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Take on our latest Virtual challenge and run or walk the 650 mile Journey of the Ring!
This Virtual challenge sees you in New Zealand, visiting the film locations used in the Lord of the Rings movie, starting at Matamata the location of the Shire, you will recreate the ring bearers journey, the challenge sees you heading south across picturesque landscapes towards Wellington, here at Kaitoke Park is the film location where the Fellowship was formed and the location of the last homely house, heading North-West you head to Waitarere Forest , which saw the ring bearer begin the final part of his journey. The route then leads to the magnificent Mount Ngauruhoe and the stunning climax to your 650 mile challenge.
Your journey starts on 1st February 2021, you have until 31st Jan 2022 to complete the 650 mile journey by running or walking virtual runs.
You can join a Virtual Mission Map, that tracks your Journey through New Zealand, the Mission Map can be linked to Strava, Garmin, FitBit and Apple Health to automatically sync your runs/walks. So when you complete a run, you will move virtually along the Mission Map.
The Mission Map allows you to see others on the Mission and in some places get street views/photos of your Virtual location. You can also join our Virtual Facebook group and share and interact with other runners.
Once completed you will receive our Bespoke Journey of the Ring Medal, artwork below.
Entry Fee is £22 which includes use of the Mission Map and fab bespoke medal.
Entry opens Friday 15th January at 7pm UK Entries Only!