Nedbank Running Club special virtual race
July 2, 2020  

To award our Nedbank Running Club athletes each Runified Challenge will consist of a special virtual race open only to Nedbank Running Club members across South Africa, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Lesotho, eSwatini and Namibia.
Nedbank Running Club internal competition

To award our Nedbank Running Club athletes each Runified Challenge will consist of a special virtual race open only to Nedbank Running Club members across South Africa, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Lesotho, eSwatini and Namibia.

This is a competitive interclub race whereby the winners will be validated using the Strava plat-form as a means of tracking the race.

The Nedbank Internal Race will consist of four challenges of varying distances that will be validated using the Strava platform. There is R 40 000 prize money up for grabs to be split across the top 10 finishers in each category each month. Each month the distance will change, starting from 10 km and building up to a 42,2k m race by the final challenge in October.

Entering is easy. Simply follow the steps below for the first challenge starting on 11 July 2020 and continue this entry process for the races to follow in the upcoming months.

Nedbank Runified internal race dates and distances
10 km internal race: 11 July 2020
21,1 km internal race: 8 August 2020
32 km internal race: 12 September 2020
42,2 km internal race: 10 October 2020
*Each race route has to include a minimum elevation gain.

How to enter challenge 1: Nedbank Runified 10 km internal race
1 To enter the internal race, join the Nedbank Runified 5 km Challenge on Strava between 4 and 10 July 2020.
2 You must then complete your fastest possible 10 km on 11 July 2020.
3 Record your run using a smartphone (Android or iPhone device) or smart watch (Garmin, TomTom, Suunto, Fitbit, Polar etc).
4 After completing your 10 km run on 11 July, upload your run to Strava before 24 July 2020.

Race rules
• Your chosen route must include a minimum incline of 50m from point A to point A.
• Multiple loops from point A to point A is permitted.
• You must complete the race route outside on the road.
• No treadmill or track times will be accepted.
• You must wear the appropriate Nedbank Running Club attire (tracksuit, vest or warm-up top)
• You must upload your entry from a smartphone or watch device installed with a GPS to track your race data. No manual uploads to Strava will be accepted.
• Include and upload a photo of yourself upon completion of the challenge in the Strava activity.
• You will get a link to the official challenge terms and conditions when you join the challenge.

The top 10 runners in each category will be awarded prize money.
Winners' times will be validated and the top 10 per category will be confirmed by the Nedbank Running Club. The club reserves the right to disqualify runners if their entry falls short of meeting any of the outlined requirements.

Nedbank Running Club internal competition Terms and conditions apply: https://www.nedbank.co.za/content/dam/nedbank/site-as-sets/Terms/nedbank-running-club-competition.pdf

Nedbank Runified Series Terms and conditions apply: https://www.nedbank.co.za/content/dam/nedbank/site-assets/Terms/nedbank-runified-challenge-terms-conditions.pdf

Click here to download the full brief about the Nedbank Runified series and Virtual Races