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Archive: September 2016



Let’s get Active Cairngorms!

The Active Cairngorms Partnership has teamed up with us to offer 200 people (40 teams) working in the Cairngorms National Park a FREE place on the Autumn Step Count Challenge. To register for your free places, form a team of 5 then nominate your team captain. Your team captain should then send an email to […]

Meet the Walkers: Maureen

Dr Maureen Macleod,  Scottish Cancer Prevention Network Fellow, shares how the Spring Step Count Challenge has helped to keep staff more active. ‘Back in early Spring this year an email popped in to my inbox – an invitation to take part in a workplace step count challenge. Now, we work in a cancer prevention environment […]

5 reasons why you need to join the Step Count Challenge

We’ve put together our top 5 reasons why you should get some workmates together and sign up to the Step Count Challenge. 1. You’ll move more at work Active people live longer and healthier lives via GIPHY 2. You’ll decrease your sitting time Studies have linked excessive sitting with being overweight and obese, type 2 diabetes, some types […]

Autumn 2016 Step Count Challenge Registration Open

Dust off your pedometer, dig out your scarf and gloves, the Autumn Step Count Challenge is back! The nights are drawing in and there is a chill in the air but autumn is still a great time of year to get out and enjoy a crisp walk into work or kick leaves on a lunchtime […]

Macmillan Move More Step Count Challenge Report

  You may recall a few months back we ran a stand-alone Step Count Challenge for the Macmillan More More Scotland programme. The challenge targeted health and social care staff from a number of organisations who support people affected by cancer. Emma Berry, Paths for All’s Senior Development Officer, has written the following report on the challenge. […]



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