United Energy Around the Bay

Teams

Rally your workmates, your cycling club or your riding buddies for the United Energy Around the Bay! Create a team, set your goal and raise funds to help disadvantaged Australian children succeed at school.

Create a team

Entering a team of 20+ riders? Create your team here to pay by invoice.

Why enter as a team?

There are loads of benefits of entering a team in United Energy Around the Bay, but here’s a quick snapshot.

Around the Bay corporate team cyclists
Team benefits
  • Group discounts 
  • Celebrate as a team when you cross the finish line
  • Challenge yourself to ride further with your team mates along side you the whole way
  • Support children by increasing fundraising for The Smith Family with a wider network
Around the Bay corporate team cyclists

Get your team riding

Organising a team can seem a little daunting. There’s training and fundraising to consider in the lead up to the event. It’s easier than you think and we have a handy team guide to get you started! Simply submit your details below.

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Recruiting

The best tips and tricks to get your team together for this year’s United Energy Around the Bay. 

Training

Organising training rides doesn’t have to be hard. Learn how to keep your team motivated all year round.

Fundraising

Raising money for The Smith Family is one of the best parts of United Energy Around the Bay – learn how to do it more effectively as a team.

 

The Smith Family

Ride for a child in need

Around the Bay fundraising - The Smith Family

Whether you’re riding 20km or 250km, your United Energy Around the Bay ride could change the lives of Australian children in need.

Your team’s fundraising support will help children in need access the essentials they need such as school books, school bags, a uniform and the tools and support they need to thrive at school, so they can break the cycle of poverty.

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Organise a team

It can seem a bit daunting organising a team, training, and fundraising. However, it’s easier than you think! 

Let the office know

Spread the word that you’re organising a team for the United Energy Around the Bay. Enter early to ensure you get your favourite ride option.

Organise training rides

Organise your training rides early to help get your team committed and motivated throughout the cooler months.

Start fundraising

The Smith Family aims to raise more than $600,000 this year from United Energy Around the Bay. How much will your team fundraise?

 

Celebrate your ride together

Smash your ride goal, cross the finish line together and celebrate a ride well done with your team in The Village!

The leaderboard

Corporate cup

Each year the Corporate Cup is awarded to the team with the most riders on United Energy Around the Bay.

Congratulations to the 2018 winner of the corporate cup – Team Toyota TACT. That’s 9 years in a row at the top!

Toyota TACT – Winners of the 2018 corporate cup

2019 Leaderboard

  1. Toyota TACT – 94 riders
  2. Soldier On 78 riders
  3. WSP Melbourne – 51 riders
  4. John Holland – 44 riders
  5. Vet Ride / Team Icon (tied) – 31 riders

Leading teams

Win a team development program for your team

Enter a team of 20 or more workmates into United Energy Around the Bay and you could win a free planning and review session with Leading Teams.

Building a high performing team not only benefits your workplace but will also assist your team achieve their goals on United Energy Around the Bay. Bicycle Network, in partnership with Leading Teams, is helping you achieve both.

Who is Leading Teams?

Leading Teams develops high performing teams and leaders.

They are a team of expert facilitators that deliver Performance Improvement Programs to organisations right around Australia. Leading Teams expertise is focused on improving the performance of teams, specialising in culture change, leadership and team development programs.

Learn more

Enter your team to win

Enter a team of 20 or more riders to this year’s United Energy Around the Bay then complete the Leading Teams competition form and explain to us in 25 word or less ‘what does a high performing team mean to you?’.

If you’ve already entered a team you are eligible, just complete the Leading Teams form.

The competition closes on Friday 6 September 2019 at 5:00pm. The winning team will be put in contact with a Leading Teams Facilitator to organise their free sessions.

ENTER YOUR TEAM Leading Teams competition form

The winner will receive

Leading Teams – planning session
A 2-4 hour planning session with Leading Teams experts addressing:
  • Understanding what it takes to develop a high performing team
  • Clearly identifying and articulating your purpose
  • Creating a team trademark that will unite and drive your team
  • Creating clear objectives, plans, roles and responsibilities
Leading Teams – review session
A 2-4 hour follow up review of the team event focusing on:
  • How did we go against our stated objectives
  • What did we learn about the team and about each other
  • Review and provide feedback to those who represented the Trademark well
United Energy Around the Bay benefits
  • 20% discount for teams of over 20 people
  • Invoicing options available
  • Free postage to team captain

“United Energy Around the Bay is the premier event on the Crown Staff Club’s calendar. Eagerly awaited and passionately participated in, this ever growing event – in stature and riders – the Crown Staff Clubs own engagement continues to evolve with United Energy Around the Bay itself.”

Wayne Pearn – Crown Staff Club Manager

 

“The Toyota TACT team started after I completed the 210km event back in 2004. After an incredible day on the bike, I wanted to share this experience with my colleagues. The Toyota TACT team is proud to be the largest corporate team in United Energy Around the Bay for the last eight years running.”

Carlo D’Angelo – Team Toyota TACT

 

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