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Panathlon launches at-home sporting challenges!

October 21st, 2020

Panathlon’s virtual programme has exploded in popularity since the start of the 2020/21 school year – and we want to keep the momentum going over the half-term break.

The virtual programme (which empowers schools to run their own Panathlon competitions safely on-site whilst our external competitions are curtailed by Covid-19has been widely adopted by schools since the middle of September and has been a great success so far.

With the half term holiday approaching (and some areas heading into stricter lockdowns), we’re determined to maintain this progress, so we’ve come up with activities that young people can do at home. This will ensure they remain active and return to school in the first week of November in prime form to resume our virtual competitions.

We have set students multi-skills challenges to do in their homes and gardens using everyday household items such as jam jars, rolled-up socks, tin cans, buckets and plant pots. 

Here are a couple of examples, then find out below how to get involved: 

Pirate ship 


You can download full guides to these at-home challengesincluding video examples of each activity and scorecards. Just click the relevant link below (choosing Word doc or PDF format):

Panathlon Indoor Games: Word | PDF

Panathlon Garden Games: Word| PDF

After you’ve completed the challengesstudents can fill in their scorecard and email it to events@panathlon.com to receive a certificate. 

Participants can let us know how well they’ve done via social media by using the hashtags #PanathlonIndoorGames or #PanathlonGardenGames 

If you have any questions, please email entries@panathlon.com

Good luck everyone!