Whatever your motivation is, you’re in luck this year, because we have a ton of awesome prizes to give away! Thank you to the many generous Manitoba businesses who have gotten involved in this years exciting event.

Participating in the annual Challenge is free, fun, and gives you a chance to win some amazing prizes from local businesses!

This years Challenge is looking a little different, with a lot more ways to qualify and participate! See the 2021 changes here.

To be eligible, register a team, then join you and your team members as a team member or participate solo by just registering as an individual. During the week simply login and log your sustainable or active kilometres during the week of May 30 – June 5, 2021

 

The last day to enter KMs after the challenge is Thursday, June 10th, 2021.

 

 

There are so many great prizes up for grabs, check them all out below! 

*Please note: prizes are subject to change.


How to Win Prizes

  • You must log your sustainable and active KMs online at www.commuterchallenge.ca
    (this year, you can log your commute, your essential trips, and your recreational activities!)
  • Additionally you can use the GoManitoba app or website to track your trips
  • And/or Post pictures and videos to social media using the hashtag #CommuterChallengeMB

Check out each of the prize categories specifications on how to qualify for as many prizes as possible!

The more you log kilometres, use GoManitoba, and post your adventures, the more chances you have to win!


 

Grand Prize

Any Winnipeg resident who logs their sustainable KMs during Commuter Challenge 2021 is eligible to win! The last day to enter KMs after the challenge is June 10th.

Grand Prize: FREE Bus Pass for a Year with Winnipeg Transit ($1,000 value) 

 

*NEW* Essential Worker Prizes 

How to Win: Send a quick email to challenge@greenactioncentre.ca indicating that you’re an essential worker. Log any modes OTHER THAN telecommuting, such as; walking, cycling, wheeling, busing, or carpooling at www.commuterchallenge.ca and you’ll be entered to win!

  1. $25 Gift Card from Black Market Provisions
  2. $25 Gift Card from Fete Ice Cream and Coffee
  3. 6 Free Doughnuts from Oh Doughnuts
  4. 6 Free Doughnuts from Oh Doughnuts
  5. $25 Gift Card to Generation Green
  6. $25 Gift Card from Northlore

Early Bird Prizes

How to Win: Register for the Commuter Challenge before May 22nd to qualify!

  1. $10 Gift Card to Fools & Horses
  2. $10 Gift Card to Parlour Coffee
  3. $10 Gift Card to Thom Bargen Coffee and Tea

*NEW* BINGO Prizes

How to Win: We challenge you to complete as many activities from the new Challenge Bingo Sheet as you can throughout the week. Simply register for the Commuter Challenge, post your activities to social media, tag @GreenActionCentre (Instagram or Facebook) or @GreenActionCtr (Twitter) and #CommuterChallengeMB. Winners will be picked at random, you’ll receive one entry per post, so the more activities you complete the more entries you will get!

  1. $25 Gift Card to Jensen’s Nursery
  2. $25 Gift Card to Spice World
  3. $25 Gift Card to Fete Ice Cream and Coffee

Most Kilometres Individual

Awarded to the individual with the highest number of logged kilometres during the challenge week of May 30 – June 5, 2021.

Only those who registered as solo/unaffiliated participants are eligible.

Most Kilometres Team

Awarded to the team with the highest number of logged kilometres during the challenge week of May 30-June 5, 2021.

Only those teams with 1-5 persons are eligible.

Telecommuting Prizes 

How to Win: Log telecommuting kilometres for working from home during Commuter Challenge week at www.commuterchallenge.ca. Everyone who telecommutes during the week has a chance to win!

  1. $25 Gift Card to Verde Plant Design
  2. $25 Gift Card to McNally Robinson
  3. Free Admission from Assiniboine Park Zoo

Walking Warrior Prizes

How to Win: Walk to work, to the store, or for some much needed fresh air during Commuter Challenge week and log your kilometres at www.commuterchallenge.ca.
Everyone who walks during the week has a chance to win!

  1. $25 Gift Card to Verde Juice Bar
  2. Prize Package from Scout Coffee + Tea
  3. 1 year Family Membership from Fort Whyte Alive
  4. $25 Gift Card to MEC

Cycling Superstar Prizes

How to Win: Ride your bike to work, to the store, or for some much needed fresh air during Commuter Challenge week and log your kilometres at www.commuterchallenge.ca.
Everyone who rides their bike during the week has a chance to win!

  1. Prize Pack from GORP Energy Bars & Mixes
  2. $25 Gift Card to Wilderness Supply Co.
  3. $25 Gift Card to White Pine Bicycle Co.
  4. $25 Gift Card to The Common

Transit Trooper Prizes 

How to Win: Ride the bus to work or to access essential services during Commuter Challenge week and log your kilometres at www.commuterchallenge.ca. Everyone who rides the bus during the week has a chance to win!

  1. Gift Card to Organic Planet Worker Co-op
  2. 1 year Family Membership to Fort Whyte Alive
  3. $25 Gift Card to Chaeban Ice Cream
  4. $25 Gift Card to Tommy’s Pizzeria

GoManitoba Prizes

How to Win: Use the GoManitoba app throughout the Commuter Challenge week to connect with walking, cycling, and/or busing mentors and track your trips!

  1. Prize Package from Prairie Sky Books
  2. $25 Gift Cards to The Forks
  3. Gift Certificate from Bee-2-Gether Bikes 
  4. $25 Gift Card to Tall Grass Prairie Bakery
  5. $25 Gift Card to Jensen’s Nursery

Social Media Mogul Prizes

How to Win: Post photos and videos on social media with the hashtags #CommuterChallengeMB. Show us how you are getting around sustainably while following health and safety guidelines.

  1. $25 Gift Card from Nonsuch Brewing Co.
  2. $25 Gift Card from Northlore
  3. $25 Gift Card to Shop Take Care

Bonus Manitoba-Wide Prizes

How to Win: Make sustainable commutes and trips during Commuter Challenge week and log your kilometres at www.commuterchallenge.ca. Everyone who participates and lives outside of Winnipeg has a chance to win!

  • 1of 5 available $25 Gift Cards to Tim Hortons, Boston Pizza OR a local business of your choice (if gift cards can be purchased online)

Participation Prizes

How to Win: Make sustainable commutes and trips during Commuter Challenge week and log your kilometres at www.commuterchallenge.ca. All workplaces that participates has a chance to win!

  1. $25 Gift Card to Little Tree Hugger Soap
  2. $25 Gift Card to St. Leon Gardens
  3. $25 Gift Card to Fortify
  4. $25 Gift Card to Sage Garden Greenhouse
  5. $25 Gift Card to Little Brown Jug
  6. 1 of 5 available $5 Gift Cards to Oh Doughnuts

Workplace Prizes

How to Win: All workplaces taking part in the Commuter Challenge have a chance to win! The GOLD workplace within each population category will be entered into a random draw where winners will be selected.

  1. Complimentary Sustainable Transportation Presentation (Virtual) OR complimentary Bike Blender Rental from Green Action Centre
  2. $50 Gift Card to Shelmerdine Garden Centre for some new office plants

Please note: prizes are subject to change.

We will do our best to make prize adjustments for persons across the province. If something doesn’t work for a winner, we will simply find them something that does.

We hope you are just as excited about these prize packs as we are!

If you haven’t registered for this year’s Commuter Challenge, be sure to sign up – registration is now open!

Thank you to our 2021 Funders & Sponsors!