2020 Canadian Natural - Virtual Challenge - Fun Run / Walk

2020 Canadian Natural - Virtual Challenge - Fun Run / Walk

About This Campaign

Tutorials Point

Feeling cooped up, out of shape, and wanting greater purpose? 
Time to get laced up and ready for Canadian Natural's annual 5/10 kilometre Fun Run and Walk! All proceeds from the virtual Fun Run will go towards the United Way of Calgary and Area, and any donations made by Canadian Natural employees will be dollar matched by Canadian Natural!


To join the Canadian Natural Running Group on Strava <Click Here>

Open to all Canadian Natural employees, contractors and students

Join us in fundraising for the 2020 United Way Campaign, Calgary and Area, by participating in the Canadian Natural Fun Run and Walk - 5 or 10 km, you choose the distance!

HOW: To register as a runner, click on RUNNERS to register and then click on SUPPORTERS to make your $25 donation to the run.

WHEN: Complete run and fundraising by Oct. 2, 2020.

• Canadian Natural’s 5 km route on Strava <Click Here>
• Canadian Natural’s 10 km route on Strava <Click Here>
• Open route, 5 or 10 km
• Creative Route

WHY: To get and stay healthy and to support our community at a much needed time.

NOTE: Prize eligibility varies depending on which route you run. Please see “Prizes” below for specifics

Examples of Creative routes below: 
• 10 Best Strava Artworks <Click Here>

Prizes will be awarded for fastest runners, top fundraisers, most creative route, best run photo and more! Feel free to register as a team - costumes and epic photos are highly encouraged and may result in prizes, bragging rights and/or much praise among your peers!

How you can win prizes:
• Canadian Natural socks for first 75 people to raise over $100 ($25 registration plus additional $75 raised)
• Top 3 fundraisers
• For fastest Canadian Natural Strava Routes:
    o 5 km female
    o 5 km male
    o 10 km female
    o 10 km male
• Most creative Strava Route
• Random draw for completing 5 or 10 km walk or run (by submission of Strava route)
• Prize for best run photo taken from Aug 12-Oct 2, 2020

How to Register: 
•If you are an employee, you can register for both Strive training and the Canadian Natural Fun Run. Training programs are available on Strive and registration for both Strive and the Fun Run opens on Aug. 12, 2020.

How to submit your run: 
Please email funrun@cnrl.com with screen shots of your run including route and time in order to qualify for prizes.

How to get supporters:
When you register, you will receive a link to your personal fundraising page. Forward your webpage link to your family and friends so that they can donate to your run.

Suggested Schedule and or deadlines: 
• August 12, 2020 – Fun Run and Strive Challenge registration opens. Start training and send out your fundraising page to friends and family
• September 2020 – Plan to complete your 5 or 10 km run or walk by late September. Have your friends and family join in the fun!
• October 2, 2020 - Submit your run to funrun@cnrl.com before 5:00 p.m.
• Prizes will be awarded on Monday, Oct. 5, 2020

Rules and tips:
• Respect Government guidelines for COVID-19 health recommendations
• Minimum $25 donation to participate, we encourage you to fundraise $100 or more to increase the impact this event will have on our community
• Download the free Strava app to be eligible for more prizes
• Participate, fundraise and submit photos/results before 5:00 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 2, 2020
• Have fun!

Social Media:
If you post on social media, please tag us or use the following two hashtags for us to track:
o #UnitedApart
o #CanadianNatural

Our Twitter: https://twitter.com/canadiannatural?lang=en 
Our LinkedIn: https://ca.linkedin.com/company/cnrl

United Way of Calgary and Area

Campaign to Support United Way of Calgary and Area

United Way works tirelessly to improve lives through the power of local communities. We invest in local programs and collaborations in the areas of poverty, kids, and communities to help local residents thrive.

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