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Burke's Fitness Battle

What is Burke's Fitness Battle

Register a team now!

Burke's Fitness Battle returns to action on February 7th. You can begin forming teams now!  

Burke's Fitness Battle is a team-based challenge that will help you stay active and hopefully build your sense of community at BCC! Burke's Fitness Battle is open to BCC students, faculty, and staff. 

If you can't find a team fill out the Free Agent link below and we will try to help you find one. Last semester we had 16 teams participate.  This Spring Burke's Fitness Battle will run for eight weeks starting the 3rd week of the semester and going through April 1st! 

Sign Up

Have a team? Great! You can get the team registered here.

Want to participate, but don't have a team? No worries! You can sign up as a free agent and we'll place you with a team!

Log Activity

Here is where you log activity.  Recommended to do it on the daily! 

Rules 
  • Battle begins on February 7th and ends April 1st
  • Burke's Fitness Battle is open to BCC students, faculty, and staff
  • Teams can have a maximum of 4 members
  • Teams get a point for every day a member of their team logs a fitness activity
  • All activity for the week must be logged by Sunday night
  • Teams can get bonus points each week (see scoring below)
  • The week runs Saturday through Friday
    • Other than Week 1, which is an abbreviated 5 day week
  • Team scores will be updated on the Paterson webpage each Monday
  • The three teams scoring the most points and the team who wins Burke's Spirit Award will receive awesome prizes (see prizes below)
Scoring
  • Each team member can get 1 point a day by logging a fitness activity (see examples of activity below)
  • Each team can get 1 extra point per week by taking a photo of at least two teammates doing something active together paterson@berkshirecc.edu 
  • Team that has the most teammates in their photos during 8 weeks of the Battle will win Burke's Spirit Award
    (Tie breaker will be Burke's Activity of the Week attendance)
  • Team members can get one additional point by attending Burke's Activity of the Week. Activity of the week will be posted on the Paterson website Friday night
  • It should be noted a select few of Burke's Activities of the Week will only be open to BCC Students
Activity

Activity is anything active that is a minimum thirty minutes in duration.  Here are some examples of acceptable activity:

  • 30 minute walk
  • 30 minute hike
  • Weight Lifting 20 minutes, Exercise Bike 20 minutes
  • Pickleball
  • Shoveling Snow for 30 minutes
  • Yoga Class
Prizes
  • First Place - 
  • Second Place - 
  • Third Place - 
  • Burke's Spirit Award - 
    Teams cannot win 2 prizes

burke week 6

Fall 2021 Team: Decoding the Hidden Workout

List of Burke's Activities of the Week: 
Week 1: 
Week 2: 
Week 3: February 24th Jiminy Peak Ski & Snowboard Night
Week 4: 
Week 5: March 6th Central Rock Gym Bouldering Trip
Week 6: 
Week 7:
Week 8:
burke week 3
Fall 2021 Team: New Bees 
Fall 2021 Teams - Final Standings
The Can Do's 185 points
Will Walk for Tacos 156 points
Pb Loafers 153 points
The M&M'SZ 142 points
*Please Submit a Marketing Request Form* 132 points
A Lot of Steak 129 points
New Bees 113 points
The Mighty BB's 107 points
The Mighty Mighty Mitochondria 103 points
Wolves of West Street 102 points
Range of Motion 93 points
Decoding the Hidden Workout 86 points
No Brains, No Gains 78 points
I AM SAM 57 points
Fitness Falcons 34 points
Berkshire Bobcats 7 points

burke week 6

Fall 2021 Team: Will Walk for Tacos (2nd Place Finishers!!)