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Workplace Challenge is a national programme from County Sports Partnership Network, funded by Sport England, which aims to engage workplaces in sport and activity

About The Challenge

Challenge Yourself

Use our Activity Log to record your levels of sport, physical activity and active travel online and compete with other workplaces at the same time. You can log activities all year round for your own records, and many CSPs will be organising mini logging challenges across the year.

Challenge Your Colleagues

Our County Sports Partnerships organise a Competition Programme across a variety of sports for you and your colleagues. It doesn't matter if you haven't played before, local sports coaches will provide support and instruction for your team and all events have an emphasis on fun.

Our Benefits

The Workplace Challenge can benefit your workplace in the following ways

  • Health

    Workplace physical activity programmes can reduce absenteeism due to sickness, increase work attendance, reduce job stress and decrease healthcare utilisation.

  • Network

    Our dedicated network of 45 County Sports Partnerships are available to provide support, guidance and opportunities for workplaces to engage in sport and physical activity.

  • Productivity

    Healthier and more active workplaces have been proven to be happier and more productive workforces. Research suggests that exercise can reduce absenteeism by 23.5% and staff turnover can be reduced by 16% (BUPA, 2012).

  • Sustainability

    Our software monitors "active travel" by recording how much C02 our users save by not driving to meetings, work, shops. etc.

What Our Users Are Saying...

  • "I've lost 20lbs (nearly one and a half stones), and by upping my level of activity, it has increased my confidence to try other things."

    Tania
    Tania (University of Hertfordshire)
  • "I took up walking to work and timed myself each morning, doing the three and a half miles in around 45 minutes. My health – weight, BMI, etc. – improved considerably over the next five months. As a result, I feel I'm performing better at my day job and generally feeling much better in myself."

    Adrian
    Adrian (Oxford City Council)

Latest News and Tweets

Get fit, not fat this festive season

Thu, 18 Dec 2014 12:12

Hangovers from one too many mulled wines. Mince pie munching sessions as you clarify who snogged who at the Christmas party. Covert al-desko festive shopping and lengthy deliberations about who was the giver of...

Workplace Challenge calls for a more social approach to getting active with #MyTeam2015

Workplace Challenge calls for a more social approach to getting active with #MyTeam2015

Mon, 15 Dec 2014 09:55

More than half the adult population in the UK is overweight, £20 billion of costs have been linked to inactivity and it's widely acknowledged that the 131 million working days lost to sickness absence in 2013...

Is your workplace ready for the 2015 National Activity Log Challenge?

Is your workplace ready for the 2015 National Activity Log Challenge?

Tue, 09 Dec 2014 13:27

The 2015 national Activity Log Challenge starts in January - is your workplace ready to get its team moving?

Champion Training

In partnership with the British Heart Foundation, the Workplace Challenge has coordinated a series of training sessions focusing on how to improve the health and wellbeing of your organisation's workforce.

Become a Workplace Challenge Champion to gain valuable resources and support to help improve the lives of your colleagues.

Book a Champion Course

Learn how to get the most from the Workplace Challenge, the British Heart Foundation Health at Work programme and apply to your workplace!

Whether you're a health coordinator, HR officer, volunteer champion or a general manager, the Workplace Challenge Champion training will give you the skills, confidence and resources to promote better health and increase participation in sport and physical activity in your organisation.

Current Champions

We have Workplace Challenge Champions in companies all over England that have been provided with valuable resources and support to help improve the lives of their colleagues.

Partners and Supporters

  • Active Norfolk
    Somerset Activity & Sports Partnership
    Active Sussex
    Tees Valley Sport
    Sport Nottinghamshire
  • Get Berkshire Active
    Sport Across Staffordshire and Stoke on Trent
    Oxfordshire Sports Partnership
    Wiltshire & Swindon Sport
    Coventry, Solihull and Warwickshire Sport
  • Active Cumbria
    Active Gloucestershire
    Active Essex
    Energize Shropshire Telford & Wrekin
    Sport Hampshire & IOW
  • Lincolnshire Sport
    Leicester-Shire & Rutland Sport
    London Sport
    Kent Sport
    Merseyside Sports Partnership
  • Herts Sports Partnership
    Suffolk Sport
    Sports Partnership Herefordshire & Worcestershire
    Active Devon
    Active Dorset
  • Derbyshire Sport
    North Yorkshire Sport
    Sport Birmingham
    Leap
    South Yorkshire Sport
  • Living Sport
    Wesport
    County Durham Sport
    GreaterSport
    team BEDS&LUTON
  • Northamptonshire Sport
    Northumberland Sport
    West Yorkshire Sport