The organisers of Get Event Fit are gearing as much as launch Virtuathon, a collection of digital operating, biking and triathlon problem occasions to encourage individuals throughout the nation to get lively and kick-start 2018.
Aimed at newcomers, the aim of Virtuathon is to offer an achievable problem with easy-to-follow day by day training, schooling and motivation that helps individuals discover ways to grow to be fitter and more healthy long-term. The challenges could be accomplished at any location, inside or out, individually or with buddies, and all finishers are rewarded with a Virtuathon medal.
To put together for his or her problem, members are capable of construct their confidence via built-in training programmes delivered by way of the superb Get Event Fit app. The nice attraction of built-in training programmes is that they weave collectively associated content material from a number of sources corresponding to bodily exercise, power and conditioning, restoration methods, yoga, nutrition, healthy consuming, constructive mindset, meditation and extra, to offer the immersive schooling required to study constructive day by day habits that may final lengthy after the preliminary Virtuathon problem is full.
With the arrival of ‘push’ know-how and cellular apps like Get Event Fit, the every day supply of such built-in training programmes has now grow to be out there to assist information, educate and encourage on a regular basis all through their training journey.
An ideal instance of built-in training comes from Cancer Research UK’s Tough 10, a collection of epic 10Okay runs on a number of the UK’s hardest terrain. In a trial, Get Event Fit delivered numerous Tough 10 Eight-week training programmes to 235 individuals who had actively requested the training on-line. The every day engagement ranges accessing the training and motivational content material via the app and on-line have been excessive, with extraordinarily constructive outcomes. In reality, of these surveyed, 97% of members efficiently accomplished their occasion, with 87% agreeing or strongly agreeing that Get Event Fit helped put together them bodily and mentally for his or her Tough 10. 87% agreed or strongly agreed that having the content material delivered day by day was extra handy than receiving it suddenly by way of a PDF or printout, and 91% discovered the articles related and helpful. An spectacular 93% would request training via Get Event Fit once more, and 100% would advocate Get Event Fit to household and buddies.
In addition to those figures testifying to the success of the Get Event Fit training programmes, the suggestions from members has been extremely constructive. Comments embrace, “For someone new to running, I found the app absolutely vital and so very helpful. If I hadn’t followed the training programme provided I would have found the experience a lot harder. Using the app gave me confidence and I achieved my goal. I want to do more of this type of event in the future using this training app – thank you”.
Another participant agreed, “The training app and emails were perfect to keep me motivated and on track. Even if you’re not able to complete the entire training schedule every day, it allows you to jump back in and carry on! The articles were interesting and perfect in suggesting new concepts to training that I hadn’t tried before.”
For anybody contemplating taking over a Virtuathon problem, there isn’t any denying that the suggestions and statistics are extraordinarily encouraging. It signifies that anybody can participate, regardless of their means, and reap the advantages of improved health, fitness and wellbeing. For an additional dose of encouragement, Virtuathon can also be an ideal alternative to boost very important funds for a very good trigger. Whether on their very own or as a part of a staff, individuals to maintain up the momentum figuring out that they’re making a distinction to others, and all finishers are rewarded with a Virtuathon medal for his or her unimaginable achievement.
Virtuathon is on the market in three codecs: Beginners Virtual Runathon, Workplace Virtuathon and Schools Virtuathon. In every of the codecs, easy-to-follow Virtuathon training programmes are offered and day by day motivation is delivered by way of the Get Event Fit app.
The Beginners Virtual Runathon is a digital 5K or 10Okay problem which incorporates complete training for Eight weeks. It has been designed particularly for newbies who want to turn into extra lively, however who don’t know the place to start out and wish common help and motivation. See detailed info on the Runathon training programmes here. The subsequent Beginners Virtual Runathon takes place on the weekend of 31st March 2018: registration closes on 31st January and training begins on 5th February, so book your entry at the moment and kick-start the brand new yr in type!
The Workplace Virtuathon is designed to encourage an lively, healthy and extra motivated workforce by means of organised digital operating challenges. Additionally, Workplace Virtuathon training consists of built-in worker wellbeing schooling based mostly on the 5 methods of psychological wellbeing in collaboration with Health@Work. An employer will present the problem so that each one their staff can take part, particularly newcomers and the much less lively. The subsequent organised Workplace Virtuathon problem takes place in May, so register your organisation soon.
The third choice is the School Virtuathon, which is designed to maximise employees and group participation and encourage constructive way of life decisions. This can also be a good way to boost very important funds for a faculty or chosen charity. It could be accomplished anyplace and is offered by native faculties for his or her employees, PTA and communities.
Virtuathon might be formally launched at The National Running Show, happening at Birmingham’s NEC on 20-21 January 2018. With over 19,500 runners already registered for this revolutionary new present, that is the right platform to launch the collection of Virtuathon challenges within the new yr.
Chris Mitchell, Managing Director of Get Event Fit, commented, “We are delighted to announce that we will shortly be launching Virtuathon, a unique series of virtual challenges for individuals, organisations and schools. Designed to encourage people from all walks of life to get active, Virtuathon is a very easy way to sign up for a challenge and receive full support from the moment you start training until the day the challenge takes place. We had great success implementing the Get Event Fit training programmes with Cancer Research UK Tough 10, and look forward to opening these up so that many more people can experience the benefit of an integrated training programme. Virtuathon offers a great range of challenges with wide appeal, and the Get Event Fit app is ready to inspire, educate and support participants every step of the way.”
Tickets are on sale for The National Running Show and price £10 per individual for the weekend.