Winter Warrior Rules

Winter Warrior Rules

How do I earn points?

Every run earns you points! Join us for any of our weekly runs and you will earn points.  The more runs you attend, the more points you earn. The colder and wetter (or snowier) the run, the more points you can earn.  Here’s how it works:

2 points - Run a Winter Warrior social run. Social runs are approximately 3 miles with Saturday runs offering an additional 5 mile-ish route. All paces are welcome! This allows everyone a great chance at earning prizes and the Winter Warrior title.

  • Mondays at 6:30am, meet at Awakenings Coffee House  note: location updated 11/21/18
  • Wednesdays at 6pm, meet at Fleet Feet Meridian
  • Saturdays at 9:00am, alternating locations between Fleet Feet Meridian & the Greenbelt

3 points - Run a Winter Warrior themed run. There will be 5 themed runs throughout the 12-week season.

  • Pancake Run - November
  • Ugly Sweater Run - December
  • Nike Flash Run - January
  • Super Bowl Run - February
  • Duo (Valentine's) Run - February

1 extra point - Run in freezing (30 or below) temperatures! Depending on our winter, you could acquire many points this way! (official temps based on Fleet Feet Staff’s weather app at that run)

1 extra point - Run in rain or snow.

1 extra point - Invite a friend (who is NOT a Winter Warrior) to run with you for their FIRST TIME at one of our social or themed runs! They will need to sign the guest waiver and write your name down for you to get points. If that friend signs up for Winter Warrior after having a group run with earn an additional 2 points - just make sure they mention your name in the registration process.

Winter Warrior Prizes

What do I get for all those points I earn?

  • Top 10% high point earners - a really awesome prize!
  • Next 15% high point earners – a really great prize!
  • Next 25% high point earners - a really good prize!

NOTE: You are only eligible for one prize category.

ALSO...every 10 points will get you a raffle ticket for the end of season raffle items.


  • Sign In (using Fitvil) AND Sign Out at each group run, themed run, or other Winter Warrior Event. If you forget to sign in and/or points!
  • No signing in and heading off to do your own thing! Each run will have a 5k route options (approx).
  • You must sign out too! If you’d like to run farther than the routes, please check out first before continuing. This allows staff or volunteers to have everyone checked out in a reasonable time frame.
  • All guests must sign the waiver to run with our group.
  • NO selling, bartering, giving, donating, stealing, bargaining, haggling, negotiating, trading (or equivalent to these words) for points.
  • You may only win one raffle prize.
  • Fleet Feet Meridian reserves the right to make changes along the way (ie themes, dates, concerning weather considerations, etc)
  • Run at your own risk. Please consider safety and personal limits in all decisions to join a Winter Warrior run. If you have questions on how to prepare for dark, cold, winter conditions, please see our staff. We are ready to help you run through the winter warm and safe!
  • Please run with reflective gear and headlamps in low or no light conditions. We will look like a moving Christmas Tree out there, but we WILL be seen!  Safety is always our number one concern.  Be safe so we can all have fun!
  • The Winner will be crowned at Fleet Feet Wrap Up on Sunday, February 24, 2019.

So let’s get running and see who will be crowned “Winter Warrior”!  Will it be you?

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Program Start: Friday, November 23rd at our Pancake Run
Program Schedule: Monday 6:30am, Wednesday 6pm, Saturday 9am
Program Fee: $25+tax
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