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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. 

Burke's Fitness Battle is taking a break for Fall 2022
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 - Hiking Shoes for each Winner
  • Second Place - T-Shirt & Shorts from Nike, Under Armour, or Merrell
  • Third Place - A set of Athletic or Hiking Socks
  • Burke's Spirit Award - BCC Gift Card
    Teams cannot win 2 prizes

A Team

The A-Team

Burke's Activities of the Week: 
Check here for each of the Weekly Challenges! 
The Commitments
The Commitments
Final Spring 2022 Standings 
The Can Do's 259 points
The Commitments 245 points
FUN (Four Unstoppable Nerds) 202 points
Will Walk for Tacos 189 points
West Side Wolves 187 points
A-Team 169 points
Lab Rats 154 points
Burpees for Burke 145 points
Ain't Nothing But a Leg Ache 136 points
The Flatliners 109 points
RUN BMC 103 points
M and M's 91 points
(Not so) Newbee's 91 points
Team No Name 72 points
Be the Change 67 points
Bee Positive 59 points
Chocolate Connoisseurs Kindness Crew 27 points
N'Syncope 22 points

Will Walk

Will Walk for Tacos