The Challenge Blog






Go on a walking adventure with friends and family

Spending time with friends and family is something that many of us would like to do more of. The Step Count Challenge gives you the perfect opportunity to socialise with work colleagues during lunchtime walks, but how about meeting up with friends and family to stretch your legs in your spare time too? Going on […]

Get stepping with Walk the Walk

Walk the Walk is a grant-making breast cancer charity, founded 21 years ago by Nina Barough CBE, who is now the UK’s leading Power Walking expert. The charity specialises in Walking Challenges, ranging from family 10k distances to 100k and everything in between. People of all ages and abilities take part in these challenges, wearing […]

Physical Activity and Mental Health

Being regularly active plays an important role in keeping us physically healthy. It also has the potential to prevent mental health problems whilst improving the health and wellbeing of people living with a mental health problem. In the UK, one in four people will experience some kind of mental health problem, with anxiety and depression being two of the most […]

Improve your focus and concentration

Busy day? Never-ending “To do” list? via GIPHY Staying focused at work can be difficult, especially when we’re busy juggling lots of different tasks. Escaping from your computer screen for a lunchtime walk can help boost focus and concentration. Last Autumn, Claire told us how going for a walk at lunchtime helped her feel refreshed […]

Team Bonding

One of the benefits that we have found the Step Count Challenge brings to workplaces is helping teams to bond and get to know each other. We’ve picked out some of key trends that participants in the challenge have told us about and summarised them in this blog post. There are lots of ways to […]



Challenge Partners

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