Hertfordshire in UK organises “off-season” MOVE Week to promote physical activity

English county Hertfordshire is staging an “off-season” edition of MOVE Week to help keep its community active as the autumn sneaks in. Its MOVE Week will take place between 16-25 September in North Herts. MOVE Week in North Herts is driven by Active Letchworth (Health and Wellbeing Partnership) and is supported by other organisations including […]

Missed the start of the Journey of Hope? Check out our photo gallery

Relive the start to the colourful #BeActive Journey of Hope cross-border cycling tour – or catch up on what you missed – with our photo gallery from the first four days of the tour in Denmark. From the opening event and departure in Copenhagen on 18 August to the CYKLO cycling festival in Aarhus, the […]

Danish active transport ambassadors give Journey of Hope a grand send-off

The #BeActive Journey of Hope team cycled out of Copenhagen on Thursday 18 August with over 50 recreational cyclists following them in a nod to Forrest Gump’s famous long-distance run. The official start of the European Week of Sport event, which is carrying messages about active transport, physical activity and peaceful mobility around Europe, marked […]

Greece joins Journey of Hope celebrations to promote active transport

Not on the Journey of Hope route? You can still celebrate the event and use it to promote what you and your organisation believe in. With a passion for cycling and promoting physical activity, NowWeMOVE National Coordinator for Greece, Georgios Farfaras, saw it as a perfect opportunity to gather local support for active transport. Despite […]

Always wanted to compete in a dance-off? Now’s your chance

Everyone loves a dance-off. You’ve seen it in movies and on TV – now it’s your chance to be part of a real live international edition. How? Simply by being a FlashMOVE Agent and posting a video of your rehearsal online as part of our FlashMOVE intra team rehearsal competition. You don’t need to be […]

How will you celebrate European Fitness Day?

Show off what you do best or test something new. It’s up to you – but here are a few ideas: • Open doors/“try-it” days • Dance workshops • Introduction to strength training • Yoga or Pilates for men • Cross fitness competitions • Spinning lessons • Swimming lessons or competitions • Fitness sessions in […]

Get ready for MOVE Week in Latin America this November!

The fifth edition of the European MOVE Week wrapped up yesterday, and soon it will be time to MOVE Latin America! It is now confirmed that the fourth edition of MOVE Week Brazil (Semana Move Brasil) will take place from 19-27 November. In a country where more than half of the population states they are […]

Slovakia ready with over 200 MOVE Week 2016 events

If you’re living in Slovakia or enjoying a spring getaway there next week, chances are you will notice a lot of activity as you’re exploring its cities – and most likely a few people wearing the same orange t-shirts. That’s because Slovakia’s MOVE Agents have managed to organise 220 MOVE Week events that will take […]

MOVE Week 2016 starts on Monday!

Between 23 and 29 May 2016, more than one million people from 35 countries around Europe are expected to be join in the 5th edition of MOVE Week, a pan-European event promoting grassroots sport and physical activity. MOVE Week is an open platform for anyone with an interest in getting people active to showcase their […]

No time for physical activity?

On 13 May 2016 the International Sport and Culture Association (ISCA) and its local partners will stage their second European No Elevators Day. The day will see organisations, institutions, schools and individual citizens sealing off elevators across Europe as part of ISCA’s NowWeMOVE campaign promoting physical activity. Lack of time is the most frequent excuse Europeans […]