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Overview-Virtual 5K

OVERVIEW - Verizon Virtual 5K Option

The Verizon Corporate Classic continues the tradition of hosting New Jersey's premier corporate fitness event with a new twist. The sold out 5K featuring over 125 companies and 4,500 participants is adding a virtual option for it's 16th year! Beginning on September 20, registrants will have 10 days to complete a 5K and submit their time. 

Everyone who enters the Verizon Virtual 5K will receive a commemorative event t-shirt and bib.

A virtual 5K can be run anywhere at anytime. Not sure where to run? You can select any of the professionally measured courses listed on the Maps page when they become available on September 19, 2021.

Note: Results from the Verizon Virtual 5K cannot be included in the Company Team scoring from the live, in-person Verizon Corporate Classic 5K on September 18.


Anywhere YOU want!

*Course Maps available on September 19, 2021



ENTRY DETAILS - Virtual Option



July 10, 2021


September 30, 2021

at 5 PM

CORPORATE TEAMS - Virtual Option

Companies may enter an unlimited number of participants.


Company Captain must be designated by each team. This person is responsible for:

  • Creating the company team

  • Promoting the opportunity within the company

  • Recruiting participants company-wide

  • Informing fellow employees how to use the online registration system to join the company team

  • Coordinating payment for the team's entry

  • Finalizing the team roster 


Note: All participants must follow locally mandated social distancing guidelines



Each participant may only submit one 5K time. Submit your time via the Results Page by September 30, 2021 at 5PM. Times will be listed on the results page. You may run as many 5K legs as you like, but only 1 submission per participant will be accepted. 

Please visit the Results Page and follow the instructions to submit your 5K time. 

OFFICIAL RULES- Virtual Option

  • Each participant must complete a Runner Entry Form in order to be officially entered and eligible to participate. Participants certify that they are medically fit to participate. Paper forms must contain original signatures.

  • There is no limit to the number of employee participants per company.

  • All team members must participate unaided. Roller skates, skateboards, rollerblades, roller skis, and bicycles are strictly prohibited. Their use will result in disqualification of the individual participant and may result in team disqualification. Baby joggers are permitted.

  • All who enter will have a 10 day time window (from Sept. 20-Sept. 30) to complete their 5K run or walk on one of the Verizon Virtual courses of their choice.  

  • All participants must submit their 5K time by Thursday, September 30 at 5PM to be included in the posted results. You can record your time using Strava, Fitbit, Map My Run, etc. You can also use your watch or phone for self-timing. 



Your Race T-shirt and Bib will be shipped directly to your home to ensure safety and health. In some cases, company t-shirts and race bibs may be distributed by company captains. Please check directly with your captain to learn the details for your team.


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