25/03/2021- Latest News


BF invites members to join the GB Challenge: Travel to Tokyo and get moving in preparation for the return to activity! 

As we can’t travel to Tokyo this year, and as we also look forward to getting back to fencing, we are setting all British Fencing members the challenge to join us virtually to Travel to Tokyo. To complete the 16,312,500 steps (based on an average of 1,250 steps per km) to Tokyo we are inviting you to submit your steps!

The challenge will take place on BF’s Playwaze platform, within the GB League community.

How do I join the GB Challenge: Travel to Tokyo?

Joining the challenge is quick and simple!

You can create your Playwaze profile by searching ‘Playwaze’ in your app store, create your profile here from a desktop or find the GB Challenge: Travel to Tokyo from our activity finder.

Once you have created your profile and joined the GB League community, you can click to join the GB Challenge: Travel to Tokyo and follow the instructions.

The challenge is recorded by connecting to your personal fitness tracker on your phone/wearable device.

Just link your personal device to your Playwaze account and each day your steps will be added to your total.

The Playwaze Challenge feature supports the following trackers: Fitbit, Strava, Garmin, Apple Health and GoogleFit.

During the challenge, you will be rewarded with points for the distances completed.

How to set up your profile

Joining Instructions 

  1. Click ‘Register’ to create your Playwaze account
  2. Search for ‘British Fencing’ to join our network
  3. You will be asked to complete your profile by entering your BF membership number and other details
  4. Once in the network you can join the ‘GB League’ community and then you can sign up for the GB Challenge: Travel to Tokyo event

Once you have joined the British Fencing Network, why not also search for your club’s profile and join them too.

If you are having trouble setting up your account and joining the challenge, contact us at [email protected]


For more information about the Playwaze platform, please click here. 

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