Our staff's wellbeing is very important to us but, without our usual routines during the pandemic and lockdowns, many of us had become less active. So, between Thursday 1st April to Sunday 27th June, we challenged our staff to get moving and collectively cover 5,000 miles.
Well, we’ve now come to the end of our 12 weeks '5,000 mile challenge' and are delighted to report that after clocking up the miles on foot and in the saddle, we EXCEEDED OUR TARGET - with a total of 5,237 miles covered!
Our colleagues logged their walks, strolls, jogs, cycle rides or runs in our bid to become more active and investing time in ourselves whilst getting up and moving as a team to achieve our goal. There were even a few extra achievements along the way; Wealth Manager Susan Steel and Paraplanner Ira Everett completed their 'Couch to 5k Challenge', Senior Client Services Support Ashley Hobbs ranked an impressive 7th place finish in the Sandringham Trail Half Marathon, and MD Stephen Girling and Client Services Support Asher Girling completed the Milton Keynes Marathon.
We also asked our team to take pictures along the way, holding a vote for the best photo and you can see some of these below.
Everyone who took part said they enjoyed the challenge very much indeed and felt better as a result so we’re already looking at doing another challenge soon.