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November 07, 2017

Shanghai starts early and brings 2017 Corporate Challenge Series to close

The earliest start for a regular J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge race – 3:30 p.m. – created a unique afternoon of “business” for the 190 companies that participated in the seventh annual Shanghai race. It also closed the 41st year of the J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge Series, with a final count of 248,937 entrants globally.

November 06, 2017

Sydney produces its largest crowd and swiftest 2017 men’s winner

Sydney produced its highest numbers since joining the J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge Series in 2000 – 8,804 entrants from 391 companies. From that impressive gathering emerged the fastest individual time in the 2017 Series along with unmatched post-race camaraderie within Centennial Park.

After hosting a record crowd in 2016, the 17th J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge in Sydney will be held on 1 November.  Companies should finalize their registration now.
September 26, 2017

Last chance to enter 17th Corporate Challenge in Sydney

You need to act fast if you want to be a part of the 17th running of the J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge in Sydney. Runner registration closes on 4 October. The 5.6km team road race, open to all Sydney businesses, will benefit the Indigenous Marathon Foundation.

Supporters of the JPM Corporate Challenge San Francisco cheer the racers on.
September 07, 2017

San Francisco’s 33rd Corporate Challenge delights a sell-out crowd

A sold-out crowd of 10,849 entrants from 371 companies turned out for the 33rd running of the J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge in San Francisco. The 3.5-mile race served as a benefit and awareness builder for the Warriors Community Foundation.

Warriors Community Foundation
August 24, 2017

Warriors Community Foundation will benefit from San Francisco race

The J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge, scheduled for September 7 at McCovey Cove, will benefit the Warriors Community Foundation, which supports organizations and programs that help children live, learn and play.

A very large crowd of runners makes their way down a closed-off highway in Rochester for the 2017 JPM Corporate Challenge Rochester
July 11, 2017

There’s a new definition for “Rush Hour” in Downtown Rochester

The 27th running of the J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge moved to Downtown Rochester and received very positive reviews. The front-page headline in the Rochester Democrat & Chronicle described it perfectly in all caps – CORPORATE CHALLENGE A CITY SUCCESS.

Runners embark on the 2017 London JPM Coporate Challenge beside the Thames River
July 06, 2017

Year 31 in London produces capacity crowds, 3-peat for Davis

A two-night capacity crowd of 28,674 entrants from 733 companies visited Battersea Park for the 31st running of the J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge in London. J.P. Morgan donated to Cancer Research UK in honor of the participants, and King Street’s Stephanie Davis impressed with her third consecutive women’s title.

2017 JPM Corporate Challenge Buffalo winner crossing the finish line
June 15, 2017

Big crowd gets a summertime treat at Buffalo’s 37th Corporate Challenge

Summer arrived early in Buffalo for the 37th running of the J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge, and first-time individual winners Jacquie Huben and Ridge Robinson took advantage of the ideal conditions. A near-record crowd helped benefit the Buffalo Public Schools.

2017 Championship winners posing post-race
June 13, 2017

Airbnb, Google, Morgan Stanley are the world’s “fastest” companies

The J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge Championship made its first visit to Frankfurt, Germany and the United States came up big. For the first time in Championship history, the red, white and blue earned all three team titles and the women’s individual crown. Frankfurt had the first two men’s individual finishers and served as a memorable host.

large crowd after the starting gun, 2017 JPM Corporate Challenge Frankfurt
June 13, 2017

The 25th Frankfurt Corporate Challenge maintains its massive, countrywide popularity

The Frankfurt celebration of teamwork and corporate fitness is not only the largest event in the J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge Series, but generally one of biggest in the world. Nico Sonnenberg and Tinka Uphoff were the swiftest in a gathering of 63,766, all running to benefit young, handicapped German athletes.

Runners exercising prior to the 2017 JPM Corporate Challenge London
June 13, 2017

31st J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge will benefit Cancer Research UK

The world’s largest independent funder into cancer research, Cancer Research UK will serve as the beneficiary of the 31st J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge in Battersea Park. J.P. Morgan will donate in celebration of the event to help the registered charity meet its goal of having three in four people survive cancer by 2034.

