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 5k or 10k event and complete that distance anywhere you like from 1 February 2021 – 28 February 2021.

Virtual fun runs are new, so here’s some answers specifically to the 2020 Hobart Run The Bridge 'Brooks 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 Brooks Virtual Run 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 Hobart Run the Bridge race number to wear, plus a 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 send us a picture of your watch, or a link to your run on popular apps like Strava, Garmin Connect, Suunto Movescount etc.  Also send us a picture of you wearing your race number and we’ll add you to the results.

Can I walk the event?

Yes of course.  

How will the results work?

We will run a leaderboard during February 2021 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 2021.  Why not try on February 1 and spend the month getting as high as you can up the leaderboard.

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 February 28.

Can I buy this as a gift?

Yes.  This is perfect for people who can't get to the event in person in 2021.

How much does it cost to enter?

It costs $25 to enter.

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

Simply enter online here.  Then;

  • Run/walk either the 5km or 10km distance between February 1-28 in 2021
  • We will mail you a race bib and a medal
  • Email or tag us on social media a link or picture of your result and a picture of you in your race bib
  • Your result will be added to the leaderboard
  • All winners announced on February 28 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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