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January 1 to February 28
The Epic Challenge is a brutal way to make cyclists, runners and triathletes stronger for their upcoming season.
Simply accumulate as many feet of elevation between January 1, 2022 and February 28, 2022 as you can. ALL of your rides count (even training and racing during this time period!) At the end of your session simply upload your data file (if you have one) or manually update your challenge data. There is a live score board so that you can see who you are competing with at all times.
Challenge 1: Accumulate 100,000 ft of elevation by cycling
Challenge 2: Accumulate 100,000 ft of elevation by running or walking
Challenge 3: Accumulate 100,000 ft of elevation with a combination of cycling and running
Challenge 4: Accumulate 100 miles (176,000 yards) by swimming
Challenge 5: Accumulate 50,000 ft of elevation cycling and / or running and 50 miles (88,000 yards) by swimming
You can compete in only 1 of the 5 challenges and to be considered a finisher you must complete the elevation / distance requirements in between January 1 and February 28.
$39 - includes event entry and participation medal
All athletes who successfully complete their challenge will also receive the official finishers award.
All challenges start at 12:01 am est on 1/1/22
All challenges and data have to be submitted by end at 11:59 pm est on 2/28/22
You will receive an email after the virtual challenge is over letting you know when the SWAG will be mailed to you. *Note: International shipping will only be eligible for those that request to have swag shipped to them - there will be a $40 international fee invoiced to those that request their swag to be shipped.
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After completing your individual segments, please post your results to this web site. You can log daily, the platform will track your progress based on the event you signed up for and will also let you know when you have reached the 100,000ft goal. *Due to the manual nature of submitting your results, we request that you uphold the integrity of our sport and submit only results that are honest and accurate to the best of your ability. Race staff reserves the right to request proof for any result submission.
You can track your elevation gain with a number of different apps, watch, or fitness device that you would like and programs (ie strava, garmin connect). You can even calculate elevation gain on a treadmill . While you are climbing, and especially after completing your challenge, be sure to post photos, GPS images, % grade images and other cool pics to our Facebook Page Inspire others and show off the hills you took to town!
After you complete the challenge, be sure to print your custom finishers certificate. Simply click on your name in the results page after they are posted and click the link below your bib number in the upper right hand corner.
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