7 Day Virtual Pedal Challange

Live Life Aberdeenshire 7 Day Virtual Pedal Challenge

Are you ready for a challenge and Love Cycling?

Whether you're a competitive cyclist or a complete beginner, set yourself a distance challenge. Maybe you're looking for some motivation, or training for that big event to push yourself! You never know how far you can go until you try.

Challenge friends and family or work as a team to meet the challenge you set yourselves and have some fun doing it.

The Live Life Aberdeenshire Virtual 7-day Pedal challenge will give you a chance to do all this. Set a distance challenge and record your daily cycle rides over a 7-day period. Cycle each day or whenever you can manage with the aim to complete the challenge you have set yourself. You can view your rides and others on the Virtual Distance Board.

While it is free to take part, donations to HomeStart are encouraged through its JustGiving page.

All participants should follow national social distancing guidelines.

Register

You will require to register as a Live Life Aberdeenshire member before entering, this is free and will take a couple of minutes. Click on the "Register as Live Life Aberdeenshire Member"  Tab below, select the centre nearest to you or choose the  Live Life @ home option. Once registered a confirmation email will be sent with your Membership number and instruction to setup your pin. Once you have your membership number, then click on the “Enter Here” Tab below and you will be taken to the booking page.

Register as Live Life Aberdeenshire Member

If you’re already a Live Life Aberdeenshire member and have a membership number, then click on the “Enter Here” Tab and you will be taken to the booking page. If you are a member but don’t know your membership number, then contact sportsevents@aberdeenshire.gov.uk or call 01467 625088.

Enter Here

You have the option to donate to HomeStart through a JustGiving page.

Participants can share images and video of themselves taking part on social media using @LifeLiveAberdeenshire on Facebook or #LiveLifeAtHome or #LiveLifeAberdeenshire on Twitter.

If you have a problem booking or require more information please contact sportsevents@aberdeenshire.gov.uk or call 01467 625088.

Here’s how it works:

Here’s how it works:

  • Entries will open 12pm on Monday 22nd June till Monday 29th June at Midnight.
  • Cycle rides must be completed between Friday 26th June and Monday 6th July.
  • You will receive a reminder email to start your Challenge on Thursday the 25th June.
  • Please stick to the government social distancing regulations/guidelines and keep your travel local.
  • All distance to be recorded in Kilometres (km)
  • You can set a specific distance target for your 7 days when you enter by emailing sportsevents@aberdeenshire.gov.uk and we will update you on how you’re doing. Say ‘Team Smith’ is going to cycle from Inverurie to Edinburgh 225km. This can be individually or among your team. Let see some good team names.
  • To enter as a team just enter all under the same team name.
  • You can cycle an unspecific mileage daily and register it at Thistle Timing Results.
  • To enter your completed daily Kilometres (km), go to Thistle Timing Results. Find your entry and add your date of birth, daily Kilometres (km) and (OPTIONAL) add your activity tracker (Strava/Garmin) URL to your virtual results page. Alternatively you can upload your ride to Strava, Garmin Connect or equivalent app with the title ‘Live Life Aberdeenshire Virtual 7 day Pedal Challenge ‘ or submit a screenshot of it to sportsevents@aberdeenshire.gov.uk
  • Remember If you miss a day, you will still need to register ‘0’ Kilometres (km) for that day.
  • Last days Kilometres (km) must be submitted to Thistle Timing Results by Midnight on  Monday 6th July.
  • A Virtual Distance board will be available at Thistle Timing Results . A finalised list of completed times and a certificate will be available to print out on Tuesday 7th July.
  • We encourage you to share post run selfies on social media, tagging our Live Life pages.

 

Have fun and be safe.

Virtual Leaderboard/ Results

  • To enter your completed daily Kilometres (km), go to Thistle Timing Results. Find your entry and add your date of birth, daily Kilometres (km) and (OPTIONAL) add your activity tracker (Strava/Garmin) URL to your virtual results page. Alternatively you can upload your ride to Strava, Garmin Connect or equivalent app with the title ‘Live Life Aberdeenshire Virtual 7 day Pedal Challenge ‘ or submit a screenshot of it to sportsevents@aberdeenshire.gov.uk
Thank you to our timing partner, Thistle Timing for supporting the virtual run, making live results available online as they're submitted

 

 

You have the option to donate to HomeStart through a JustGiving page.

 

Visit the HomeStart Webpage for more information

If you're not already a member of Live Life Aberdeenshire there are lots of benefits, and as we move into recovery post-Covid-19 we hope it will give you access to lots of interesting and varied sporting and cultural opportunities.

In future, you will be able to book onto events and activities from the comfort of home. You can also provide your contact information, should you want to hear from us directly about products, services, events and offers in future.

You can sign up for free using Join@Home. ( https://bit.ly/LLAjoin )

If you're not sure whether you're registered on our system or not, you find out by emailing: active@aberdeenshire.gov.uk

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