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The Brookes Active Workplace Challenge

The Brookes Active Workplace Challenge has been created to help you monitor your activity and challenge yourself to maintain an active lifestyle. There are individual and team challenges and you also contribute to the totals of your faculty/directorate and Brookes as a whole. Staff at Brookes are invited to join in with specific challenges but the site is available for your use throughout the year.

The Workplace Challenge rewards the effort you put in rather than how fit you are, automatically calculating points based on duration, activity and intensity.

About Brookes Active

Brookes Active is our cross university approach to support the whole Brookes community to enjoy an active lifestyle.

Through Brookes Active we are:

  • Developing easy and attractive offers to be active
  • Improving the communication of opportunities available in and around the University
  • Providing tools and information to encourage and support participation.

Latest News

Brookes Active Workplace Challenge

Harcourt Hill parkrun takeover by Brookes

Fri, 18 Aug 2017

On Saturday 21st October Oxford Brookes will be doing a 'takeover' of the Harcourt Hill parkrun, to coincide with its 3rd anniversary.

We want to see as many Brookes staff, students...

Brookes Active Workplace Challenge

'Why I cycle to work' - Cyclox Short Film Competition entry

Mon, 07 Aug 2017

Brookes Business and Finance lecturer, Catherine Metcalfe sets out why she chooses to cycle to work.

Brookes Active Workplace Challenge

Bat walk at Headington Campus

Sun, 06 Aug 2017

Do you want to know more about the biodiversity at Brookes? Why not come and join us for an informal and informative 'bat walk' at Headington Hill?

Brookes Active Workplace Challenge

Brookes staff taking taking part in the Race for Life in aid of Cancer Research UK

Wed, 05 Jul 2017

A number of colleagues are taking on either the 5k or 10k Race for Life in aid of Cancer Research UK. Read why this year is of particular importance to one of them.

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Upcoming Events

Brookes Active Workplace Challenge

Ladies Rugby #InnerWarrior Camp at Oxford RFC

Tue 22nd August 2017, 18:00 - 19:30

The upcoming 'Warrior Camps' are a great chance for newcomers or returning players to take part in the sport through fun and informal sessions to encourage them to pursue it further....

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Headington 5 Mile Road Race

Sun 27th August 2017, 09:30 - 11:00

The Headington 5 is a local race organised by Headington Road Runners. Brookes will once again be entering at least one corporate team, raising money for local charity OXSRAD,...

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Walk for Parkinsons - Oxford

Sun 10th September 2017, 10:00 - 15:00

Join the seventh sponsored Walk for Parkinson's - Oxford. This year we have three exciting new routes to choose from - 1.5 miles, 4.5 miles or 8 miles. All routes give you the...

Brookes Active Workplace Challenge

Oxford Pretty Muddy Race for Life

Sat 16th September 2017, 10:00 - 13:00

Oxford Race for Life Pretty Muddy 5k is back for a 2nd year. Pretty Muddy is an achievable 5k walk, jog or run obstacle course with mud and water.

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Brookes Active Autumn Team Challenge 2017

Sun 1st October 2017 - Thu 30th November 2017

Get a team of colleagues together and let's see which teams are the most active at Brookes. In teams of six record your activity from 1st October to 30th November.

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