1063 E 3300 S, Millcreek, United States, Utah

Start Date

10/01/2022

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Activities: Virtual race

Do you have what it takes to compete in 3rd Annual Cirque Series MAX VERT OCTOBER Challenge? We are prizing Top Ten WOMEN & Top Ten MEN in 2022.  Top three teams of two will also win prizes.  This contest will challenge runners & hikers to accomplish as much elevation gain as possible in the month of October.  Push your grit to new levels. You don't have to do it alone, grab a buddy and form a Team of two.  Since this is a virtual challenge, you can run or hike wherever & whenever you want.  Lets push some peaks!
 
CHALLENGE DESCRIPTION:  For the duration of October 1st through October 31st, the format is whoever can accomplish the most vert.  Everyone gets swag.  Top ten individuals, both genders, will win prizes.   Top three teams of two will also win prizes.  

 

Very simple rules, enter your daily vert data into the platform, the Leaderboard will populate by most vert.  Once the challenge ends at 11:59PM on October 31st, we'll announce the winners.  Activities are round trip to be eligible. Not just ascent.  For example, we will not count a competitor's vert if they hike up & take a tram down.  Round trip data is mandatory.   (**no stairmaster, no treadmill allowed)

 

TIMELINE TO COMPLETE THE CHALLENGE

Contest starts at Midnight October 1st, 2022.  Contest ends 11:59pm October 31st, 2022.

ALL DEADLINES ARE MOUNTAIN STANDARD TIME.

 

SWAG

Every competitor will receive:

*Cirque Series branded YETI water bottle 

*Finisher Medal 

*Cirque Series sticker

*Custom downloadable Finisher Certificate 

*Custom downloadable bib

**Note: International shipping fees may apply.  We will begin shipping swag Nov. 1st.

 

Prizing will be issued to top 10 placers, both genders, for Individuals.    & Top 3 teams of two. 

Product from On, Backcountry.com, Jaybird, & more.

 

INDIVIDUAL CHALLENGE - PRIZING - both genders:

1st place:   Head-to-toe kit (shoes, socks, shorts, shirt, hat) from On.  Backcountry.com $300 Gift cert.  Jaybird Tarah wireless headphones.  And $1000 CASH.

2nd place: On head-to-toe kit of your choice (shoes, socks, shorts, shirt, hat). Backcountry.com $250 Gift cert.  Jaybird Tarah wireless headphones. And $300 CASH. 

3rd place: On head-to-toe kit of your choice (shoes, socks, shorts, shirt, hat).  Backcountry.com $250 Gift cert.  Jaybird Tarah wireless headphones. And $100 CASH.

4th place: On shoes, socks, & shirt of your choice.  Backcountry.com $250 Gift cert. Jaybird Tarah wireless headphones.

5th place: On shoes, socks, & shirt of your choice.  Backcountry.com $250 Gift cert. Jaybird Tarah wireless headphones.

6th place: On shoes, socks, & shirt of your choice. Backcountry.com $250 Gift cert. Jaybird Tarah wireless headphones.

7th place: On shoes, socks, & shirt of your choice. Backcountry.com $250 Gift cert. Jaybird Tarah wireless headphones.

8th place: On shoes of your choice. Backcountry.com $100 Gift cert. Jaybird Tarah wireless headphones.

9th place: On shoes of your choice. Backcountry.com $100 Gift cert. Jaybird Tarah wireless headphones.

10th place: On shoes of your choice. Backcountry.com $100 Gift cert. Jaybird Tarah wireless headphones.

 

TWO-PERSON TEAM CHALLENGE - PRIZING -  Both Team Members Will Receive:


1st place team: $400 CASH total ($200 each).  And Head-to-toe kits (shoes, socks, shorts, shirt, hat) from On.  Backcountry.com $300 Gift cert.  Jaybird Tarah wireless headphones.  
2nd place team: $300 CASH total ($150 each). And On head-to-toe kits of your choice (shoes, socks, shorts, shirt, hat). Backcountry.com $250 Gift cert.  Jaybird Tarah wireless headphones.
3rd place team: $200 CASH total ($100 each). And On head-to-toe kit of your choice (shoes, socks, shorts, shirt, hat).  Backcountry.com $200 Gift Cert.  Jaybird Tarah wireless headphones.

***Team members don't need to hike together, although you can, the best part you can live states apart!  It's your cumulative vert that will be added up & contribute to your Team ranking on the Team Leaderboard.  We ask all teams are set by Oct. 3rd.

 

ADDITIONAL PRIZING:
1. Keep it green! Pick up trash on the trail. Show us your photos of picking up trash. 

2.MAX VERT + MINIMUM MILEAGE PRIZE:  Whoever accomplishes the most vert in minimum mileage (minimum 60k' ft vert required) 

We'll reward one winner of each category with On shoes & socks of your choice & Backcountry.com $100 Gift Cert.
Tag your photos from your activities with these tags & hashtags:  #maxvertoctober #pushpeaks @cirqueseries @on_running @backcountry

 

LOG YOUR ACTIVITIES
After completing your efforts, please post your results to this web site, using the Results link at the top of the page. You can log daily, the platform will track your efforts. Everything is on the honor system when posting race results.  We ask you to upload a screenshot or URL of each activity to verify any potential disputes.  Lets play a clean contest!  (FYI, 2021 Max Vert October worked great all on honor system)

**While we know you can track your activity with a number of different apps, watch, or fitness device, we ask that you use Strava for consistent GPX readings for all competitors.**

 

PRINT YOUR FINISHERS CERTIFICATE
After you complete the challenge, be sure to print your custom finishers certificate.  Simply click on your name in the results page after they are posted and click the link below your bib number in the upper right hand corner.

SAFETY TIPS:
Avoid high pedestrian traffic places
Run/hike during off-peak times
Be prepared, hydrate, dress appropriately 
Pace yourself

**Please be respectful of the natural places you'll be exploring

We acknowledge this will be far more challenging for those in flatlands compared to those in more mountainous terrain, but encourage people to get creative to maximize your elevation gain - stairs, bridges, loops around a city block with a steep hill, etc.  
 

HAVE FUN!  #pushpeaks #maxvertoctober

Bracket/Division Details & Fees:

  1. MAX VERT OCTOBER - 2022

    Activity Starts: 10/1/2022 00:00 - Activity Ends: 10/31/2022 23:59
    Registration opens : 11/13/2021 20:00
    Activity type: Virtual race
    Requires Date of Birth
    Requires phone number
    Registration Periods:
    • Registration opens : 11/13/2021 20:00
      Registration closes : 10/16/2022 01:59
      Race fee : $29.00
      Processing fee : $3.18


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