Runners sprinting down a Boston street
June 08, 2017

Erskine, Spencer lead the way for another sell-out crowd in Boston

The J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge has become one of the most coveted after-work events in Boston. This year’s race sold out for the 23rd consecutive year with 9,000 runners from 361 companies, and J.P. Morgan commemorated their efforts by donating to the Every Child Fund at Boston Children’s Hospital.

rain-soaked participants of the 2017 JPM Corporate Challenge at the starting line
June 06, 2017

Don’t stop the rain, says near-record Syracuse crowd

The rain fell from start-to-finish at the 35th running of the J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge in Syracuse, but that hardly dampened the spirits of a near-record crowd of 8,244 runners and walkers. Their efforts benefitted the Huntington Family Centers.

Boston Children's Hospital
June 06, 2017

The Every Child Fund at Boston Children’s Hospital will benefit from sold-out crowd of 9,000 runners

The 34th running of the J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge in Boston will serve as a benefit for the Every Child Fund at Boston Children’s Hospital. A sold-out crowd of 9,000 runners from 361 companies will participate.

image of Sloan-Kettering participants in the 2017 JPM Corporate Challenge NYC
June 01, 2017

Repeat after me; PwC continues 2017 trend of single company front-of-pack domination

For the third consecutive race, the men’s and women’s winners at the J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge were from the same company – in this case PwC. That was one of the highlights of a gorgeous night of racing, team-building and camaraderie in New York’s Central Park.

children at HFC - Syracuse
June 01, 2017

Huntington Family Centers to benefit from 35th Syracuse Corporate Challenge

Huntington Family Centers will be centerstage at the 35th running of the J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge in Syracuse on Tuesday, June 6. J.P. Morgan will donate to the not-for-profit organization that provides year-round programming in Youth, Family and Adult Services.

Sloan Kettering - NYC JPM Corporate Challenge
May 31, 2017

Since 1977, Corporate Challenge infuses Central Park with competition and camaraderie

As the J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge nears the actual 40th Anniversary date of its first running in Central Park, long-time participants take a moment to reflect on why the event is so meaningful within their companies. And on the race course in the first night of 2017 New York racing, a pair of runners from Gerson Lehrman Group showed their excellence.

Participants of the JPMorgan Corporate Challenge Syracuse
May 30, 2017

Haylor, Freyer & Coon embodies Syracuse’s success in Corporate Challenge

While Syracuse is the smallest market in the J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge Series, it is a powerhouse event. Locally-owned companies like Haylor, Freyer & Coon provide a spirit of teamwork and camaraderie that makes the event a true Central New York celebration.

Runners participating in the 2017 JPM Corporate Challenge Chicago
May 25, 2017

Captains lead charge as Chicago tops the charts for U.S. Corporate Challenge attendance

Over 600 terrific company captains registered the largest single-night J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge ever held in the United States; a total of 27,175 total entrants. The fastest from the throng were Brandon Mull of TransMarket Group and Chirine Njeim of Livongo Health.

runners at the Singapore starting gate for the 2017 JPMorgan Corporate Challenge
May 18, 2017

Two titles for Singapore Prison Service; UBS makes its debut in winners circle

Singapore Prison Service earned the women’s and mixed team titles, while UBS had the fastest men’s team at the sold-out 2017 J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge in Singapore.

Buffalo Public Schools New Education Barter
May 11, 2017

Buffalo Public Schools will benefit from 37th running of Corporate Challenge

The 37th running of the J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge in Buffalo on Thursday, June 15 will serve as a benefit and awareness builder for the Community Schools programs of the Buffalo Public Schools.

Runners enjoying the 2017 Corporate Challenge Singapore
April 27, 2017

Singapore continues to thrive, evolve in 14th year with Series

The 14th annual J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge in Singapore featured a new, historic starting line, a capacity crowd, and a famous Olympian running alongside the beneficiary.

Finishers at the 2017 Johannesburg Corporate Challenge
April 25, 2017

Sibanye Gold doubles down; Standard Bank takes the mixed in Johannesburg

Sibanye Gold made history and Standard Bank won its first team title in 10 years, highlighting the official team results at the 2017 J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge in Johannesburg.

April 11, 2017

NEW RACE START POINT for the 14th J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge® Singapore

In just over two weeks, the 14th annual J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge Singapore will take place on Thursday, 27 April 2017.

March 30, 2017

Year 41 for Corporate Challenge Series begins with full house in Johannesburg

Africa is considered by anthropologists the oldest inhabited continent on Earth, so it's logical that Johannesburg, South Africa annually serves as the first stop on the world's largest corporate road racing Series.

