Spin

Hop on a stationary bike at home and enjoy a fun spinning class! This high-energy, corporate fitness event will bring out the friendly, competitive spirit of Canadians and offer the fun corporate team-building experience they have been searching for – all with the ultimate goal of turning type one diabetes (T1D) into type none.

 

Event Details

Here’s how you can choose to spin: 

  • Spin as an individual: Register and set your personal fundraising goal (the minimum suggested fundraising amount is $150) 

  • Spin as a team: Register in teams of five people or more to share a 30-minute spinning challenge and move for a cure alongside your friends and colleagues for some friendly competition.  

FAQs

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It's a fun, high energy team element where teams of any size share a 30-minute activity virtually: spin, sweat or stretch, it's up to you!
 

Spin -  Hop on a stationary bike at home. Enjoy a fun spinning class and beat your colleagues 

Sweat - Break a sweat at a fitness class. Get a good workout and show your teammates who’s the boss  

Stretch - Stretch your body with a yoga practice. Flex your muscles and clear your mind with these mindful movements.  

When you register as a team you’ll be moving for a cure alongside your team mates. The event encourages team spirit and friendly competition among friends and colleagues with rides taking place in cities across Canada from September through November. 

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If you decide to Spin, you will need a stationary bike at home. For Sweat and Stretch activities, just bring your team spirit!

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There is no registration fee; however, as a key fundraising event for JDRF, teams taking part in the Team Ride are encouraged to raise a minimum suggested amount of $750 per team or $150 per individual. The average amount raised per team is $970.

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We’re confident that every participant can reach the $150 fundraising level, and are pleased to offer support and advice so you can exceed this target! Across Canada, the event is expected to raise $1.6 million to help support critical diabetes research. Those who reach or exceed the $150 amount will be eligible for fundraising rewards.

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While we encourage each participant to fundraise a minimum suggested amount of $150, we recognize that some teams will choose to fundraise as a team. The minimum suggested team fundraising amount is $750. Please note, however, that fundraising rewards are awarded based on pledged revenue raised by individual participants only (not team fundraising or corporate matched revenue).

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Fundraising rewards are awarded based on individual fundraising. For example, if a participant raises $150 and they are part of a team that raises an additional $600 in team fundraising activities such as bake sales, dress down days, etc., the participant is only entitled to receive fundraising rewards for the $150 raised as an individual.

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Participants who submit $150 or more are eligible to receive fundraising rewards as outlined on the pledge form or on the Ride website. There is one prize per participant and all funds must be submitted on Ride day or within three weeks of event day.

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Appoint a Team Captain, recruit five or more colleagues or friends and register. Posters, pledge forms and all the material that you need are available from JDRF.

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The full event will run for 1 hour.

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No. Our three activities are welcome for all fitness levels.You need to set a pace that you are comfortable with; otherwise it could present a health risk.

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We encourage teams to be of 5 or more people. Every member of the team should raise funds.

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If you have questions, please refer to the FAQs online or you can call us at 1.877.505.5373 or email us at ride@jdrf.ca.

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No, you don’t have to register your whole team. If you do choose to, you will have to logout of the system and then register as a team member for each participant. Team members will receive an email confirming registration. They will then have access to fundraise online.