CIPHR Promotes healthier lifestyle and encourages a fitter workforce.
After almost four months the CIPHR eRace has reached Land’s End as the winning team completes over 900 miles from John O’Groats. Ten teams took part in the virtual walk using team pedometers to measure their weekly steps which were subsequently converted into miles travelled. The initiative was an inspired and fun way of promoting employee engagement, wellbeing and health at CIPHR.
The weekly miles covered were plotted on a route between the two landmarks and an update on team progress was given on a dedicated eRace section of the company intranet and blog. Race news kept teams engaged with the initiative while images from Google Street View showed teams what they would see if they were doing the walk for real.
Barry Chignell, the imagination behind the scheme, comments, “I’m very aware that we spend the majority of our working day sitting behind a desk and I wanted to...