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Archive: November 2016



Autumn Step Count Challenge 2016 Summary

The past four weeks of the challenge have flown by! From the red and golden falling leaves at the beginning of the challenge to the crisp frosty mornings in the last week,  we’ve loved seeing so many photos and stories from steppers from up and down the country encouraging themselves and team mates to get active every day. Here are […]

Personal Bests

The personal best stories have been truly inspiring!  We’ve picked out three winners who have used the challenge as an opportunity to motivate themselves into getting more active, and enjoying the benefits from doing so. A huge thank you to everyone who has been brave enough to share their personal best story with us. Everyone who has made any small or large change […]

Daily Mile Photos

We loved seeing the dedication from everyone to get outside over the last week. There were a few photos that stood out as winners who made the extra effort to take a 15 minute break in their day to go for a walk. First and foremost, we love that the #DailyMile poster created by local school kids was taken out on […]

Meet the Walkers: Julie

One of the Spring 2016 Step Count Challenge personal best winners, Julie Richmond from team Penguin and Elephant and Steppers, explains how taking part in the challenge has made her plan more steps into each day. ‘I have totally loved the challenge  – it made me think about how I can introduce more steps into […]

Poetry from Team Rehab Rebels

The Step Count Challenge hasn’t just been getting teams walking this autumn, it’s also been bringing out our creative sides. Over the past few weeks we’ve seen lots of photos, The Daily Mile posters and now Aileen Robinson from team Rehab Rebels at NHS Ayrshire & Arran has sent us this poem: #rehabrebels Hello from rehab […]



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