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Purple Wave Challenges 2021

by | Feb 9, 2021 | Athletic Union, Fitness, Sport and Activities, Sport News, Sporticipate, Wellbeing | 0 comments

 

UoM Sport is delighted to announce that the Purple Wave is back!

The Purple Wave is a fanatic opportunity each year for the UoM Community to come together and create a wave of purple as staff, students, and alumni take part in the Manchester 10K.  As a result of the ongoing global situation we have had to think creatively about how we still get the UoM community ‘together’, and building on the success of the 2020 Virtual Purple Wave, we are excited to launch the Purple Wave Challenges 2021.

Over the next four months there will be a new set of challenges for the UoM Sport community to take part including Speed, Distances and At home challenges. The distance challenges will increase each month and a different Speed and At Home challenge will be set.

February challenges

Level – (for guidance only )

CHALLENGE 1 & TARGET

CHALLENGE 2 & TARGET

 

CHALLENGE 3 & TARGET

 

CHALLENGE 4 & TARGET

 

 

SPEED CHALLENGE

Cover 5Km in the fastest time possible on foot.

Keep practicing throughout the month to see if you can reduce your overall time

DISTANCE CHALLENGE ON FOOT

Accumulator to cover as much distance as possible on foot.

Run, walk or jog (a treadmill can be used)

 

DISTANCE CHALLENGE BIKE

Accumulator to cover as much distance as possible a moving or static bike

 

AT HOME CHALLENGE

Completing squats each day in the month

Beginner

5k in 45 minutes or under

10 Km

20km

50 squats per day

Intermediate

5K in 35 minutes or under

50 km

80km

100 squats per day

Advanced

5K in 25 minutes or under

80 km

100km

200 squats per day

 

To take part in the challenges and receive a Purple wave T-Shirt and the monthly challenge badge, entry cost is £5 per month or £15 for all 4 months. You can enter by clinking here.  

To register for the challenges you want to take part in and submit your results for each please complete the Microsoft forms.

If you do not want the T-shirt and to collect the badges along the way, do not worry you can still be a part of the Purple Wave and enter your results by completing the Microsoft form.  

Once the challenges are underway we will release the weekly leader board so that you can see how you are getting on against others taking part.

As additional encouragement and recognition there are a number of prizes to be won along the way. Participants will be put into a monthly prize draw with the chance to win Nike Vouchers, Gym passes.  

For all details please visit the Purple Wave Challenges page and sign up today!

 

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