Virtual RUN

Once again, Tasmania’s largest fun run will offer the opportunity for people around the world to participate virtually. Read more below about how you can join in the Brooks Virtual Run.

You can choose either the 5km or 10km event and complete that distance anywhere you like from 1 February 2023 – 5 March 2023.

Virtual fun runs are new, so here’s some answers specifically to the 2023 Think Big Run The Bridge Virtual Run questions you might have;

What is a virtual race?

A virtual race is an event that you can complete at your convenience.  You can run or walk the distance anywhere that suits you, during the specified time window.  

Who can run a virtual race?

A virtual race is open to anybody, of any age, no matter where you live or how fast you can run/walk.  

The virtual events will be open to anyone who cannot get to the event on race day.

What do you get when you enter?

Once you’ve entered, we’ll send you an official and unique Tasmanian made finishers medal.

Where do I run/walk?

Anywhere you like.  It doesn’t matter if you live in New York, London, Beijing or Sydney.  Simply run/walk 5km or 10km at time or place that suits you.

How do we know you’ve completed the event?

Simply track your run using popular apps like Strava, Garmin Connect, Suunto Movescount etc.  We will send you an email with a link to upload your results to the virtual leaderboard in February. Please contact if you do not receive this email by March 1.

Can I walk the event?

Yes of course.  

How will the results work?

We will run a leaderboard during February/March 2023 with all the people who submit their times.  

Can I do the event more than once?

Yes.  You can try and do the event as fast as you can any time during the month of February and March 2023.  Why not try on February 1 and spend the month getting as high as you can up the leaderboard. You can upload new results. Please note that each upload will replace the existing time.

How do I upload my Virtual result?

When you enter online you'll receive an email with instructions on how to upload your results in your Race Roster account.

Submission of results close at midnight AEDST March 5, 2023.

Can I buy this as a gift?

Yes.  This is perfect for people who can't get to the event in person in 2023.

How much does it cost to enter?

It costs $25 to enter.

What do you get for your money?
  • Finishers medal, including postage.
  • Name in results
  • Free digital certificate
How do I enter?

Simply enter online, then;

  • Run/walk either the 5km or 10km distance between February 1-March 5 in 2023
  • Follow the link emailed to you and submit your result
  • Your result will be added to the leaderboard
  • We will mail you out a medal after March 5
  • All winners announced on March 5 on our event leader board


You can download our virtual course information in a range of languages by clicking the links below.

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