2023 “Equal Write to Read” Virtual Run
Download your poster and KM tracker from the downloadables at the bottom of this page.
Every child and adult deserves an “Equal Write to Read“. Join Code Read Dyslexia Network to raise funds and awareness for dyslexia, all while increasing your fitness and health!
Run, jog, walk, ride or swim – it doesn’t matter, just get involved! This virtual event takes place over the whole month of March 2023 in a location of your choice – around your suburb, on a treadmill, your local bush trails, at the gym, or on the track – the possibilities are endless.
Form a team with the kids, your neighbours or your besties, or pound that pavement on your own with your favourite beats.
Each registration includes delivery of a special participation medal which will be posted to you at the end of the event.
Simply complete your chosen distance during the month of March 2023.
Runners, Walkers, Cyclists & Swimmers: 10km, 21km or 42km or 100km or choose your own custom distance.
Want to spread the word while completing your kilometres? Check out our caps (order as an add-on on the Eventbrite page) or a range of T-shirts and singlets to keep you cool from these suppliers.
Terms and Conditions and FAQ are listed below.
Have any questions? Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or send us a messenger message from the Equal Write to Read Virtual Run Facebook Page.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
What is a Virtual Run?
A virtual run is an event that can be run or walked from any location you choose. You can run, jog, swim , ride or walk . You choose where you run, the pace you run, and you record your time and distance. Each registration includes a medal at the end of the event which will be posted out directly to you. The chosen distance needs to be completed within the timeframe allocated by Code Read Dyslexia Network. Equal Write to Read runs for the month of March 2023. You can choose from a range of distances for this event and you can break up the total distance in any way that suits you.
How do I register?
To register for Equal Write to Read, click on the race link to get all the details, including the distances you can choose from. Once you have registered, we would love you to like and follow our Facebook page & Instagram page to get ready for your challenge. Once you have completed your chosen distance please share your results on the Facebook page as this helps to motivate others who might be struggling to complete the event. Share photos of you and your friends, family or colleagues participating. Don’t forget to add #EqualWriteToRead #CodeReadDyslexiaNetwork #CodeRead to your posts.
How can my friends donate or sponsor me ?
The donate / sponsor option is found in the add ons section of the ticket page. Choose the amount you wish to donate and in the order form details, you have the option to attach this donation to a person or team. This is optional
Do I have to complete my distance in one go?
No. The best part about participating in virtual exercise events is that you can complete the pledged distance however you like during a set timeframe. The Equal Write to Read Virtual Run, Walk or Ride runs from the 1st – 31st March 2023. This means that you have an entire month to complete your kilometres. You can split up the distance or you can do the total kilometres in one session. Daily steps do NOT count towards the total. Keep an eye out in the Facebook event group for organized group runs in some locations.
I’d like to do this with friends/family – how do I create a Team?
- Decide on a team name and tell your friends / coworkers etc
- Register as usual but type the team name in your order form.
Corporate/ Bulk tickets for teams of more than 100
For corporations wishing to register their teams of over 100 participants, this option can be selected. The tickets are still $30 per person but there is no requirement to list every name and address. All medals will go to the person registering eg workplace.
What is the best method to record my distance?
There are several apps like Strava that you can use to track your run activity, or use your smart watch or phone to track results through GPS. Remember, daily step counts do NOT contribute to your activity total.
Do I have to provide my results to get my medal?
Equal Write to Read is being run on an honour system. You will receive your medal whether or not you post your results. Code Read Dyslexia Network would love you to share your event results and any photos you take during the virtual run on Social Media. The more posts and photos that you share, the more awareness about dyslexia we can raise together. We also want you to feel proud of your achievement and we love to see people achieve their goal. Let us cheer you on! Please use the hashtags #EqualWriteToRead #CodeReadDyslexiaNetwork #CodeRead
When will I receive my Equal Write to Read Finishers medal?
At the end of the event timeframe, the medals will arrive from our supplier and they will be posted out as soon as possible. Be aware that shipping delays are a possibility but we will send them to the address you registered as soon as we can .
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