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About The Challenge

Companies and organisations across County Durham 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

County Durham Sport Workplace Challenge

St Cuthbert's Hospice Win Active Lunch Challenge!

Thu, 23 Mar 2017

To kick off 2017 and embrace the New Year New You Culture the Workplace Challenge launched The Active Lunch Challenge. Throughout January and February, County Durham Sport encouraged...

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Giant steps made in tackling the sitting disease

Fri, 10 Mar 2017

How do we beat the health risks of sedentary working practices? How do we encourage employees to spend more time moving around and less time sat on their backsides? These issues...

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Active Lunch Challenge Results

Wed, 01 Mar 2017

Workplace Challenge invited you and your workplace to liven up your lunch and to join the Active Lunch Challenge. Over 8,000 employees from 600+ workplaces took up the challenge...

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Thu, 23 Feb 2017

As the saying goes, 'all good things must come to an end'. That's true in part as our Active Lunch eight week challenge draws to a close, but to coin another phrase, 'as one door...

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Upcoming Events

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The Great Row

Fri 6th January 2017 - Sat 1st April 2017

What is The Great Row?

Cancer Research UK is holding the nation's biggest indoor rowing challenge, The Great Row. No matter if you are a pro or trying rowing for the first time,...

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Active Working Summit

Thu 30th March 2017, 09:00 - 17:00

Now in its 3rd year the Active Working Summit™ has established itself as the pre-eminent international thought leadership event of its kind. With delegates and speakers from...

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On Your Feet Britain

Fri 28th April 2017 - 23:45

On Your Feet Day – time to get ready Britain

Take part in an awareness day where 1 million office workers unite together and participate in a variety of fun and simple activities...

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Race for Life

Sat 6th May 2017 - Sun 8th October 2017

Cancer Research UK's Race for Life is a series of women-only events raising money for research into all 200 types of cancer.

Race for Life brings millions of women together to support...

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County Durham Sport Workplace Challenge

Drop in 4 Fencing

Wed 8th February 2017 - Wed 29th March 2017

If you work in Central Durham and fancy mixing up your lunch break, why not pop along to Maiden Castle and try fencing. It is £20 for 4 weeks of sessions where you can learn...

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Beat The Streets

Wed 29th March 2017 - Wed 17th May 2017

Beat the Street is a fun, free seven-week walking, cycling and running challenge that will be transforming Chester-le-Street and Ferryhill into a giant game.

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Get into Climbing Course

Mon 3rd April 2017 - Mon 24th April 2017

Get into climbing! Adrenaline filled activity that makes exercise fun, a full mind and body workout!

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UV Sport Festival

Thu 27th April 2017, 18:30 - 20:00

The next event is the UV Sport festival, throw on a white tshirt, get your face paint on and join in for a fun filled evening of volleyball and badminton UV style!

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