Co-organised by Community Chest and Marina Bay Sands, the Community Chest Vertical Marathon 2021 is a platform that aims to virtually unite people from all walks of life to scale greater heights while building a community that shares and a nation that cares. All proceeds and donations raised will go towards over 100 social service agencies and more than 200 critical programmes supported by Community Chest!
In line with the year’s theme, “Together We Soar”, and to mark Community Chest’s 38th anniversary, this virtual event hopes to rally the community to achieve a collective 38,000m elevation over the campaign period.Using the Strava app or other preferred app to track one’s elevation, participants can embark on a virtual expedition to conquer these five peaks virtually in support of Community Chest’s five supported causes:
Registration starts on 5 September and ends on 3 October 2021. There will be a longer period for participants to clock their elevation activity, and the clock-in period ends on 31 October 2021.For more information, please visit Community Chest’s website here.
A registration fee is required to join Community Chest Vertical Marathon 2021. Registration fee for an individual is S$38, and S$68 for a team of 2 participants.We seek your understanding that there will be no refund of registration fee.
Registration starts on 5 September (Sunday), 0000hrs and ends on 3 October 2021 (Sunday), 2359hrs.After registering successfully, participants can complete and upload their elevation activities on the microsite till 31 October 2021, 2359hrs.
As Tote Board funds all Community Chest’s operating costs, all proceeds collected from registration will be donated after payment processing fee of 2.9% + S$0.50 per transaction. These proceeds will go towards over 100 social service agencies and more than 200 critical programmes that Community Chest supports.This platform processing fee of 2.9% + S$0.50 per transaction is included in the registration fee, and there will be no additional charges to participants.
Upon successful registration, you will receive a confirmation email with your account login password within 10 minutes. Please check your junk mail folder in case the confirmation email is directed there.If you have not received a confirmation email within 24 hours, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Yes, you can sign up with a friend or family member to form a team of 2 persons and take on the virtual challenge for a good cause together!
To register as a team, please select the “Team Registration” option and a team code will be issued to the team leader (participant who signed up for the team). The second team member must use the corresponding team code during their individual registration in order to confirm the overall team registration. No payment is required for the second team member.Please take note that one account and email address can only be used to register for one participant.
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Once you have registered successfully, a confirmation email with your account login details will be sent to you.There will be a link to log in with the unique password and you can kickstart the challenge!
Strava is the recommended app to track your elevation, and you can download the app via this link. You can also use other third-party GPS-enabled apps or devices.
Kindly note that all GPS-enabled apps and devices, including Strava, work best outdoors. There may be a reduction of elevation distance (in metres) if GPS signal is not strong within indoor spaces.For Strava app users, please follow these steps to record your elevation activity carried out on foot:
Once you have completed your activity on Strava, please remember to sync your elevation details to your account under “My Activity-Strava” tab on this website.
For non-Strava app users, please upload a screenshot from your app that captures both elevation and time to your account under “My Activity-Manual Submission” tab.The event organiser reserves the rights to reject any questionable submissions without any notification in order to maintain fairness for all participants and teams.
Yes, the Strava app is completely free to download and use. Monthly subscription fees for Strava is not required as the free version is able to track elevation with activity recording.For more information on Strava’s free membership, you can visit their support page here.
You can use your preferred app to track elevation and upload the elevation details on “My Activity-Manual Submission” page. Please ensure that elevation can be tracked with your preferred app, and that the GPS function is working within the tracking app before you start the activity.
For non-Strava app users, a screenshot of the activity must be uploaded for verification, and you will need to enter the date of activity and elevation (in metres) in the required fields for submission.You can download the User Guide here on the steps to submit your activity details.
You may submit your results by logging in to your account and upload your screenshots under “My Activity” tab. Take note that you can only upload one screenshot at a time. Please ensure that the screenshot captures both elevation (in metres) and date of activity.You can refer to the User Guide here on the steps to submit your activity details.
Yes, you can make multiple submissions within a day so long as each submission is unique and achieved within the clock-in period from 5 September to 31 October 2021.Participants will have to keep in mind the following:
You can take part in the challenge at any place of your choice so long you are able to track the elevation, date, and a good GPS signal. A few places that you can best enjoy the challenge and clock your elevation would be hiking trails such as Bukit Timah Nature Reserve, Fort Canning Park, and The Southern Ridges.Always practice safe distancing while taking part in the whole duration of this challenge. Be socially responsible. Learn more here.
An e-voucher will be sent to you by the event secretariat via email within three working days upon your successful registration. Please check the Junk/Spam inbox in case this email is directed there.If you have not received the e-voucher after three working days from your registration date, please contact us at email@example.com.