virtual 42/7
Zurich marató


Virtual 42/7 ZMB

Our lives have changed, our habits have been altered but, as soon as we could, we all went out to breath and to practice the sport we love the most: running.

Now more than ever, we want to celebrate the freedom of running outdoors.
A global change starts with an individual first step: to accept the challenge.

Go out and explore your magic places and overcome thechallenge of reaching the legendary distance of 42,195km in 7 days!

Share with us your #AVirtualMagicExperience

How to take part?

Being part of the V42/7 is very simple, you just have to follow the next steps:


Before registering for the Virtual 42/7 Zurich Marató Barcelona, create your free account at VRace by Sport Heroes.

Sign up

Connect your sports App / device to your Sport Heroes profile.


Once registered in VR by Sport Heroes, register for the Virtual 42/7 Zurich Marató Barcelona event by clicking on the green button at the bottom of the screen.


Start your challenge from November 8 and complete the 42km distance in 7 days in one or more races. You have until the 15th of November to beat the challenge.


After saving each of your activities, you will see on your profile the kms that you have completed.


Get your solidarity medal: 5€ + shipping. 1€ will be destined to La Marató de TV3 for the investigation against COVID-19.

Purchase your medal
How can I connect my APP / device with the virtual 42/7?

Follow the next steps in order to synchronize your APP. Access here to the document.

How much does it cost to take part in the V42/7 Zurich Marató Barcelona?

Taking part in the Virtual 42/7 Zurich Marató Barcelona is free.

What devices or apps are compatible with the VR by Sport Heroes platform?

The compatible sports devices and apps to connect with the VR by Sport Heroes platform are: ASICS Runkeeper, Adidas Running by Runtastic, Decathlon Coach, Fitbit, Garmin, Health Mate (Withings), Nike Run Club, Nike Training Club and Nike Training, Polar, Suunto, TomTom, Under Armor (Map MyRun, Map My Ride, Map My Walk and Map My Fitness), Coros and Rouvy It’s not possible to upload activities manually via files to the VR by SH platform.

To what initiative is the donation of the charity medal of the Virtual 42/7 Zurich Marató Barcelona destined?

All participants will have the opportunity to acquire their charity medal, 1€ of each medal will go to the investigation against Covid-19, all of this with the support of "La Marató de TV3" that this year supports the cause of the investigation against Covid -19.

I started running a short time ago. Is the V42/7 a race that fits all kinds of participants?

The V42/7 challenge is designed to be achieved by different kind of participants with different physical characteristics. Participants have 7 days, that’s why we recommend planning the training week ina way that allows them to complete the challenge without causing excessive fatigue.

During what dates can this V42/7 be held?

The start of the challenge will be on November 8 and the last day to complete the minimum distance of 42km will be on November 15.

Is it possible to complete the 42km of the challenge indoors, using a treadmill?

Yes, both indoor and outdoor are accepted. If your weekly schedule forces you to run indoors and outdoors, don't worry as both activities will count at the end of the challenge.

If I exceed 42km, will I keep appearing in the rankings? When will you publish the rankings?

Yes, you will appear in the rankings. The minimum requirement to appear in the final classification is that you complete the 42km or exceed them. The rankings will be published 24 hours after the end ofthe event. If this is not possible, we will inform the participants by social media or email.

How can I keep up to date with the latest news of the V42/7?

To find out the latest details on the V42/7 and the Zurich Marató Barcelona we recommend you follow the ZMB social media accounts.
You will find us on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Youtube y Strava.

Get ready, get motivated, go ahead and share your #AVirtualMagicExperience
Prepárate, motívate, supérate y comparte tu #AVirtualMagic

A global change begins with a first individual step,accept the challenge and join us in this journey of joy and running.

Register here

Interact with us on our social networks and join the community.

Official Partner