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FAQ – Virtual 5K 2021

Posted: 17 January 2019

What is a virtual Race?

A virtual run/walk is an event that can be run or walked from any location you choose. Depending on the event it can be completed over a specified duration or on a specific day.

Where can I enter the Virtual Operation Transformation 5k?

You can find all the details and enter the link below:

How much it is to register?

Entry is free.

Where can I complete my Virtual Run/Walk?

You should plan your run/walk route before starting your event. The run/walk should only be completed on footpaths/pathways or also on pathways within public parks. Please follow government guidelines and exercise within the advised distance from your home.

Can you do the 5K with a dog, buggy etc?

Yes you can run and walk a 5k with a dog or buggy.

How do I submit my time?

To submit your time, you must login into you Eventmaster booking from your email confirmation or from time submission notification email and select the submit race time option. There you will be able to input your time and provide a proof of that time also. The URL field is optional.

What proof of my result can I upload?

You can upload a screen shot of your time with distance taken from your phone if you used an app such as Map My Run or Strava or this can be a picture of your GPS watch used to track your walk/run.

How do I take a screen shot of my result and upload?

To take a screenshot on an iPhone :
https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT200289

To take a screenshot on a phone with Android :
https://support.google.com/android/answer/9075928?hl=en

How many times can I submit a time/enter if I want to try improving my time?

You can submit your time just once.

Where can I see the results?

Over the event week, there will be a live leader board available to view. Details of where to find this will be available on the event social media channels throughout the event week.

All information on the 2021 virtual 5K events can be found here: ot.rte.ie/events/