PARTICIPANT BASICS

Virtual B.A.A. 5K Toolkit

For athletes who have an Athletes' Village account, you may login to your Athletes' Village profile, click the 'My Races' tab and then select the Virtual B.A.A. 5K to access your personalized bib number.

Click the links below to download other parts of your virtual toolkit including:

Cheer Cards

Champions Breaktape

DIY Finish Line

Coloring Pages

Share the excitement of race week with your friends, family, and fellow runners. Be sure to use #RunTo125 and tag @TeamBAA on Instagram and @BAA on Twitter for a chance to be featured!

Submitting Your Finish Time

Don't forget to submit your finish time after completing the virtual B.A.A. 5K! Within Athletes' Village you can submit your finish time by visiting the 'My Races' tab and clicking 'Virtual B.A.A. 5K'. To receive a finisher medal, you must submit your finish time by April 20.

Frequently Asked Questions
(Q) How do I enter the virtual 2021 B.A.A. 5K?

(A) Registration for the B.A.A. 5K is currently open through the B.A.A.’s online platform, Athletes’ Village. Athletes’ Village is the central location for B.A.A. race and volunteer history, official race results, race updates, and race registration. Runners can create a free account prior to registration opening.

(Q) When is the virtual 2021 B.A.A. 5K race?

(A) The virtual B.A.A. 5K will be held on April 16-April 18. All entrants must complete and submit their finish time for 3.1 miles during this window. Information on how to submit your time will be provided in the coming months. 

(Q) How will I submit my finish time?

(A) Finisher times will be self-reported through Athletes’ Village. Login to your Athletes' Village account, click the 'My Races' tab then select the Virtual B.A.A. 5K. You'll be prompted to submit your finish time once the race window is open. You do not need a smart watch or GPS watch to submit your time. Times from treadmill runs are accepted for the virtual B.A.A. 5K. 

(Q) Where can I run the virtual B.A.A. 5K? 

(A) Anywhere! You can run the virtual B.A.A. 5K anywhere you’d like between April 16-April 18. Finish times must be submitted during the race window, April 16-April 18. 

(Q) What will I receive if I enter the virtual 2021 B.A.A. 5K? 

(A) Three tiers of virtual 2021 B.A.A. 5K registration will be offered to all participants:

− The Start Line Package ($45, unlimited) includes virtual B.A.A. 5K entry and a unicorn finisher’s medal.

− The Finish Line Package ($60, while supplies last) includes virtual entry to the B.A.A. 5K, a unicorn finisher’s medal, and adidas official participant shirt.

− The Unicorn Package ($65, while supplies last) includes virtual entry to the B.A.A. 5K, a unicorn finisher’s medal, adidas official participant shirt, and access to exclusive B.A.A. training programs created by B.A.A. High Performance coach and two-time Olympian Mark Carroll. The premium training programs will be available through a private group within the Athletes’ Village online platform and will include training videos, tips, Q&A sessions, and more. The training programs are tailored to athletes of all levels, whether aiming to run their first or fastest 5K.

To account for shipping, handling, and fees, international athletes will be charged an additional $20. There is no B.A.A. Distance Medley registration option for this year’s virtual race.

All entrants will also receive a virtual B.A.A. 5K toolkit featuring signature race elements including a personalized digital bib; printable breaktape; mile markers; cheer cards; and digital finisher’s certificate.

(Q) What are the rules for the virtual B.A.A. 5K? 

(A) Rules and guidelines surrounding the virtual B.A.A. 5K will be communicated by email and through Athletes’ Village in the near future. Participants in the virtual B.A.A. 5K will be required to complete the 3.1 mile distance during race weekend (April 16-April 18) to receive a finisher’s medal.

(Q) Will there be an in-person B.A.A. 5K this year?

(A) There will not be an in-person B.A.A. 5K in 2021.  

(Q) Is there a B.A.A. Distance Medley option for registration? 

(A) There is no B.A.A. Distance Medley option for registration this year.