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Terms of Participation

Terms of Participation in the 2021 Garmin Run Series 10km Virtual Edition race


Registration is possible through completing the following steps:

1.     Fill in the registration form on

2.     Pay the registration fee through the website as part of your registration

3.     After we receive your payment we send you a link to our race portal where you need to create an account and link your running watch/fitness tracker application. Once you've linked this, you don't have to do anything else, your activities will be automatically synced with our app.

For an entry to be valid, entrants must complete the registration form on the above url and pay the entry fee prior to registration cut-off date of the event: until 6 December 2021 (extended from 1 December 2021). Following this, it is the participant’s responsibility to visit the race portal and complete the linking of their watch/fitness tracker application with the application of the race prior to starting any activity they wish to count against the target of the challenge.

Registering activities to complete the challenge

If you follow the steps above for registration and the instructions provided as part of the registration process, the activities from your fitness/sport tracker/watch will be synced automatically. Please note that only activities that you do AFTER linking your app with ours will be synced, we do not handle/track activities manually and we do not accept activities manually entered or GPX imported to tracking apps.

Breaking down/completing the challenge

Only recorded indoor and outdoor running and walking activities count (excluding daily steps). You can do as many activities as you like and cumulate your distance against the goal. The only limitation is to finish the challenge i.e. collect enough km by the cut-off date.

The Garmin Run Series 2021 10k Virtual Edition opens on 8 December 2021 and runs until 13 December 2021. Participants who have linked their tracker with our race portal before 8 December will have their activities calculated against the race target from this date.  Only activities completed AND synced with our race portal automatically within this period count against your challenge target. 

Please note that only activities that you do AFTER linking your tracker app with ours will be counted against your challenge target, we do not handle/track activities manually and we do not accept activities manually entered or GPX imported to tracking apps.

As part of the registration participants get access to our race portal on which they can always track their progress vs the challenge target.

Participants and teams

Each participant will have to complete the 10km distance and we have prizes for the top 3 male and top 3 female participants. At the same time, we encourage you to form teams, challenge each other and maybe even run together (bearing in mind Covid-19 measures and safety), so we also have a team prize to give away. Teams can be up to 10 people and members should indicate their team name as part of the registration process (max. 15 characters).

​The team prize will be given based on the fastest cumulative speed divided by the number of team members. All team members have to complete the10km race distance individually.

Supported tracker applications

The up-to date list of supported trackers can be found on our race portal. At the time of closing this document, the following brands are supported (new for the 2021 Garmin Run Series 10km Virtual Edition race!): Apple Watch, Apple Health, Garmin, Fitbit, Adidas Running, Map My Run, Map My Ride, Map My Walk, Runkeeper, Strava. Please note that first you have to connect your app and we do not accept activities manually entered or GPX imported to tracking apps, including for indoor activities.

Cost of Participation / Entry Fees

The entry fee is 15 EUR (fifteen Euros).

Entry is only valid for the details listed on the entry form and is non-transferable. Entrants acknowledge that the entry fee is non-refundable.

Prizes: the Medal

1. Every participant is entitled to a Garmin T-shirt. T-shirts can be collected from Garmin Malta in Gzira during regular opening hours after successful registration.

2. Every finisher is entitled for a medal to certify their achievement. Participants who have finished the challenge, can pick up their medal in person from 14 December. The medals can be picked up at the Garmin Malta shop in Gzira. 

3. Top 3 (fastest time) male and top 3 female athletes will get exclusive Garmin apparel.

4. Top team gets an EUR 250 voucher that can be used at Saracino's in Attard. This is based on the accumulated activity time during which team members completed the race, divided by the number of team members - the fastest team wins.

Entrants acknowledge that the entry fee for the space in the challenge and not to ‘purchase’ the challenge medal. The medal is a reward for all completing entrants in the allocated time.

If the distance is not completed within the given timescales, we are unable to store the medal, or send to participants who have not completed the distance within the given timescales.

Other terms

By entering this challenge/race, entrants declare they are physically fit and able to participate in this event and are able to complete the distance they have nominated. Entrants are not aware of any medical condition or impairment that will prevent participation in this event or will affect their health by participation.

Entrants acknowledge that this is a virtual event and that Garmin Malta may ask to verify results whilst it does not provide volunteers, marshals or medical personnel assistance to any entrant.

Entrants accept that participation in this event is at their own risk and they accept that participating in this event may involve real risk of injury or death.

Entrants acknowledge they will participate and complete their nominated distance in a manner chosen by them, at locations chosen by them and at their own risk.

Entrants consent to royalty-free use of their name, result, image, photographs, video and comments in any publications and marketing in relation to this event by Garmin Malta.

By agreeing to these terms and conditions, entrants release Garmin Malta and Charity Run Malta from all claims connected with participation. Entrants indemnify Garmin Malta and Charity Run Malta, sponsors, volunteers, and employees involved in this event directly or indirectly against all liability for any and all injury, loss or damage connected with the entrant’s participation.

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