There are several ways your company can benefit. The event is designed as a healthy alternative to corporate entertainment to bring people together from across your business and the wider business community, and is a brilliant opportunity for:
team building, employee engagement and encouraging goodwill and camaraderie amongst employees
promoting health and fitness in the workplace
supporting the community through charity fundraising
local marketing and networking
company profile raising via social media
and most importantly to have a fun-packed corporate day out!
It’s a great team building event where you not only spend time with employees outside the workplace, but you also get to meet their extended family. When doing this you get to learn more about your colleagues and what drives and motivates them.
When submitting your entry form you would have selected your industry and what customers you supply. Race organisers will try to position your site as close to potential customers as possible for you to be able to approach them or grab their attention with your impressive site, hence why it is important to make sure you go the extra mile when setting up your site. It is then up to you to hand out advertising, make introductions and make yourselves known to everyone around you.
It mainly depends on why you are entering and what you are trying to get out of the day. If you are looking to stand out and want to raise your profile, the best option is to contact one of the race organisers prior to the event about additional advertising options. You could look to become one the race sponsors. The best way to approach this question is to think about how you would make your business stand out at a business expo, exhibition or conference. You have your 6×4 space on the day, what you do with it is up to you.
Absolutely. The race is all about participation and there will be many runners who will not consider themselves athletes. The route is designed to be inclusive and suit all abilities from first time to experienced runners, joggers and walkers. It is all about having a great day out with colleagues.
The race will take on multi-terrain including grass, mud and road. There will also be hills and uneven grounds. Disabled athletes may take part but it is advisable that they contact the race organiser to ensure they are able to take on the course. The race organisers will try their utmost to support these individuals.
If one of your team cannot attend, you can find a substitute runner. You will need to log onto your Active account and transfer your ticket. No runner or walker should take part in the event without completing a race entry form.
Yes, there will be designated smoking areas. Smokers must use the designated smoking areas and bins provided. Smokers must not throw cigarette butts on the floor and must not put lit butts in the black bags provided. Any individual who causes a potential fire hazard may be removed off site. Any individuals who do not use the designated smoking areas may be removed off site.