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Amerithon Challenge

3,521 Miles. 13 States. The World's Best VIRTUAL Fitness Challenge.

You Belong Here.

What is Amerithon?

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!

The Challenge That Makes Fitness A Habit!

Join the Challenge.
Register Today!

Three different registration packages available – Basic, Deluxe and Get It All

Registration Package Options

Basic Package

$25

Basic 300x300
Challenge Registration
Individual & Team Tracker
36 Flyover Videos
Access to Private Facebook Page
Milestone Badges & Email Motivations
Wall Map
6 Piece Medal
Amerithon Passport & Milestone Stickers
Amerithon Challenge Shirt

Deluxe Package

$50

Deluxe 300x300
Challenge Registration
Individual & Team Tracker
36 Flyover Videos
Access to Private Facebook Page
Wall Map
6 Piece Medal
Amerithon Passport & Milestone Stickers
Amerithon Challenge Shirt

Get It All Package

$75

Get It All 300x300
Challenge Registration
Individual & Team Tracker
36 Flyover Videos
Access to Private Facebook Page
Milestone Badges & Email Motivations
Wall Map
6 Piece Medal
Amerithon Passport & Milestone Stickers
Amerithon Challenge Shirt

Amerithon Challenge Swag

The Amerithon Challenge is a virtual fitness challenge (can be done by anyone, anywhere, and at anytime) but it has some awesome goodies that are shipped to you when you sign up and when you finish the challenge. Below is a full list of all the goodies you can receive when you join the challenge. See below for more info.

The Medal

The Amerithon Challenge medal is a 6 Piece Finisher Medal to commemorate your journey across the United States. Available in a limited edition keepsake box!

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The Passport

The Amerithon Challenge Passport is a 20 page journal to keep track of your journey. Place milestone stickers as you reach certain destinations and mark the date you arrive. Use as a visual representation of the physical challenge!

The Wall Map

The Amerithon Challenge Wall Map is a decorative wall map to hang up and mark as you complete the challenge! Fill in the map line to as you complete your miles and travel across America with the rest of the Amerithoners.

The Shirt

The Amerithon Challenge Shirt is a high quality Tech Shirt and comes in both a unisex and a ladies cut.

The Mileage Tracker

Basic Registration gets you access to your own individual and team mileage tracker to document and track your journey. Collect landmark badges and break your journey down into 36 bite sized pieces.

Flyover Videos & Milestone Badges

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!

Making A Difference

Run The Edge has donated over $25,000 dollars to charity partners such as Team Red White and Blue and Wear Blue Run To Remember. There is nothing we enjoy more than working with quality organizations like these to make a difference.

How to Join the Amerithon Challenge

Joining the Amerithon Challenge is easy. Follow the steps below to ensure your spot in the challenge. Registration is open – start your journey today!

Register Individually
  • All participants must register individually with unique email addresses
  • Confirmation information will be sent to you via email with account information
  • Registration is open here

Gather Your Team
  • 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!

Log Into Your Account
  • Account credentials will be emailed to you on July 16th so you can log in and start your journey!

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.

Flyin’ Solo
3,521 miles per person
Dynamic Duo
1,760 miles per person
Three Amigos
1,174 miles per person
Fearsome Foursome
880 miles per person
Fabulous Five
704 miles per person
Super Six
587 miles per person
Sexy Seven
503 miles per person
Elite Eight
440 miles per person

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 info@runtheedge.com with your email address, first name and last name.

Contact Us

Send Us a Message

If you have questions, comments, or concerns please contact us at: info@runtheedge.com