Events race to the finishing line to achieve a 2019 athlete-rated award

Yvonne Turner
Nov 29, 2019 · 3 min read
Racecheck Athlete-Rated Awards; unique endorsement of your events from participating athletes

Has your event made the cut this year? Has your race crossed the finishing line with a cheering crowd and praise? If yes, you deserve peer endorsement and recommendatiion from participating athletes helping grow your numbers and reputation.

We can reveal the 28 races who have so far qualified for a 2019 Racecheck Athlete-Rated Award; and there is still time to join them! The deadline for the 2019 Athlete-Rated Awards is 16th January 2020.

How do you qualify?

All events with 30 or more reviews and an average rating of 4.6 or higher will qualify. Simply ask your athletes to review the event they took part in on Racecheck. You will enjoy valuable feedback and ratings that will help you shape your event and drive further awareness of it to other keen athletes looking for their next challenge.

2019 qualifying events (so far) — your event can still join them!

Out of tens of thousands of reviews and events, these events have received the strongest reviews for their category in 2019 to date. The final announcement will be made after the 16th January 2020 confirming the Top Rated events and then Gold, Silver and Bronze awarded events. Time to get your event on the list and congratulations to all events qualifying so far!

2019 TOP RATED EVENTS (this is not final until closing date on 16th January)

Top Rated Obstacle Race; Commando at Hever Castle 4.72/5

Top Rated Swim (third year); Thames Marathon (14km Henley to Marlow) 4.92/5

Top Rated Triathlon; Eastbourne Triathlon 4.86/5

Top Rated Road Run; London Marathon 4.88/5

Top Rated Off-Road Run; The Hilly Helmet Challenge 4.94/5

Top Rated SwimRun; Hokey Cokey 4.92/5

Still waiting for a Cycling Event to qualify, could it be your event?

GOLD AWARD

Birch Challenge 4.94/5

The RAT — Roseland August Trail 4.92/5

Salcey Forest Winter 4.87/5

The Longhorn 4.85/5

The Hampshire Hoppit Trail Marathon 4.85/5

Breakfast Run Loseley 4.85/5

Thoresby 4.84/5

Virtual Runner Live — January 4.83/5

SILVER AWARD

Frome Half Marathon, 10k, 5k and Family Run 4.79/5

Intersport Run Reigate 4.79/5

The Ciderthon 4.78/5

Hard as Snails Run 4.75/5

JCP Swansea Half Marathon 4.74/5

Polar Bear Challenge 4.73/5

The Fox 4.72/5

Devizes Half Marathon and Fun Run 4.72/5

ASDA Foundation Yorkshire Marathon 4.72/5

MK Marathon Weekend 4.71/5

BRONZE AWARD

Swindon Half Marathon 4.62/5

MK Rocket 5K 4.69/5

British Airways Run Gatwick 4.65/5

Grant & Stone Marlow 5 4.63/5

Award winning event organisers all receive award badges, certificates and preferential marketing which can be included in their 2020 marketing campaigns.

To find out more about the Racecheck Athlete-Rated Awards, or request a copy of a review toolkit helping you gather ratings from your athletes, contact yvonne@racecheck.com.

Racecheck is a platform helping athletes find, book and plan great endurance events through the power of race reviews, while also helping organisers promote their races to a highly targeted audience and generate more sign-ups.

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Our website and mobile app bring the global endurance community together, offering event search, registration, sharing of experiences through tens of thousands of race reviews and the connection of participants — all in one welcoming community.

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