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You did it! Beat the Street Birmingham competition is out of this world!

By April 19, 2016March 9th, 2023No Comments

Together, the community of Birmingham has travelled more than 13,270 miles in seven weeks playing Beat the Street, the walking and cycling challenge.

Wilkes Green Junior School scored an incredible 87,900 points and won the overall leaderboard. They win £500 worth of Decathlon vouchers for their achievement. Rookery School came second and win £250 worth of vouchers while Makki Masjid came third and win £150 worth of vouchers.

On the average points board, Nishkam Primary School were the winners and win £500 worth of vouchers while Wilkes Green Junior School win a further £250 for second place on this leaderboard. Makki Masjid came third and win £150 worth of vouchers, plus a community prize.

Andrew Matthews, PE Coordinator at Wilkes Green Junior School, said: “All of us at Wilkes Green Junior School have thoroughly enjoyed taking part in Beat the Street over the past few weeks. The competitive side of the project has been really engaging and we are very proud to be at the top of the leaderboard. We have enjoyed getting to know our local area a bit better and all feel much healthier as a result!”

Beat the Street project engagement manager Asad Agha, said: “Congratulations to each and every person who has taken part in Beat the Street. The competition has been very much the talk of the Handsworth for the past few weeks and we’ve heard from many people who say they will miss the Beat Boxes. However, if you’ve enjoyed Beat the Street, please keep up the great work and continue to build on the great foundations that you’ve made for your health. We hope you’ve enjoyed it!”

A presentation event takes place this week for the winners.