Incentive Program for Running Clubs/Groups

VPBANK HANOI MARATHON ASEAN 2020:

INCENTIVE PROGRAM FOR RUNNING CLUBS AND GROUPS

Incentive Program for Running Clubs/Groups

Having highly appreciated the professionalism and meaning of VPBank Hanoi Marathon for promoting the image of the capital with a thousand years of civilization, in 2019, the Hanoi People's Committee officially announced VPBank Hanoi Marathon as the iconic international marathon of Hanoi to be held annually in October.

In 2020, Vietnam holds the ASEAN chairmanship and VPBank Hanoi Marathon has gained an honour for being selected by the National ASEAN 2020 Committee and the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism as the official marathon of the ASEAN Chairmanship Year 2020, thus getting a new name: “VPBank Hanoi Marathon ASEAN 2020”, which will take place on October 18, 2020.

In order to mark this especially important political event and to thank the companionship of domestic and foreign running clubs/groups (collectively referred to as clubs), the Race Organizing Committee (ROC) of the VPBank Hanoi Marathon ASEAN 2020 will implement the “VPHM Club Challenge” incentive program with a series of attractive offers extended exclusively to clubs.

1. Purpose and meaning of the program:

- “VPHM Club Challenge” is a running challenge designed by DHA Vietnam and sponsored by VPBank to welcome the selection of VPBank Hanoi Marathon ASEAN 2020 as the official marathon of Vietnam's ASEAN Chairmanship Year.

- “VPHM Club Challenge” is a challenge that encourages the spirit of physical training and sports, enhancing health for all club members in Vietnam and abroad.

- “VPHM Club Challenge” conveys to runners more inspiration and motivation to keep up with their training in order to achieve the best point of performance when participating in the VPBank Hanoi Marathon ASEAN 2020.

- “VPHM Club Challenge” creates conditions for clubs to participate in the VPBank Hanoi Marathon ASEAN 2020 with the most preferential conditions.

2. Legitimate participants of the “VPHM Club Challenge”:

- All the running clubs nationwide and abroad.

3. How to organize “VPHM Club Challenge”:

Each running club/group is allowed to use the “VPHM Club Challenge” to organize online challenge for its members, with prizes and incentives sponsored by VPBank, when meeting the following conditions:

- Name the challenge “VPHM Club Challenge _(club name)”. For example: “VPHM Club Challenge _ Ha Dong Runner”.

- “VPHM Club Challenge” must be organized online, hosted at 84Race platform or any online running platform which is deemed suitable.

- After creating “VPHM Club Challenge”, clubs must notify DHA of the online platform used for the challenge via email: hanoi.marathon@dhavietnam.vn.

- The club shall tag the “VPBank Hanoi Marathon” fan page in at least 03 posts on Facebook (on public mode) while communicating about the “VPHM Club Challenge”.

- The club shares all the ROC's posts related to preparations, the rules and regulations to ensure runners' rights and safety when participating in the VPBank Hanoi Marathon ASEAN 2020.

- DHA Company, on behalf of the sponsor, will check the legitimacy of the challenge organization and the accuracy of the prizes so as to send to the club the prizes in line with the prize structure. After that, clubs will organize the prize handing ceremony and taking photos to send to the ROC, along with a full list of prize winning runners and teams on the club's Facebook (on public mode) with the  tag for “VPBank Hanoi Marathon “ fan page.

- The number of people participating in the challenge must reach at least 100/challenge. Due to the limited number of incentive codes, BTC will prioritize the clubs based on their early registration.

4. DHA's support

• DHA will support clubs by promoting their challenges;

• DHA will coordinate with 84Race to create the clubs' challenges if the 84Race online running platform is chosen.

