The London Sport Awards, taking place at Wembley Stadium on 8 March 2018, are the biggest celebration of grassroots sport in the capital. Buy your tickets here to join us.
Find out more about these shortlists below, all have contributed to raising awareness of and enhance the impact of physical activity on promoting good health among London’s population.
The Let’s Do This 8-week Challenge
The Let’s Do This 8-week Challenge is an online goal setting tool designed to help people get into good routines, setting them up for a healthier lifestyle. The opportunity offers support to participants, providing motivational messaging through text messages and emails. It helped get 7,076 Londoners more active in 2017. 89% of users were women.
Market leading sports booking portal, MyLocalPitch focuses on simplifying the booking process, growing revenues for grassroots sports venues and increasing sports participation. They provide booking management software to help venues migrate online and their bespoke service helped both independent venues and larger corporate entities. In 2017 they became London FA’s official bookings partner and they helped over 1.5m people to play grassroots sports in London. They were App of the Week in Metro and Shortlist Magazine and was featured in Daily Mirror’s ‘Best iPhone Apps for 2017’.
Race to Health
Race to Health is an online whole school physical activity challenge which encourages primary school aged children to increase their physical activity levels. As the platform uses gamification, it allows pupils to create their own avatar, collect electornic points, medals, trophies and certificates. Each week, schools receive an update of their students’ progress. All the data collected by the site can be broken down by sex, year group, ethnicity so that schools are able to monitor popular activities for specific groups.
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