SPORTS MOTIVATION IN PARTICIPATION OF THE 2020 BOROBUDUR MARATHON RUNNING EVENT USING THE VIRTUAL RUN APPLICATION
During a pandemic like this virtual run is one of the runners' solutions to face to move, train and compete. Therefore, this study aims to confirm what factors can maintain consistency and commitment in participating in the 2020 marathon borobudur running event using the virtual run application. This study used the method Quantitative research on confirmatory factor analysis involved 138 respondents based on probability sampling techniques, data collection by distributing online questionnaires. The variable studied is sports motivation. To test the validity of the questionnaire and the reality of the questionnaire indicators, SPSS 24 and SPSS Amos were used to see the fit model (Chi-square= 588.527 GFI= 0.699 CMIN/DF= 2.37, CFI= 0.688, TLI= 0.636) based on the Structural Equation Model (SEM). The results showed an Amotivation Factor of 53.5%, an external regulation factor of 89.4%, an introjected regulation factor of 79.9%, an identified regulation factor of 63.7%. The intergreted regulation factor was 57.8%, the Intrinsic motivation factor was 80.6%. From these results, it shows that the value of the > 50%. In conclusion, all variables are interconnected and external regulation factors are the most dominant in influencing runners in participating in the Borobudur Marathon 2020 running event using the virtual run application. It is intended that each virtual run application can create an application that is friendly to use and can be accessed more easily when runners submit together. Because this can have a positive impact on the success of the Borobudur Marathon 2020 running event using the virtual run application and make runners remain consistent in h-training and competing.