(84Race Hotline: +84 91 240 5555 or fan page: https://www.facebook.com/84race)

5. Details about “VPHM Club Challenge”

  • Introduction of the “VPHM Club Challenge”

“VPHM Club Challenge” is a running challenge designed by DHA Vietnam and sponsored by VPBank to welcome the selection of the VPBank Hanoi Marathon ASEAN 2020 as the official marathon of Vietnam's ASEAN Chairmanship Year. The program aims to encourage the spirit of physical training and sports, improve health for all club members in Vietnam and abroad. The “VPHM Club Challenge” is also an activity that provides runners with more inspiration and motivation to keep up with training to get the best point of performance when participating in the VPBank Hanoi Marathon ASEAN 2020.

The special thing on offer is that, once having dedicated training efforts to “VPHM Club Challenge”, club members overcoming the challenge will be rewarded with a gift, which is a preferential code for registering the VPBank Hanoi Marathon ASEAN 2020.

The program is a practical present that VPBank prepares for running clubs home and abroad to give members the best opportunity to join the VPBank Hanoi Marathon ASEAN 2020 amid economic difficulties caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • The competition's content and categories:

• Individual competition including four categories:

i. 160-km: Gift is a 90-percent discount code when overcoming the challenge

ii. 120-km: Gift is an 80-percent discount code when overcoming the challenge

iii. 70-km: Gift is a 70-percent discount code when overcoming the challenge

iv. 50-km: Gift is a 50-percent discount code for overcoming the challenge

• Group competition content:

i. Subjects of application: For groups of 10 people/group. Runners can register to join both the individual category and the group category.

ii. Prizes: At least five groups registering for group competitions are needed, while failing that, this content will be cancelled.

iii. Award criteria: The champion group needs to have the longest length (in kilometre) in 20 days.

  • Time of the “VPHM Club Challenge”:

- 20 days

- From July 1 to July 31, 2020.

- Clubs arrange the challenge by themselves within 20 days within the above timeframe, make decision and announce the start date and the end date of the challenge.

  • Venue:

Runners can participate and run anywhere in the world but must have software that uses GPS signals to record their running.

  • Number of participants: at least 100 people
  • Cut off time:

No time limit for each running.

  • Registration fee: Free.
  • General provisions of “VPHM Club Challenge”

- This is a long-distance race with individual or group challenge. Clubs can freely choose to take group or individual race, or combine individual with group competition.

- Runners may participate in individual category or a combination of individual and group category.

- Runners can complete running anywhere, but must install Strava app (or use a Strava-connected sports watch like Garmin, Suunto or Polar...) and connect to Vietnam's online platforms such as: 84Race.com, Vietrace.vn, Irace.vn etc.

- Runners cannot change the category after registration.

- Runners can only receive gifts upon overcoming the registered challenge.

- A runner is not allowed to use more than one recording device in a run which may alter the results.

- Each member can only participate in the “VPHM Club Challenge” of a running club/group at a time.

- The runner's account may be subject to inspection if he or she is suspected of dishonesty. Runners will be disqualified if found dishonest.

- This challenge gives runners motivation to achieve the goals set out with honesty. The club organizers will always update and check the results posted by the members.

  • Completion criteria

- Tracklogs shall have an average pace of between 3 minutes/km and 15 minutes/km, and have the date during the challenge period set by the club.

The total kilometres from tracklogs must be at least equal to the distance of the challenge registered by the runner.

  • Ranking criteria

- Reaching the longest distance (in kilometres)

- Having the lowest average pace.

  • Criteria for VPHM discount code award:

Runners who overcome the registered challenge in accordance with the rules and criteria of “VPHM Club Challenge”;

The club tags the “VPBank Hanoi Marathon” fan page in at least 03 posts on their Facebook page (on public mode).

  • Awards and certificates:
  • An e-certificate will be issued to all the participating runners who overcome the registered challenge.
  • Personal prizes and gifts:

- 160-km category:

First prize: 01 VPHM 100-percent discount code and 01 VPHM 90-percent discount code for the VPBank Hanoi Marathon ASEAN 2020 Bib, with distance of choice;

Second prize: 01 VPHM 100-percent discount code for the 21-km distance and 01 VPHM 90-percent discount code for the VPBank Hanoi Marathon ASEAN 2020 Bib with distance of choice;

Third prize: 01 VPHM 100-percent discount code for the 10-km distance and 01 VPHM 90-percent discount code for the VPBank Hanoi Marathon ASEAN 2020 Bib with distance of choice;

Fourth prize: 01 VPHM 100-percent discount code for the 5-km distance and 01 VPHM 90-percent discount code for the VPBank Hanoi Marathon ASEAN 2020 Bib with distance of choice.

