February 12, 2017 - 12:00 pm

3rd Floor, 303 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg

Frolic in the snow and celebrate winter Manitoba-style!

Sign up your team of 1-5 people to skate, bike, ski, snowshoe, run or walk a combined total of 130 km the week of February 12-18, 2017. Choose your own adventure: Register a team of pals, family members, coworkers or take on the challenge solo! This is a FREE and family-friendly event.

To learn more and get registered visit:

Use #JackFrostChallenge online to tag your posts and get entered to win great prizes.

||– Jack Frost Challenge events hosted by Green Action Centre –||

> Jack Frost Challenge Kick Off | Sunday February 12th
11am – 3pm @ The Forks
>> Free hot chocolate and skates to the Legislature with Green Action staff. Find the Green Action Banner on the path by the Snofas (snow sofas) on the steps down to the river trail. Watch Terra the Frog make his foray into embracing winter for yet another year! Looking forward to seeing you!

> WRAP UP PARTY | Saturday February 18th
4:00pm – 6:30pm The Common (indoors) at the Forks
>> Fit it a few extra kilometres during the day and then come meet up with us at the Common at the Forks. We’ll also be cheering on the participants of Actif Epica, a gruelling 130 km winter bike ride across the prairies, whose finish line is at the forks the same day.
>> Free 5$ voucher for the first 50 participants who join us! (must be a full registered participant who recorded kms during the challenge). You can use your voucher at The Common for an alcoholic beverage (18+) or within the Food Hall for a snack or something non-alcoholic.

~~~ Jack Frost Challenge PRIZES ~~~

1. Most Kilometres logged – Group Prize
> 1 hour skiing or snowboarding lesson for your team at Springhill Winter Sports Park (value 260$)

2. Most Kilometres logged – Individual Prize
> Book package from local authors c/o Great Plains Publications (Value 115$)

3. Best Frosty Face
> Two 10-day passes to Festival Du Voyageur (value 68$)
>> This year we’ve partnered with Frosty Face Winnipeg and challenge you to post a picture of your frostiest face that you earned from being outside. Not sure what we mean? Look up @FrostyFaceWpg to see great examples for you to strive towards! Tag #JackFrostChallenge and #FrostyFaceWpg. Winner selected by the Frosty Face experts.

4. Best Team Name
> Package of winter hats, mitts, headbands and winter gear (Value 60$). Decided by popular vote after the challenge is over.

5 . Family Fun
> 5 FortWhyte Alive family passes!
>> Any registered participant who posts or emails a photo of their family enjoying a winter activity together during JFC will be eligible to win one of these family day passes.

6. Social Media Spirit Award
> – 50$ Gift Certificate to use online
>> This prize is awarded to an individual who supplies both high quality photos and highest quantity of posts. 50% weighted to the total amount of online interactions you have with us leading up to and during the challenge by tagging @GreenActionCtr or using #JackFrostChallenge on IG, Facebook or Twitter. The other 50% is judged by good old fashion bias. Fav posts chosen by Green Action Centre staff. Remember to make your posts public so we can see them!

Good luck and have fun!!

~~ Jack Frost Challenge FUNdraiser ~~

In addition to getting active and having fun outside, we are asking that participants help us raise funds for Green Action Centre and be entered to win even more prizes! This helps to ensure we can continue to provide valuable services across the province for many years to come. Collecting money is not required to participate but if you are interested please download a pledge form and collect funds from your family and friends! There will be two fundraising-specific prizes awarded to the Top Fundraiser and another for the Fundraiser Jackpot. Learn more: