Keep up to date with the Bloomberg Square Mile Relay news from across our global race series
13 May 2022 at 9:26AM
The big bike commute
It's time to beat the traffic, save on fuel prices and stay ahead of your fitness. Making the change to riding a bike to work will have positive, everlasting effects on your health and your pockets - read on and find out how.
13 May 2022 at 9:22AM
A dip in the ocean: open water swimming for everyone
What is open water swimming? Why is it a thing and what are the benefits of doing it? Read on as we dive into the depths of open water swimming
21 April 2022 at 11:31AM
The causes of stress and how to deal with it
As it's Stress Awareness Month, we want you to know and understand the causes of stress so that you are better equipped on dealing with your personal stress and wellbeing triggers.
17 March 2022 at 10:07AM
How can we tackle Employee Wellbeing in a post-Covid era?
How have the effects of the last 2 years impacted Employee Wellbeing - and how can employers and the employed move forward in this post-Covid era?
09 February 2022 at 8:07PM
Emirates Steel wins the Sixth Bloomberg Square Mile Relay in Dubai
The Bloomberg Square Mile Relay Global Race Series came back with a bang in Dubai yesterday, with Emirates Steel crowned the ‘fastest firm’ in the city with an accumulative team time of 59:12!
18 January 2022 at 8:26AM
Get ready Dubai, the relay is back!
It's all systems go as we gear up for the Bloomberg Square Mile Relay Dubai - the first race back after an almost two year hiatus.
01 December 2021 at 11:00AM
Harnessing peak performance at work
What is peak performance at work and how can we harness it? We share our top hacks to help you reach your performance potential at work.
22 November 2021 at 10:00AM
Alpin’s story of unity and togetherness during difficult times
Find out out how construction sustainability consultancy Alpin, have used the Virtual Club to increase their team ethic during the pandemic.
11 November 2021 at 11:00AM
Our favourite wellbeing podcasts to listen to on your commute
Looking for a new podcast? We share our favourite wellbeing podcasts that you should be listening to on your daily commutes.
11 October 2021 at 9:00AM
Square Mile Sport offers energy and resilience training in partnership with Impact Human Performance
Square Mile Sport has teamed up with high performance training solution Impact Human Performance in an exciting new partnership.
07 October 2021 at 11:00AM
Top tips for reducing stress at work
Check out our top tips to help your reduce stress at work and become a happier and effective employee.
20 September 2021 at 10:30AM
5 Reasons why you should redefine your commute
Change the way you commute and discover new ways to improve your wellbeing.
17 August 2021 at 8:56AM
The Relay returns to Dubai in February
The wait is finally over! After nearly a two-year absence the Bloomberg Square Mile Relay will light up the streets of Dubai again on the evening of Wednesday, 9th February.
10 August 2021 at 11:19AM
Working from home: How we’ve fared so far and what we’ve learnt
Working from home was becoming an increasing trend prior to the outbreak of the Coronavirus, as employers offer their employees greater degrees of flexibility and convenience
28 July 2021 at 3:29PM
Virtual Club adds Frankfurt as new city
Frankfurt has been added as a brand new city to the Bloomberg Square Mile portfolio of global financial cities.
13 May 2021 at 12:31PM
5 ways to practice mindfulness in everyday life
It’s all too easy to cram every minute of your day with “stuff” – whether it’s work, family, hobbies, life admin, or browsing social media. But do you ever really take any time out from the constant distractions of life – time that enables you to quieten your mind, relax, and hit the ‘reset’ button?
14 April 2021 at 8:08AM
Virtual Club launches Sydney Virtual Relay
With a growing global footprint, Bloomberg Square Mile Relay is excited to announce the launch of the very first Virtual Bloomberg Square Mile Relay event in Sydney, Australia.
25 March 2021 at 12:28PM
The age of the microbreak
We are working longer hours than before, experiencing significantly less in-person interaction with others, and reports of stress and burnout are on the rise. Taking regular 'microbreaks' has never been more important.
03 March 2021 at 10:57AM
Channel your inner Strava artist with a creative new challenge
Strava fans rejoice. We are excited to announce that Strava activities can now be synced to the Virtual Club platform.
24 February 2021 at 11:28AM
Employee engagement is going through a revolution
Now is the time for organisations to proactively protect and nurture wellbeing through social connectivity, encourage activities that promote mental and physical health, and to ensure a healthy work-life balance.
04 February 2021 at 2:23PM
Get rowing for points: welcome to the Virtual Club’s latest addition
There’s nothing quite like an all-body workout, and it’s time for the humble rowing machine to step into the Virtual Club spotlight.
10 September 2020 at 4:00PM
August Virtual Hero: Jose Eduardo Garcia
The beginning of a new month is a chance to reflect and honour the phenomenal people who went The Extra Mile last month.
10 September 2020 at 5:00AM
August Virtual Hero: Linna Chan
The beginning of a new month is a chance to reflect and honour the phenomenal people who went The Extra Mile last month.The beginning of a new month is a chance to reflect and honour the phenomenal people who went The Extra Mile last month.
08 September 2020 at 12:00PM
The relay returns to London!
In an exciting and innovative new development, Virtual Club members affiliated to London on the platform will be able to run with their colleagues against their city rivals.
07 September 2020 at 11:04AM
Virtual Club – Our Partner Charities
Find out which fantastic charities we are supporting across the globe through The Extra Mile program and the Virtual Club
04 September 2020 at 12:34PM
The Virtual Club – August Review
August was another fantastic month for the Virtual Club! Our global community smashed the target of 300,000 activity points earned in the month to unlock the next US$90,000 donation to The Extra Mile, which will go towards supporting our partner charities in each city. A huge thank you to everyone who ran, jogged and walked to help unlock this funding.
14 August 2020 at 7:00AM
July Virtual Hero: Baldwin Emmanuel Choy
The beginning of a new month is a chance to reflect and honour the phenomenal people who went The Extra Mile in the Virtual Club last month.
07 August 2020 at 2:00AM
“To be honest, it was a huge surprise”
“To be honest, it was a huge surprise”. Those were the words of SimCorp’s Guillaume Rondy when he found out he had won the first ever Global 5km Race as part of the Bloomberg Square Mile Relay Virtual Club.
23 July 2020 at 12:37PM
Meet Alastair Stanley: The Virtual Club’s first global winner
Earlier this month Bloomberg’s Alastair Stanley made history by winning the first ever Bloomberg Square Mile Relay Virtual Club race, the Global 1 mile race.
10 July 2020 at 10:00AM
“We are all really excited about the potential of the Virtual Club”
We sat down with Square Mile Sport Managing Director, James Hassett, to find out more about the Virtual Club.
09 July 2020 at 10:00AM
Bloomberg Square Mile Relay Virtual Club set for debut virtual race
The Bloomberg Square Mile Relay Virtual Club is set to host its first ever virtual race following its launch last week.
08 July 2020 at 7:41AM
Bloomberg Square Mile Relay launches Virtual Club
The Bloomberg Square Mile Relay, a world-renowned corporate team running series, has announced the launch of its new Virtual Club as it aims to ensure continuity in convening its global community, motivating personal health through exercise and delivering positive social impact.
05 May 2020 at 8:30AM
A virtual sporting world
In the absence of some of the world’s favourite sporting events to both watch and participate in, sports fans, athletes and casual runners around the globe are turning to something different to get their regular fix: digital and virtual competitions or events.
30 April 2020 at 9:43AM
Training during lockdown: Anne Rees
Everyone’s training will be massively impacted from recent government restrictions across the globe. One of the Square Mile Sport team shares how their training has changed from before the UK lockdown until now and how it’s affected her fitness.
07 April 2020 at 4:25PM
Going The Extra Mile for Sydney
Coaches Across Continents has been the charity partner for the Sydney race for three years, which has allowed them to deliver consistent, sustainable programming to underserved schools in Western Sydney.
07 April 2020 at 10:02AM
The people that make it happen: Charlie Evans
In this second part of the series we spoke with Square Mile Sport’s Digital Marketing Manager, Charlie Evans who has been in post since January 2019.
03 April 2020 at 10:20AM
10 Best Running Films
Looking for something to watch? We've put together a list of our top 10 films about running so you can get your running fix from the comfort of your own home, and with a bit of popcorn.
