Lace them up tight! The National Air and Space Museum has announced its latest commemorative activity – Race to the Moon – as part of its celebration of the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing. Race to the Moon is a 50-day virtual race on the social fitness app Strava that will challenge participants to run 50 miles in 50 days. The race started June 1 and ends July 20.
Race participants are encouraged to share photos of themselves using #RacetotheMoon, connect with other runners across the country and enter to win exclusive Apollo 50 content and prizes. At the end of the challenge, all challenge participants will receive a surprise. Official rules and information on how to join the race are available here.
More information and updates on the museum’s Apollo 50th anniversary programs and events can be found on the museum’s Apollo website.