Week #3 Challenge Jan. 16th - Jan 22nd

It's new gadget week! Track and upload your commute using Strava.

Strava is one of the best activity tracking apps out there and now you can use it to track and automatically log your commutes to the Challenge site. Whether you bike, walk, run, swim or cross country ski to work, you can track and log it with Strava. Check out the How it Works page for full details!

Prizes for randomly chosen winners include a $50 gift card to Footprints, $25 gift card to Ypsi Running Co. and a pair of Stabilicers from Downtown Home and Garden. Winners announced 1/23/17.


Week #2 Challenge Jan. 9th - Jan 15th

It's Haiku week for Conquer the Cold and winter has definitely shown up.

Just post your winter commuting Haiku on the getDowntown Facebook page or email your Haiku to us and we'll post it for you. . What the heck is a Haiku? Here's more info. Be creative, fun and include pics of your commute or surroundings.

Prizes for randomly chosen winners include: a $50 gift card to Sam's Store, $25 gift card to Ypsi Running Co. and a free bike tune up at one of our local participating bike shops. Winners announced 1/16/17.


Weekly Challenges

​Week #4 Challenge Jan. 23rd - Jan 29th

It's Winter Wonderland Pic week! Take a picture of your commute. Include yourself or a buddy or just the wonderful Michigan scenery. 

Post your Winter Wonderland Pic on the getDowntown Facebook page or email your picture to us and we'll post it for you. Be creative, fun and include pics of your commute or surroundings.

Prizes for randomly chosen winners include: an REI Flash 22 Backpack, $25 gift card to Ypsi Running Co. and a free bike tune up at one of our local participating bike shops. Winners announced 1/30/17.

What would Conquer the Cold be without some challenges to make it more fun? We're not talking weather challenges. No, we are talking challenges that get you prizes! Winners for all challenges are randomly selected from the entries received. Prizes will be announced the week of each challenge. **You must work in the Ann Arbor/Ypsi area and be signed up for the Challenge to win prizes.**

Here's a list of the upcoming weekly challenges
○ Week 2: Winter commuting Haiku - Starts Jan. 9th - Ends Jan. 15th - Winners announced Jan. 16th 
○ Week 3: Log a commute on Strava and post it - Starts Jan. 16th - Ends Jan. 22nd - Winners announced Jan. 23rd
○ Week 4: Winter wonderland picture of your commute - Starts Jan. 23rd - Ends Jan. 29th - Winners announced Jan. 30th

Check out the details below for each weekly challenge.