HBHM Challenge 2020

HBHM Challenge 2020

HALONG BAY HERITAGE MARATHON 2020

INCENTIVE PROGRAM FOR RUNNING CLUBS

The COVID-19 pandemic prolongs with complicated development, but the aggressive participation of the authorities, the people's consensus and recent success of the vaccine clinical trials are among the important premises so running clubs (hereinafter referred to as “clubs”) may further their activities, helping members maintain their performance until after the pandemic.

With the wish to accompany running clubs and to assist runners in securing good conditions to participate in the Halong Bay Heritage Marathon 2020, expected to be held on November 22, 2020, DHA Vietnam on behalf of the marathon’s Organizers launches the “HBHM Challenge 2020” campaign, with a series of attractive incentives extended exclusively to Vietnamese and foreign clubs.

1. Purpose and meaning of the campaign

- “HBHM Challenge 2020” is a running challenge designed by DHA Vietnam as an attachment to the Halong Bay Heritage Marathon 2020.

- “HBHM Challenge 2020” is a challenge that encourages the spirit of physical training and sports, enhancing health for all club members in Vietnam and abroad.

- “HBHM Challenge 2020” 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 Halong Bay Heritage Marathon 2020.

- “HBHM Challenge 2020” creates conditions for clubs to participate in the Halong Bay Heritage Marathon 2020 with the most preferential conditions.

2. Entities permitted to use “HBHM Challenge 2020” to host online challenge

- All the clubs nationwide and abroad.

3. How to organize “HBHM Challenge 2020”

Clubs are allowed to use the “HBHM Challenge 2020” to organize online challenge for their members, with prizes and incentives sponsored by the Organizers of the Halong Bay Heritage Marathon 2020, when meeting the following conditions:

- Name the challenge “HBHM Challenge 2020 _ (club name)”. For example: “HBHM Challenge 2020 _ Halong Runners”.

- “HBHM Challenge 2020” must be organized online, hosted at 84Race platform or any online running platform which is deemed suitable.

- After creating “HBHM Challenge 2020”, clubs must notify DHA of the online platform used for the challenge via email: halongrace@dhavietnam.vn.

- Clubs must meet all the requirements on the campaign’s communications interaction as follows:

* Add DHA Vietnam Facebook page to their homepage;

* Tag the “Halong Bay International Heritage Marathon” fan page in at least 03 posts on Facebook (on public mode) while communicating about their “HBHM Challenge 2020”. (In order to tag the page, key in @ + the race name: “Halong Bay International Heritage Marathon”;

* Attach all the following hash tags in their posts:

#HalongBayHeritageMarathon

#HalongBayInternationalHeritageMarathon

#HalongMarathon

#HalongBayMarathon

#HBHMChallenge

#Halong

#Vietnam #Vietnammarathon #Asiamarathon

* Share all of the Organizers’ posts related to preparations, the rules and regulations to ensure runners' rights and safety when participating in the Halong Bay Heritage Marathon 2020.

* Publish at least one post showing the list of winners, plus a random photo of the club on its Facebook page (on public mode), with tags of the “Halong Bay International Heritage Marathon” fan page, DHA Vietnam Facebook page along with all the above mentioned hash tags.

NOTE: In order to be able to tag the “Halong Bay International Heritage Marathon” fan page, clubs need to “Like” the page.

  • If a club exists on Facebook as a closed/secret group, representatives of the club’s Management take full responsibility for meeting all the communications requirements mentioned above at their personal Facebook page, tag another five key members as well as accept DHA Vietnam’s page in the group.

- DHA Company will check the legitimacy of the challenge organization and the accuracy of the prize list at clubs’ proposal so as to send them the prizes in accordance with the prize structure.

4. Prizes, gifts and conditions for reception

Responding to runners' love for the Halong Bay International Heritage Marathon, clubs' enthusiastic participation in the “HBHM Challenge 2020”, as well as to achieve the campaign's goal of facilitating runners to join the Halong Bay Heritage Marathon 2020 with the most favorable conditions in the difficult economic context due to the COVID-19 pandemic, DHA Vietnam will prepare codes for free registration and with discounts of up to 70 percent as prizes and gifts for this campaign. The rules for receiving gifts and prizes are as follows:

- Each club participating in “HBHM Challenge 2020” needs to appoint a representative as the contact point for DHA Vietnam.

- The club representative has responsibility for coordinating with 84Race or any online running platform to create a challenge for his club with the title as per the Organizers’ regulations.

- The club representatives are responsible for sending over the results, including the list of winners and a list of members who have overcome the challenge, using the Organizers' required form within 5 days, after the end of “HBHM Challenge 2020”.

- The Organizers will check the results of the clubs based on the completion and the ranking criteria. After that, the Organizers will send the prize codes and the gift codes to the club representative.

- The club representatives are responsible for handing over the prizes and gifts to their club members.

- The Organizers will not be responsible for any complaint over the results provided by the club representative.

- Note on how to use the prize code and the gift code:

  • The prize code and the gift code are valid for a single use only. Clubs should take caution to remind their members to consider carefully before choosing the payment method by card or bank transfer. Once the payment method is selected, the system will automatically consider the code being used, and the runner will not be able to get the code back if he wants to change the form of payment.

The prize code and the gift code are valid until October 31, 2020, applied on the price list specified on the Halong Bay Heritage Marathon website at the time of the runner's registration.

5. DHA's support

• DHA will support clubs with photos for promoting their challenges;

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

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

6. Details about “HBHM Challenge 2020”

  • Introduction of the “HBHM Challenge 2020”

“HBHM Challenge 2020” is a practical present that the Halong Bay Heritage Marathon 2020’s Organizers would like clubs at home and abroad to give to their members, in the context of economic difficulties caused by the pandemic.

