Everything you need to know about how 'The Runner,' Matt Damon and Ben Affleck's new project, works

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Matt Damon and Ben Affleck are teaming up yet again, this time for the interactive live-action show, "The Runner," a go90 original series.

Set to premiere on July 1 and run for 30 days, "The Runner" follows a chosen individual, called the Runner, attempting to cross the country by any means necessary as a group of Chasers try to catch them. But that's not all: All of America is also on the hunt for the Runner, encouraged to send in clues if they spy them on the move.

SEE ALSO: Meet all 5 Chasers vying to catch the elusive Runner

A bit confused? No worries, we've got you covered. Below we've outlined everything you need to know about the must-watch online event of the summer: "The Runner."

How are Ben Affleck and Matt Damon involved?

Ben Affleck and Matt Damon are executive producers of "The Runner," and they have been trying to get the series made for almost 15 years. They're producing the show alongside Adaptive Studios' Marc Joubert and Perrin Chiles, as well as Craig Piligian of Pilgrim Media Group.

Check out photos of Ben Affleck and Matt Damon together through the years:

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Actors Ben Affleck, 25, left, and Matt Damon, 27, pose during an interview in New York Nov. 22, 1997. The two friends from high school days in Cambridge, Mass. wrote and star in the movie, "Good Will Hunting." (AP Photo/Yukio Gion)
Matt Damon, right, and Ben Affleck hold their Best Screenplay for a Motion Picture award at the 55th Annual Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills, Calif., Sunday, Jan. 18, 1998. Damon and Affleck won for the film "Good Will Hunting." (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
Cast members of the new Gus Van Sant film, "Good Will Hunting" Ben Affleck, left, Minnie Driver and Matt Damon arrive at the premiere of the movie Tuesday, Dec. 2, 1997, in Los Angeles. The movie also stars Robin Williams. (AP Photo/John Hayes)
Ben Affleck and Matt Damon, right, react to winning the Oscar for Best Original Screenplay for "Good Will Hunting" at the 70th Academy Awards in Los Angeles Monday, March 23, 1998. (AP Photo/Susan Sterner)
Actors Matt Damon, left, and Ben Affleck arrive for the 71st Annual Academy Awards at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion of the Los Angeles Music Center Sunday, March 21, 1999. (AP Photo/Dave Caulkin)
LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 23: Oscar winners Matt Damon (L) and Ben Affleck hold the awards they won for best original screenplay for the film 'Good Will Hunting' which the two wrote during the 70th Annual Academy Awards 23 March in Los Angeles. (Photo credit should read HAL GARB/AFP/Getty Images)
Ben Affleck, right, tells a crowd at a Harvard Workers First! rally Saturday, May 6, 2000, in Cambridge, Mass., that his father was underpaid and underappreciated as a Harvard University custodial supervisor. Affleck and Matt Damon, left, were at the rally, organized by the Harvard Living Wage Campaign, to lend their support for increasing service workers' hourly wage to $10.25. (AP Photo/SEVANS)
Actors Ben Affleck, left, and Matt Damon, two of the creators of the documentary series "Project Greenlight," arrive together to announce the winners of the third edition of the series in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles, Tuesday, July 13, 2004. A first-time director and first-time screenwriter were to be chosen from over 6,000 entries and awarded a budget of at least $1 million from Miramax Films to make a full-length feature. Bravo will air the filmmaking process in a documentary series beginningFebruary 2005. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)
Ben Affleck, left, and Matt Damon pose for photos on the red carpet prior to the world premiere of "Feast" at the Palms Casino & Hotel in Las Vegas on Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2006. Affleck and Damon are executive producers of the film which was made possible by the duo's television show "Project Greenlight". (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken)
Actor and honoree Matt Damon, left, and actor Ben Affleck on stage at The 24th American Cinematheque Awards in Beverly Hills, Calif. on Saturday, March 27, 2010. (AP Photo/Dan Steinberg)
Actor Ben Affleck, right, and actor and honoree Matt Damon embrace at The 24th American Cinematheque Awards in Beverly Hills, Calif. on Saturday, March 27, 2010. (AP Photo/Dan Steinberg)
Ben Affleck, left, and Matt Damon attend the Modern Master Award Ceremony at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival on Friday, Jan.25, 2013, in Santa Barbara, Calif. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
Matt Damon and Ben Affleck are seen at the HBO Project Greenlight Filmmaker Showcase on Friday, Nov. 7, 2014 in Hollywood, Calif. (Photo by John Shearer/Invision for HBO/AP Images)
Matt Damon, left, and Ben Affleck arrives at Project Greenlight Season Four Winner Revealed on Friday, Nov 07, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
IMAGE DISTRIBUTED FOR HBO - Matt Damon, left, and Ben Affleck are seen at the HBO Project Greenlight Filmmaker Showcase on Friday, Nov. 7, 2014 in Hollywood, Calif. (Photo by John Shearer/Invision for HBO/AP Images)
LOS ANGELES - JULY 25: Actors Ben Affleck and Matt Damon talk at the afterparty for the premiere of Universal Picture's 'The Bourne Ultimatum' at the Hollywood Palladium on July 25, 2007 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 07: Actors Matt Damon (L) and Ben Affleck attend HBO Reveals Winner of 'Project Greenlight' Season 4 at BOULEVARD3 on November 7, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 27: Honoree actor Matt Damon and actor Ben Affleck speak onstage during American Cinematheque 24th Annual Award Presentation To Matt Damon at The Beverly Hilton hotel on March 27, 2010 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE: AFTER THE OSCARS - The 11th annual 'Jimmy Kimmel Live: After The Oscars' special airs live on Oscar Sunday, February 28, after the late local news EST/CST and at 10pm PST on ABC. (Photo by Randy Holmes/ABC via Getty Images) MATT DAMON, BEN AFFLECK
JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE: AFTER THE OSCARS - The 11th annual 'Jimmy Kimmel Live: After The Oscars' special airs live on Oscar Sunday, February 28, after the late local news EST/CST and at 10pm PST on ABC. (Photo by Randy Holmes/ABC via Getty Images) MATT DAMON, BEN AFFLECK
CULVER CITY, CA - JUNE 04: Honorees Matt Damon (L) and Ben Affleck accept the Guys Of The Decade award onstage during Spike TV's 10th Annual Guys Choice Awards at Sony Pictures Studios on June 4, 2016 in Culver City, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
CULVER CITY, CA - JUNE 04: (L-R) Actors Robert De Niro, Matt Damon and Ben Affleck attend Spike TV's 10th Annual Guys Choice Awards at Sony Pictures Studios on June 4, 2016 in Culver City, California. (Photo by Mark Davis/Getty Images for Spike TV)
CULVER CITY, CA - JUNE 04: Honorees Ben Affleck (L) and Matt Damon accept the Guys of the Decade Award onstage during Spike TV's 10th Annual Guys Choice Awards at Sony Pictures Studios on June 4, 2016 in Culver City, California. (Photo by Mark Davis/Getty Images for Spike TV)
CULVER CITY, CA - JUNE 04: Actors Ben Affleck (L) and Matt Damon attend Spike TV's 10th Annual Guys Choice Awards at Sony Pictures Studios on June 4, 2016 in Culver City, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for Spike TV)
CULVER CITY, CA - JUNE 04: Actors Matt Damon (L) and Ben Affleck attend Spike TV's 10th Annual Guys Choice Awards at Sony Pictures Studios on June 4, 2016 in Culver City, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for Spike TV)
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How does "The Runner" work?