January 12, 2017

41 years and still running; Corporate Challenge thrives

The running shorts were shorter, the socks were pulled up higher, t-shirts were tucked in, running shoes had waffle soles, and Disco was all the rage during the post-race party.

January 11, 2017

Frankfurt, celebrating 25th running, chosen to host The Championship

J.P. Morgan has announced that the 34th running of the Championship – the unofficial Olympics for the full-time work force – will be held in Frankfurt, Germany on Tuesday, June 13. The 3.5-mile (5.6km) road race will feature the first-place men’s, women’s and mixed teams from each of the 13 J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge Series cities – a total of 156 participants from 39 companies.

Participants of the 2016 Corporate Challenge in Sydney
November 09, 2016

Record crowd at Centennial Park for 16th running of Sydney Corporate Challenge

At the sweet age of 16, the Sydney J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge has never been stronger.

Shanhai runners at the starting line
October 20, 2016

J.P. Morgan celebrates the workplace at 6th annual Corporate Challenge in Shanghai

A persistent drizzle wasn’t going to put a damper on the sixth annual J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge in Shanghai. Businesses look forward to this unique event all year.

September 08, 2016

Chavez and Centrowitz are fastest in sold-out San Francisco field

There was no stopping Chris Chavez of UBS Private Wealth Management in his championship defense.

July 21, 2016

As always, the Corporate Challenge is open for healthy competition

Allow us to paraphrase a timely, newsworthy phrase and pair it with the J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge mission statement: On a beautiful summer evening by the River Thames, London Was Open for healthy competition, company teamwork and camaraderie.

July 20, 2016

Warm feelings abound at 30th running of London's most-popular corporate run

It was the 30th running of the J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge in London, and Mother Nature decided to bring a little symmetry to the night.

June 23, 2016

Buffalo's workforce welcomes summer with another Delaware Park party

With this being the 40th year of the J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge® Series, a lot of attention has been given to the original host, New York City. The first 3.5-mile team run was held there in Central Park on July 13, 1977.

2016 participants of the J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenage in Frankfurt.
June 15, 2016

It's a beautiful run for Bienenfeld, Galuschka in Frankfurt

This part of the world is soccer mad, what with Germany being the reigning men's World Cup champions and the European Championships in progress.

Runners at the starting line
June 09, 2016

Abt Associates dynastic, Connor Reck(s) the field in Boston

With nine major U.S. professional sports championships in the past 15 years, Boston knows sporting excellence. And the New England fans support the Patriots (four Super Bowl victories in that time frame), Red Sox (three World Series crowns), Celtics (one NBA title) and Bruins (one NHL Stanley Cup) with regular capacity crowds.

June 07, 2016

Berube, Scott prove to be faster than the wind in Syracuse

It was cooler than your typical J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge®, and the wind was creating whitecaps on nearby Onondaga Lake.

Herb Williams, who played a portion of his excellent NBA career with the New York Knicks, sent off the 15,000 runners from the starting line ceremony.
June 02, 2016

Sports stars, fast times commemorate 40th New York running

Forty years in the books. What will the next 40 bring?

June 01, 2016

Johannesburg, Rochester and San Francisco are truly world-class

Sibanye Gold, Corning and Strava are the healthiest (and fastest) companies in the world.

June 01, 2016

Happy 40th, New York; you've never looked better

The J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge® is sure looking good at 40.

May 26, 2016

Chicago sets new U.S. record for single-night Corporate Challenge entries

There is a new standard for United States participation at a J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge® event.

May 24, 2016

Morgan Burrows continues dominance at 26th Corporate Challenge in Rochester

Morgan Burrows of Corning won her fourth consecutive Rochester J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge® women's individual title, highlighting a night of racing under idyllic conditions at Rochester Institute of Technology.

Runners enjoying the 2016 Singapore Corporate Challenge
April 28, 2016

Lucky 13th year in Singapore brings ninth sell-out to Central Business District

Every April since 2004, the most traffic you have ever seen gathers on the beautiful Esplanade Bridge in Singapore. This year it was a massive 14,202 people. But this wasn't some sort of after-work, bumper-to-bumper stress. This was a celebration of working in Singapore — the annual J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge®.

April 07, 2016

40th year for Corporate Challenge Series opens with record crowd in Johannesburg

It's the 40th year of the J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge Series® — the healthiest and largest after-work employee event in the world. So it's appropriate that it would begin with a sell-out crowd.