Auchterarder Running Festival - THE DOUBLE DARE - Virtual edition

12 Sep 2020

Organiser's Description


* 10K and Half Marathon *

ARF Goes Virtual!

Welcome to the Virtual Auchterarder Running Festival 2020 organised by Five Star Active (  

It’s virtually the best news you’ll read today, yes we’re bringing the ARF party to you!!

Like most races in 2020 we’ve had to cancel our usual Running Festival due to COVID-19.  Instead we’re bringing you the first (and hopefully only!) ever ARF Virtual. And we absolutely promise to make it a cracker!

So buckle up for the best virtual 10k and Half Marathon in town!! We ‘Double Dare’ you!!

Taking place between Thursday 10th September and Sunday 13th September 2020, ARF Double Dare will comprise of a 10k and a Half Marathon.  Your job is to walk, jog or run these 2 distances at anytime that suits you between these dates (10th - 13th Sept).

All entrants will receive a bespoke 10K and Half marathon specific medal. In addition for your amazing double dare efforts you will claim an ultra nostalgic Virtual Double Dare medal (yes that’s 3 medals all in!)

All entrants will also receive a one off ARF Virtual 2020 branded snood!

Entrants can upload their time’s once they’ve ran their distances and a leaderboard will be kept refreshed in real time! Something for the more competitive amongst us!! We’ll have overall prizes as well as age category prizes.

As you’d expect we want to make this the BEST experience possible for everyone taking part. It’s our goal to make it as memorable and interactive experience as we can. We’ve many surprises planned to ensure our one off Virtual Running Festival is one to remember... these will not disappoint!! Follow our social media channels to keep fully up to date on all this exciting news. and 

So whether you walk or run the distances get involved in ARF Double Dare Virtual 2020!! You won’t regret it!

Please note –Runners must be age 17 or above on the day of the race.   Before entering, please note the race entry terms and conditions.

Entry Fee – £25 (plus entry central administration fees).  Online entry only.  Online entries will close on Wednesday 9th Septemeber 2020.  Sorry but no refunds, transfers or deferrals under any circumstances.

Event Running Window – You’ll have from midnight on Thursday 10th September 2020 until 7pm on Sunday 13th September to run, walk or jog your 10K and Half Marathon.  You’ll be able to print your race bib by going to and clicking on the printer icon under the 'Cert' column. 

Race Rules - All current Government guidance regarding COVID-19 must be followed. Any changes to these guidelines before the event should be adhered to.

All runs/walks should start and finish at around the same point.  We suggest a lapped or an out and back route.  There should be no net loss in elevation (that means not running down a hill!).  Entrants are only allowed to submit 1 attempt for each event.  The 10K and the Half Marathon should be completed as a seperate activity on your watch/app. Your elapsed time will be used rather than your moving time.

The following details the process to follow with regards to submitting your 10K and Half Marathon results - 

* Go to and click on the relevant event (10K or Half Marathon)

* Search for your name from the list of competitors by scrolling or using the search facility

* Click 'Enter Time' and submit your time, date of birth and attach your workout link

* Click 'Submit'

Race Results -   During the ARF weekend there will be a live leaderboard which can be viewed at  Official race certificates will be able to be downloaded and printed from the website after 7pm on Sunday 13th September.  Please note final race results for the whole event will be available from 8pm on Sunday 13th September.

Goody Bag – All runners will receive a quality unique ARF Virtual 2020 Snood and 3 bespoke medals (10K, Half Marathon and The Double).  We’ll also have some other surprises in store for you. 

Prize Giving – Prize giving will commence 8pm on Sunday 13th September 2020 via facebook live.

Race contact –For any queries about the race please contact us - or call the Race Director, Fiona Watt, on 07739365448.

Or find us on facebook at

Good Luck with your training!

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09 Sep 2020£25.00

To sign-up for this event, the Service Fee is 4% (min 50p) for each sign-up

Dates and Status

Date: 12/09/2020

Status: Open

Total Places: 500

Places Available: ??



Fiona Watt