The Ox Cycle Challenge
The Ox Cycle Challenge – The ox is working beast. Born to toil, endure, persevere – to get the work done. Like the Ox, this challenge will work you hard. It is not for the feint hearted. 1000km of cycling in only 28 days. Can you embody the ox to complete this challenge?
Cycle 1000km between 1st February and 28th February 2021 – either on the road or on a turbo trainer/static bike.
The Ox 1000km Cycle Challenge Info
To celebrate the Chinese year of the Ox. The ox is working beast. Born to toil, endure, persevere - to get the work done. Like the Ox, this challenge will work you hard. It is not for the feint hearted. 1000km of cycling in only 28 days. Can you embody the ox to complete this challenge?
Complete a total of 1000km worth of cycling between 1st and 28th February 2021. You can complete this either outdoors on a regular bike, or indoors on a turbo trainer or static bike - or a combination. You can complete the 1000km in any number of sessions.
For successful completion of The Ox cycle challenge you will receive a commemorative challenge coin which will be sent to you by post. You will also receive a certificate of completion. All awards will be sent to the address on your account by 14th March 2021. Please visit the My Account page to make any amendments to your details. Awards are not guaranteed - they are sent only on successful completion of the challenge and submission of your results by the deadline.
You will need to use The Ox Cycle Challenge online submissions form to inform us of your session details. The form can be found both on this page and on the submissions page. If you complete this challenge in multiple sessions over the month you can submit just the totals of your distance/time or if you prefer to submit results of each session, you can do this after each session or all at the end of the month. Please note you cannot view your submissions on our website - you will however get an email copy of each submission which we strongly recommend you keep safe - it may go to your junk folder so please check for it after your submission. We will need the date of your activity (if submitting sessions separately) the distance in km and time of your sessions in hh:mm:ss.
You can record your cycle details using a cycle computer, fitness watch or app such as Strava and then you will need to enter the details onto our submissions form. The results table will be on the challenge page and is interactive. The position for the challenge is determined by time. Be aware that we cannot adjust the time/distance in the results to exactly 1000km, so If you submit results for more than 1000km this will be shown in the table but the time will not be reduced and this will impact your position in the results. YOU MUST KEEP A RECORD OF ALL YOUR SESSIONS AND YOUR RUNNING TOTAL FOR THIS CHALLENGE. You can use our Session Log spreadsheet to help keep track of your sessions and running total. See the link below.
Our challenges are honesty based and require you to accurately and honestly record and submit your own results.
All cycling for this challenge must be completed by then end of 28th February 2021. All results must be submitted by 5th March 2021 - results submitted after this date will not be included in the results table and the awards will not be sent. Awards will be sent to successful challengers at the end of the challenge period and you should receive them by 14th March.
IMPORTANT - this challenge should only be attempted by those completely confident that they are fit and well enough for the challenge requirements and have suitable equipment and support. We advise you get a medical check before starting the challenge. Please ensure that you are aware of the risks and challenges of cycling in your chosen format and location and take all necessary precautions to make sure you are safe whilst doing this activity. You must observe any local, national or venue specific rules and regulations during your activity. Please ensure that you follow safe cycling practices and have a plan in place for support and safety. All cycling for this challenge is at your own risk.
Please read our Cycle Safety guide for tips of how to make sure you are safe whilst cycling.
See our FAQs on the INFO page.
Click the button for the submissions form for this challenge. If you complete this challenge in multiple sessions over the month can submit just the totals of your distance and time from your sessions or if you prefer to submit results of each session you can do this after each session or all on one form at the end of the month. Please note you cannot view your submissions on our website – you will however get an email copy of each submission which we strongly recommend you keep safe – it may go to your junk folder so please check for it after your submission.
If you wish to use a spreadsheet to keep a record of your session details you can find our template here.
Results for The Ox Cycle Challenge
This table is interactive. Click column header to sort results by that criteria.
Position is determined by time.