3,521 Miles. 13 States. The World's Best VIRTUAL Fitness Challenge.
You Belong Here.
Accumulate miles as you run, walk, bike, swim, hike, or even pogo stick across America. Complete the challenge without ever leaving your neighborhood!
Complete your miles individually or on a team of up to 8 people - get your friends involved!
Begin the challenge anytime! No deadline for completion.
Take the challenge from anywhere and complete it on YOUR time. Join today!
Join the Challenge.
Registration Package Options
Amerithon Challenge Swag
As you complete the Amerithon Challenge and enter your miles into the Mileage Tracker, you will earn Milestone Badges and Flyover Videos. These are placed throughout your journey to help encourage you and help you visualize how many miles you really are completing!
Each milestone is a goal – the tracker will count down your totals until your next milestone. Print out your milestone badges and share on social media to let the world know how far you’ve come!
How to Join the Amerithon Challenge
- Contact friends, family, coworkers, and neighbors and ask them to join your Amerithon Challenge team
- Send them anything and everything they need
- Remind everyone that runners, walkers, bikers, swimmers, hikers, ANYBODY is welcome!
- Account credentials will be emailed to you on July 16th so you can log in and start your journey!
- Team captains are in charge of creating their teams in the mileage tracker
- Send invitations to registered teammates to join created teams
- Search for teams and request to join teams
- Log miles, reach milestones, travel across America with us
How to Complete the Amerithon Challenge
Fly solo and complete the miles alone. Join a team and divide the 3,521 miles any way you like. Team members do not have to do the same number of miles but the illustration below shows the average miles each team member would need to do to complete the challenge.
Frequently Asked Questions
When does the Amerithon Challenge begin?
Begin the Amerithon Challenge anytime. Complete the challenge on your time and on your schedule. Registration is open now here. Start today and become an Amerithoner!
Is there a time frame for this challenge?
Run The Edge encourages Amerithoners to attempt to finish the challenge in a year but there is no set deadline.
Is there a limit to the number of team members allowed on one team?
Yes, the tracker limits teams to 8 members.
What am I allowed to count toward my mileage?
Miles tracked by fitness trackers (sync your FitBit or Garmin), miles tracked running, walking, biking, swimming, etc. Track whatever miles you feel comfortable tracking
How does this challenge effect Run The Year 2017?
Miles tracked can be used for both challenges.
Can I participate internationally?
Of course. Simply choose to participate internationally at registration to ensure your swag ships to the correct location. Geographic location does not influence your ability to participate in the virtual challenge.
When do I get access to my tracker account?
Amerithon tracker is open now! Get access within minutes of registering.
Why didn't I receive my confirmation email?
There’s a few reasons this could have happened. Email email@example.com with your email address, first name and last name.
Send Us a Message
If you have questions, comments, or concerns please contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org