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London Sport & Chipotle

London Sport are delighted to have a multi-year partnership with Chipotle Mexican Grill which will see the global healthy-eating restaurant company support London Sport’s ambitious vision of making London the most physically active city in the world.

The London Sport/Chipotle Partnership

Chipotle are proud to back London Sport’s pledge to champion grassroots sport across the capital. Throughout our partnership, we’ll be aligning our mission of making London the Most Active City in the world and Chipotle’s aim to offer of Real Food for Real Athletes.

As part of our partnership, we’ve launched the Chipotle Community Champion, see below, and saw Chipotle sponsor The Enhancing the Workforce Award at the London Sport Awards 2021. 

Chipotle Community Champion

London Sport is working alongside Chipotle Mexican Grill to find the capital’s physical activity and community sport heroes. From coaches to administrators to volunteers making refreshments, London is full of people who put all their energy and passion into the physical activity and sport sector.

Their work makes a huge difference to the health and wellbeing of Londoners, they deserve a moment in the spotlight. This is where the Chipotle Community Champion comes in.

Each month you have the opportunity to recognise someone who works in the physical activity and sport sector in London. Nominate them as a Chipotle Community Champion (form below) to say thank you for the work they do to ensure physical activity and sport opportunities are available to everyone.

Nominate a Chipotle Community Champion

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Our Most Recent Chipotle Community Champions

June 2022
Aaron Barnett-Clarke – Maroon Fitness

Aaron is the founder and Head Trainer of Maroon Fitness. Maroon Fitness was started during the first Covid-19 lockdown in 2020. The goal was to give back to the local community by uplifting people’s spirits and morale through daily fitness classes.

Maroon Fitness is now an established community fitness group that mixes a range of group exercises and physical activities. Aaron strives to provide new opportunities to people that they may not have previously had access to due to social or economic reasons, encouraging attendees to maintain and improve physical and mental wellbeing.

May 2022
Angel Rivelles – Battleground London

Angel is the founder and Head Coach of Battleground London. Through sport and physical activity, Battleground London brings men and women together to make a true difference in mental and physical wellbeing. 

Angel also works to help people overcome and suppress Aphephobia. Having already trained hundreds of people in Hyde Park, Angel is committed to making a difference and getting people active.  

Angel shows a dedication to and passion for helping others develop their mental and physical wellbeing and has gone above and beyond to help people overcome phobias that are barriers to exercise. 

April 2022
Ioan Nascu – Prometheus Combat

Ioan is an Olympic wrestling coach at Prometheus combat where he creates opportunities for refugees who want to take part in the sport and spearheads the Women Wrestle campaign.  

When he is not doing this, he is also a competitor and referee, and sits on the diversity working group at British Wrestling. 

Ioan shows a dedication to and passion for Olympic wrestling and has gone above and beyond to bring others into the sport. 

Chipotle Partnership Updates

NEWS: We are delighted to announce our Community Champion for May. Angel Rivelles is the founder and Head Coach of Battleground London. Through sport and physical activity, Battleground London brings men and women together to make a true difference in mental and physical wellbeing.

NEWS: We are delighted to announce our Community Champion for April. Ioan Nascu is an Olympic wrestling coach at Prometheus combat where he creates opportunities for refugees who want to take part in the sport and spearheads the Women Wrestle campaign. 

NEWS: London Sport were delighted to have Chipotle Mexican Grill sponsor our The Enhancing the Workforce Award at the London Sport Awards in December. The winners, Tigers JFC, were presented their trophy by Chipotle’s European Marketing Manager Rachael Weseloh at the Guildhall.

NEWS: Our second #ChipotleCommunityChampion is Ulrike Gerstenberg. Ulrike runs free weekly women’s sessions to empower women with self defence techniques – learn more about her work with Modern Arnis London above.

NEWS: Chipotle, and the London Sport Bowl, is now available in even more locations across the capital. Find your nearest restaurant here.

NEWS: Our first #ChipotleCommunityChampion is Sam Sainsbury! Sam is Sports Co-ordinator for the Single Homeless Project and has gone the extra mile throughout lockdown to ensure that every client who was attending his physical activity sessions prior to lockdown did not miss out.

He ran 1-2-1 physical activity sessions for those experiencing homelessness to ensure they maintain good physical activity levels and worked extra hours to ensure he had checked in with participants who were feeling down and accompanied those who needed an extra hand to their vaccine appointment. He always puts the client first.

NEWS: From the 9 April, every month we’ll be picking a Chipotle Community Champion – someone who works in sport and deserves some special recognition for the great work they do day-to-day. Not only will we give them a shout-out to show our appreciation, but they’ll also get a stack of free and healthy Chipotle meals to power their work.

NEWS: London Sport are delighted to announce a new multi-year partnership with Chipotle, which will see the global healthy-eating restaurant company support London Sport’s ambitious vision of making London the most physically active city in the world.

Read the full announcement.

The London Sport Bowl

As part of the partnership, London Sport are delighted to see Chipotle launch The London Sport Bowl and it’s now available in even more locations across the capital.

The London Sport Bowl is the perfect healthy option for active Londoners whether they’ve just taken their first step into activity or participate regularly in sport or physical activity.

The London Sport Bowl launched in January 2020 and is available from all Chipotle restaurants in London (find one near to you here) as well as on Deliveroo and Uber Eats.

More information and contact details:

For more information about our partnership with Chipotle, or about any other commercial opportunities that are available with London Sport, please contact our Head of Consultancy and Commercial Partnerships, Michelle.