Take part in this unique virtual runs inspired by the Peruvian lines of Nazca
3500 BCE Peru territory was inhabited by the oldest civilization in the Americas
Peru home of Andean civilization and Inca Empire
The Inca Empire was the largest empire in pre-Columbian America. In the XIV century the Incas incorporated a large part of western South America, centered on the Andean Mountains. The Inca Empire functioned without money and markets. Instead, they exchanged goods and services. Center of the empire was city Cusco. At its largest, the empire joined northwest Argentina, Peru, western Ecuador, western and south Bolivia.
The Nazca Lines - what are they and who created them?
Nazca lines are Geoglyphs – means drawings on the ground made by stones and rocks and earth to create a negative image. made in the Peruvian desert these lines has revealed intriguing figures of humans and animals. The lines are discovered in a region of Peru just over 200 miles southeast of Lima, close to the modern town of Nasca. In total, there are over 800 straight lines, 300 geometric figures and 70 animal and plant designs. straight lines go up to 30 miles, while the biomorphs vary from 50 to 1 200 feet in length.
In 1927 Peruvian archaeologist Toribio Mejía Xesspe dicovered the strange lines while he was hiking.
The most common hypothesiz for Nazca lines is that they were drawn for astronomical purposes. María Reiche, spent years studying the site concluded that it was a huge astronomical calendar.
Animals and plants signs
Nazca lines are most famous for representing animals and plants like a spider, hummingbird, cactus plant, monkey, whale, llama, duck, flower, tree, lizard and dog. Very special are the pelican, the colibri and the condor. They are respected animals in Peru and are one of the most beautiful birds in the world. The Nazca lines are symbol of ancient mystery and are still challenge for us.
Nazca Virtual Run Series
Our main goal is to create interesting challenges for running, cycling and walking, which will give you the opportunity to stay engaged and involved with your favourite activities despite our busy life.
We create virtual runs on fixed dates to boost people’s running passion and to make them feel still like on real marathon with a ranking and other runners to compete or share emotions in the social groups.
This is a fitness challenge that forces you to roll a certain distance by running, walking or cycling. By participating in our new Nazca virtual runs you can win one of three medals or you can try and win all three of them.
Each medal symbolizes something special that represents your abilities.
There are medals for top three Nazca lines that you can participate in our virtual runs.
The Pelican virtual run is scheduled for 2nd and 3rd April 2022, distances available are: 3K, 5K, 10K, half and marathon
The Colibri virtual run is scheduled for 5th and 6th March 2022, distances available are: 3K, 5K, 10K, half and marathon
The Condor virtual run is scheduled for 23rd and 24th April 2022, distances available are: 3K, 5K, 10K, half and marathon
Pick your virtual run and prove yourself worthy of the ancient powers and mysteries. Collect the whole state of the art series of medals and reward your efforts and achievements