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Competition Rules

We hope the BCM Virtual Race will give you motivation to continue training to become a better runner.
The rules are simple:
1. Sign up for the distance you want
2. Go out for a run
3. Enter your result
4. Receive your digital medal by email,
5. Check result lists & compare with others your age.

The BCM Virtual Race is divided into two categories. Lite class and competition class. In the Lite class, participants enter their time manually, in the competition class, time is loaded via Strava, Endomondo or by uploading GPX files. You easily link up your smart watch or app to record your results. After signup, follow the instructions you receive in an email.

Please pay attention to local government restrictions due to the Koronavirus / Covid19 situation.

Distances & Classes

BCM Virtual Race Lite:

  • 3km
    5km
    10km
    21km

BCM Virtual Race Competition:

  • 5km
    10km
    21km
    42km

The classes are the same for both Lite- and Competition:

10 – 13 year
14 – 17 year
18 – 19 year = junior
20 – 22 year = youth (U23)
23 – 34 year
35 – 39 year
40 – 44 year
45 – 49 year
50 – 54 year
55 – 59 year
60 – 64 year then 5-year classes as long as there are participants.

Signup fee

COMPETITION CLASS

All participants receive weekly training program on e-mail (only in Norwegian language) as long as the competition is in progress. You will also receive a digital medal after each race. When the competition is over, all class winners (ladies & gentlemen) will receive a prize.
Single race fee 120 NOK
All race fee 400 NOK

LITE CLASS

All participants receive weekly training tips on e-mail (only in Norwegian language) as long as the competition is in progress. You will also receive a digital medal after each race.

Single race fee 40 NOK
All race fee 100 NOK

The VR competition starts on Monday 30 March and lasts until 15 August – 2 weeks before the Bergen City Marathon is held on 29 August.

Results

The results are updated continuously. Look up your distance and class and compare with others your age. Challenge a friend, colleague or teammate to a duel. All class winners (ladies & gentlemen) will receive a prize when the competition is over.