Ride for Heart
From May 15 to June 12, 2022
We are thrilled to once again partner with the Heart and Stroke for an event that encourages team building, healthy habits and allows for all important fundraising to help end premature heart disease. Heart and Stroke is excited to bring to you the Ride for Heart program with activity tracking, activity competition and of course opportunity for fundraising bonus points and bragging rights. More exciting updates to come in the new year!

ROSTER

Roster​

  • This event is open to everyone!  The more the merrier!

SCHEDULE

Dates:​  May 15 - June 12, 2022

Location:  This is a virtual event.  Teams will keep track of their activities and then log their kilometres on the Ride for Heart website

Participating in Ride for Heart:

  • Company Coordinators will sign their team up directly with the Heart and Stroke Foundation 
  • Team members will all login and join their company's team
NEW IN 2022!!

We are thrilled to once again partner with Heart and Stroke for an event that encourages team building, healthy habits and allows for all important fundraising to help end premature cardiovascular disease. Heart and Stroke is excited to bring you the Ride for Heart event which will host the activity tracking challenge, offer fundraising prizes and new this year the battle of Alberta. Let's see if the mighty north can outshine our Calgary Corporate Challenge teams in their activity totals. We will be monitoring our activity to theirs and at the end of 4 weeks we will crown a victor, Edmonton obviously!!!

To get started, please complete this Google Doc. Any questions you may have, please feel free to reach out to Nina Ewasko at nina.ewasko@heartandstroke.ca

 


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FORMAT

Get Moving!!

  • To get started Company Coordinators simply need to complete the registration that will be posted in early 2022.  Once registered, participants can go to rideforheart.ca to easily search and join your team.  We have even created a division just for Edmonton Corporate Challenge so you can see how your team is fundraising against other teams in the in the ECC.  To join a team just go to rideforheart.ca, click on Participate and then on Corporate Challenge.  
  • Let the games begin - it is time to get moving!  Start tracking your exercise with the new Heart and Stroke App coming this spring. Track everything from walking, dancing, running, swimming, biking, cleaning, kayaking – if you’re moving, it all counts! Convert all your activity to distance using our ACTIVITY CONVERSION CHART.  Keep this chart handy so you count all your activity!
  • Plus, fundraising for a great cause - the Heart and Stroke Foundation - earns your team even more SPIRIT points
  • Click here to learn all about the handy APP 



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POINTS

This is a SPIRIT event

  • Every company that signs up and records at least 100km will receive 50 SPIRIT points plus 20 PARTICIPATION points.
  • If your company participates in the challenge and records a minimum of 1000 km, you’ll receive 50 additional SPIRIT points.  
  • The team (in each division) with the most kms at the end of the challenge will receive an additional 50 SPIRIT points.
  • Extra SPIRIT points will be awarded for teams that fundraise for Heart and Stroke:
    • Up to $1000 raised will earn 25 SPIRIT points
    • $1001-$2000 raised will earn 50 SPIRIT points
    • $2001-$3000 raised will earn 75 SPIRIT points
    • $3001-$5000 raised will earn 100 SPIRIT points
    • Over $5001 raised will earn 125 SPIRIT points

RESULTS

LEGAL

Disclaimer:

Corporate Challenge sporting and/or leisure activities involves such activities as running, jumping, climbing, physical contact, throwing, or rolling an object and involves many foreseeable and unforeseeable inherent risks, hazards and dangers that no amount of care, caution or expertise can eliminate. 

CORONAVIRUS/COVID-19 (“COVID”) is a contagious illness and that public health authorities recommend practicing social distancing and the wearing of face masks. Corporate Challenge expects that participants will comply with any set procedures to reduce the spread of COVID , and all laws, rules, registrations, policies and guidelines issued by the Government of Canada, the Province of Alberta and Public Health concerning matters of health and safety and specifically as they relate to COVID-19. 

There are risks, dangers and hazards inherent in the sport and leisure activities (the “Risks) which include, without limitation: 
a. Strenuous and demanding physical exertion, movements, exertion and tension on various muscle groups which may cause serious injury to me or my general health and well- being; 
b. Serious bodily injury, permanent disability and death;
c. Concussion or other related head injuries including but not limited to closed head injury or blunt head trauma; 
d. Loss of or damage to equipment/property; 
e. Contact with or proximity to other participants, officials, administrators, spectators, natural or manmade objects, dangers arising from adverse weather conditions, imperfect field of play conditions, equipment failure or malfunction, inadequate safety measures and the involvement of participants of varying skill levels; 
f. The failure of other participants to play safely or within the limitations of their own abilities and the negligence of other participants; 
g. Contact with or exposure to other participants, officials, administrators, spectators or other attendees at the facilities at which SPORT take place who may have been or may be infected with the SARS-CoV-2 Virus or COVID-19 resulting in the Participant contracting or spreading the SARS-CoV-2 Virus or COVID-19; 
h. Contact with or exposure to surfaces or equipment at the facilities at which SPORT take place resulting in the Participant contracting or spreading the SARS-CoV-2 Virus or COVID-19. 

Corporate challenge assumes that participants are familiar with the facilities, locations or premises in, at or upon which the activities in which they participate (including any risks and dangers arising from the use of any and all equipment either I provide or that is provided by Corporate Challenge Members).  
 


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FAIR

Principles of Fair Play
Edmonton Corporate Challenge reserves the right to disqualify, suspend, remove and/or otherwise sanction any manager, coach, player, spectator, team and/or company that conducts themselves in any manner contrary to the Principles of Fair Play before, during or after an event. Your team is effectively an extension of your company/workplace. As such, all incidents will be reported to the Company Captain and Senior Management at your company. 

1. Respect the rules. 
2. Respect the officials, ECC Staff and volunteers and their decisions. 
3. Respect your opponents.
4. Respect your company and represent it well. 
5. Maintain your self control at ALL times. 

PROTESTS
All protests regarding rules, eligibility and unsportsmanlike conduct must be brought to the attention of ECC immediately (corporatechallenge@tntevents.ca). ECC will address the situation immediately and decide on a course of action. The decision of ECC is final regardless of whether or not the rule in question appears in the event rules. Formal complaints may also be lodged with Edmonton Corporate Challenge (by phone or email) within 24 hours of the event/incident in question. ECC Staff members will endeavour to respond to complaints as quickly as possible, particularly in instances where the resolution will directly affect upcoming games.



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