Race to the polls!
Register for Virtual Run Club to count down to Election Day!
3 Steps and You're In! #JOTRUN
1. Select your entry fee by buying an item off the Boys and Girls Club Collin County Amazon wish list.
2. Download Strava App and set up your account.
3. Select Race to the Polls on Events to register with JOT Run Club here.
Get ready, steady, go! Walk, run or hike every day for 10,000 steps from September 3rd - November 3rd. Our tracker will automatically update and together we'll take over a million steps to show every vote matters and every voice counts!
By registering, you agree to the following waiver.
I know that running in an event that is organized as a virtual activity where I run on my own, at a date and time of my choosing, in a location and running route of my choosing, which will not have any support or security measures in place by Just One Thing is a potentially hazardous activity, which could result in injury or death. I acknowledge that I am participating in the activity outlined by this virtual event by my own free will and at my own personal risk. I will not participate in a virtual event unless I am medically able and properly trained, and by my signature, I certify that I am medically able to perform this event, and am in good health, and I am properly trained.
I further agree to abide by the Center for Disease Control’s (CDC) recommendations for the prevention of the spread of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) and other communicable diseases, and I attest to having read the CDC’s guidance at: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prepare/prevention.html. I attest that if my community has a shelter in place order, that I will only participate in the virtual event by using a personal treadmill, and I will not run outside in the community during the duration of a shelter in place order. I agree to follow all pedestrian safety ordinances including running on a sidewalk where available and not in the road. I agree to follow the rules of the road if no sidewalk or multi-use trail is available, and I will run against oncoming traffic and not with traffic.
I agree to abide by any decision of a race official relative to any aspect of my participation in this virtual event, including the right of any official to deny or suspend my participation for any reason whatsoever. I attest that I having read the rules of the virtual race scheduled for Just One Thing including the terms in this waiver, the timeline of the virtual event, and agree to abide by them. I assume all risks to me associated with running on my own as part of this virtual activity, including but not limited to: falls, contact with other pedestrians, the effects of the weather, including high heat and/or humidity, traffic and the conditions of the road or trail, all such risks being known or unknown and appreciated by me when out running on my own without any type of support from local officials or event organizers.
Having read this waiver and knowing these facts and in consideration of your accepting my entry, I, for myself and anyone entitled to act on my behalf, waive and release the Just One Thing, all event sponsors, their representatives and successors from all claims or liabilities of any kind arising out of my participation in this virtual event, and waive my ability to bring any legal action against the entities outlined in this waiver as I am voluntarily electing to run on my own as part of this virtual event. I grant permission to all of the foregoing to use my photographs which I may share online as part of the event, personal data provided during registration and post-event reporting, video or audio recordings, or any other record of this event for any legitimate purpose. No refunds will be provided for any reason. All items or gift cards are owned by Boys and Girls Club of Collin County at the point of purchase.
Safety is the Priority
Are you prepared?
Read the Runner's World article, How to Run Safely Alone During the Coronavirus by Jordan Smith. Click here to read the article.
Advice given includes but is not limited to:
1. Don't wear headphones.
2. Wear a tracking app such as Run Buddy so friends and family can get updates of your location.
3. Plan your route so that you can social distance while still being safe.
4.Carry a noisemaker.
5. Learn basic self-defense and what to do in case you encounter wildlife.
6. Wear a mask if running near others and wash up as soon as possible after your run.