Followers and employees travelling to UEFA Ladies’s EURO 2017 fixtures within the Netherlands are being inspired to stroll or cycle to the stadiums to spice up well being and shield the setting.
The free-to-use Energetic Match App won’t solely assist customers increase their exercise ranges on a matchday, but in addition present them with instructions to venues in addition to details about bicycle-storage amenities at every stadium. Upon arrival, customers will obtain particulars of distance travelled, energy burned and CO2 emissions saved.
Matthew Philpott, government director of the European Wholesome Stadia Community, mentioned: “We hope the app will foster an ‘lively’ tradition, encouraging each followers and event employees to make strolling and biking the default alternative for all shorter journeys.”
Peter Gilliéron, chairman of the UEFA Truthful Play and Social Duty Committee, added: “UEFA is dedicated to serving to folks from throughout Europe take care of their hearts and lead more healthy life. By demonstrating that strolling and biking are viable modes of transport on a matchday, we hope to supply extra alternatives for followers to go away their vehicles at house.”
Curiosity in ladies’s soccer has grown enormously all through Europe this previous decade, however such progress has but to be accompanied by a rise in bodily exercise amongst ladies. Usually the best method to be lively is just by strolling or biking as a part of your on a regular basis life.
Each profitable journey or part-journey on foot or by bike will qualify contributors for a prize draw to win official event balls in addition to tickets for the ultimate in Enschede on Sunday 6 August, together with a pair of VIP ones.
The Energetic Match App is now accessible to obtain: