J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge FAQs
The event date is Wednesday, October 26, 2022.
The race start time is 6:30 p.m. The event site opens at 5:00 p.m. Please arrive with plenty of time to get to the event, warm-up and be ready to race.
Team Captain registration will open on Wednesday, July 20, 2022, at 10:00 a.m.
Participant registration will open on Wednesday, July 20, 2022, at 10:00 a.m.
Team Captain registration will close on Wednesday, October 5, 2022 at 5:00 p.m.
Participant registration will close on Wednesday, October 5, 2022 at 5:00 p.m.
Registrations are not accepted on event day.
Hospitality reservations will open on Wednesday, July 20, 2022, at 10:00 a.m.
Hospitality reservations will close on Wednesday, October 5, 2022, at 5:00 p.m.
All Hospitality reservations to be paid in full by October 7, 2022 at 5:00 p.m.
The registration fee for 2022 is $64.50 per person (inclusive of GST)
When registration opens, the Team Captain can register their company on our website: jpmorganchasecc.com
The Team Captain can select their location – Sydney – then should create and activate their new Team Captain Account in order to register their team.
After registering their Company Team, the Team Captain can send their unique registration link to their colleagues to register for the event.
The Team Captain must also register for their own team as a participant, using the same registration link, and go through the Participant Account creation process. The Team Captain will be required to use a different email address for their Participant Account than the one used to set up their Team Captain Account.
Our event is open to all employees of corporations, businesses and financial institutions who work 25+ hours per week and have been employed by the company for at least ninety (90) days prior to race night.
Employee participants must be at least 18 years of age on date of registration. Contractors, Consultants, Temporary staff are not eligible to participate on a team.
Each company must register a minimum of four (4) entrants that meet all of the eligibility requirements to form one (1) complete team. Company teams that register less than four (4) individuals will not be accepted and will be removed from the registration system when the registration period closes.
For detailed eligibility requirements, please review the eligibility rules located under the Rules & Safety tab.
While we strive to accommodate teams of all sizes, we also want to make sure everyone has the ability to participate. The Series Owner reserves the right to limit the team size based on capacity.
To create an account for the J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge and register your Company Team, please review the Team Captain’s Tools tab.
The Team Captain will be the main point of contact for their company’s participation and will help to ensure a seamless experience for their colleagues. These responsibilities include forming a team, recruiting participants, finalizing team registration, financing, obtaining and distributing race day materials to participants prior to the event, distributing the individual race materials (bib number and safety pins), and making hospitality arrangements, if desired/available.
Team Captain credentials from past Corporate Challenge events, other than 2021, are not recognized until an account is established in the registration platform. New Team Captains and Team Captains prior to 2021 must create a new account.
You are receiving this message because your account credentials are not recognized. Credentials from past Corporate Challenge events, other than 2021, are not recognized until an account is established in the registration platform.
If you are new to the Series and do not have an account, please create a new account before you log in and activate your credentials via the link that was sent to your provided email address.
Please confirm that you have an active account for the 2022 Series. If you have created an active account for 2022 and did not receive a password reset link, please check your spam/junk folders (firstname.lastname@example.org) prior to contacting your Sydney Customer Service Team at email@example.com
If you are a new participant, you must create your own Participant Account to register for an event and to view your Participant Dashboard.
All participants must register themselves by creating a Participant Account on the Series website and personally agree to the terms and conditions of the Participant Entry Form.
No, the Team Captain must also register for their own team, using the same registration link as their colleagues and go through the Participant Account creation process. The Team Captain will be required to use a different email address for their Participant Account than the one used to set up their Team Captain Account. All participants must accept the terms and conditions of the Participant Entry Form in order to receive a race bib and participate in the race.
The Team Captain is the point of contact and representative for the company. The Team Captain is responsible for the team registration, payment, distribution of race materials, and team results. The Team Captain does not have to participate in the run.
A company should create only one team for a J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge Sydney event. Employee participants for a company are to register under that one team entry.
Yes, additional Team Captains can be added from the Team Captain’s Dashboard. Please note that two different email addresses are required for individuals that are registered as both a Team Captain and a participant.
A company can choose:
- Participant Payment: Each company employee submits their payment after agreeing to the terms and conditions of the Participant Entry Form.
- Company Payment: Each company submits payment after ALL employees have completed their registration form and agree to the terms and conditions of the Participant Entry Form.
This means your Team Captain has not completed registration for your company to begin participant registration for its employees. If you would like to become a Team Captain, please visit the Team Captain’s Tools tab.
All participants must be part of a Company Team with a minimum of 4 employees.
No, substitutions are not allowed.
All race entries are non-refundable. There are no refunds for canceled entries.