The “HBHM Challenge 2020” is an online challenge, consisting of 3 categories, in which the contestants must complete the category they've registered within 15 (fifteen) days. The Organizers will award the individual prize to the member with the longest distance (in km). In addition to individual prizes for each category, the Organizers also award team prizes to the top three clubs joining the challenge.

  • The competition's categories

• The Organizers will hand over the first, the second and the third prizes on Individual ranking for the following categories:

      1. 70-km
      2. 50-km
      3. 30-km

• Club prizes: The Organizers will hand over the team’s first prize, second and third prize for clubs with all the participating members having overcome the individual challenges mentioned above based on the ranking of the clubs.

  • Duration of the “HBHM Challenge 2020”

- Within 15 days

- From September 1 to September 15, 2020.

  • Venue

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

  • Number of participants
  • The number of members participating in the challenge at each club is a minimum of 20 runners and a maximum of 50 runners.
  • In case the participating members of a club rise beyond 50, the club can create two challenges and add (1, 2, 3…) to the challenge title, after the club name.
  • Due to the limited number of codes, the Organizers will prioritise the clubs with the earliest registration.
  • Cut-off time

No time limit for each running.

  • Registration fee: Free.
  • General provisions of “HBHM Challenge 2020”
  • Runners 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 one “HBHM Challenge 2020” of a club at a time.
  • Runners are not allowed to change/interfere in their run results. The tracklogs added manually to the results reading system will not be recognized.
  • 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 clubs’ organizers will always update and check the results posted by the members.
  • Completion criterion

- 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.

  • Individual ranking criterion

- Reaching the longest distance (in km)

- Having the lowest average pace.

  • Club ranking criterion
  1. 100 percent of participants completed the registered challenge.
  2. Having the highest average total number of km completed by members within 15 days.
  3. In case two clubs have equal total kilometers, the club with the lower difference between the top runner and the slowest runner wins the prize.
  4. Full compliance with communication requirements.
  • Criteria for giving discount code HBHM 2020

- Runners overcoming their registered challenge in accordance with the rules and criteria of "HBHM Challenge 2020".

- The club fully completes the communications requirements.

  • Awards and certificates

- An electronic certificate will be issued to all participating runners and those who overcome the registered challenge.

  • Personal prizes and gifts

- 70-km category

First prize: 01 HBHM 100-percent discount code and 01 HBHM 70-percent discount code for the Halong Bay Heritage Marathon 2020 Bib, with distance of choice;

Second prize: 01 HBHM 100-percent discount code for the 21-km distance and 01 HBHM 70-percent discount code for the Halong Bay Heritage Marathon 2020 Bib with distance of choice;

Third prize: 01 HBHM 100-percent discount code for the 10-km or the 5-km distance and 01 HBHM 70-percent discount code for the Halong Bay Heritage Marathon 2020 Bib with distance of choice;

Gifts for all runners who overcome the challenge but are disqualified to receive a prize: A HBHM 70-percent discounted code for the Halong Bay Heritage Marathon 2020 Bib with distance of choice.

- 50-km category

First prize: 01 HBHM 100-percent discount code and 01 HBHM 50-percent discount code for the Halong Bay Heritage Marathon 2020 Bib, with distance of choice;

Second prize: 01 HBHM 100-percent discount code for the 21-km distance and 01 HBHM 50-percent discount code for the Halong Bay Heritage Marathon 2020 Bib with distance of choice;

Third prize: 01 HBHM 100-percent discount code for the 10-km or the 5-km distance and 01 HBHM 50-percent discount code for the Halong Bay Heritage Marathon 2020 Bib with distance of choice;

Gifts for all runners who overcome the challenge but are disqualified to receive a prize: A HBHM 50-percent discounted code for the Halong Bay Heritage Marathon 2020 Bib with distance of choice.

- 30-km category

First prize: 01 HBHM 100-percent discount code and 01 HBHM 30-percent discount code for the Halong Bay Heritage Marathon 2020 Bib, with distance of choice;

Second prize: 01 HBHM 100-percent discount code for the 21-km distance and 01 HBHM 30-percent discount code for the Halong Bay Heritage Marathon 2020 Bib with distance of choice;

Third prize: 01 HBHM 100-percent discount code for the 10-km of the 5-km distance and 01 HBHM 30-percent discount code for the Halong Bay Heritage Marathon 2020 Bib with distance of choice;

Gifts for all runners who overcome the challenge but are disqualified to receive a prize: A HBHM 30-percent discounted code for the Halong Bay Heritage Marathon 2020 Bib with distance of choice.

  • Regulations on receiving individual awards
  • The HBHM 100-percent free of charge code awarded to individual winners is only valid for direct registration with the Organizers (online registration is not applicable).
  • Runners must fill out the Organizers' “Prize registration form” and mail it to halongrace@dhavietnam.vn within the time of registration prescribed by the Organizers.
  • In case the winner wants to give the free HBHM prize code to another person, the winner needs to fill in his/her information and details of the person who will receive the code in the Organizers' “Prize registration form” and email it to: halongrace@dhavietnam.vn within the time for registration specified by the Organizers.
  • The Organizers will not be able to register the runner if the runner fails to provide all the information requested in the form.
  • Download the "Prize registration form" at the following link:

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1RJq6F_BCF56KSLNanjDWe1mMLJiUMwys/view?usp=sharing

  • Group prize

First prize: Ten 100-percent discount code for any distance, and one 70-percernt discount code for each member, with distance of choice.

Second prize: Five 100-percent discount code for any distance, and one 50-percernt discount code for each member, with distance of choice.

Third prize: Three 100-percent discount code for any distance, and one 30-percernt discount code for each member, with distance of choice.

23.08.2020

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