Race Across Alaska Winter Challenge

Tue December 21 - Sun March 20, 2022
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Welcome to the Race Across Alaska& Happy Holidays!
Be sure to read this entire email to find out about the BONUS swag :)

86days to go!

It's not too late to recruit your friends & family to sign up! 
Friends on the fence: January 5th the next order will go in! Shipped to you by Feb 1st!
Racers that signed up by December 5th , your swag is coming in tomorrow or Wednesday, we will get it shipped out ASAP to you with the goal off Dec 31st 
Medals will get ordered Feb 28th - shipped to you on March 21st, IF YOU COMPLETE YOUR DISTANCE RACE!!!
You have till January 31st to change your distance
If you change your distance your logs do not transfer so your first entry will be your total miles from your last distance log

How to enter your Results, CLICK HERE:
- Login to RSU
- Results
- Submit Virtual Results
- Log Activity
You can submit several activities at once
You can upload GPS files
Please submit results minimum 1x per week to keep the results page accurate and exciting!
Unfortunately, there is NOT an app for RSU using the Challenge format because not all events are using GPS (treadmill, indoor bike, swim

Did you see the map of where you are on the course?!?! You can find this on the race results page when you submit your results! Learn more about our maps, HERE

You NOW can upload photos! Thank you to those of you that tried earlier, that system is now good to go. CLICK HERE to see everyones pictures!

 
Badges:
completing 5, 10, & 20 days of consecutive exercise in a row! 
25, 50, 75, 100% completion of your race
We are working on special mile marker badges too!

Top Teams - BIGGEST TEAM will win extra swag!! TBD
Alaska Hiking - 31
We Stop for Snacks - 24
Opt Outside - 15
Chugach Run Team - 14
Cabin Fever - 13
Golden Girls - 11
Team Helzer - 10
Team Sundberg - 10
The Alcans - 10

Team results have been updated, the team with the most miles will be in 1st place
You are always competing for your own results PLUS your teams results per the distance race your in
Your team ranking will be based on how many miles your team has logged PER DISTANCE EVENT!
RSU unfortunately does not have a platform for overall event totals, yet! Challenges is a work in progress, stay tuned!

Referrals $15 back for every 3 referrals! If you're friend signed up because of your referral, watch THIS VIDEO to get the race director their information. We will make this acceptation to the referral rule but require all of the information from the video needed, emailed to us NOW TILL 12/27/2020! 

Team Referrals
Meg Paulson - 34
Cinderella Tollefsen - 14
Leslie Ridle - 11
Destiny Lee - 9
Laura Pillifant - 9
Christina Lam - 9
Melissa Sundberg - 6

Social Media
Instagram - RaceAcrossAlaska #RAAWC
Facebook - private group - Virtual Race Across Alaska Winter Challenge
Post your sweaty selfies and be sure to tag us!
Look for random prize opportunities!
Help us motivate everyone to stay active this Winter!


***BONUS SWAG *** Print off your race bib and bring it in to Trek to win swag! Individual racers need to go in order to get the swag, no team swag pickups, sorry. The purpose of this sponsorship is to get racers some cool swag but also give everyone an opportunity to check out the awesome Trek Store of Anchorage! Swag considers of T-shirts, mugs, and top tube covers, 1 item per racer!

We currently have 34 states plus Alaska participating and several communities!

Alaskan Cities Participating:
Anchorage
JBER
Eagle River
Chugiak
Kenai
Soldotna
Palmer
Wasilla
Juneau
Cooper Landing
Big Lake
Fairbanks
Ester
Homer
Kasilof
Sterling
Fritz Creek
Healy 
Delta Junction
North Pole
Ketchikan
Auke Bay
Douglas
Seward
Fort Wainwright
Denali National Park
Girdwood
Willow

States Participating:
Alaska
Armed Froces of Europe
Arkansas
Arizona
California
Colorado
Connecticut
Deleware
Florida
Georgia
Hawaii
Iowa
Idaho
Illinios
Louisana
Maryland
Michigan
Minnesota
Missouri
Montana
North Carolina
New Hampshire
New Jersey
New York
Ohio
Oregon
Pennsylvania
South Carolina
South Dakota
Texas
Virginia
Washington State
Wisconsin
West Virginia

Happy Holidays!
Sincerely,
Heather Helzer
Race Director

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