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About The Challenge

Companies and organisations across Birmingham are invited to take part in the 'Workplace Challenge'. The aim of the programme is to promote sport, physical activity and health improvements across the UK's workplaces.


The Workplace Challenge is being delivered by the County Sports Partnership Network on a phased national roll out.

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Latest News

CSPN Workplace Challenge


Mon, 01 Aug 2016

With less than a week to go until the start of the Rio Olympic and Paralympic Games, workforces across England are being encouraged to get in the spirit of the Games and sign up...

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In the news 'Office workers must exercise for an hour a day to counter death risk'

Thu, 28 Jul 2016

An article in the Daily Telegraph today (28th July) reports on a major Lancet study. The article urges people who spend large amounts of time at their desk to change their daily routine and fit more activity in and around the working day.

Birmingham Workplace Challenge


Mon, 18 Jul 2016

Braving the rain in the name of sport, Brum's businessmen and women swapped their ties for their trainers last week for the annual Birmingham Business Games. Perry Barr's Alexander...

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UK's leading plus-size athlete launches #OneBigFatRun a FREE virtual 5K in a bid to get 1 million FAT women running by 2020

Wed, 06 Jul 2016

Plus-size fitness guru, Julie Creffield, has launched her One Big Fat Run campaign in a bid to get 1 million overweight or inactive women running around the world by 2020.

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Upcoming Events

CSPN Workplace Challenge

Cancer Research UK's Race for Life

Sun 1st May 2016 - Wed 31st August 2016

Cancer Research UK's Race for Life is a series of women-only events raising money for research into all 200 types of cancer. Walk, jog or charge your way around 5km, 10km or our...

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Women's Running 5k and 10k events

Sun 29th May 2016 - Sun 2nd October 2016

Take on the challenge and run with Women's Running magazine, in their lively, fun, and supportive women's only race events.

Birmingham Workplace Challenge

Volleyball In The Park

Sat 18th June 2016 - Fri 28th October 2016

Family friendly volleyball sessions at various Birmingham Parks. No experience necessary, come along and give a new activity a go!

Birmingham Workplace Challenge

Colmore BID Midday Mile

Wed 17th August 2016 - Wed 30th November 2016

Join the Colmore BID team every Wednesday at 12.00noon for the Midday Mile.

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Birmingham Workplace Challenge

Birmingham Softball Series

Thu 26th May 2016 - Thu 22nd September 2016

BaseballSoftballUK & Sport Birmingham are offering a package of events tailored to help Birmingham companies Hit the Pitch with softball this spring and summer!

Birmingham Workplace Challenge

Rowing for Gold

Mon 22nd August 2016 - Sun 25th September 2016

Learn to row in an Olympic style four person boat. Entry in to the Rowing for Gold event includes four training sessions with a coach that can be arranged to suit you, culminating...

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