“It’s not enough to stare up the steps, we must step up the stairs”*

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Today, it is unimaginable to envision a high building without an elevator. Climbing up to the umpteenth floor without one is considered an extreme exercise, and there are only a few stair enthusiasts who would be up for that kind of challenge. The downside is that having elevators and escalators in most modern buildings has […]

No Elevators Day 2017: Get Prepared Now!

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With only two weeks to go, it is already time to start preparing your No Elevators Day (NED) stunt in your school, work, public space. You can easily take the lead and choose the stairs and use one of our toolkits. Upgrade your everyday environment and make it stair-friendly by using one of the following packages: […]

Now we take the stairs: celebrate the No Elevators Day!

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On the 26 April 2017, everyone is invited to join the pan-European movement and ditch the elevators and escalators for at least one day. No Elevators Day is a perfect opportunity to promote active lifestyle and healthy attitude. Join our movement in Facebook and Thunderclap! See, how to prepare for the NED2017 here.

More than 60,000 students celebrated the European School Sport Day in Spain

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A total of 60,194 students in schools across 9 regions participated in the first edition of the European School Sport Day (ESSD) in Spain on 30 September. The number of Spanish educational institutions involved in the day reached 114, and were located in the regions of Aragon, Baleares, Castilla-La Mancha, Castilla y León, Catalonia, Valencia, […]

If you had the power to move people, who would you target?

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Youth on the MOVE change-maker Shane O’Donnell tells how the NowWeMOVE programme inspired him to make a difference in Ireland. By Shane O’Donnell, extract from his original blog post ‘Active Future Programme: Using Physical Activity to Promote Education amongst Adolescents At Risk of Early School Leaving’ At the beginning of the year I was lucky […]

Second European School Sport Day expected to engage 1 million children

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For immediate release The second European School Sport Day® is set to engage more than 1 million school children from at least 17 countries in inclusive physical activity initiatives this Friday, 30 September. The day is an official European Week of Sport event supported by the European Commission’s Erasmus+ Sport programme. Its goal is to […]

Journey of Hope crosses the finish line

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Day 19 5 Sep. Ostrava – Broszkowice, 98km No events. An ordinary ride with some rain. A great hotel in Oswiecim Gmina, Poland. Day 20 6 Sep. Broszkowice – Krakow, 82km Our ride was mostly on separated bike roads today. We prefer these since you feel much more comfortable and safe. At the end of […]

Square Dancing

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The opening of the European Week of Sport (EWoS) was a great success all over the continent. A variety of activities took to the streets of every country inviting all citizens to BE ACTIVE. But there was one common activity that appeared on streets, plazas and in public spaces of more than 70 cities: the […]

#BeActive FlashMOVE united thousands of Europeans with the same dance

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300 events in 27 countries with 9,000 dancers and 18,000 spectators became part of the biggest European initiative of the year. Even though they were scattered across the whole continent, thousands of Europeans dancing in the #BeActive FlashMOVE on 10 September 2016 were united by the same music and choreography. The initiative raised the curtain […]

European School Sport Day expands in 2016

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The European School Sport Day (ESSD) is a school day dedicated to having fun, playing together and promoting physical activity and health for everyone. This year, with support from the EU under the European Week of Sport events, it is expanding across Europe and will take place on 30 September. ESSD is a celebration which provides an opportunity […]