No. The hospitality component of the event has been cancelled. All companies that reserved hospitality will receive full refunds. This decision has been made in partnership with Centennial Park to prioritize the safety of our participants as well as the beauty and integrity of the parklands. We look forward to hosting you and all your colleagues again in 2023 when hospitality returns.
The Corporate Challenge requires all teams to receive their team race packet (employee runner bibs and pins) prior to the day of the race. All packets will be delivered to nominated company addresses in the week prior to the event. Team Packet Pick Up is when Team Captains receive the above materials.
No, all runner bibs are distributed by your Team Captain (or designated person).
All Team Captains must pick up their team’s bibs prior to race day.
Some companies decide to create their own team shirt. If your company has organized a team shirt, you must liaise with your Team Captain about where and when you can collect this (if applicable).
Yes, participants may exchange the size of their Finisher Shirt on race day only provided the shirt has not been worn, soiled or altered subject to availability of alternative sizes.
The J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge is a rain or shine event. If an extreme weather scenario affects the J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge on race day, we will alert Team Captains and participants when possible.
There will be free baggage storage facilities available on site. You will be issued with a bag tag to attach to your wrist that you will need to present to retrieve your bag. Please ensure you arrive with enough time to drop off your baggage ahead of the race.
J.P. Morgan and its representatives will not be held responsible for any loss or damage.
Your race bib is the only way we can properly identify you on course. The medical information you include on the back of the bib becomes critically important in the event of an emergency. Your race bib also contains your timing chip and because of this, race numbers are non-transferrable.
Race bibs should be pinned on the front of your company’s race shirt.
Yes, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for additional safety information regarding athletes with disability participation. Any participant seeking a reasonable accommodation must submit a written request to the event’s Customer Service Team on or before the published registration closing date.
For safety reasons, strollers, bikes, like vehicles or any kind and non-service animals are not permitted. Please see our Service Animal Policy located under the Rules & Safety tab.
The event will start and finish within the Centennial Parklands.
Yes, we welcome walkers, joggers and runners of all fitness levels to participate. All participants are allotted up to a pace of 12.4 minutes per kilometre to complete the course (1 hour and 10 minutes total) from the time they cross the Race’s start line.
The Series Owner will follow recommendations and guidelines from local health departments regarding COVID-19.
Please refer to our Health and Safety rules located under the Rules & Safety tab.
Please contact your Sydney Customer Service Team at email@example.com for more volunteer information.
We strongly recommend the use of public transport to get to and from the event. For timetables, maps and trip planning visit www.transportnsw.info, download a train or bus app from the App Store or Google Play or call 131 500
Local bus routes 333, 352 and 440 stop on Oxford St (Stop ID 202511 East-Bound and Stop ID 202150 West Bound) which is only a short walk through the Paddington Gates and into Centennial Park.
Light Rail route L2 stops at Royal Randwick Light Rail stop on Alison Rd. A free-shuttle service will run from Alison Rd into Centennial Park and back after the event.
Lastly, free busses will be departing from the Sydney CBD between 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m., travelling to Centennial Park for J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge participants with a race bib. These buses will drop participants off on Oxford St, which is then only a short walk through the Paddington Gates and into Centennial Park.
Bus pickup locations in the CBD will be released in the pre-event email close to the event.
Starting at 1:00 p.m., there is no parking available within Centennial Park during the event. We recommend that you arrive early and park at the Entertainment Quarter Carpark where you will be able to catch a free shuttle into Centennial Park and back again after the event.
Additional entry points into Centennial Park can be found here: www.centennialparklands.com.au
Portaloos will be located inside the event site at various locations which will be clearly signposted.
There is one water stop at approximately halfway around the course. For hygiene reasons, paper cups will be provided pre-filled. Speed-cups (or similar) may be used and will be able to be filled from jugs or taps.
Finisher Shirts will be available once participants finish the race. Participants will be directed through the finish chute and into the recovery area to collect their Finisher Shirt.
Results from the Corporate Challenge are automatically populated on the Event Leaderboard once the In-Person Event is fully completed.
Please be sure to look for your unique display name you created when setting up your Participant Account. You can find and/or edit your display name in your Participant Dashboard after logging in to your account.
Results will only be posted if you selected “yes” to the “display results” question at registration.
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to edit and/or verify your selection.
If you feel there is a discrepancy in the results, please contact us at email@example.com with your full name, company and bib number. We will investigate and get back to you.
In celebration of the Corporate Challenge in Sydney, J.P. Morgan will make a donation to the Indigenous Marathon Project (IMF) for the ninth consecutive year.
The IMF was started by world marathon champion Rob de Castella in 2009 and helps develop inspirational Indigenous leaders – men and women aged between 18-30 - who become role models in their families’ communities. To date the IMF has 122 Indigenous Marathon Project graduates that have all completed a major international marathon and a compulsory education, currently a Cert IV in Indigenous Leadership and Health Promotion.
Learn more here.
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