Join one of Strava's Running Races and participate in race discussions, set a race goal, see course info, view other athlete's training, and compare your efforts on a race leaderboard. Once you upload your Race file, it will automatically be detected as the race you joined. You will then be able to confirm that this is your race activity and enter your official race time.
Find and Join a Race:
- Tap the "Explore" Tab on the Strava navigation bar.
- Tap "Running Races."
- Browse the page to find your race.
- From the Running Races page, click the race you want to join.
- If the Race is in the future, you will be able to join by tapping the orange "I'm In" button
View and Filter the Weekly Training Feed:
This feature allows you to sort and compare your weekly training against athletes with similar goals. To compare your training to other racers, navigate to the "Week by Week Training" tab (highlighted below.) Use the drop-down menus to filter the activities you want to see.
Participate in the Race Discussion:
Engage with other athletes and discuss race plans, training, and give support. Access the race discussion by tapping the "Race Discussion" tab (highlighted below)
View the Course Info:
Access the course info by tapping the "Course Info" button (highlighted below) or by scrolling down the page.
Link your Race Effort to the Strava Race page:
When you upload your race file, Strava will detect that activity as the race and will ask you to confirm and enter your official time if the race is on Strava. Once you've confirmed, you will see your Race results below your activity overview. At this point, your race time will also be listed on the Race page leaderboard and overview.