31 March 2020 at 10:51AM
The people that make it happen: Adam Roberts
In this first instalment of a new series we find out more about Project Director, Adam Roberts.
24 March 2020 at 4:03PM
Help us to go The Extra Mile in Sydney
Following the postponement of this year’s Bloomberg Square Mile Relay Sydney to 2021 we are inviting all entered captains and runners to help us go The Extra Mile by voting for their cause online.
06 March 2020 at 9:39PM
Reserve Bank of India wins the second edition of the Bloomberg Square Mile Relay in Mumbai
The second edition of the 2020 Bloomberg Square Mile Relay Global Race Series took place in Mumbai today with Reserve Bank of India winning the race and being named the ‘fastest firm in the city’.
04 March 2020 at 5:30AM
All you need to know about the Bloomberg Square Mile Relay Mumbai 2020
To get you in the mood for what promises to be another fantastic and exciting evening, we’ve put together this useful guide for everything you need to know about the hugely anticipated event.
18 February 2020 at 4:53PM
Date set for Bloomberg Square Mile Relay New York 2020
The Bloomberg Square Mile Relay will return to New York on Thursday, May 7 2020, following a sold-out race in 2019.
17 February 2020 at 6:00AM
Going The Extra Mile for Mumbai
With just 20 days until the Mumbai leg of the Bloomberg Square Mile Global Relay Series on Friday 6th March, we’re taking a look back on last year’s winning cause – Livelihood.
13 February 2020 at 8:40AM
Emirates Steel wins the fifth Bloomberg Square Mile Relay in Dubai
The first race of the 2020 Bloomberg Square Mile Relay Global Race Series kicked off in Dubai yesterday with Emirates Steel named as the ‘fastest firm in the city for a second year running with a time of 1:00:48 following their first place finish.
10 February 2020 at 1:46PM
All you need to know about the Bloomberg Square Mile Relay Dubai 2020
The Bloomberg Square Mile Relay will take over the DIFC, Dubai for the 5th time on Wednesday, 12 February as 100 teams will again take their places on the start line and we’ve put together this handy guide for everything you need to know about the event
20 November 2019 at 9:44AM
Bloomberg Square Mile Relay to return to London in 2020
The Bloomberg Square Mile Relay will return to London on Thursday, 24th September 2020, marking the 14th year since the initial race in the capital.
30 October 2019 at 9:38PM
Bloomberg Square Mile Relay to return to Sydney in 2020 as organisers announce headline sponsorship extension
The Bloomberg Square Mile Relay will return to Sydney for the fifth time on Thursday, 26th March 2020, following a sold-out event in 2019.
17 October 2019 at 4:45PM
Macquarie clinch Bloomberg Square Mile Relay title for a seventh consecutive time
Macquarie remain unbeaten in Singapore’s biggest corporate relay event as over 1,480 participants swapped ties for trainers to race for corporate glory in Singapore’s financial district.
16 October 2019 at 3:58PM
Bloomberg Square Mile Relay to return to San Francisco in 2020
The Bloomberg Square Mile Relay heads to San Francisco for the fourth time on Thursday, June 11 2020.
16 October 2019 at 7:38AM
All you need to know about the Bloomberg Square Mile Relay Singapore 2019
The Bloomberg Square Mile Relay will take over The Promontory @ Marina Bay, Singapore for the 7th time on Thursday, 17 October, with the biggest event in the global series this year.
27 September 2019 at 10:29AM
Jump Trading win Bloomberg Square Mile Relay London
Jump Trading were crowned the “fastest firm in the City” following their first-place finish in the 13th running of the Bloomberg Square Mile Relay London.
25 September 2019 at 2:43PM
Meet Team BloombergNEF
Ahead of the Bloomberg Square Mile Relay London 2019, we caught up with Isabelle from Bloomberg to find out how her BloombergNEF team is shaping up for the race.
24 September 2019 at 2:58PM
All you need to know about the Bloomberg Square Mile Relay London 2019
A maximum 120 teams will again take their places on the start-line and we’ve put together this handy guide for everything you need to know about the Bloomberg Square Mile Relay London 2019.
03 September 2019 at 12:38PM
Shougang Group wins the Bloomberg Square Mile Relay Beijing 2019
Over 500 runners from Beijing’s leading corporations and financial institutions raced around Shougang Park in support of the charity ‘Coaches Across Continents’.
