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Burke's Fitness Battle

What is Burke's Fitness Battle

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 20 teams participate.  This Fall Burke's Fitness Battle will be a six week sprint starting September 20th! 

Register a Team

Sign your team up today!  Registration is FREE and open through September 20th.  

Sign Up as a Free Agent

To sign up as a free agent and be placed on a team complete this short form!  

Log Activity

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

  • Battle begins on September 20th and ends October 29th
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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 6 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 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
  • Raking leaves for 30 minutes
  • Yoga Class
  • First Place - Wireless earbuds
  • Second Place - Under Armour Gear (top, bottom, and socks)
  • Third Place - $50 gift card of your choice
  • Burke's Spirit Award - $50 gift card of your choice
    Teams cannot win 2 prizes
    SGA All Stars

Team: SGA All Stars

List of Burke's Activities of the Week: 
Week 1: BCC Campus Hike - Friday 9/24
Week 2: Berkshire Fitness & Wellness Online Class - Tuesday 9/28
Week 3: Stories for Good - Friday10/8
Week 4: Paterson Field Day - Thursday 10/14
Week 5: Hike The Cobbles Chesire - Monday10/18
Week 6: Team Activity 10/25-10/29
motion is lotion
Team: Motion is Lotion
Fall 2021 Teams
Fitness Falcons 0 points
I AM SAM 0 points
New Bees 0 points
*Please Submit a Marketing Request Form* 0 points
Range of Motion 0 points
The Can Do's 0 points
The M&M'SZ 0 points
Will Walk for Tacos 0 points
Wolves of West Street 0 points

the back row

Team: The Back Row