It's all kicking off for five-a-side football teams
Published: 24 Sep 2013 11:17
BERKSHIRE-based businesses are being invited to swap their suits for boots at a charity football tournament at Bisham Abbey National Sports Centre next month.
The Berkshire Corporate Charity Football Tournament is being held on Saturday, October 12, to launch the new 3G pitches at the prestigious venue in Marlow to raise money for Get Berkshire Active.
Money raised will be used to help disadvantaged groups to access sport and exercise opportunities and entry is open to anyone representing a business of any size.
Get Berkshire Active commissioning and development manager Nick West-Oram said: “We are hoping to achieve a bit more engagement from businesses around physical activity in the workplace.
“The importance of a workforce being healthy, fit and active is huge because less sick days will be taken and it will be a happier workplace.”
The five-a-side competition will see the winners claim the Berkshire Business Championship Cup and there are plenty of activities to keep the whole family entertained including climbing wall challenges, a 'beat the goalie’ competition and cycling.
Get Berkshire Active have teamed up with FAB Academy - a football academy - and Bisham Abbey to launch the event which takes place from 10.30am-3pm and Mr West-Oram is hoping to make the tournament a week-long concept in future. Entry costs £100 per team.
For more information visit http://www.getberkshireactive.org/3656/news/article/berkshire-corporate-football-tournament/
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