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To the Brookes Active Workplace Challenge

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

Fancy trying canoeing or kayaking?

Fri, 16 Jun 2017

Falcon Rowing and Canoe Club are offering Brookes staff the opportunity to try canoeing or kayaking.
Canoeing taster - Friday 30th June, 6pm- 8pm
Kayaking taster - Friday 14th July,...

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Brookes staff take to the Thames with Brookes Sport’s new Thursday morning open water swim sessions.

Wed, 07 Jun 2017

With the growing popularity of open water and 'wild' swimming, and evidence that is can be as good for our minds as much as our bodies, Brookes Sport is now offering open water...

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Learn to Nordic Walk courses come to Headington and Harcourt (Now starting July)

Fri, 05 May 2017

Nordic Walking uses specially designed poles to enhance your natural walking experience. With a technique that is similar to the upper body action of classic cross country skiing,...

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Congratulations to the Brookes Staff at the Teddy Hall Relays

Mon, 20 Mar 2017

Three teams of Brookes Staff took part in the annual 'Teddy Hall Relays' on 8th March.

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Upcoming Events

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Rauri's Ramble

Wed 5th July 2017, 12:30 - 13:30

Rauri's Ramble was created in 2016 to remember a former student and colleague of Brookes. The 2km walking route gives an opportunity to enjoy a lunchtime walk together in particular...

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Cancer Research UK Race for Life 5k or 10k

Sun 9th July 2017, 10:00 - 12:00

Race for Life brings millions of women together to support life-saving research. Just by signing up you'll make a difference and whether you raise £10 or £200, every...

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Wallingford Festival of Cycling

Sun 16th July 2017, 08:00 - 18:00

Join us for the Wallingford Festival of Cycling on Sunday 16 July 2017.

  • Watch town centre races including the national Junior Men and Women's Road Race Championship
  • Ride one of our...

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Ping! Oxford - Anything but a bat

Wed 16th August 2017, 10:00 - 14:00

Fun singles competition with one slight twist...you can't play with a table tennis bat...you have to choose something...anything else to play with! You can also use your bat replacement...

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Competitions

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Oxford Summer Rounders League

Sat 1st July 2017 - Thu 31st August 2017

We're looking for Brookes colleagues and their friends and family to be part of a team for the Oxford summer Rounders League starting in July.

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