MedalMad Virtual Run and Challenge Blog

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New MedalMad App for the New Year 2022

​MedalMad has gone through so many changes since we began in 2015. In fact we have had three websites and now two apps.Our aim in each was to grow a community that supports each other to reach their running and fitness goals. We all know the medal is important, it is why we have our own designer, in house, working on concepts and so many ...
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The Olympians Virtual Fitness Challenges NEW for 2022

 ​For 2022 we wanted to create a new virtual challenge that would push people to work towards and achieve their fitness goals. We know that this is something that cannot be achieved overnight, or just in one month, and so we wanted this to be an ongoing challenge that would motivate people for the duration of 2022, not just January and Februar...
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Become a Virtual Runner in 2022

 Do you want to make running your new hobby? Running is a great way to improve your health, but it can be difficult if you don't know where to start. One of the best options for beginners that are looking for an achievable goal is virtual runs. Virtual runs or challenges allow participants to run in events without having to physically go anywh...
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New Year Sale 25% Off

New Year Day Sale - Save 25% - Use Code FESTIVE25 at CheckoutPlan your 2022 challenges and save 25% off ALL challenges. PLUS sign up to 4 challenges in one transaction using the code FESTIVE25 and we will send you a code to sign up to the 1000 mile personalised trainer tag challenge*. Codes will be sent by the team in early January, after sign up.W...
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Couch to 5K for 2022

Couch to 5k is a running plan which normally takes 9 weeks to complete, with each run lasting between 20-30 minutes. Couch to 5k plans are designed for people who have never ran before, but want to start running. The 9 weeks of a couch to 5KM running plan are split into 3 running sessions, which gradually get longer. Couch to 5KM plans begin with a...
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Why You Should Try Virtual Running in 2022

In 2022, the next Olympics will be held in Paris. This is a fantastic opportunity for runners who can't make it to the event! Virtual running has been around for a while now and is growing more popular each year. In this blog post, we'll cover what virtual running is, why you should try it out in 2022, and how to get started.What is virtual running...
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A Virtual Run to Grow Strong Roots

 Our latest virtual challenge is one that will help you grow strong roots and foundations. Beautifully crafted this medal represents all the hard work you put into so that your achievement can blossom.This virtual challenge has 3 different distance options for you to chose from. You can choose a 5 mile, 10 mile or 25 mile option. Wha...
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The Virtual Fairytale Book Collection Challenge - Amazing Medals

​Are you looking for your next virtual run or virtual challenge? Looking for that bit of magic to help you reach your running and fitness goals? Well if you love fairytales then these virtual 5K challenge medals, a total of 95Km, will help you reach that goal.These challenges provide a S.M.A.R.T goal to help you reach that next level. Virtual ...
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Fairytale Book Collection Challenge

The new medals for 2021 If you love fairytales then this is the fairytale challenge for you. Inspired by fairytales these beautiful medals can be earned, not just bought, by completing their virtual challenges. Motivation is not always easy, thinking about it is okay but actually starting and then finishing as well, not so easy....
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Virtual Runs and Challenges for the USA

 We love seeing challengers from all around the world take part in our challenges. The team still get a buzz when we send a medal to a new city or town that we have never sent one to before.The United States (USA) is one of the biggest destinations for our medals outside of the UK. We see a lot of challengers from all over the US but one of th...
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