The J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge Championship visited historic Boston for the first time, and four different cities stole the show. Frankfurt, Germany earned two team titles, Chicago another, and the individual champions hailed from London and San Francisco. It was a true global celebration of excellence.
Puma and Cove Hill Partners had the fastest individual runners, but more than 340 other New England companies also enjoyed an amazing Summer Solstice at the 35th annual J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge, benefitting The Every Child Fund at Boston Children’s Hospital.
In its 38th year Buffalo set a new record for total entries – 14,145. The second-oldest event in the J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge Series is part of the Western New York business community fabric, and shows no signs of slowing down.
Ryan Carrara is one of the most accomplished runners in the history of the J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge Series – a two-time individual champion at the Boston race and a qualifier for a dozen different Championship events domestically and abroad with his Raytheon teammates. He’s earned plenty of success on the 3.5-mile Back Bay race course and was happy to provide a primer for the 156 global runners headed to Boston for the 2018 J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge Championship on June 21.
With a new day and start time, expanded hospitality, and an updated race course, the 36th J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge in Syracuse readied itself for the next generation of success. And it was a win-win-win for Upstate Medical University’s Lee Berube and Syracuse University’s Sascha Scott.
Das Warten hat ein Ende: 63.870 Teilnehmende aus 2.388 Unternehmen feiern ein großes Lauffest. Um Punkt 19 Uhr geben Dorothee Blessing, J.P. Morgan, der Frankfurter Oberbürgermeister Peter Feldmann und Leichtathletiklegende Frank Busemann den Startschuss und heißen alle Läuferinnen und Läufer aus 244 deutschen Städten herzlich willkommen. Zum größten Firmenlauf der Welt!
Among the sold-out crowd from 336 businesses on the second night of the 42nd year of the J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge was a company that has been there since Year One – New York Life. A total of 15,000 runners and walkers were out on the course, and the first ones to cross the finish line were multiple-times champions John Bleday and Alexandra Cadicamo.
What started in 1977 with a modest gathering has turned into one of those ‘Can’t Miss’ New York events. A sold-out crowd of 15,000 gathered for the J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge, benefitting the Central Park Conservancy, and some of the bigger companies had unique stories on what motivates them to participate.
Vorfreude pur. 63.870 Menschen aus 2.388 Unternehmen und 244 deutschen Städten sind für den 26. J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge in Frankfurt startklar. Für gemeinsame Stunden voller Fitness, Spaß und Teamspirit. Und für den guten Zweck.
Porter Moser and his Loyola Ramblers had Chicagoans cheering en masse this past college basketball season. On this night, he returned the favor, serving as the official starter for the largest single-night J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge in U.S. history. What a way to kick off Memorial Day weekend in Grant Park!
The 28th running of the J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge in Rochester saw an 18-percent surge in attendance from 2017 as companies and entrants took a liking to a revamped Downtown race course and increased hospitality offerings within Frontier Field. And Trish Byler of Dupont did something no runner has ever done before in the history of the Corporate Challenge Series.
Kleine Familienbetriebe, mittelständische Unternehmen, weltweit operierende Konzerne – aus allen Branchen und aus der gesamten Republik kommen die Teilnehmenden nach Frankfurt. Einzigartig sind die Vielfalt, das gemeinsame Erleben und der Teamspirit, den der Lauf auslöst. Ein tolles Beispiel ist die Samson AG. Es starten 170 Mitarbeiter, unter ihnen sind sieben Geflüchtete: Vorbildliche Integration, lebendiges Miteinander und große Vorfreude auf den Lauf. So wie Samson beschreiben Team Captains zahlreicher Unternehmen in persönlichen Statements den einmaligen Spirit des 26. J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge.
Through the work of a motivated team captain that grew up attending J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge events, West Monroe Partners is one of the fastest-growing companies at the largest single-night Corporate Challenge in the United States. More than 27,000 entrants are registered for the May 24 race in Chicago’s Grant Park.
The buzz starts in winter for employees of CXtec and TERACAI. The gym visits increase. Teammates from across the organization motivate each other to train hard. Participating in the J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge is part of the company’s fabric and has been for nearly two decades.
The Syracuse edition of the J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge will have a first-time beneficiary in 2018: On Point For College. The not-for-profit organization has broken down barriers for underserved individuals, helping nearly 2,000 first-generation students graduate from college.
With the endorsement of its CEO, the College of American Pathologists has significantly grown its J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge team since 2012 and enjoyed the tangible benefits of networking and team building each time out.
