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Meet the Walkers: Amanda

Amanda, from team “The Carbon Footprints” at the University of St Andrews, wrote to us about an epic day’s walking she did whilst taking part in this year’s Step Count Challenge. “Last year my highest total steps in one day was 54,000, when I did the West Highland Way, so this year I thought I […]

Meet the Walkers: Derek

Does the Step Count Challenge really make a difference? It’s a question we often ask ourselves here at Paths for All and we know that participants often think about this too. This week’s Meet the Walkers story comes from Derek, who took part in the 2017 Step Count Challenge, and found that daily step counting […]

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 […]



Challenge Partners

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