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Week 1 leader board

The first leader board of the 2018 Step Count Challenge is here. Top of the week 1 leader board is team “Fast…not last!” from the University of St Andrews with 939,253 steps, closely followed by team “Alvah Troupers” with 872,907, “The Elite Squad” with 856,963, “Chariots of Misfire” with 735789, and “Busy Bees” with 663073. You can view and search […]

Meet the Walkers: Brenda

It’s the start of a new Step Count Challenge, and a great time for new “Meet the Walkers” blog post. To kick off this week we hear from Brenda, who took part in a bespoke Step Count Challenge for Angus Council earlier this year. “At Angus Council HQ we’re really lucky to have Forfar Loch […]

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 […]

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 […]



Challenge Partners

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