line Timing to raise funds to help support our local animal while you work towards your personal fitness goals. Participating in a virtual race is a great way to motivate each other or for a family to do together while respecting social distancing. Run or walk your choice of a 1-mile, 5k, 10k, or half marathon or bike 12, 24, or 50 miles anytime between Saturday June 12th and Sunday June 20th.
RUN, WALK, OR BIKE TO HELP OUR ANIMAL SHELTERS OR RESCUE GROUPS
Animal shelters and rescue groups are some of the organizations that have been hit hard financially by the covid-19 pandemic. The purpose of this virtual run is help raise money for these organizations. You will be able to select which Animal Shelter or rescue group that will receive a minimum of $10 of your registration fee. If a shelter or rescue group you support isn't listed, you'll be able to select Other and enter the one you want your funds to go to.
After the race, we will share with you how much has been sent to each shelter.
Run/Walk: 1 Mile, 5k, 10k, Half Marathon
Bike: 12 miles, 24 miles, 50 miles
Anywhere! Trail, road – your choice. Preferably outdoors, but your treadmill or bike trainer works too.
HOW IT WORKS
1. Sign up online - choose your distance and the animal shelter or rescue group you want to support.
2. You must register by June 2nd to be guaranteed a shirt.
3. Run or bike your race anytime between Saturday June 12th and Sunday June 20th.
4. Join the official Matrix Virtual Race Facebook group where you can post your thoughts, encouragement, and any photos of your race. of you with your race swag, or of your pet.
5. Results must be posted by 8 PM June 20th. Go to FLTResults.com starting June 12th, find your race and click on Upload Results, confirm you first and last name, age, and email address, enter your time, and upload an image of your watch, GPS, or bicycle computer. You also have the option to upload a selfie to share on the Photo Gallery page.
THE ANIMAL SHELTERS
Adams County Animal Shelter & Adoption Center - Brighton
Animal Friends Alliance - Fort Collins
Colorado Puppy Rescue - Denver
Denver Dumb Friends League
Evergreen Animal Protective League
Foothills Animal Shelter - Golden
Humane Society of Boulder Valley
Humane Society of the South Platte Valley - Englewood/Littleton
Larimer Humane Society - Loveland
Longmont Humane Society
No Kill Animal Shelters - nationwide, to help you find a shelter in your area
You will also be able to choose Other and enter a shelter or rescue group that is important to you.
Run or bike your virtual race anytime between Saturday June 12th and Sunday June 20th. Use your watch, GPS, bicycle computer, or mapmyrun.com on your phone to track your race. Once you have completed your race, you can enter your results with an image of your watch or GPS, to the The Matrix Virtual Race on our results website, FLTResults.com. On June 20th after 8 PM, you'll be able to print your finisher certificate. We invite you to share any photos of your race on our Facebook Matrix Virtual Race Group page.
PARTICIPANT SAFETY & ETIQUETTE
- Avoid crowded routes - choose a less busy time of day
- Be sure to keep - and allow others to have - a six foot distance.
All entries are $35 (no additional fee for online registration) and includes a bib, race shirt, and finisher medal that will be mailed to you. You must register by June 2nd to be guaranteed a shirt. In the registration process, you'll be able to select which animal shelter or rescue group you want to support.