Here’s a fun 10,000 mile year-end company virtual race

We thought we’d seen just about every twist on virtual racing there is… and then along comes another giant twist! This December, staffers from WEST Inc aim to try to combine their exercise (converted into miles) and cover a 9,698 mile route, shaped as a ginormous W, for a┬ávirtual race …

What’s the ideal lead time for announcing a virtual race?

We frequently get questions about best practices for virtual races. One question is particularly common: how much lead time is needed between announcing a virtual race and actually starting the race? That depends. At the one extreme, a group of tech-savvy athletes who know each other well and frequently communicate …

Nine ways to use a virtual race to promote company fitness

From doing step challenges, you already know that people stretch further when challenged to compete day-to-day with their colleagues on a simple goal like total steps/day. As the step totals rise week by week, staff push to keep pace with… or pass… their peers. Everyone benefits from the competition. The …