Q: When does this challenge begin?
“You vs the Year” begins on Friday, January 1st at 12:00am and ends December 31st at 11:59pm – All times are presented at CST – Central Standard Time – UTC/GMT –6 hours.
Q: Can I download the app/challenge before January 1st?
Yes, users can download the app at anytime and the challenge will be open for commitment by January 1st, 2016.
Q: How do i join the challenge?
1st download MapMyRun (US) or Endomondo (UK & Germany). The challenge will be available on the web at: www.mapmyrun.com/challenges/
Q: Is there a fee?
No “You vs. the Year” is a free challenge; although you can upgrade to MapMyRun MVP platform. MVP is $29.99/year or $5.99/month www.mvp.mapmyrun.com
Q: What if I am a regular mapMyRun user and i join after january 1st?
Your runs/miles will be added to the challenge retroactively.
Q: Can I run this challenge with a team?
No. The “You vs. the Year” challenge is an individual challenge but the MapMyRun community will be here to support and run with you.
Q: can i see how i am tracking against other participants in the challenge?
Leaderboard will be continuously updated & viewable at any time on web or mobile at www.mapmyrun.com/challenges
Q: How many marathons will i have to run throughout the year?
By the end of 2016, you will have run an equivalent of 47 marathons