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  • The Corporate cycling challenge is a unique event where companies are cycling against each other in team (3 - 5 persons). The challenge consists 3 disciplines: time trial, sprint, criterium.

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  • 12 September 2021
  • Oostende
  • €100/team (guarantee) payed by the teamcaptain100% EY Cashback / The full price of €500/team will be payed by EY

The Corporate Cycling Challenge is an unique cycling event where different companies compete against each other over different disciplines. All team members are working for the same company. The corporate team (company) who’s ranked first in the overall standings after the different disciplines becomes ‘Belgian Champion Corporate Cycling’. The Corporate Cycling Challenge consists of 3 disciplines:

  • Time- trial (3-5 riders)
  • Sprint (1 rider)
  • Criterium (3 riders)

And EY is aiming to win the title ‘Belgian Champion Corporate Cycling!’ 


FURTHER INFORMATION

More info coming soon!

DISCIPLINE 1: TEAM TIME TRIAL
The team time-trial will be held over 3 laps on a closed race course. Each team can start with minimum 3 and maximum 5 riders. The chrono of the 3rd rider will be used as the finishing time of the team and will determine the final ranking for the team in tis discipline. Teamwork will be crucial here !

DISCIPLINE 2: SPRINT
A straight finishing line, 1 against 1. A head to head sprint over 500 meters whereby 1 rider of a team competes against a rider of another team. Riders will have to start from a standstill position. The first rider who crosses the finish line will go through to the next round where he/she will compete against another winner. In other words, for this discipline we use a knock out system. The final straight line where riders sprint will be divided into 2 separate tracks so riders cannot hinder or take advantage of a competitors slip stream. Each team selects 1 rider who will complete all sprints in this discipline.

DISCIPLINE 3: CRITERIUM
The final discipline of the Corporate Cycling Challenge is a criterium of approximately 45km. Only 3 riders of each team can participatie and – most importanttly – the result of each rider will be important as the individual results will be added up in order to determine the final team raking for this discipline.

Participation fees include:

  • Goodiebag for each participant
  • Dressing room and shower fascilities
  • Secure bike parking
  • Free sport drinks
  • Electronic time registration for all disciplines
  • … and so much more (bike repair services, warming-up zone, …)
  • Insurance cycling federation

Location:

  • Oosteroever, Oostende

Fun Village:

In de finish zone the organisation has build a fun village with beverages, food trucks, promotion stands, dressing rooms, shower facilities, an entire VIP area, … all this on and around the central square. The fun Village is FREE accessible for everyone ! On Sunday we will welcome hundreds of fans and approximately 250 riders. The fun village is known for its friendly atmosphere, a great ambiance, a place where riders, colleagues and fans socialise with one another and get to know people from other teams and companies. Briefly, everything is there to create an awesome cycling atmosphere !


PRACTICAL DETAILS

Because….

  • It’s a great teambuilding
  • Your company becomes ‘Belgian Champion Corporate Cycling’
  • Win a cheque of 500 euro to donate to a self selected good cause
  • A unique trophy that you can show to your clients, suppliers, competitors, …
  • And the winners…?
    • Free article in SBM’s corporate magazine TAGS.
    • Free participation to a Bikefit course – bike positioning by SBM – for the entire team.
    • Your company will get a central role in the aftermovie.
    • Your company will get visibility throughout our digital social media campaign.

To be announced! 

Every participation in a sporting event, where you register via the EY In Motion platform, 100% refunded by EY.

How does that work?

The EY employee is responsible for registering via the button ‘SUBSCRIBE’ on this platform, finalising correctly and paying the event organiser.

A few days after the event, you will receive an email from EY In Motion containing a confirmation link for your participation.  This link allows you to confirm your request and claim the ‘EY Cashback’.

We will then check that you took part, with the event organiser. If approved, you will receive an email from eyinmotion@be.ey.com containing a code and instructions for claiming your event costs.


NB! This EY Cashback is only valid for registrations that correspond to active participation in the event! What if you register but don’t take part, for a valid reason?  Click on ‘Cancellation policy’ for more information.

Organisation:

Corporate Cycling Challenge

+32 (0)78 35 36 53
tom.demeyere@sbm.be

Follow the event:

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After registration and payment on the (event organiser’s) platform, it is no longer possible to claim a refund of the registration fee if you cancel your participation.
As of registration, the event organiser’s terms and conditions apply. In the event of any uncertainty, check the website for the sporting event itself as the organiser may offer cancellation options.

Have you registered but you can’t take part?

  1. Check the organiser’s website.  There may be options, under certain circumstances, where you can cancel; this could involve a charge.
  2. Are you looking for an EY colleague who could take your place?  He/she could then take part under your name.
  3. Do you have valid reasons for not taking part (medical, family, etc.)? In that case, please send an email to eyinmotion@be.ey.com with evidence of the reason for your absence.  If this is approved, you will be entitled to the EY Cashback.

Be aware!  Reasons such as insufficiently trained, too much work, a wedding reception, etc. are not valid reasons!  Check your diary before you register!