Southeast Asia’s First Ever Star Wars Virtual Run Launches on May the 4th

UPDATE: In light of the current COVID-19 situation and in line with additional precautionary measures implemented by governments around Southeast Asia, the STAR WARS Virtual Run 2020 has been rescheduled to begin on 15 June instead of 4 May. Participants will now clock-in their distances between 15 June – 30 September 2020.

All participants who have registered for the STAR WARS Virtual Run 2020 will be notified via their email address used during registration, and slots will remain valid during the rescheduled dates. Details on the shift in dates can also be found on the STAR WARS Virtual Run website (https://starwarsvirtualrunsea.liv3ly.com/and MOVE by LIV3LY app newsfeed. Individuals who have an queries can reach out to the organisers via email, at contact@live3ly.com.

We are closely monitoring the situation in all participating countries and will follow local government guidelines should the dates need to be adjusted for individual markets. All runners are advised to strictly adhere to local government regulations in their country of residence to stay safe and healthy during this time and when taking part in the STAR WARS Virtual Run 2020.

Philippines, 19 February 2020 – The battle between the light and dark side of the Force is upon us! STAR WARS fans, prepare to choose your side and join the Force in Southeast Asia’s first-ever STAR WARS Virtual Run!

Registration is now open and interested participants can clock-in their run distance from 15 June (formerly May the 4th) – a date derived from the iconic phrase “May the Force Be With You” – in celebration of the STAR WARS Day.

 

Excitingly, this year also marks the 40th Anniversary of Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back and runners will receive a commemorative Finisher Trophy upon completion of the virtual run. Limited edition merchandise will also be available for STAR WARS fans to purchase.

 

In collaboration with LIV3LY, Southeast Asia’s leading Social Fitness App, the STAR WARS Virtual Run is open to fans and runners from Philippines, Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, and Vietnam. Runners can pledge their allegiance to their chosen side – light or dark – and fight in the galaxy’s most epic virtual run on treadmills or any running path they choose.

 

Runners may opt to run solo in the 5.4km (Individual) or pair up with a friend in the 40km (Individual or Group of Two) where the distances can be completed all at once or over a period of time. Runners will have to complete the distance by 30 September 2020. in order to be eligible for the Finisher Trophies. Finishers of the 40km distance will receive an additional The Empire Strikes Back 40th Anniversary Trophy. Registration can be done through the MOVE by LIV3LY app, which is available for download on App Store and Google Play. Participants will have to activate the MOVE Run Tracker in the app before they are able record their distances from 4 May to 31 May.

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Limited edition merchandise will also be available for purchase through the app including a STAR WARS Pass Holder and Mobile Phone Stand. The merchandise on sale will be exclusive to Southeast Asia and available in limited quantity only. Upon completion and verification by LIV3LY, the Finisher Trophy and any purchased merchandise will be sent to the registered address of the participants.

 

For more details on the STAR WARS Virtual Run 2020 and registration information, please visit starwarsvirtualrunsea.liv3ly.com.

 

STAR WARS VIRTUAL RUN 2020 DETAILS

 

Registration Period: 15 February – 30 May 2020

Clock-in-Period: 15 June – 30 September 2020

Distance

5.4KM

40KM

Run Category

Individual

Individual or Group of Two

Venue

Any treadmill, outdoor running path/road that runners prefer

­­Fees*

PHP950 (includes postage)

PHP1,520 (includes postage)

Race Entitlements

5.4km Light/Dark Side Finisher Trophy

40km Light/Dark Side Finisher Trophy & 40th Anniversary Trophy

*Prices will be equivalent to local currency for rest of SEA

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