The Every Child Fund at Boston Children’s Hospital will return as the beneficiary for the J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge, scheduled for Thursday, June 21, at Boston Common. Boston Children’s is ranked #1 on U.S. News & World Report’s list of best children’s hospitals for the fourth consecutive year.
The 2018 J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge in Singapore featured the event’s 11th consecutive capacity crowd, a return from the fastest woman ever in the race’s history, a dead heat in the men’s, and support for event beneficiary MINDS.
Es ist ein einzigartiges Laufevent: Unzählige Teams joggen, walken, sprinten 5,6 Kilometer durch die Metropole am Main. Airlines und Autohäuser, Bäcker und Banker, Makler und Museen – die Teilnehmenden kommen aus allen Branchen. Am 7. Juni 2018 findet für sie alle der J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge zum 26. Mal in Frankfurt statt, die Anmeldefrist zum größten Firmenlauf der Welt endet am 4. Mai 2018.
Butler/Till is thriving as one of Rochester’s top Workplaces and looks forward annually to participating in the J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge, with its new, business-friendly Downtown location.
The Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy is the beneficiary of the 2018 J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge in Delaware Park and the partnership provides the ideal stage to showcase the 150 Years of Olmsted in Buffalo celebration.
Veterans Outreach Center has been named the beneficiary of the May 22 J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge in Downtown Rochester. This is the first year the 3.5-mile team road race will benefit the organization that provides comprehensive resources to current and former members of the U.S. Armed Forces.
The 42nd year of the J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge Series got off to an excellent start with a sold-out crowd of 14,000 celebrating at the Wanderers Club in Johannesburg. Edward Mothibi of Implats and KPMG’s Stella Marais were the first male and female to break the finish-line tapes in 2018.
The 2018 J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge Series will open next Thursday, April 5, with a record-crowd on the starting line in Johannesburg. 14,000 runners and walkers will cover 5.6km and then celebrate post-race with world-class entertainment at the Wanderers Club.
The Laureus Sport for Good Foundation will once again serve as the beneficiary for the J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge in Johannesburg. This is the fifth year of the partnership, with the scope of the Foundation expanding dramatically in that time.
The May 24 J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge at Grant Park will raise awareness for Chicago Cares, the largest volunteer organization in Chicago. J.P. Morgan will donate on behalf of all participants, and entrants can also make a difference post-race at Chicago Cares’ Serve-a-thon.
Thirty-eight years young and not showing any signs of slowing down, the J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge is scheduled for June 14 at Delaware Park. Registration is now open for companies throughout Western New York.
Registration is open for the 28th running of the J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge, scheduled in Downtown Rochester for Tuesday, May 22, with hospitality at Frontier Field. After outstanding reviews in 2017, a capacity crowd of 10,000 is expected.
Chicago boasts the largest single-night J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge in the United States, with more than 27,000 total participants. Secure your spot among the record-breaking crowd in Grant Park this May 24 by registering today.
Boston has been chosen as the host of the 2018 J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge Championship, with a race date of Thursday, June 21. It is the ninth city in the current Corporate Challenge Series roster to host the Championship, and the 10th city overall since 1983.
It’s a milestone year for the J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge in Singapore. A crowd of more than 14,000 is expected to gather for the 15th annual celebration of corporate fitness and camaraderie. Register now for the Thursday, 26 April event.
After a successful move to Downtown Rochester in July 2017, the 28th running of the J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge will be back in a familiar date on the calendar – a Tuesday in May. Registration will open on February 27.
The longest-running and largest corporate sporting/social event rolls on in 2018, with the J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge Series set to visit 13 cities in seven countries. This is the 42nd consecutive year that J.P. Morgan has owned and operated this global celebration of corporate teamwork, camaraderie and community. The Series begins in Johannesburg on Thursday, April 5.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
In just over two weeks, the 14th annual J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge Singapore will take place on Thursday, 27 April 2017.
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.
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.
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.
At the sweet age of 16, the Sydney J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge has never been stronger.
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.
There was no stopping Chris Chavez of UBS Private Wealth Management in his championship defense.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
It was cooler than your typical J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge®, and the wind was creating whitecaps on nearby Onondaga Lake.
Forty years in the books. What will the next 40 bring?
Sibanye Gold, Corning and Strava are the healthiest (and fastest) companies in the world.
The J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge® is sure looking good at 40.
There is a new standard for United States participation at a J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge® event.
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.
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®.
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.