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SPAR Women’s Virtual Challenge: Road safety tips to follow

Are you excited about the SPAR Women’s Virtual Challenge? We want to keep you safe on our roads #LiveLimitless

Thousands of runners, joggers and walkers will hit the streets with friends, family and neighbours for the 2021 SPAR Women’s Virtual Challenge on September 4.

The SPAR Women’s Virtual Challenge is the most inclusive race allowing people of all shapes and sizes to run or walk at their own pace, from any location.

Popular radio DJ and SPAR Women’s Virtual Challenge ambassador, Suga said “The event bursts with good energy and togetherness, and now you can recreate that good energy with the people that mean the most to you, at your own pace in a space familiar to you.”

Safety first. When enjoying the challenge with like-minded women who are putting on their running shoes and taking to the streets, follow these road safety tips.

When enjoying the SPAR Women’s Virtual Challenge with like-minded women who are putting on their running shoes follow these road safety tips.
  • Run on the same side as oncoming traffic
  • Wear visible clothes; but we are sure you will look stunning in this year’s official T-shirt and face buff
  • Obey the rules of the road
  • Embrace the challenge; tune into your surroundings, not out. Avoid wearing headphones or earbuds
  • Runners should let a friend or family member know where they were going, telling them their intended route.

For more information on the SPAR Women’s Virtual Challenge, please see their FAQ section here: 

Remember to post your virtual run on social media platforms using the hashtags #LiveLimitless #SPARVirtualChallenge.

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