From May 21st – May 31st, 2021, CGCC Foundation partnered with Vanke US and Achilles International to host the 2021 Vanke US Virtual Challenge.
Spanning 11-days, the challenge brought together 100 participants to run, walk, and or cycle to support Achilles International, an organization that enables people with all types of disabilities to participate in mainstream running events to promote personal achievement.
Awards were given to teams and participants in the following categories: Most Combined Miles (team), Best Selfie, Most Scenic Race Route, Best Virtual High-five, and Best Post-Race Recovery.
Congratulations to the CGCC Foundation team for winning the “Best Virtual High-five” award!
CGCC Foundation was honored to partner with Vanke US and Achilles International to support this year’s Virtual Challenge and congratulates all who took part in the event.
As an organization encouraging mutual understanding and cooperation, CGCC Foundation looks forward to continuing to support events like this and others in the months and years to come.
Established in 2013, Vanke US is a trusted local strategic partner to real estate developers on both commercial and residential projects. Based in New York and San Francisco, Vanke US currently has projects in New York City, San Francisco, and Seattle. Vanke has a strong corporate culture which includes promoting a work / life balance and a healthy lifestyle to both colleagues and partners. Vanke US fosters stronger relationships with its partners and the community through FunRun and other community-based events.
Achilles International, a global organization operating in 25 countries including the US, transforms the lives of people with disabilities through athletic programs and social connection. Since our founding in 1983, we have empowered over 150,000 athletes of all ages and ability levels to participate in endurance events around the globe. While our programs focus on running, our main objective has always been to bring hope, inspiration, and the joys of achievement to all.
Established in 2014, the mission of the CGCC Foundation is to deepen mutual understanding and cooperation between the United States and China through research, public charity, and engagement in economic, cultural, and social exchanges.