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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 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 (Oxford City Council)
  • "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 (University of Hertfordshire)

Latest News and Tweets

National Workplace Challenge Prize Winners!

Thu, 29 Jan 2015 17:00

The winner of this week's spot prize draw for the National Workplace Challenge is...

Check out our new Infographics

Check out our new Infographics

Thu, 29 Jan 2015 12:00

Need convincing to get active? Take a look at some of the stats…

National Workplace Challenge Prize Winners!

Wed, 21 Jan 2015 12:00

Congratulations to everyone participating in the Workplace Challenge 2015.

The winners of this week's spot prizes are...

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

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