The virtual run with added swing is here: the Retro Running Series – Jazz and Swing.
We’re celebrating everything good that jazz and swing music is about, with the sounds of some talented and remarkable musicians from bygone years. Whether it’s the iconic sounds of trumpeter Miles Davis or the distinct voice of Louis Armstrong, this music genre is the home to whole host of legends.
We’ll be focusing the main celebration of everything jazz and swing in November, and you can complete your distance anytime during the month.
Everyone who signs up with receive a special jazz-themed medal and access to a playlist featuring some of the biggest hits from the genre. Anyone who fundraises over £25 will also receive an exclusive technical top to match.
How to take part
Sign up to one of the following distances, choose if you would like to complete your run in one go or over a number of days and complete your run throughout November.
- Half marathon
- Full marathon
Welcome pack and Spotify playlist.
Once you’ved signed up, you will receive your confirmation email including your Spotify playlist straight away and within the next few days your welcome pack will arrive with everything you need to complete your run (x 1 Do Not Open envelope and 1 Technical top, if purchased at registration).
As you will already have your jazz and swing medal, you do not need to upload evidence. We would still encourage you however to post your virtual runs via our Facebook running group, “I am a Roy’s Runner” as we would love to congratulate you after your run.
The Technical Top
If you want to be the proud owner of this fantastic jazz technical top (below), you can either purchase one at registration below selecting “medal + technical top”, or you can fundraise a minimum of £25 through our Just Giving campaign page. Once you have hit your target we will post one to you
We also have a small quantity of youth tops available, perfect to kit out your little cheerleader on event day!
If you would like to purchase a youth technical top at registration please select, x1 child technical top, please note this does not include a medal.
There are two options to register. You can either register for £10.50 and for this you will get the medal and access to the Spotify playlist, or for £25 and you will also receive the exclusive technical top.
Enjoy £2 off your registration if you register before midnight on 21st October.
Please visit our FAQ page for further information