Austin to Aspen Challenge

1000 Miles - Six to Twelve Month Epic Southwest Challenge! Anywhere, TX 78701 US
FAQ's

Who can enter the event?

This challenge is designed for anyone and everyone! With the challenge of covering as few as 17 miles a week and with an available relay option for all teams, anyone in your family can participate.  You can also encourage family members to join you to help you achieve your goal.  You can run/bike/walk/swim from anywhere to participate.

 

What do I get?

Your inherent reward is that you are improving yourself while supporting those in need of food. All challenges will also receive a limited edition Austin to Aspen Challenge T-Shirt - unisex OR female-specific. In addition, all will receive a gorgeous Custom Medal to proudly display your accomplishment. And each challenger will receive a virtual challenge bib that can be downloaded from the race page, participation in an active leaderboard, live map tracking along our course and a digital finisher's certificate with all your stats! We will also be promoting random prizes throughout the challenge to help make it more fun - and keep you more connected with other participants!

 

When will my shirt, medal and sticker be mailed to me?

We will start processing your race packet once registration for your wave closes (one month after the wave starts).  It usually takes between 8-10 weeks from that date to receive your packet.  

***We have been experiencing some delays in getting our supplies. Please have patience at this time, as you may receive your items beyond the 8-10 weeks***

How do I complete the challenge?

You can complete it any way you wish. You can walk, roll, run, spin - whatever makes you happy! And you can cover your miles any day, and in any way, that best works for you.    

 

When Can I Start?

You can start recording miles any time after the 15th and you will have six to twelve months to complete your challenge.  

 

What are the Waves for this event?

February 2021 - 6 month challenge begins February 15, 2021 and ends August 15, 2021

February 2021 - 9 month challenge begins February 15, 2021 and ends November15, 2021

February 2021 - 12 month challenge begins February 15, 2021 and ends February 15, 2022


March 2021 - 6 month begins March 15, 2021 and ends September 15, 2021

March 2021 - 9 month begins March 15, 2021 and ends December 15, 2021

March 2021 - 12 month begins March 15, 2021 and ends March 15, 2022


April 2021 - 6 month begins April 15, 2021 and ends October 15, 2021

April 2021 - 9 month begins April 15, 2021 and ends January 15, 2022

April 2021 -  12 month begins April 15, 2021 and ends April 15, 2022

 

May 2021 - 6 month begins May 15, 2021 and ends November 15, 2021

May 2021 - 9 month begins May 15, 2021 and ends February 15, 2022

May 2021 -  12 month begins May 15, 2021 and ends May 15, 2022

 

June 2021 - 6 month begins June 15, 2021 and ends December 15, 2021

June 2021 - 9 month begins June 15, 2021 and ends March 15, 2022

June 2021 -  12 month begins June 15, 2021 and ends June 15, 2022

 

July 2021 - 6 month begins July 21, 2021 and ends January 21, 2022

July 2021 - 9 month begins July 21, 2021 and ends April 21, 2022

July 2021 -  12 month begins July 21, 2021 and ends July 21, 2022

 

Opened ended 6 month challenge  - 6 month begins August 21, 2021 

Opened ended 9 month challenge - 9 month begins August 21, 2021

Opened ended 12 month challenge -  12 month begins August 21, 2021 

 

How Do You Track Our Progress?

This challenge relies on the honor system. We do encourage you to take photos of your watch, phone screen, treadmill, etc to share your results and/or activity on the Facebook Challengers' page.

These are the ways you can track and prove your accomplishment:

1. Join our Austin to Aspen Challenge Facebook Group. You can upload photos of your activity and also connect with other challengers.
Join The Austin to Aspen Challenge Facebook Group 

2. Go to AustinToAspen.com Submit your activity updates via the RESULTS page. 

Go to the "Results" tab on the Menu. At the top of the page, it will say "Post your Virtual Results". Hit the Blue "Submit Virtual Results" button. Search for you name and follow the steps!

 

How does the charity component work?

100% of all donations go directly to the selected charities. This challenge supports local food banks and hunger relief programs.  We have provided the option to select one of the following charitable organizations:  Feeding Texas, Roadrunner Food Bank (New Mexico), Feeding Colorado, and Beautiful Together: Connecting Foster Youth with Animals In Need.

 

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