Where can I run/walk?
Anywhere! This is your Virtual 5K experience, and we want you to complete it wherever you can and want to — sidewalks, paths, treadmill — every mile counts!
What items are included with the Wherever You Roam Virtual 5K participant kit?
The participant kit includes a race bib, CU-themed medal, CU spirit pack and more!
When do I need to complete my 5K?
Run, walk, or jog the Wherever You Roam Virtual 5K any time Monday, Oct. 12 through Sunday, Oct. 31. You can submit your results on the portal through Sunday, Nov. 15.
Do I need to submit results to get a medal?
Your medal is with your participant kit, but once you complete your 5K, sign in to your account and click "Log Result" and download your personalized finisher’s certificate. Be sure to share out any photos and your race day experience using #WhereverYouRoam5K and #ForeverBuffs.
How do I track my distance and time?
For the Virtual Run, we accept results on the honor system, but the most accurate tracking is typically via a device with GPS tracking.
When will my kit ship?
Participant kits will begin shipping week of Monday, Oct. 19. After that, kits will be shipped within 10-14 business days of when you register. Please allow a few extra days for shipping to Alaska and Hawaii. We cannot ship outside of the U.S., but international alums will be able to opt to receive a virtual kit during the registration process.
Do you ship internationally?
The Wherever You Roam Virtual 5K participant kit can only be shipped to addresses within the contiguous United States, Alaska, and Hawaii. International participants can opt to instead receive a virtual kit with a downloadable bib and finisher’s certificate.
When does registration for the Wherever You Roam Virtual 5K open?
Online registration for the Virtual 5K opens on Thursday, Sept. 24 and continues through Thursday, Oct. 22. To ensure your participant kit arrives in time, register at least two weeks prior to the date you plan to complete your 5K.
Can we register as a team?
Yes, you can register a team at the start of the registration process.
How do I update my personal information within my account?
Login to your EnMotive account here. You can change all personal information here such as email, password, address, etc.
Can I register more than one person under my account?
Yes — you can register as many people under your account as you want. Select the "Register Another Person" option on the last page of registration and enter your email as the account holder.
Team + Fundraising Questions
Am I required to be part of a team?
No, you do not have to join a team to complete registration.
How do I create and/or join a team?
In order to create a team you must first start the registration process. On the third page of your registration process, select your category and tell us who you are, then you can create your team. To join a team, use the dropdown menu on that same page to search for your team —add yourself and submit your registration.
How do I become the Team Captain?
To become the Team Captain you must be the first person to register/create the Team.
Where does a portion of my registration go?
You can choose to have your $5 donation support either of these two funds that make a direct impact on the success of CU Boulder students:
CU Boulder Alumni Association Quasi-Endowed Scholarship Fund
To provide support for the Alumni Association's undergraduate scholarship program at the University of Colorado. Scholarship recipients will be selected in accordance with established procedures for awarding merit- and/or need-based scholarships.
CU Boulder Medical Expense Assistance Fund
The Medical Expense Assistance Fund (MEAF) provides financial assistance to students who are unable to pay incurred medical bills or prescription costs.
If I have a question regarding registration or my account, who can I contact?
You can reach out to us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we would be glad to help you out wherever you may be having difficulty.
If I have a question regarding Homecoming and Family Weekends or CU Boulder, who can I contact?
For any CU or Homecoming and Family weekend-specific questions, please reach out to Pam at email@example.com.