23 August 2019 at 2:06PM
Team from Itaú Unibanco wins Sao Paulo’s Bloomberg Square Mile Relay
Yesterday, 80 teams from Sao Paulo’s leading companies raced against each other at the Bloomberg Square Mile Relay in the heart of Sao Paulo. Champions Itaú Unibanco took the coveted trophy and the title of “fastest firm in the city”.
20 August 2019 at 3:14PM
All you need to know about the Bloomberg Square Mile Relay Sao Paulo 2019
The Bloomberg Square Mile Relay will take over Sao Paulo for the third time on 22 August. We’ve put together this handy guide for everything you need to know about the race.
30 July 2019 at 12:52PM
Bloomberg Square Mile Relay to return to Mumbai in 2020
The Bloomberg Square Mile Relay will be returning to the Jio Garden in Mumbai on Thursday, 6 March 2020.
18 June 2019 at 3:59PM
Dodge & Cox regain San Francisco title
Over 45 of the Largest Financial and Technology Institutions From Around the City Raced in Support of America Scores
18 June 2019 at 3:50PM
What it means to take part in the Bloomberg Square Mile Relay
Ahead of our race in San Francisco on Thursday, we spoke to last year's Fastest Team captain, Kate from Strava, about what it means to take part in the race, and what they are most looking forward to on Thursday.
18 June 2019 at 3:39PM
Bloomberg Square Mile Relay – Mid Season review 2019
As we are fast approaching the mid-season point for the Global Series with our sixth race of the year taking place in San Francisco next week, we thought we’d look back on the success of the Bloomberg Square Mile Relay Global Series so far in 2019.
18 June 2019 at 3:18PM
Barclays retain Bloomberg Square Mile Relay Tokyo title
70 teams from Tokyo’s leading companies raced against each other at the Bloomberg Square Mile Relay in the heart of the Marunouchi District in a record sold-out event. Returning champions Barclays once again took the coveted trophy and the title of “fastest firm in the city”, completing ten laps of the one-mile route in 51 minutes and 30 seconds.
18 June 2019 at 3:02PM
Citi wins New York’s Bloomberg Square Mile Relay
105 teams from leading financial institutions raced in NYC’s financial district to support National September 11 Memorial & Museum.
18 June 2019 at 2:39PM
Bloomberg Square Mile Relay returns to São Paulo’s Parque do Povo
The Bloomberg Square Mile Relay will make its third appearance in the Brazilian city on Thursday, 22 August 2019.
18 June 2019 at 2:33PM
Westpac Whippets win fourth Bloomberg Square Mile Relay in Sydney
Record number of teams competed for the trophy in the corporate relay series spanning 12 global cities. Proceeds of the race will be donated to Coaches Across Continents through ‘The Extra Mile’ programme
18 June 2019 at 2:25PM
Date confirmed for Bloomberg Square Mile Relay Dubai 2020
The globally-renowned corporate race series, the Bloomberg Square Mile Relay, has confirmed its return to Dubai for the fifth time on Wednesday, 12th February next year, hosted again at the Dubai International Finance Centre (DIFC).
21 March 2019 at 10:28AM
October date confirmed for Bloomberg Square Mile Relay Singapore
The Bloomberg Square Mile Relay will be returning to The Promontory @ Marina Bay in Singapore for the seventh time on Thursday, 17 October 2019.
27 February 2019 at 1:29PM
“A good opportunity for us to get together regardless of our fitness level.”
The first Bloomberg Square Mile Relay of 2019 took place in Dubai two weeks ago, and with over 100 teams in the race, the event was a sell-out for the first time in the city! Whilst we were in Dubai, we caught up with the team captain from Winston & Strawn LLP, Shibeer Ahmed, to find out why their company was taking part in the race once again.
14 February 2019 at 7:30AM
Emirates Steel wins first relay of the 2019 Series
Over 100 companies and organizations from across Dubai took on the one-mile (1.6km) course around Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) at the annual Bloomberg Square Mile Relay event yesterday. The race has gone from strength to strength over the years with the event being sold out for the first time this year, having grown rapidly since it launched in Dubai in 2016.