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FAQ - Can I do A MedalMad Challenge In Parts?

​Here at MedalMad we have challenges ranging from 5K all the way up to 1000 miles, now unless you are superhuman, 1000 miles in one go is a bit of an ask...! We allow challengers to submit evidence in parts for all of our challenges - whether it is a 5k, Marathon or 1000 miles, challenges can be done at your pace and split in to as m...
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MedalMad Membership for 2020

  Set up 2020 for your best year of running and fitness. Join us on our monthly target challenges and earn your FREE, BRONZE, SILVER and GOLD personalised medals, perhaps even more. You can also earn you member stars from doing any of our challenges. Select your distance for each month by using the dropdown below. Select first 6 (Jan to June) ...
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Win a Garmin Forerunner 235 in Our Vlog or Blog Challenge

  Looking for a new running watch to set you up for 2020? Then why not enter our competition to be in with a chance of winning a Garmin Forerunner 235 and £60 of MedalMad vouchers. To enter simply vlog or blog (with pictures) a MedalMad challenge, from start to finish. It can be any challenge that you are doing. We would like you to be as...
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September 2019 Virtual Race Results

Check out two of September's virtual race results. You can find the further results and other races from September and now October in the app under Race Results. Well done to everyone who completed the races and an extra well done to those who managed to get to the top of the table.  October Races
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End of September Beginning of October

 As the month draws to an end we hope you have reached your goals this month. Se below for what virtual races and challenges are coming up next month, what is closing on Monday and what is selling quick. We have some great challenges for you! Closing Soon    Starting Soon Selling Quick
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FAQ - Using The Tracker On The App

​ Important!! 1) Please make sure you have allowed the app to know your location in your phone settings. If not allowed the timer will work but the app will not track your activity. We are unable to provide exact instructions for every model so please google your phone model and make and how to change location settings. 2) Please do a test run...
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Hit My Target - September!

Well done to everyone who signed up for our September HIT MY TARGET challenge and completed their chosen miles! We hope you enjoyed this new type of challenge and love your engraved medal as much as Zoe in our office does! Zoe set herself the target of running 50 miles in the month of September and we are very pleased to say that she HIT her TARGET...
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Some Basic Running Tips to Get You Started

Getting started can be the first hurdle and where do you start? Running can be a great way to start your new fitness regime. You can start slow, walking, and build up. But here are some basic tips to get you started. Remember virtual running is only that name. Virtual running gives you the freedom to take part in challenges anywhere and anytime, bu...
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FAQ - How To Use The App To Upload Evidence

This FAQ is about uploading evidence to our app. We have broken this down showing screen grabs for each stage you will go through. *Please note this is just information uploading via the app - not using the tracker - this FAQ will follow. Please make sure when signing in you put in your full email address Type in your password&n...
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Lunge Your Way To Stronger Legs!

  The MedalMad Movement of the Month (MOM) This month we are focusing on Lunges. Regular strength training exercises can help with endurance, speed and injury prevention. Lunges help to strengthen key running muscles, the hamstrings, quadriceps and glutes, whilst stretching others such as hip flexors. This will help to lengthen your stride and...
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