Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series Virtual Run is back and ready for Summer! Summer Strides is a chance to run an awesome Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series event wherever and whenever you want. Pick your favorite pair of running shoes and run along the boardwalk, on a treadmill or run with a group through the park to capture these Summer Strides medals! You’ll get some of the same benefits as running one of our races in person, including a runner’s bib, the finisher zone, exclusive finisher medals, discounts, and more. Throw on your favorite shoes and run through time with these rockin’ 5K’s!


Jul 26 – Aug 08 / $29.99

Back to where it all began, earn your Pheidippides medal! Rock out to this virtual 5K from anywhere you want! Get a medal for your run and a personalized finisher zone! Celebrate the history of running this summer!

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Aug 09 – 22 / $29.99

Kick it old school with this legendary medal. Hit the pavement, treadmill, or track and earn your Legacy medal! Lace up your kicks for this 5K!

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Aug 23 – Sep 06 / $29.99

Launch yourself into this epic virtual 5K! Earn your Launch medal and run where ever you want! Join the fun and get a medal and a personalized finisher zone!

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BONUS : Summer Strides

Choose your shoes and where you run with this Summer Strides Virtual Run! Register for Summer Strides for just $99.99. You’ll be registered for all three races, plus you’ll get a 4th Bonus Medal! Lace up your kicks and run your way! Complete all 3 and you’ll get an exclusive Rock ‘n’ Roll Summer Strides Light Up Medal!

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Runner Perks


Get these finisher medals for completing the Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series Virtual Run: Summer Strides! Check out all 4 medals you can earn!

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Excited to participate in your virtual run? Print out your very own runner’s bib to wear while you complete your runs! Rock your bib!

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You get your very own Finisher Zone! Once you finish you’ll be able to look at your run, collect finisher badges, receive discounts on merchandise, and share your achievements!

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Get a discount at the Rock ‘n’ Roll merchandise store for running with us during this Virtual Run!

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Fundraise for Your Favorite Charity!

Make your steps count with the Virtual Run by fundraising with JustGiving! Find out how to get started today!

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What is the Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series Virtual Run: Summer Strides?
The Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series Virtual Run: Summer Strides is a series of 5K races you can do anywhere and anytime!  Train for a 2017 Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series event, join a running group, stay motivated, add to your medal collection, save money and keep your schedule flexible! No big lines, no parking fees, a course of your choosing, and a climate you control!
How do I participate?
Register today for $29.99 our Pheidippides, Legacy, and Launch runs or register for our Summer Strides series for $99.99, which includes registration into all 3 virtual runs plus a bonus Summer Strides medal! Complete your runs anywhere, get medals, and earn badges. Medals will be mailed approximately 8-10 weeks from now. International participants should expect longer delivery time.
Who can participate in the virtual run?
Everybody and anybody! No age limit, no restrictions on how you clock these virtual 5Ks!
Do we submit our times?
Runners do not have to track or submit their times. Registering is your pledge to complete these virtual runs.
Do I have to complete the distance all at one time?
No you do not need to complete the distance all at one time. We know you have a lot going on and that conflicts can arise. Feel free to change the date based on your schedule. This is a virtual 5K, your way!
When will I receive my virtual run medal?
Medals will be mailed in September. International participants should expect longer delivery time.
I don’t live in the United States. Can I still participate?
Yes, we welcome runners from all over the world! It may take a bit longer for you to receive your medals if you live outside the United States, but we can still send you them!
Can I use my TourPass?
No, you cannot use your TourPass for the virtual run series, that is for in-person events only.
Does this qualify for Heavy Medals?
No, though they are virtual runs with medals, the Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series Virtual Run: Summer Strides is not part of the Heavy Medal program and does not qualify you for additional heavy medals. 
Can I register for the 3 individual virtual run events and still receive the bonus medal?
No, in order to receive the bonus medal, you must register for the Summer Strides Series.
What do I do if I cannot participate once I have registered?
All registrations are non-refundable and non-transferable. Once we receive and accept your entry, you will not receive a refund. If you cannot participate in the virtual 5K, you may not give or sell your number to anyone else, and entry fees will not be transferred from year to year.
Will I receive a Finisher Zone?
Yes, after the completion date of the virtual race, you will receive a Finisher Zone with badges, a finisher certificate, and more!
How do I submit my pictures or get involved on social media?
We encourage participants to take a photo or short video during the respective races and post it to Twitter, Facebook, or Instagram with the tag #RNRVirtualRun. 
Who can I contact for further questions?
Please contact for any further questions regarding the Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series Virtual Run: Summer Strides.