Gifts for all runners who overcome the challenge: A VPHM 90-percent discounted code for the VPBank Hanoi Marathon ASEAN 2020 Bib with distance of choice.

- 120-km category:

First prize: 01 VPHM 100-percent discount code and 01 VPHM 80-percent discount code for the VPBank Hanoi Marathon ASEAN 2020 Bib, with distance of choice;

Second prize: 01 VPHM 100-percent discount code for the 21-km distance and 01 VPHM 80-percent discount code for the VPBank Hanoi Marathon ASEAN 2020 Bib with distance of choice;

Third prize: 01 VPHM 100-percent discount code for the 10-km distance and 01 VPHM 80-percent discount code for the VPBank Hanoi Marathon ASEAN 2020 Bib with distance of choice;

Fourth prize: 01 VPHM 100-percent discount code for the 5-km distance and 01 VPHM 80-percent discount code for the VPBank Hanoi Marathon ASEAN 2020 Bib with distance of choice.

Gifts for all runners who overcome the challenge: A VPHM 80-percent discounted code for the VPBank Hanoi Marathon ASEAN 2020 Bib with distance of choice.

- 70-km category:

First prize: 01 VPHM 100-percent discount code and 01 VPHM 70-percent discount code for the VPBank Hanoi Marathon ASEAN 2020 Bib, with distance of choice;

Second prize: 01 VPHM 100-percent discount code for the 21-km distance and 01 VPHM 70-percent discount code for the VPBank Hanoi Marathon ASEAN 2020 Bib with distance of choice;

Third prize: 01 VPHM 100-percent discount code for the 10-km distance and 01 VPHM 70-percent discount code for the VPBank Hanoi Marathon ASEAN 2020 Bib with distance of choice;

Fourth prize: 01 VPHM 100-percent discount code for the 5-km distance and 01 VPHM 70-percent discount code for the VPBank Hanoi Marathon ASEAN 2020 Bib with distance of choice.

Gifts for all runners who overcome the challenge: A VPHM 70-percent discounted code for the VPBank Hanoi Marathon ASEAN 2020 Bib with distance of choice.

- 50-km category:

First prize: 01 VPHM 100-percent discount code and 01 VPHM 50-percent discount code for the VPBank Hanoi Marathon ASEAN 2020 Bib, with distance of choice;

Second prize: 01 VPHM 100-percent discount code for the 21-km distance and 01 VPHM 50-percent discount code for the VPBank Hanoi Marathon ASEAN 2020 Bib with distance of choice;

Third prize: 01 VPHM 100-percent discount code for the 10-km distance and 01 VPHM 50-percent discount code for the VPBank Hanoi Marathon ASEAN 2020 Bib with distance of choice;

Fourth prize: 01 VPHM 100-percent discount code for the 5-km distance and 01 VPHM 50-percent discount code for the VPBank Hanoi Marathon ASEAN 2020 Bib with distance of choice.

Gifts for all runners who overcome the challenge: A VPHM 50-percent discounted code for the VPBank Hanoi Marathon ASEAN 2020 Bib with distance of choice.

- Group prize

First prize: 05 VPHM 100-percent discount code for 05 VPBank Hanoi Marathon ASEAN 2020 Bibs, with distance of choice for the group with the highest accumulated kilometres after 20 days.

Second prize: 03 VPHM 100-percent discount code for 03 VPBank Hanoi Marathon ASEAN 2020 Bibs, with distance of choice for the group with the second-highest accumulated kilometres after 20 days.

Third prize: 01 VPHM 100-percent discount code for 01 VPBank Hanoi Marathon ASEAN 2020 Bib with distance of choice the group with the third-highest accumulated kilometres after 20 days.

25.06.2020

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