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Well Met hosts industry sports day at Leeds Beckett University

Well Met, the conference office of Leeds Beckett University, will welcome 600 employees of global engineering consultancy Mott Macdonald to its Headingley Campus this weekend, 10-12 August.

The employees will be taking part in their annual sports day, which hopes to encourage and raise awareness of healthy activities and wellbeing.

There will be running, cycling, volleyball, and football to name a few, as well as traditional school sports day activities.

Leeds Beckett was chosen for its excellent sports facilities, coupled with accommodation on site and quick access to the city centre.

Colin Greensill, divisional director at Mott McDonald, commented: “Out yearly sports day offers. A great chance for Mott MacDonald employees to engage in a friendly day of competition and meet all of our colleagues and their families. We’re delighted to host the event in Leeds this year and are looking forward to a fun filled day.

We’d definitely work with the team at Well Met again, the sports and accommodation team have been very accommodating, helping us through the process.  They’ve helped us throughout to tailor what they can provide to ensure Mott MacDonald get the most out of the venue this August.”

There are a wide range of sports and team building activities provided by Carnegie Great Outdoors.  Some of the activity highlights include indoor climbing, requiring determination, physical fitness and problem-solving skills coupled with trust in fellow team members. Puzzle Proper is a mentally challenging exercise exploring the vital part each member of the team plays in a workplace task. 

Clare Vidler, conference manager at Well Met, said: “Headingley Campus has an enduring appeal with a variety of organisations due to its accessible location, excellent on-site facilities and beautiful setting and we are always delighted to welcome back repeat visitors.”