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Virtual Race: Kruger National Park Safari

Race Title: Kruger National Park Safari
Distance:  117mi
Company:  Yes.Fit
Charity:  NA

I started this race in June or July and finished it in December.  It took quite some time and I was kind of bummed I didn’t see any animals on my safari as I went through the actual area on the Yes.Fit website.  Ah well, someday I will get there for real and see animals 🙂

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Virtual Race: Umbridge Run

Race Title: Umbridge 13k (Or until it sinks in)
Distance: 13k
Company:  Hogwarts Running Club
Charity: My Stuff Bags Foundation

When I first found HRC this event was either just closing or had just closed.  I wasn’t entirely a fan of the medal so I skipped it.  But when this and Molly were the only medals holding me back from being a Perfect Prefect as a first year, I decided I had to go for it.

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Virtual Race: Molly Weasley Ugly Jumper Run

Race Title: Molly Weasley Ugly Jumper Run
Distance:  5k
Company:  Hogwarts Running Club
Charity:  One Warm Coat

Molly’s Ugly Jumper Run was one that I picked up during the “Time Turner” from Hogwarts Running Club.  I think the medal is really cute (may be my 2nd fave for the year from HRC?) and I’m glad that I was able to pick it up and do my 5K!

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Virtual Race: I Solemnly Swear

Race Title: I Solemnly Swear
Distance:  5k
Company: Level Up Virtual Runs
Charity:  ?


I had vowed no more Harry Potter unless it was from Hogwarts Running Club but this medal was just so pretty with all it’s charms that I had to have it!

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Virtual Race: Escape from Azkaban

Race Title: Escape from Azkaban
Distance:  25k
Company:  Run Long and Perspire
Charity: American Dog Rescue


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Virtual Race: Platform 9 3/4k

Race Title: Platform 9 3/4k Year 3
Distance:  9.75k
Company: Hogwarts Running Club
Charity: Carry the Future


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Virtual Race: Never Say Die 5k

Race Title: Never Say Die
Distance: 5k
Company: Comic Con Run
Charity: N/A?


Several times this year I had declared – NO MORE RACES!  But Goonies is one of my all time favorite movies so when I saw this race from Comic Con Run I couldn’t resist.  The image they had displayed originally the medal looked a little bit different, but I guess they weren’t able to get the actual medals to look exactly like the mock up, which was a bummer.  That one had the nose cut out too and looked more like the one from the movie.  But it’s still a really fun medal to add to the collection.


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Virtual Race: Road to Hogwarts 2

Race Title: Escape from Privet Drive
Distance:  50 miles
Company: Harry Potter Alliance
Charity: Harry Potter Alliance


I keep saying no more races and no more harry potter races unless they a re from HRC – but I am a sucker for Hedwig and so I had to support the Harry Potter Alliance with their Escape To Hogwards 2 race.  (1 was done last year through the former Make Yes Happen with the tracking but they no longer hosts races from other companies now that they are Yes.Fit and really seem to be taking off)  Anything that is longer than a half marathon I’ve been tracking using ALL my steps rather than just dedicated walks or I would be here forever… this took just over 2 months to accomplish.



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Virtual Race: Hobbit 5k

Race Title: Hobbit Day 5k
Distance: 5k
Company: Virtual Run Events
Charity:  Cure Alzheimer’s Fund


This was one of the first races I signed up for, but it was supposed to be done in September for Hobbit Day on September 22nd! This was after I realized that Yes.Fit had a couple of Hobbit races that I missed out on that had to get closed early before I had found out about the site.

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Virtual Race: Harry Potter Run 2016

Race Title: Harry Potter Run 2016
Distance: 5k
Company: Geek’d Out Runners
Charity: Intermountain Healing Hearts


This is the 2nd Harry Potter Run from Geek’d Out Events. Last year was the first one with a Gryffindor Crest and Harry Potter’s glasses.  This year was Ravenclaw and Luna’s glasses.  I wonder if the other two houses will follow the glasses theme.   I can’t think of any other characters in those houses with glasses that would be recognizable off hand… hmm. I’ve been told that in 2018 after all 4 houses have been completed, they will open up them all again so you can get any of the 4 you may have missed.  Hopefully I’ll still be racing in 2018 – but even if I am not, I am technically a “Slytherclaw” so this is half my house.

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