3k RUN

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It is time to put on your running shoes for the ACS Athens Virtual 3K! 

The Institute of ACS Athens, in collaboration with the ACS Athens Athletic Department, is organizing a virtual 3K run /walk to keep everyone connected, active, and fit, while also raising money to help ensure that ACS Students have innovative and engaging ways to stay fit. 

You can run anytime and anywhere between March 31st-April 11th, 2022.  

Simply: 

  1. Register 
  2. Rally your friends 
  3. Walk or run 
  4. Track your time 
  5. Share your photos 

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Cause

Fundraise for the new “green” school building.

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IMPORTANT: For safety reasons, if you choose to run outdoors, we highly recommend you run with a partner (family member or friend).

Prizes

All participants will receive:

  • A digital certificate of participation with their name and time
  • House points for their affiliated house.

Prizes

  • The top 3 finishers from each category listed below will receive prizes (tbc).
Age Group Female Male
Elementary School (Ages 5 -10) 3 top winners to receive medals and recognised at the Student Assembly 3 top winners to receive medals and recognised at the Student Assembly
Middle School (Ages 11 – 13) 3 top winners to receive medals and recognised at the Student Assembly 3 top winners to receive medals and recognised at the Student Assembly
Academy (Ages 14 – 18) 3 top winners to receive medals and recognised at the Student Assembly 3 top winners to receive medals and recognised at the Student Assembly

House Points

  • Athenians (3565) 35.65% 35.65%
  • Corinthians (3125) 31.25% 31.25%
  • Trojans (2830) 28.30% 28.30%
  • Spartans (3190) 31.90% 31.90%
  • Macedonians (2750) 27.50% 27.50%

Who Can Participate

  • ACS Athens Alumni
  • ACS Athens Students
  • ACS Athens Parents
  • ACS Athens Faculty & Staff
  • ACS Athens Friends

Categories

  • Overall Rankings
  • Year/Decade Category Rankings (Elementary School Students, Middle School or Academy Students, 18-25, 26-35, 36-45, 46-60, 60+)
  • Best Spirit House (based on participation)

How it works

Tracking Your Time

  • You can track your time and distance using a running GPS watch, or free smartphone apps available for iPhone and Android devices. Just take a screenshot of your phone’s screen or a picture of your watch’s screen and send it to us to include it in the overall rankings.
  • If you do not wish to track your time, you can still participate and earn House points! However, your name will not be included in the rankings.

Points

  • Every participation counts! All participants will earn points for their Spirit Houses.
  • ACS Athens Affiliates’ points will be allocated to their friend’s House.
If you’d like, you can send us a picture/selfie while you are running. We’ll be happy to post these pictures on our website!

Register

Choose Distance/Race: 3K walk or 5K run

Registration FORM – click for the minisite

On the registration form add: Age, House, Student/Parent/Friend, etc

And remove: Team & T-shirt size

For Participants who are under 18 years old: Participating in this virtual race, requires your parents’/guardians’ consent prior to your participation.

For All Participants: Participating in this virtual race, requires you or your parents’/guardians’ to fill out the photo consent (GDPR) prior to your participation.

TBD

Results

All results will be posted on this website on April 11th and you will be able to see your ranking.

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