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Week 6 Leaderboard

Our collective step count this week is 1,869,383, 007. Almost two billion steps, or 836,413 miles. You can download this week’s leaderboard here, or view it below.

Favourite Walk Competition

It’s always nice to get a recommendation for a new walk and we had plenty in last week’s Favourite Walk competition. You can see some of the suggestions in the Google Map below. We also asked Paths for All staff to contribute their favourite walks which we compiled in this blog post. The winners of the prize […]

Meet the Walkers: Susan and Catriona

Susan and Catriona are two community nurses from NHS Highland. They shared their thoughts on taking part in the Step Count Challenge and the role walking has played in getting them active in and out of work. I was introduced to the Step Count Challenge by one of my colleagues in March 2014. I was […]

Meet the Walkers: Fiona

Fiona McQueen, member of challenge team Best at Improving and Chief Nursing Officer at the Scottish Government, got in touch with us to share her thoughts on taking part in the challenge. Irresistible is how I saw the Step Count Challenge. Like the bulk of the population of Scotland, I’ve struggled with balancing healthy eating and […]

Week Five Leaderboard

This week’s step total is a whopping 1,524,871,274 steps or 682,269 miles. Well done teams! You can download this week’s leaderboard here, or view it below. Check out some of the fabulous photos we received in last week’s photo competition over at the blog, and you can find out who won here. And remember to tell us […]



Challenge Partners

We have a number of partners supporting the Step Count Challenge. See how our partners can help.