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Virtual Running Club & Coronavirus

In light of current events and minute-by-minute changes and announcements about COVID-19, we wanted to briefly explain our stance during these troubling times: Unless it relates to our medals and other swag, we will not add to the wealth of information available about the virus. For those updates, please consult your trusted sources for news […]

What is a ‘proper’ plank?

How to plank A plank is one of the more fundamental moves in fitness and weight training. While some can argue its effectiveness, it remains to be a staple for beginners and advanced alike. Many ask, ‘What is the “right” way to do a plank?” In a nutshell, it’s the top position of a pushup […]

Setting Goals Effectively for 2020

2020 is here! (YAY!) and Millions of people around the world are setting New Year’s Resolutions that they’ll abandon by February. I’m not trying to be a downer… just a realist. I read somewhere that ~85% of people will have abandoned their resolutions within a month. It’s a pretty sucky situation if you ask me. […]

How do we pronounce ‘Spark+’?

Generally, we at Virtual Running Club say “SPARK”. The “+” isn’t necessarily pronounced. BUT – that’s not something we’re worried about. Spark+ is designed for you to help you take and keep control of your health and fitness.  If you pronounce the “+”, then that’s great – we’re not going to tell you what it […]

Club 71 becomes Spark+

When we first started developing Spark+, our internal code-name and testing phase name were both Club 71. The reason behind the name was simple: There would be 52 weekly, 12 month, 4 quarterly, 2 biannual and 1 annual challenge(s). Add that up and it equals 71. While this name did capture what we wanted it […]

Getting things set up

We are very excited about getting this new site set up to help launch and manage Virtual Running Club’s new program: Spark+. There are a few more tweaks we need to make behind the scenes and then we’ll be ready to accept new members so we can all spark something exciting in 2020. Look for […]

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