June 19, 2024

‘87% of employees say wellbeing programs positively impact company culture’

Workplace wellbeing is top of the agenda at Virgin Sport, who agree that an active lifestyle leads to better performance at work. The renowned race organisers are now unveiling three irresistible running challenges with a premium race offering designed to get work colleagues moving together, with plenty of fun along the way!

A recent study by Virgin Pulse, a leading digital corporate wellbeing provider and official partner of Virgin Sport’s Corporate Team Challenge series, found that participation in their workplace wellbeing programme had a significant impact:

• 54% of Virgin Pulse members reported feeling more productive and concentrating better after participating1
• 68% of Virgin Pulse members reported a decrease in stress levels after participating1
• 62% of clients surveyed observed improvements in engagement and employee morale2

1 Virgin Pulse Global Challenge Final Report. Based on 2018 pre-event (230,762), mid-event (92,646), and post-event (89,821) survey data.
2 Virgin Pulse Global Challenge Client Survey 2017

Jessica Frey, CEO, Virgin Sport, said:

“Making movement fun for everyone is Virgin Sport’s mission and work hard, play hard is our way of life. The Corporate Team Challenge series provides us with an exciting opportunity to put our workplace wellbeing commitments front and centre, where it belongs!”

The 2020 Corporate Team Challenge series includes three fantastic experiences, each with a unique personality; Hackney Half marathon, ASICS London 10K, and Oxford Half marathon.

Corporate Team Challenge participants get access to free training sessions and special hospitality with private loos on race day. Bespoke packages include catering, private marquees, health assessments and access to online educational resources. There will be an exclusive medal ceremony at CNBC’s central London Studio to celebrate the fastest and most spirited teams.

The Corporate Team Challenge series is for all businesses – large and small – to rally their employees and start a shared running journey with Virgin Sport.


Tickets are on sale now.

Hackney Half – £70 + VAT per person
ASICS London 10K – £60 + VAT per person
Oxford Half – £60 + VAT per person

Four person minimum applies.

In addition to Corporate Team Challenge perks, runners receive a medal, free race photos, technical finisher’s tee, and swag bag.

Captains have access to an easy-to-use dashboard to view and manage their team’s entries, and you can invite and swap runners up until a week before each event.

Private space and bespoke packages can be arranged for an additional fee.
Email teams@virginsport.com for more information.

Event information: virginsport.com/teams

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