1000 MILES in 2018

1500 MILES in 2018

2000 MILES in 2018

100 DAYS in 2018

The Gold Challenge has become the ultimate symbol for commitment. Choose the distance, run your goal.... get the Gold! Four options to choose from: go for the distance and run/walk 1000, 1500, 2000 miles and/or go for time and exercise 100 days starting January 1st and ending December 31st 2018.

Choose the distance, run your goal. For the out-and-backers, the trail seekers, and the early risers – it’s time to kick off the year with a new goal in mind. We will be here to cheer you on, provide support, share the miles, and make you laugh through it all! Make 2018 a golden year!

Run With Us

STEP 1 Create an Account

Once your account is setup, you’ll be able to join challenges, track your progress and connect with an amazing and inspiring community of runners.

STEP 2 Join a Challenge

Under the Challenges Menu, choose the Gold that fits your goals! Commit to the challenge by getting one of the Gold Packages and get access to our private Facebook group.

STEP 3 Track your Progress

You can manually upload your miles, or import them from your preferred app or tracker such as FitBit, MapMyRun, RunKeeper, Garmin, Strava, etc to our ilovetorun platform. Early 2018... use the Praemio app to earn free gear and swag with every mile you log.

Praemio makes it easier than ever to get credit and rewarded for all your hardwork! Praemio even connects with your favorite activity trackers! Stay tuned!

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Lacing up for the first time ever or lacing up after taking a long period off is rough. You wonder "why am i doing this" at times you want to quit, but you want the benefits that come from running/exercising. We'll give you all the motivation and support on our website and private Facebook group to complete the Gold challenge.

2018 gold challenge medal

2018 Gold Medal

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Commit to your Gold Challenge journey with this lover's dream Finisher Medal. If you love medals you'll want to add this one to your rack.

premium 2018 gold challenge package

Premium Package

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As a Gold Challenge participant you'll want to show off this super uber performance shirt along with the Finisher Medal.

ultimate 2018 gold challenge package

Ultimate Package

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Let everyone know you're a 1000Miles1Year kind of runner with the Ultimate Package specially designed for your personal journey.

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2018 Calendar

GOLD Challenge FAQ

What is the Gold Challenge again?

Can I use Strava, RunKeeper or other platforms to track my miles?...

How does 100DAYSOFMILES challenge work?

Is there a Private Facebook Group for this challenge?

How do I track my miles or count the days?

How much does it cost to participate in the 2018 GOLD challenge?...

Is it okay if I walk?

Is this a team challenge or an individual challenge?

Can I get a refund or transfer my entry to another person?

Can I participate in more than one challenge?

Is the GOLD challenge only for US?

When should I expect my package.

Is this medal real GOLD?

What's the difference between the Unisex and Ladies shirt?

How can I sign up my friend or family member.

Is there a cap for the referral program?

How many miles a day if I participate in 1000 Miles in One Year?...

What's the referral program?


Run/Walk 1000 Miles in 2018
16535 joined
11 months left
Run/Walk 1500 Miles in 2018
2257 joined
11 months left
Run/Walk 2000 Miles in 2018
1964 joined
11 months left
Run/Walk/Exercise 100 Days in 2018
4439 joined
11 months left
Run/walk 100 miles for the month of January
1484 joined
9 days left
Run/walk 50 miles for the month of January
1684 joined
9 days left

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After purchasing a Gold Package you will receive a unique referral link in your email receipt.

Pass this link to all your friends and family. When they purchase a Gold Package, you will both receive 50 points worth $5 in the ilovetorun shop!

Share as much as you’d like — there’s no limit on referral bonuses!

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