CowaLUNGa Team Information

Cow Teams



Riding CowaLUNGa as part of a team is fun, motivational, and a great way to meet other riders and build camaraderie. First timers have enjoyed being part of Team CowaLUNGa; you can form a team of your own with family and friends; or put together a corporate team. Team jerseys are encouraged. Each year the team with the most members is recognized at the CowaLUNGa start line and receives the coveted Largest Team trophy. For more information about organizing a team, call (312) 628-0212.

Team CowaLUNGa

Want to ride but don't know if you can make it that far? Looking for a riding partner to share the experience? Need help training? You're officially invited to join Team CowaLUNGa, a group of veteran cyclists who delight in welcoming new riders to our charity bike tour.

Team CowaLUNGa Member Benefits

▪ Access to Team Captain for additional coaching, event prep advice, and leadership
▪ Training rides and events
▪ Opportunity to meet veteran CowaLUNGa riders as well as other new riders before the event
▪ A great team of people to ride with at the event
▪ Availabiility of Team CowaLUNGa cycling jersey for purchase
▪ Team overnight accommodations
▪ Team photos
▪ Team trophies applicable

No Additional Fees to Join the Team

There's no additional registration fees to be part of Team CowaLUNGa and it's easy to join. During registration, when you reach "Select a Participant Category," choose "Join An Existing Team" and select "Team CowaLUNGa." For more information, call (312) 628-0210.

Form A Team of Your Own

It's easy and there's no additional cost! Designate a team captain. During the registration process, that person will choose "Create a Team." Then, simply share the team name with others and have them select "Join a Team" during registration. Already registered for CowaLUNGa and want to join a team? Email with the team name to be added.

Friends & Family Team Benefits

▪ Build camaradie as you train for and ride CowaLUNGa
▪ Direct contact and support for your captain from RHA staff
▪ Team overnight accommodations (to the extent possible)
▪ Team photos
▪ Team trophies applicable

Special Offer from Our Official Jersey Partner, Voler

Voler will help design and price a custom CowaLUNGa jersey exclusively for your team members. Contact Maryann Gonzalez at or 1-800-488-6537 to order by July 1, 2017. Let Maryann know you are riding in CowaLUNGa 2017 and 10% of your total order cost will be donated back to your team's fundraising page.

Corporate Teams

CowaLUNGa welcomes corporate partners to form teams! Build camaraderie among your employees while showcasing your company's commitment to physical wellness, community involvement, and corporate philanthropy.

"The biggest benefit to Pactiv Corporation is employee morale. Our CowaLUNGa team includes people from multiple sites and multiple areas within Pactiv, people that would not likely get to know each other without an event like Cow. It also fit in nicely with our wellness campaign." 
- Joseph E. Doyle, Group Legal Counsel, Reynolds Group Holdings Limited 

CowaLUNGa Corporate Team Benefits

▪ Complimentary registrations (quantity varies by level of corporate sponsorship) that can be used for the one-, two-, or three-day ride options.
▪ Easy Registration: pay all fees with one company check to make it an easy process for your employees.
▪ Company recognition at CowaLUNGa weekend including:
   → Recognition via Starting Line announcements
   → Recognition at Sunday Night Celebration Dinner
   → Exclusive Rest Stop Recognition
▪ Company name mention and team photo featured on CowaLUNGa Facebook page.
▪ Company logo and link on CowaLUNGa website.
▪ Company logo and link in CowaLUNGa participant emails.
▪ Partnership highlighted by Respiratory Health Association CEO via LinkedIn.
▪ Network among Chicago's businesses and leaders on event weekend.
▪ Team overnight accommodations

Company Commitment

Corporate team sponsorship packages range from $500 - $5,000. The Corporate Team Fee is a charitable contribution for the company and must be received by July 1, 2017 in order to confirm team benefits. A Corporate Commitment Form must be completed before team registration. The reserved complimentary registrations are held for a limited time. Dates and deadlines are listed in the Corporate Commitment Form. Unfilled spots will be forfeited without refund.

Spaces for Corporate Teams are Limited

To review the commitment levels, receive a Corporate Commitment Form and discuss Corporate Team benefits, contact Grizelda via email or call her at (312) 628-0209.