BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 METHOD:PUBLISH BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;VALUE=DATE:20201002 DTEND;VALUE=DATE:20201012 LOCATION: UID:20210920T061325Zwww.belmont.k12.ma.us DTSTAMP:20210920T061325Z SUMMARY:How The FBE Virtual Apple Run Will Work! DESCRIPTION:HOW OUR FBE VIRTUAL APPLE RUN WILL WORK, and RUN AS A VIRTUAL TEAM! FBE Virtual Apple Run Details With 2020 being a virtual event, the 5K and 2K races will be run during a window that opens on Friday, October 2nd and closes at the end of the day on Monday, October 12th To run AND be eligible for a PRIZE: Participants must run the Apple Run 5K or 2K routes during that window. Participants submit a GPS file or link from Garmin, Strava or other fitness trackers for verification, or there will be an option to sign up to be timed by a volunteer during the run window. Free Run Tracking apps: www.virtualstrides.com/best-free-run-tracking-apps The courses will begin and finish at the Belmont High School track. FBE will place signs at the start/finish line as well as the standard course markers. Further, we plan to have a finish line and photo area set up at the track to help support running the race on your own time. Look out for a Sign-Up Genius offering limited days/times when FBE volunteers will be at the track armed with stopwatches to time your run! #FBEvolunteersrock! The 5K course can be found here and the 2K course can be found here. During October 2-12, to submit your times and/or photo, click here. We would really love to see and share your finish photos - please do share them with us! Please note, we will not have police or public safety monitors on the course. FBE strongly urges participants to follow all rules for social distancing and to beware of street traffic when running the course. PRIZES: A virtual event creates the opportunities to have some fun with awards and results. For the 2020 Virtual Apple Run awards will be granted in the following categories, with prizes delivered to the winner’s address or sent via mail. Fastest Male and Female 5K Fastest Male and Female Combined (5K + 2K) Fastest Male and Female 5K – 12 and Under Fastest Male and Female 2K – 12 and Under Fastest Couch-2-5K participant* Slowest 5K Fastest Reverse 5K (run the course in reverse) Most Times Run the 5K Course Most Festive Running Outfit: Male and Female Best Finish Line Photo! *   Please email racedirector@fbe-belmont.org to make them aware you are a Couch-2-5K participant and eligible to win this prize. Please note, participants may win only 1 prize at most. RUN JUST FOR FUN! Participants who do not wish to be considered for a prize can run any 5K or 2K route during that period (October 2-12). REGISTER NOW FOR THE APPLE RUN 5K, 2K, OR BOTH! RUN AS A VIRTUAL TEAM! As in past years, the FBE welcomes team registrations for the 5K run. As well as the prizes above, participants in a team are eligible to win: Fastest Team 5K * Largest Team 5K *   Fastest combined time for top 5 team members for male, female, and mixed (mixed must contain at least 2 females).  How running as a team virtually can work: Run together as a family team Run together as a grouping of individuals who have been quarantining together Members of virtual teams consisting of individuals who have NOT been quarantining together should run the race individually, but register under the same team name. The Racewire platform will compile team results and standings from individuals who designate they are members of a given team. 2020 Couch-2-5K Training Program - It’s not too late to start! Simply email our race co-director, Couch-2-5K coach Scot DeDeo at racedirector@fbe-belmont.org to receive training details via your email. Scot can amend training details to work for however many weeks you have left to get ready to run, so don’t worry if you missed the August start dates, you can still do it! In addition to the above training plans and training letters, Scot is available to answer your questions, build your confidence, and help get you into shape for our run! REGISTER NOW All participants in the 2020 Virtual Apple Run will receive a unique discount code for $10 off registration for the 2021 in-person event. THANK YOU TO OUR PLATINUM RUN SPONSOR! A very special Thank You to Cityside Subaru of Belmont, the Platinum Sponsor of the FBE Apple Run for the EIGHTH year! The FBE Apple Run has brought thousands of runners to the streets of Belmont, Massachusetts to support public education and innovation in the Belmont Public Schools. Since our inaugural event in 2013, the Apple Run has raised more than $150,000 for the Foundation for Belmont Education, a 501c3 non-profit organization that awards grants to the Belmont Public Schools to enrich the education provided to Belmont students. The FBE is thankful that amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, we can continue to support our town's public schools and students through our annual fall events. We are very grateful for your support. For more information about the FBE, and the FBE Apple Run, please visit our website at www.fbe-belmont.org/run. Follow us on Facebook and Instagram. REGISTER TO RUN HERE. Questions? racedirector@fbe-belmont.org X-ALT-DESC;FMTTYPE=text/html:

HOW OUR FBE VIRTUAL APPLE RUN WILL WORK, and RUN AS A VIRTUAL TEAM!

FBE Virtual Apple Run 2020

FBE Virtual Apple Run Details

With 2020 being a virtual event, the 5K and 2K races will be run during a window that opens on Friday, October 2nd and closes at the end of the day on Monday, October 12th

To run AND be eligible for a PRIZE:

Please note, we will not have police or public safety monitors on the course. FBE strongly urges participants to follow all rules for social distancing and to beware of street traffic when running the course.

PRIZES:

A virtual event creates the opportunities to have some fun with awards and results. For the 2020 Virtual Apple Run awards will be granted in the following categories, with prizes delivered to the winner’s address or sent via mail.

*   Please email racedirector@fbe-belmont.org to make them aware you are a Couch-2-5K participant and eligible to win this prize.

Please note, participants may win only 1 prize at most.

RUN JUST FOR FUN!

REGISTER NOW FOR THE APPLE RUN 5K, 2K, OR BOTH!

RUN AS A VIRTUAL TEAM!

As in past years, the FBE welcomes team registrations for the 5K run. As well as the prizes above, participants in a team are eligible to win:

*   Fastest combined time for top 5 team members for male, female, and mixed (mixed must contain at least 2 females). 

How running as a team virtually can work:

2020 Couch-2-5K Training Program - It’s not too late to start!

Simply email our race co-director, Couch-2-5K coach Scot DeDeo at racedirector@fbe-belmont.org to receive training details via your email. Scot can amend training details to work for however many weeks you have left to get ready to run, so don’t worry if you missed the August start dates, you can still do it!

In addition to the above training plans and training letters, Scot is available to answer your questions, build your confidence, and help get you into shape for our run!

REGISTER NOW

All participants in the 2020 Virtual Apple Run will receive a unique discount code for $10 off registration for the 2021 in-person event.

THANK YOU TO OUR PLATINUM RUN SPONSOR!

A very special Thank You to Cityside Subaru of Belmont, the Platinum Sponsor of the FBE Apple Run for the EIGHTH year!

The FBE Apple Run has brought thousands of runners to the streets of Belmont, Massachusetts to support public education and innovation in the Belmont Public Schools. Since our inaugural event in 2013, the Apple Run has raised more than $150,000 for the Foundation for Belmont Education, a 501c3 non-profit organization that awards grants to the Belmont Public Schools to enrich the education provided to Belmont students.

The FBE is thankful that amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, we can continue to support our town's public schools and students through our annual fall events. We are very grateful for your support.

For more information about the FBE, and the FBE Apple Run, please visit our website at www.fbe-belmont.org/run. Follow us on Facebook and Instagram.

REGISTER TO RUN HERE.

Questions? racedirector@fbe-belmont.org

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