Press Release

J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge returns to Shanghai in November following three-year absence

SPD Bank Oriental Sports Center will play host to the 10th annual 5.6km run Company registration is now open

SHANGHAI, October 9, 2023 – J.P. Morgan announced today that registration is now open for the J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge Shanghai! This is the first in-person Corporate Challenge to be held in Shanghai post-pandemic.

The 10th running of the J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge Shanghai is scheduled for Thursday, November 16, with the 5.6km road race starting and finishing at the SPD Bank Oriental Sports Center. 

“We are very excited that the Corporate Challenge is returning to Shanghai’s as it is one of the most popular after-work events in the city and around the world. We are looking forward to a very successful evening on the race course with Shanghai’s business community and J.P. Morgan colleagues coming together to celebrate healthy competition and teamwork,” said Mark Leung, CEO of J.P. Morgan China.

The annual event regularly attracts over 5,000 runners and walkers from more than 200 companies in Shanghai. An impressive crowd of 5,664 participants from 213 companies gathered at the last in-person Corporate Challenge in 2019. 

Shanghai is the 15th and final location on the 2023 J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge Series calendar, with events happening on six continents and attracting 168,115 entrants to the year’s first 9 events. 

Today, the J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge will continue its long-standing tradition of supporting charities in countries where its events are held and the 2023 beneficiary will announced prior to race night. 

Companies can now register @ with all businesses welcome to participate. Companies must register a minimum of four employees, with no maximum. Registration will close on Friday, 3 November at 5:00 p.m. or when capacity is reached, whichever occurs first.

In its 47th consecutive year of operation, the J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge is a world-wide series of 5.6km road races and post-race parties open to groups of full-time employees from organizations within the business and public sectors. For more information on the races, please visit

About J.P. Morgan in China

J.P. Morgan has been doing business in China since 1921. J.P. Morgan’s integrated services include investment and corporate banking, payments, markets, sales and research, securities services, commercial banking and asset management. Today, the firm serves Chinese and international corporations, financial institutions and government agencies through our network across China.

J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge®

The J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge®, owned and operated by JPMorgan Chase, is in its 47th consecutive year of operation. It promotes corporate fitness, teamwork and camaraderie by conducting 3.5-mile (5.6km) running events in 15 locations on six continents and celebrates each entry with a donation to  a local not-for-profit organization. Entry is only available to employees of businesses and corporations.