Hot Dash: Virtual

Virtual Hot Dash Run

Date and Time
Location

Anywhere

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Gathering virtually while we keep our social distance.

Great Gear

All participants receive a Technical Moss Jersey Hoodie and an exclusive finisher medal. These will be mailed out later this spring. Make sure your address is up to date!

Flexible Race

Get outside or stay in the comforts of your home, the Hot Dash 5K and 10 Mile virtual run you can take anywhere! 

Social Media Fun

Share your Hot Dash fun through a variety of social media challenges and activities. See full schedule below.

Submit Results

Share your finish time for the Virtual Hot Dash here. Thank you for participating! 

Hot dash 2020 medal

Exclusive Finisher Medal

Each runner will receive an exclusive 2020 Hot Dash commemorative medal, mailed out later this spring.
2020 Hot Dash

Participant Hoodie

Every participant will receive this soft Storm Creek Moss Micro Jersey Hoodie. With its Spandex trimmed hood opening and thumb holes (women's sizing only) you are sure to stay warm and comfortable!
Race Details
Race Gear Delivery

Your participant hoodie and medal will be mailed out later this spring once it is safe for staff to return to the office and delivery schedules are back on track.

IMPORTANT:  If your mailing address has changed since you registered for the Hot Dash, please update the information by Friday, March 27 as follows:

  1. Click this link and sign into your Race Roster dashboard 
  2. Click the blue "Edit Registration" button
  3. Update your mailing address.
  4. Click "Save & Exit" to apply your choice

Gear will be mailed once; returned packages will not be re-mailed.

If you have questions about gear in the meantime, please contact info@tcmevents.org

Social Media Fun

 

Enjoy these fun social media contests and activities to keep the energy of Hot Dash going! Below are the dates TCM will post about each contest and where to submit your picture. Entries will be accepted March 28 - April 4. The randomly selected winners will be contacted via social media messenger. 

Kickoff Date Social Media Challenge  Where to submit
3/28

Best Finish Line Face

Share a picture of you crossing your virtual finish line! The more creative and facially expressive- the better!

Submit by tagging @twincitiesinmotion on Facebook.
3/29

Share your completed race route map.

With the flexibility of a virtual race, take your 5K or 10 Mile anywhere! Share a screenshot of your completed route and where your Hot Dash took you. 

Submit by tagging @twincitiesinmotion on Instagram.
3/30

Hot Dish Recipe

Do you have a great Hot Dish recipe to share? Snap a picture of your Hot Dish recipe card and you just may see it featured in next year's event app!

Submit by tagging @twincitiesinmotion on Facebook.

3/31

Hot Dash Family Picture

Grab your plaid, anything flannel, your pets and snap a picture of your most Hot Dash ready outfits! 

Submit by tagging @twincitiesinmotion on Facebook or Instagram
4/1

Uncle Ed Lib

Print off this fun activity and fill in the blanks to create your own unique story told by Hot Dash's own Uncle Ed & Aunt Martha. Take a picture of your completed story for a chance to be shared on our social media!

Submit by tagging @twincitiesinmotion on Facebook.

 

Submit Results

You may submit your virtual run time results here and see where you stand with the other participants!

If you were not previously registered for the Hot Dash race, you will not be able to submit your virtual results, but we strongly encourage you participate in the social media contests and challenges outlined above to keep the energy going!

 

Questions?

When will participant gear be mailed out?

Race gear, including you participant shirt and medal, will be mailed out later this spring.

IMPORTANT:  If your mailing address has changed since you registered for the Hot Dash, please update the information by Friday, March 27 as follows:

  1. Click this link and sign into your Race Roster dashboard 
  2. Click the blue "Edit Registration" button
  3. Update your mailing address.
  4. Click "Save & Exit" to apply your choice

Gear will be mailed once; returned packages will not be re-mailed.

Do I have to participate in the virtual run to receive my gear?

You do not need to participate in the virtual run to receive your gear, it is 100% optional.

 

If I am registered under the Run Three Guarantee, do I have to participate in the virtual run to count as one of my races?

Run Three Guarantee Participants do not need to participate in the virtual run to qualify as one of the races towards the promotion. The virtual run is entirely optional.

How long do I have to complete the virtual race?

The virtual race will close to finish time submissions on April 4. You are more than welcome to run your race at anytime although, there just won't be a spot to submit your finish line time.

How do I submit my virtual race results?

Results submission ended on 4/4/2020, thank you for participating!

When will I receive my credit for the cancelled event?

Credit codes will be emailed to you as soon as possible. We request your patience as we work through details. Code use instructions will accompany the codes. 

Can I run the virtual race with friends?

Please participate in the Virtual Hot Dash with social distancing and community health as your top priority. Health and safety should be everyone’s primary concern. 

How do I participate in the social media activities?

Make sure to follow Twin Cities In Motion on Facebook and Instagram @twincitiesinmotion for the release of contests and activities starting Saturday, March 28. 

If you'd like to submit your picture for a contest, please tag @twincitiesinmotion on either Facebook or Instagram as outlined in the schedule above. This way we will be able to see all the submissions. The last day to accept submissions is Saturday, April 4. 

How will you contact the winners of the social media contests?

We will reach out via either Instagram or Facebook messenger to gather your contact information to deliver the prize to you. Winners will be contacted after April 4 to ensure everyone can participate in the time frame of the Virtual Hot Dash. 

If a winner is contacted and we do not hear back within 3 days, the prize will be provided to the next randomly drawn winner. 

I wasn't previously registered for Hot Dash, can I still participate in the virtual experience?

If you were not previously registered for the Hot Dash race, you will not be able to submit your virtual results, but we strongly encourage you participate in the social media contests and challenges outlined above to keep the energy going!