Roam from Home Canadian Challenge

The Canada Games Aquatic Centre is challenging you.... how far will you go virtually?

person carrying yellow and black backpack walking between green plants

This summer's challenge is for you, your family, your friends, and your co-workers to run, walk, swim, cycle, canoe, garden, golf, kayak, and do aerobics across Canada! (Virtually) 

From June 14th to September 3rd, we want to know how much distance you can cover while fundraising throughout your journey. Certificates will be given to all participants. 

Click here to register or visit us at our front desk! 

Donations 

This challenge requires a minimum of $50 in pledges and you have until September 6th to raise it. No money is required to register!

For both options, a pledge sheet will need to be filled out.  

Click here for a pledge sheet, or visit our front desk. 

All donations will go towards helping to improve the Canada Games Aquatic Centre. 

Activity Converter

Participants will be required to email progress daily or weekly to roam@aquatics.nb.ca

Distance tracking for Running, Walking, Swimming & Cycling can be recorded in KM’s.

Additional Activities listed below can also be used and converted to KM based on the Charts below. 

 

Activity                                How many steps are obtained per 1 minute

Aerobics:                                          181

Canoeing:                                          91

Gardening:                                        79

Golfing:                                           109

Kayaking:                                        152

 

STEPS TO KM CONVERSION CHART

STEPS KM STEPS KM
500 .25 5,500 2.75
1,000 .50 6,000 3.00
1,500 .75 6,500 3.25
2,000 1.00 7,000 3.50
2,500 1.25 7,500 3.75
3,000 1.50 8,000 4.00
3,500 1.75 8,500 4.25
4,000 2.00 9,000 4.50
4,500 2.25 9,500 4.75
5,000 2.50 10,000 5.00

Leaderboard  

Below you will find the participants in the top 5, which activity they are completing, and how many kilometers they have reached to this point. The leaderboard will be updated Monday to Friday. 

Final results will be posted on September 10th 

 

Place  Participant  Activity  Kilometers 
1      
2      
3      
4      
5