The Great Divide / Continental Divide Bike Route Challenge

The Great Divide 500KM

Join the Continental Divide Bike Route Challenge and tackle the 4300 km virtual route from Banff to Mexico by cycling, walking, or running in your local area. Dive into this adventure knowing that 100% of your registration fee directly supports five incredible charities!

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Cycle 5 To Survive ChallengeGreat Divide Bike Route

How It Works

1. Register For The Challenge
Register online and then make it even more fun by inviting a friend to sign-up and complete the Challenge with you.

2. Download The App
Use our app or connect your favorite fitness device to automatically log your activities.

3. Begin The Activities
Do the activities any time: after work, on the weekends, with friends or family during the Challenge dates.

4. Get Updates & Rewards
Monitor progress on the virtual map and get video updates, photos, digital badges. Win prizes.

Schedule: Rolling Start Date

The Challenge officially begins on July 1st, 2024. You can sign up for this event anytime from February 9, 2024, to June 30, 2025. Once you sign up, you will have 12 months to finish your Challenge depending on which distance you’ve signed up for. If you sign up after July 1st, 2024, your challenge timeline starts on the day you register.


From Signup to Success: Navigating Your Challenge

Browse the Explorer Series website to pick your favourite Challenge. When you’re ready to register, we’ll direct you to to sign up. Then, once your Challenge start date arrives, you’ll use the Fitmap app to record your activities and access all the necessary details, routes, and maps.

Registration is now open