Organization : Virgin Active
Competition Name : Join the battle to win an entry into the 2018 Absa Cape Epic
Applicable For : Register Member Only
Competition Deadline : 22 February 2017
Prize : Absa Cape Epic Team Entry plus kit and support
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2018 Absa Cape Epic :
Join the battle to win an entry into the 2018 Absa Cape Epic
** Virgin Active is offering a challenging, but unique way to get a highly prized entry into the 2018 Absa Cape Epic.
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** The Virgin Active Epic Battle involves completing five tough challenges in five weeks starting 19 January 2017.
** Individuals log their performances (cycling activities/rides) on the competition website which is linked to their Strava accounts.
** Three lucky winners who successfully complete all the challenges will be drawn to win trips to the Grand Finale of this year’s Absa Cape Epic where they will compete with a riding buddy of their choice in the Virgin Active Epic Battle shootout.
** The winner gets the coveted free team entry for the 2018 edition of the world’s annual greatest mountain bike event!
** The Virgin Active Epic Battle challenges, which seriously test speed, endurance and climbing ability, are also the perfect way to raise fitness levels and to test whether a rider has the mettle to complete the Absa Cape Epic.
** Virgin Active is a headline sponsor of the Absa Cape Epic and the event’s official health club partner.
How to enter :
** Yes, battling it out in the Virgin Active Epic Battle will demand you have some serious buns of steel, but when it comes to how the competition works, well it’s pretty straightforward.
Step 1 :
** Create a Profile on the Virgin Active Epic Battle Website linking your Strava account to track your rides
Step 2 :
** Choose your riding buddy
Step 3 :
** Complete all 6 challenges over 5 weeks to get an entry into the draw to win an all-expenses paid trip to Cape Town to take part in an Epic Battle on indoor cycling bikes. Three lucky draw members and their selected riding buddy will compete against one another at the Absa Cape Epic 2017 Grand Finale.
Step 4 :
** To the victor go some serious spoils. The toughest team will be crowned Champions of the Virgin Active Epic Battle and win an entry into the 2018 Absa Cape Epic.
Competition Rules :
** Members wanting to enter this competition must complete the above challenges and register a profile on virginactiveepicbattle.co.za from 19 January to 22 February 2016 (both dates included).
** Qualifying members will be chosen by means of a random lucky draw.
** The entry is not transferable – you win, you ride.
** The winning Virgin Active member can choose a non-Virgin Active member to partner with them in the race.
** The partner may not be under the age of 18 years.
** All non-members entries will be contacted by Virgin Active sales consultants with a view to selling them a Virgin Active membership.
** All winners must be over the age of 18.
** In order to qualify for the prize, the Virgin Active members’ membership account must be in good standing, i.e. not in arrears.
** The winning member and their partner will be provided with Virgin Active cycling kit and winners are expected to wear this kit when doing the race.
** Virgin Active and their affiliates are not responsible for any injury or damage to you or any other person while participating in the Absa Cape Epic event or any other activity leading up to the event.
** All Virgin Active staff and their immediate family members will not be eligible to be entered into this lucky draw.
** The competition is also not open to directors, members, partners, agents, employees, promoters or consultants of the Absa Cape Epic or other sponsors or agencies involved in this promotion; and any spouse, life partner, parent or family member (including adopted or married), or any business partner or associate of a person mentioned above.
** Winners must be prepared to have their photographs taken and for these to be used by Virgin Active and Absa Cape Epic.
** Winning teams results will be published and made public.
Main Prize: 2018 Absa Cape Epic Team Entry plus kit and support
Virgin Active members stand a chance to win a team entry into the 2018 Absa Cape Epic cycling race :
Registration and Qualification for the lucky draw :
** This competition is only open to Virgin Active members who have taken up Virgin Active membership in South Africa, Namibia or Botswana and who reside in one of these countries.
Members will need to complete all 6 challenges over 5 consecutive weeks to get an entry into the draw :
** Go for Speed – Do 1 ride for at least 1 hour with an average speed of 23 km/h
** Go for One Hundred (once-off distance) – Do a 100km ride
** Go for Total Elevation (once-off elevation) – Do at least 1 Ride with an elevation exceeding 1,000m
** Go for Total Distance (Weekly total distance) – Do at least 300 km for the week
** Go for Altitude (Weekly total elevation) – Total elevation for the week of at least 3500m
** Go There – if you haven’t already, become a Virgin Active Member (virginactive.co.za) and sign up on myvirginactive.co.za & connect your tracking device.
** Weekly challenges start on Thursdays at 00:00 from 19 January 2017 to 22 February 2017
** Each challenge must to be completed in the allocated week and can be retrospectively uploaded if you have a Strava Account and device to track your activities