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Archive: June 2018



Poetry from the Pedomadars

Diane Munday from team Pedomadars sent us a poem she wrote for the University of St Andrews’ staff magazine. The Step Count Challenge is..??? Get off your sofa and get out the door That’s what the Step Count Challenge is for! It’s eight weeks of obsessing about how far you walk Let’s park far away, […]

Week 7 leader board

The latest leader board is here – and Chariots of Misfire are still in first place with an amazing 7,068,602 steps. You can check out where your team sits on the leader board below. And the winner is… The winner of last week’s Spring Photo competition is Marta Raynor, who shared this stunning photo of a […]

Meet the walkers: Nuala

Nuala, from team Worst Pace Scenario, has been enjoying warm evening walks and getting to know her new colleagues whilst taking part in the Step Count Challenge. “After a hip replacement last year, I hadn’t yet got out and about and taken full advantage of what I would be able to do without any pain or […]

Kellys’ Bespoke Step Count Challenge

Back in April a team of staff from Kellys, a print solutions provider, embarked on their very own Step Count Challenge. The team are all office based and wanted to use the challenge to motivate themselves to be a bit more active. Rachel was the highest stepper in the with 665,729 steps. Hazel who coordinated the […]

Week 6 leader board

Last week’s leader board shows Chariots of Misfire establishing themselves further in 1st place, with a total step count of 5,529,866. The latest leader board is below, where you can see how your team is doing. Your favourite walking anthems  Last week we asked you to nominate your favourite walking anthems. We’ve created a Spotify playlist […]

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