13k Virtual Run

NEW FOR 2020: The Durrell Challenge 13K Virtual Run 

Join runners in Jersey and around the world on Sunday 27 September 2020 to take on the Durrell Challenge 13K Virtual Run.

Sign up as a 13K virtual runner or go a step further and become a VIP virtual runner to help raise vital funds for Durrell’s work protecting some of the most threatened wildlife on the planet.

So, let’s get you started! 

13K Virtual Runner: £18 +booking fee

VIP Virtual Runner: £18 +booking fee plus commitment to fundraise £500 for Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust.

Click here to sign up 

13K Virtual Runners will receive:

  • Access to the Durrell Challenge training plans and advice
  • Access to the Durrell Challenge Strava playlist supported by Henry Cavill 
  • An online race bib to print and wear on the day 
  • The Durrell Challenge 2020 finisher medal
  • The official Durrell Challenge 2020 t-shirt or vest (if selected when registering)
  • Access to the Durrell Challenge E-goodie bag

VIP Virtual Runners will receive the following extras:

  • Access to online training plans and advice 
  • A digital race bib to print and wear on the day  
  • A digital signed photo from Henry
  • A digital finisher’s certificate
  • A social graphic finisher icon
  • A digital Durrell animal adoption
  • 2 complimentary tickets to Jersey Zoo (valid until 31/12/23)

Brand-new for this year, all VIPS – in Jersey and virtual – will be entered into a prize draw to win an exclusive wildlife experience with Durrell.

Immerse yourself in the wild and wonderful Jersey Zoo for an exclusive three-night stay. Go behind the scenes with the inspirational keepers to meet some of the rarest animals on the planet. You will hear first-hand of Durrell’s dedication to saving species from extinction both in Jersey and across the globe. The winner (and a guest) will enjoy a three-night luxury stay in the five-star, award-winning Durrell Wildlife Camp. Wake up and enjoy your morning coffee to the sights and sounds of the zoo’s resident lemur troop and fabulous flamingos! The luxury pods are furnished with a double or twin beds and a cosy log burner, a separate private kitchen and bathroom, and decking with two sun loungers – the perfect spot for watching the neighbouring red squirrels! This unforgettable experience will make you feel like part of the Durrell team running one of the world’s leading wildlife conservation organisations.

Terms and Conditions

Please note that transport to and from Jersey is not included. The prize includes all meals for the duration of your stay and transport to and from the airport/harbour. Dates are subject to availability between April and October. The prize must be redeemed by 31st October 2023.

If you have already registered as a Durrell Challenge 13K or VIP runner and are unable to attend the new date, you can transfer your place to the virtual run by contacting us at info@doitfordurrell.com.

Thank you for supporting Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust and helping us to create a wilder, healthier, more colourful world for us all.

A step-by-step guide for completing your virtual challenge:

  1. Run in your local area
  2. It’s your race! Run your 13K challenge, you set the pace
  3. Submit your results on the Durrell Challenge Strava club. Earn your medal and bragging rights with your friends!
  4. Share your experience on social media, using #virtualdurrellchallenge and #doitfordurrell

Join the 13K Virtual Run Facebook Group

Join our Strava Club

Frequently asked questions relating to the 13K virtual challenge are available here.

Rules and requirements

  • Make sure your run activity is tagged as a race
  • Manual entries will not count
  • Please ensure your activity visibility control is set to “Everyone”
  • You can learn more about managing your activity’s privacy controls here