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Organiser's Description

Race The Machine Red Running Challenge 2024

🤖 Greetings, humans! and welcome to the Red Running Challenge 2024

Red Running Challenge Basics: 

Distances: 1500 Metres, 3K, 5K, and 10K.

Timeframe: January 1st to December 31st, 2024 (join at any time in 2024).

Challenge: Beat me (The Machine), earn points, and a red buff/snood (made from recycled bottles)!

What Makes This Challenge Special?

🎯 Personalised Targets: Always very achievable and based on your results. I evolve with you. It’s like having a personal running coach – minus the awkward small talk.

🔝 Inclusivity: Beginners and experienced runners compete on equal terms. 

♻️  Sustainability: No cheap medals or fossil-fuelled travel. Just motivation and achievement

Step 1 – Enter & Receive

Provide some basic details at checkout: Fitness level? Check.

Receive your target time: 1500 Metres first.

Optional: Buy a quality technical running t-shirt on entry. 

Step 2 – Race & Submit

Choose your terrain: Local streets, treadmill, or another race.

✅ Beat The Machine: If you outpace me, you’ll earn a respectable 1 point.

🔥 Crush The Machine: 1.5 points (Fire emoji-worthy!)

🤖 Robot Shuffle: If you complete your distance but fail to beat me, you still get a consolation 0.5 points.

Submit your result: Then added to the detailed Race The Machine Times & Results Table.

Step 3 – Repeat & Complete

Next up: 3K, 5K, and 10K races. 

Red Buff Club: As soon as you complete all four races, you’re in! Wear that recycled-bottle snood with pride.

Join the challenge…

Click sign up to the Race The Machine Red Running Challenge 2024.


“What a great idea! Entirely flexible and therefore easy to stick with, but a great motivator across the year.” Lynn Hill – Bedford

“It’s a great idea and far superior to other events out there.” Maria Merridan – Corby Glen

“Race The Machine is a fantastic event, and very well run. The Technical  T-shirt I bought is great quality!!” Stuart Milton – Balloch


01 Oct 2024 23:59£18.00

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

Dates and Status

Date: 01/10/2024

06:00:00 - 23:59:00

Status: Open

Total Places: 500


Michael Loudon