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Destination & Leisure Management challenges you to work up a sweat and see how many calories you can burn for the chance to win great prizes. The competition runs for a week, from 6am on 27 June to 4.30pm on 4 July.
We want the department to stay engaged, even if we are physically apart, so we’ve decided to run a competition to encourage everyone to stay fit and healthy. Over the course of this challenge, we'll be adding up the total amount of calories you burn.
You can choose to burn calories however you want and whatever exercise or workout you prefer. Just make sure to record your achievements either through Strava, Fitbit or a smartwatch that calculates calories. If you don’t have a smartwatch, you can use any cardio exercise machine in your home. Just take a picture each day showing the amount of calories you burned and upload online. More details can be found in “How to log an activity” section
Winners will also be featured in internal communications across Etihad, so warm up and get ready!
Please note this challenge is only open for Destination & Leisure Management staff
For further information, reach out to Areej Fahmi Sad Abdulraziq by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or giving her a call on 056-9911135.
Event date: 6:00am (GST) Saturday 27th June until 4:30pm (GST) Saturday 4th July.
How to Participate
1. Create an inphota account and register for the event
2. Connect either your Garmin, Strava or Fitbit account to your inphota profile
3. If you do not have a supported account, you can upload your results manually (steps found below ‘how to log a time’)
4. Start working out and burn those calories!
How to log an activity
Strava, Fitbit or Garmin connection: If you choose to automatically sync your results, once you've registered and connected your chosen device, please record your workout how you usually would. Once saved, your workout will be automatically synced and will be added to the leaderboard. Please ensure your Strava activity visibility is set to "everyone" (your profile can still remain private). Any other visibility will not be counted towards the leaderboard.
Manual submission: If you choose to upload your results manually, there is a manual submission tab labelled 'submit manual results' found above recent attempts. This is visible once registered for the event. Please submit your results along with image proof, date and calories burnt of your workout to log any attempts towards the event.
Please record a workout and submit calories burnt, daily calories will not be counted.
Calorie calculations are estimates only. Differing applications and watches use varying algorithms to estimate calories.
Recording your activity other than a run, cycle or walk through Strava only may not calculate calories. We suggest you use a smart or sports watch.
There is a wide range of different algorithms and inputs that can be used to estimate Calories which may cause changes when syncing activities recorded on a smart or sports watch with Strava.
If you have doubts about calories recorded, we recommend contacting the 3rd party for specifics on what data they use to estimate Calories.
Burn as many calories as you can for 10 days starting 27th June
Entering a contest which has an associated time challenge allows you to attempt each time challenge as many times as you wish without the need to register several times!
Prizes & rewards
The good news is there will be prizes for the top three winners and two raffle draws open to all participants.
Now, onto the part you want to know more about, the prizes are:
- Two Ferrari World tickets
- Pool and beach access for two at Saadiyat Rotana
- One night’s stay including breakfast for two at Saadiyat Rotana
- Pool access for two at Amwaj Rotana Dubai
- One night’s stay including breakfast for two at Amwaj Rotana
Terms & conditions
Important note - inphota may not be held responsible for any problems regarding access, obstruction, malfunction, interruption, suspension or difficulties regarding technical equipment, computers, cables, electronics, software and hardware, internet connection that may prevent or hinder participation in the event.
Inphota may not be held responsible for any injuries suffered by participants during the event. By registering for the event, participants declare that they are in good health and physical condition.
Participants understand that their given information will be used for the purposes of tracking results and that personal data will not be shared with any third parties.
Delivery and Payment Confirmation - on completion of the registration you will receive an email confirmation confirming your entry into the requested competition.
Submission of manual activities
The inphota platform allows submission of activities through many different means - Strava, Garmin, Fitbit - but we understand that sometimes it is preferable to submit the data in another way. To facilitate this we have produced a manual submission form which you can enter details of the activities for the contests that you have registered for.
To access the manual submission form you must be logged into the inphota account that registered for the contest, and have the details to hand. If you registered for the event using guest checkout then it is not possible to use the manual submission form.
Take advantage of quick registration
Quick registration will automatically add an item to your basket with the details that are listed against your inphota profile. This means that to make the most of quick registration you need to ensure that your profile is complete and up-to-date.
Don't worry, you can stil register without completing your profile, in the same way as you would family and friends.
We will be introducing inspire rewards points for a complete profile soon, watch this space!
This contest is restricted by age, or gender
Unfortunately this contest is restricted by age or gender, and the details in your profile do not fit within the restrictions laid out by the organiser. For this reason quick registration is not available.
However, you can still register for this contest through the usual means, and by filling out the details of the person that you want to register!
What is quick registration?
inphota members get access to our quick registration system, which allows you to join an event at the click of a button!
How do I use quick registration?
To use quick registration you just need to register for an inphota account, and complete your profile. It's quick and easy, and allows you to enter an event with just the click of a button!
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What are time challenges?
Time challenges provide a way to register for and complete a real-world course at a convenient time. By pairing your Strava account you can record your time over the selected course using a mobile phone or connected wearable device. Once the activity has been completed you will be added to the leaderboard and will have the opportunity to attempt the course as many times as you like during the event dates to improve your position.
What are challenges?
Similar to time challenges, inphota challenges allow for completion of an activity without the need for a real-world course, or a pre-arranged gathering. By pairing your Fitbit account you can record your activity when convenient, and it will be counted towards the challenge that you register for. You have the opportunity to attempt the challenge as many times as you like during the challenge period to improve your position.
Prizes and rewards will be fulfilled upon completion of the challenge.
When will I appear?
Our leaderboards for this challenge show the best efforts by people who have registered for this contest, and completed a qualifying activity using their wearable device. For time challenges this must be a device which uploads to Strava, otherwise a Fitbit device.
To be considered for the leaderboard you have to follow several steps:
- Sign up for the contest that you're interested in
- Connect your Fitbit or Strava account to your inphota account so that we know when you attempt the challenge
- Complete a qualifying activity (as many time as you like!)
- Upload your workout
That's it! Just use your Fitbit or Strava account as you normally would, and we will automatically download the activity and put you on the leaderboard. Please note that this process can take up to an hour after you complete the upload.
If you're having problems, or you've done an effort that isn't appearing after this time, then please get in touch with our in-site chat system.