For many, participating in the annual Jack Frost Challenge | Bougeons en Hiver is about getting outdoors, getting active, and having fun! For others, it’s about the prizes.

Whatever your motivation is, you’re in luck this year, because we have some AMAZING prizes to give away! Thank you to the generous Manitoba businesses who donated and supported our programming this year.

*Prizes are subject to change before the challenge begins*


GRAND PRIZE

If you do your fair share of kilometres, you’ll be entered to win!

In a team of 5, each person must log a minimum of 26 kilometres for the team to reach the 130km threshold. Complete 26 kilometres of outdoor activity during February 2-8, 2020 to be entered to win…

Most Kilometres Team

Awarded to the team with the highest number of logged kilometres during the challenge week of February 2-8, 2020.

Only those teams with 1-5 persons are eligible.

All teams of 1-5 participants who reach the 130 kilometre goal will receive a certificate of achievement! 

Most Kilometres Workplace

Awarded to the workplace team with the highest average of logged kilometres during the challenge week of February 2-8, 2020.

This will be determined by the total number of kilometres divided by the total number of workplace participants. Teams with 1-5+ persons are eligible.

  • 8 Gift Certificates for 6 Doughnuts (48 Doughnuts) from Oh Doughnuts
  • Complimentary Sustainable Transportation Presentation/Cycling Workshop OR complimentary Bike Blender Rental from Green Action Centre

Most Kilometres Classroom

Prize category presented by CAA Manitoba

Awarded to the classroom team with the highest average of logged kilometres during the challenge week of February 2-8, 2020.

This will be determined by the total number of kilometres divided by the total number of students. Teams with 1-5+ persons are eligible.

  • Pizza Party ($50 gift card to pizza location of choice) & Ice Cream Party ($50 gift card to Fete Ice Cream & Coffee)

Most Kilometres Individual

Awarded to the individual with the highest number of logged kilometres during the challenge week of February 2-8, 2020.

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

Most Kilometres Kid (Under 14 Years of Age)

Awarded to the kid with the highest number of logged kilometres during the challenge week of February 2-8, 2020.

Only those who registered as under 14 years of age are eligible. Kids may participate as part of a team or individual/unaffiliated.

Most Modes

Awarded to the participant with the highest number of modes (walk or run, ski, skate, snowshoe, bike, or other) during the challenge week of February 2-8, 2020.

In the result of a tie, a winner will be awarded based on most kilometres.

Participating Schools

Register your school or classroom for Jack Frost Challenge for Schools to pledge your commitment to celebrating winter!
We will randomly select a school to receive the following participation prize:
  • A FREE field trip to FortWhyte Alive for up to 30 students (value of $400)

GoManitoba Users

Use the sustainable transportation app GoManitoba during the Jack Frost Challenge for an additional chance to win! By completing actions on the app you will get entered to win a prize. Learn more here.

For every active mode you log in the Commute Calendar you’ll be automatically entered to WIN. 

Best Team Name

This winning name is determined by popular vote after the challenge is over! Funny and creative names are encouraged.

Social Media Spirit

Social media spirit prizes are awarded to individuals who supply both high-quality photos and highest quantity of posts – so get sharing!

Share your photos leading up to and during the challenge by tagging @GreenActionCtr or using #JackFrostChallenge on Instagram, Facebook or Twitter — Favourite posts chosen by Green Action Centre staff.

Remember to make your posts public so we can see them!

  1. FortWhyte Alive Farms 500g jar of honey and tote bag
  2. Prairie Sky Books Prize Pack (Includes: Baggu Reusable Bag, 2x Reusable Straws and cleaning brush, Shawl, Art Mug, Norval Morrisseau Reusable Water Bottle, Mini Bike Repair kit)
  3. Wolseley Kombucha Prize Pack 
  4. 1 single-day Festival du Voyageur ticket

Early Bird Prizes

Register your team or yourself as an Individual/Unaffiliated before January 12th to be entered to win! Register here – it’s that easy.

  1. 5 single-day Festival du Voyageur tickets
  2. 2 Community Sauna Spots at Sauna WINNIPEG with beer koozies
  3. Art Books & Cards from Assiniboine Park

Participation Prizes

We will be randomly selecting participants to win prizes! All you have to do is register, move, and log your kilometres – it’s that easy.

  • Select winter merchandise from MEC

Bonus Prizes (for participants outside of Winnipeg)

Prize category presented by CAA Manitoba

Community Prizes (for participating communities outside of Winnipeg)

Swan River


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 Jack Frost Challenge, be sure to sign up here.