Congratulation to OS team Geo-Fit who won the Virgin Pulse Global Challenge, a worldwide competition with 3,000 participants. All 22 OS teams maintained a high level of performance and we gave them a celebratory lunch at head office.
During the 100-day challenge, 150 OS colleagues clocked up an impressive 92,109 miles! We’re delighted to say that by taking part in Global Challenge, we have raised over £2,000 for Southampton Children’s Hospital Charity (our corporate charity).
The Geo-Fit team included Andrew Dixey, Fabian Koenig, James Morrison, Kat Bower, Hazel Slawson, James Terry and Slawomir Bruszkowski! We sat down with team captain Andrew to discover the secrets of their success.
What does it feel like to have captained the global winners?
If you haven’t heard of Virgin Pulse’s Global Challenge, it is a 100-day challenge to encourage employees to transform their health, wellbeing and engagement levels. With more than 3,000 participants around the world, the Global Challenge is one of the biggest and most highly-anticipated events on the workplace wellbeing calendar. According to their 2018 stats, 80% of participants felt it had a positive impact on their relationship with exercise while 65% said that their company offering membership made it a better place to work.
Making up 22 teams, 154 colleagues from OS signed up! Since February they have been measuring their daily activity, setting goals and inspiring each other to make healthy choices. So far, we have raised £2,000 for Southampton Children’s Hospital Charity (our corporate charity) and this will only increase!