|Entry completed by:||Liz Osborn|
|Club Role:||Vice President|
|Category Selection||Reminder that events and initiatives must have occurred in the eligible period: 7 September 2020 to 12 September 2021|
|Which category is this nomination for?||Best Online Event 2021|
|Name of event or initiative:||ENSOC Strava Run Challenge|
|Brief overview of the event or initiative:|
Online running event on Strava to raise awareness for Mental Health.
|What were the aims of the event or initiative?|
We wanted to raise awareness of Mental health and support the Mental Health Foundation NZ. For every 2 Km ran on strata with ENSOC we donated $1. In total ENSOC donated $1600. Davis Ogilvie also contributed a large sum while getting their staff involved in the challenge to bring the total donation to $1900.
|How did you make it happen?|
We used Strava to track the runs. We also started off the challenge with the committee collectively running for 24 hours and promoting it on social media.
|How did you make it better?|
This year we were not in lockdown so we could do more group runs to increase the kilometres run and encourage others to do the same.
|How did you show your commitment to sustainability?|
The event was completely online and promoted exercise which in itself promotes sustainability.
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