Beat the Street returns to Blaby!

Posted: Thu, 05 May 2022 12:32

Beat the Street returns to Blaby!

Beat the Street - The game for North Blaby District will start on 4th May – 1st June 2022

What is Beat the Street?

Beat the Street is a fun, free and all-inclusive exercise game that aims to get the local community active. The game works by collecting Beat the Streets fobs and maps available at local distribution points, scanning your Beat the Street card on sensors called beat boxes, which are located throughout North Blaby and scoring points for yourself or your team. There is the opportunity to win some great prizes! In order to score points, you must scan your card on one beat box and then walk, cycle, or run to the next one, which will score you ten points and so on.

What are the benefits to taking part?

- Reduced stress!

- Reduced Anxiety!

- Opportunity to explore new Areas!

- Win great prizes!

- Become physically healthier!

- Spend time with family and friends!

How do I create a team?

If you would like to create your own team, request one during registration or by visiting Manage Account. You'll see an option to either join a team or create one. Follow the on screen instructions. A member of our team will be in touch to confirm your team has been set up. Please remember that you need to recruit at least 6 team members by 23.59pm on 24 May to be eligible for leaderboard prizes.

Who can set up a team?

  • Workplace
  • Community Groups
  • Sports Teams
  • Clubs
  • Unaffiliated groups e.g. a group of friends

Please note that families can not create teams, and should take part through the child's school team.

What do I need to play?

Children in Primary Schools require fobs and maps to take part in the game. These fobs and maps will be sent directly to each Primary School involved, along with a parent pack. Anyone else in the community, needs a fob and a map which can be collected from distribution points. These will be listed on the Beat the Street website. To find out more follow the link https://www.beatthestreet.me/northblaby/

Beat the Street and COVID-19

- Beat the Street is COVID safe.

- All beat boxes will be sanitised regularly.

- You collect points by using your fob in a contactless method.

- You do not need to touch the beat box.

- Everyone is encouraged to wash their hands before and after playing Beat the Street

- Fobs should not be shared.

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