Challenge 23

On Thursday 9th March, University Mental Health Day, unite with your University Community in aid of the British Inspirational Trust and SAMH, Scotland’s national mental health charity.

Challenge 23

On Thursday 9 March, University Mental Health Day, we’re inviting students, staff and the wider community to join us and take part in our “Challenge 23” campaign.

Unite with us to support young adult and student mental health.

Challenge yourself

  • Come along to University Sport & Exercise's March on in March Gym Open days at the Pleasance and Easter Bush Gym.
    • In lieu of our standard one-off entry fee you'll be able to make a voluntary donation to support the work of the British Inspirational Trust and SAMH through a fundraising page. Throughout the day, at 23 minutes past the hour, our team will be challenging visitors to complete 23 reps of an exercise.
    • Free entry for students and staff on Thursday 9 March
  • Take part in one of our Organised Walking for Challenge 23 events
  • Be active for an extra 23 minutes.
  • Walk extra 23 minutes on your morning or evening commute.
  • Be active with 23 friends.
  • Or anything else you can think of - the possibilities are endless. 

Make a donation to our fundraising efforts

Challenge it forward

And why not share your Challenge 23 activity on your social media channels - and tag in a friend to complete the challenge to (Remember to use #Challenge23 and tag @uoesport so we can share your efforts!)