Congratulations #VirtuallyMiamiFamous Finishers!

Congratulations to all athletes who earned their #VirtuallyMiamiFamous title! Due to the cancellation of the 2021 in-person race, we introduced the first-ever digital rendering of our world-renowned event completed January 10 – 31, 2021. Participants built their own Miami Famous experience, complete with a spinning multi-layered Finisher medal, exclusive swag items, a free TuneUp online training program and much more.

Miami Famous Runner’s Market – NOW OPEN! Explore exhibitor booths now through February 7th for special discounts, exclusive giveaways, live sessions and advice to help you crush your #VirtuallyMiamiFamous experience! 

How it Works

1. Pick your distance(s). Run any one distance, two distances, or really go hard and run all three distances!

2. Run your chosen distance(s) anytime, anywhere between January 10 – January 31, 2021.
If you really want to be competitive and see where you stack up on the leaderboard, we suggest this schedule for completion:
Tropical 5K: January 10 – 17
Miami Half Marathon: January 18 – 24
Miami Marathon: January 25 – 31

3. Train with Frankie – As an added bonus, Miami Marathon co-founder Frankie Ruiz has crafted a free TuneUp running plan for each distance registrants may use through January.

4. Crush it in January!!!


One Distance – $40 Two Distances – $60 Three Distances – $80

Who Can Participate?

Everyone, everywhere is welcome to participate. Run or walk your way to the Finish Line and celebrate Miami from wherever you live! Invite your friends, family and co-workers to be #VirtuallyMiamiFamous with you in 2021.


U.S. Participants – Finisher Kits will be mailed within the continental US at no additional charge 4-6 weeks after the virtual event concludes (January 31, 2021) to those who submit their results before February 3, 2021.

International Participants – We highly encourage you to use a U.S. address during registration to which we’ll ship your Finisher Kit 4-6 weeks after the event ends (January 31, 2021) for those who submit their results before February 3, 2021. Note: international shipments will come at an additional cost to the participant based on the shipping location and weight of the package. We will only ship the package ONCE and are not responsible for any lost or unreceived packages

2021 Miami Marathon Registrants – Athletes who were already registered for the cancelled in-person 2021 Life Time Miami Marathon & Half Marathon presented by cbdMD were offered resolution options that included virtual event participation. If you opted for a refund or a donation, you may still register for the virtual event at any time – please click here for more information. 

RaceJoy: Official Race App

We are offering RaceJoy to enhance your 2021 #VirtuallyMiamiFamous race experience.

Key features include:
GPS Progress Alerts
Live GPS Tracking
Automatic Results Submission

Download the RaceJoy mobile app in advance to ensure proper phone setup and to go for a test run before heading out on your official #VirtuallyMiamiFamous run. Invite your friends and family to track you and send you cheers!

*Athletes not required to use this app; other fitness devices are acceptable to track time and distance.

Miami Famous Runner’s Market

Visit the Miami Famous Runner’s Market to find exhibitor booths that are offering the latest and greatest in running gear, technology, nutrition and opportunity. Many brands are offering exclusive specials, giveaway contests, and special advice that will help you conquer your #VirtuallyMiamiFamous experience.

Be sure to check out the space now through February 7th for your chance to catch new offerings and content! 

Want to ask questions and chat with brands live?
Add the following times to your calendar!

Friday, January 29, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM EST

Saturday, January 30, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM EST

What You’ll Get*

Swag, swag, and more swag!

Complete any one distance, and you’ll receive: a shirt + medal + TuneUp program

Complete any two distances, and you’ll receive: a shirt + medal + flexible water bottle + TuneUp program

Complete all three distances, and you’ll receive: a shirt + medal + flexible water bottle + hat + TuneUp program

*All Finisher Kits will begin mailing within the continental U.S. 4-6 weeks after #VirtuallyMiamiFamous concludes (January 31, 2021) to those who submit their results before February 3, 2021. Shirt sizes are unisex; bottle colors vary. More information and important notables for international participants below.

#VirtuallyMiamiFamous Medals

This year’s medal is really special to us, as it celebrates the conservation efforts of Miami’s coastal waters and reefs. Using a stackable concept, runners will earn a unique layer and ribbon for each distance completed. All finishers will receive the Golden Base and spinning Mangrove Roots layers – build up your medal the more you run!

*Click image below to enlarge.

*All finishers who submit their results before February 3, 2021 will receive the base and spinning mangrove roots pieces of the medal. Earn unique additional layers to build up your medal for each distance you run. Finishers will also receive a unique ribbon for each distance completed. 

Tropical 5K
Tropical 5K
Half Marathon
Half Marathon
Tropical 5K + Half
Tropical 5K + Half
Tropical 5K + Marathon
Tropical 5K + Marathon
Half + Marathon
Half + Marathon
Tropical 5K + Half + Marathon
Tropical 5K + Half + Marathon

2021 Ribbon Designs

Created by VACO Studio in partnership with SendIt4TheSea!

Learn More About the Design Inspiration and Artists.

Coral Reefs (Marathon)
Coral Reefs (Marathon)
Sea Grass (Half Marathon)
Sea Grass (Half Marathon)
Mangroves (Tropical 5K)
Mangroves (Tropical 5K)

Official Miami Famous Gear!

Commemorate your experience with official #VirtuallyMiamiFamous gear! Enjoy the latest styles and exclusive MIAMI designs while you train for your next Miami Famous moment. #NotRunningWithoutYou #NotMiamiWithoutYou


Virtual Event Questions? Email us.

Pop-Up Finish Lines

Big News: We’ll be hosting mini pop-up Finish Lines for #VirtuallyMiamiFamous in South Florida throughout Jan 10 – 31! Dates and locations for these in-person experiences will be announced to registrants closer to the event. 

Looking to gather your small group/team/club in-person to create a Finish Line moment together? Host your own #VirtuallyMiamiFamous Finish Line wherever you are! 

Whether joining us in-person or virtually, make sure you’re registered so you can cross that Miami Famous Finish Line with us in 2021! 

*While we all continue to navigate the current public health pandemic, please ensure you adhere to all CDC and local safety guidelines. Limited finish line tape supply available – first come, first served – for registrants of #VirtuallyMiamiFamous; deadline to request has passed. Only available within the U.S. Shipping begins January 4th.


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