One chosen individual will strive to make it across the country undetected over the course of a 30-day period, completing daily tasks and following clues along the way. Tasks will test the Runner on five key skills: strength, endurance, problem solving, intellect and memory.

As the Runner makes his/her way across America, they will be chased by five pairs of competing Chasers (who you can read about here). The Chasers will be given clues themselves as to the whereabouts of the Runner, in addition to receiving tips from viewers across America (more on that below). If they catch the Runner, they receive the current bounty on their head.

How can I watch?

"The Runner" will be aired live three times daily on go90 and AOL.com. Each of the episodes will air at 9 am PST/12 pm EST, 12 pm PST/3 pm EST and 7 pm PST/10 pm EST. Hosts Matthew Patrick, of YouTube's "The Game Theorists" and "Film Theorists," and Kaj Larsen of "VICE News," will guide the viewers through the show as it happens.

Tune in to the first episode of "The Runner" at 12 p.m. EST below:
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What happens if the Runner gets caught?

If the Runner gets caught, he/she goes home with nothing, and the Chasers receive the bounty that is on his/her head at that time.

What does the Runner (or the Chasers) get if they win?

The Runner receives $500,000 if they cross the country without being caught by a Chaser. If the Chasers catch the Runner, that team receives the bounty on his/her head, which increases $15,000 daily.

How is America involved?

Viewers can choose their favorite Chase team and assist them in catching the Runner by interacting on social media. Chase teams give away $1,000 daily to their valued fans for tips and support. The end of "The Runner" culminates with a $50,000 prize given to the "Runner" MVP, which will be chosen through a lottery system, favoring fans by how active they are throughout the 30-day period.

Fans can connect with the show via Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat (therunnergo90) throughout the month of July.

Watch the official trailer for "The Runner" below:

Official Trailer

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