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Balancing Life 2022 Survey Results

Balancing Life

Results of Sport and Physical Activity’s (SPA) 2022 Balancing Life Survey results have been published, providing an insight into the activity and wellbeing levels of our University community. 1,000 staff and students took part in Balancing Life this year. Thank you to everyone who took the time to complete the survey. Key results A total […]

Get Out, Get Active Virtual Share The Love Run Relay for staff – w/c 14th February

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GOGA Share The Love Run Relay for staff – w/c 14th February Our popular virtual run relay is here again! We’ve had a little break and now we’re back with another run relay exclusively for our staff members. Join our 20-minute fun run relay and discover the network of joggers and runners within the University […]

Virtual Staff Healthy Week Distance Challenge

Wherever you are, let's do this together. Staff Healthy Week 2021

Virtual Staff Healthy Week Distance Challenge As part of this year’s Staff Healthy Week, the Get Out, Get Active (GOGA) team are bringing you another virtual challenge! Similar to the recent BRIT challenge we hosted, this is an inclusive distance challenge aimed at getting our staff more active through a variety of activities. What’s involved? […]

BRIT Virtual Distance Challenge

BRIT 2021 Challenge - Uniting to support young adult mental health in aid of: Nightline Association, Charlie Waller, British Inspiration Trust, Papyrus, student minds

BRIT Virtual Distance Challenge for staff and students – 10-16 May 2021 The Get Out, Get Active team are here to bring you another virtual challenge for the whole university community! This time, it is a little different as we are supporting the university’s participation in this year’s BRIT challenge in aid of young adult […]

Get Out, Get Active Virtual Daffodil Run Relay for staff – w/c 15th March

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GOGA Daffodil Run Relay for staff – w/c 15th March 120 staff members from across the university community took part in our Love and Pancakes run relay last month. Staff members committed to the love and pancake themed bonuses and we saw many sweet and savoury pancake stacks and items of red clothing throughout the […]

5 tips to help increase your step count

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It’s official that walking is good for both our physical and mental health. As well as being one of the most popular physical activities in the world, it is a cost free, gentle, low-impact activity that does not require special training or equipment and can fit around our daily schedules. Whilst it may be low […]

Get Out, Get Active Virtual Love & Pancakes Run Relay for staff – w/c 15th February

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GOGA Love & Pancakes Run Relay for staff – w/c 15th February 126 staff members from across the university campus took part in our Resolutions run relay last month. Staff members committed to the resolutions themed bonus and we saw many pledging that they’d like to read more, increase their physical activity, learn new recipes […]

Get Out, Get Active Virtual February Step Challenge for staff – w/c 1st February

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GOGA February Step Challenge for staff – w/c 1st February Before Christmas we hosted our first ever virtual step challenge exclusively for staff members at Leeds. 90 staff members took part and collectively we travelled as far as Dubai or Washington DC! The winning team “Walking in a Winter Wanderland” clocked up an impressive 742,399 […]

Get Out, Get Active Virtual Resolutions Run Relay for staff – w/c 18th January

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GOGA Resolutions Run Relay for staff – w/c 18th January 126 staff members from across the university campus took part in our Reindeer run relay before Christmas making it the largest relay we’ve hosted to date. Staff members committed to the winter themed photo bonuses and we saw Christmas trees, snowmen, many a Christmas jumper […]