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Enjoying the walk: how to make stepping more fun

Are you thinking of joining a team for the Step Count Challenge, but not sure walking’s your cup of tea? Here’s a few ideas for keeping things fun whilst increasing your step count. 1) Think up the perfect team name Go with a classic such as “The Walkaholics” or “Red Hot Chilli Steppers”, or put a […]

Meet the walkers: Heather

“My name is Heather McRobb and I work for North Ayrshire Councils’ Roads Department.” “The autumn step count challenge was my first – other step count challenges have been promoted by the Livewell Team at North Ayrshire Council in the past but I didn’t take part because I didn’t think I could do it.” “A […]

Meet the Walkers: Julie

For this year’s autumn Step Count Champion competition, we received some fantastic nominations – including Julie from team “I thought they said RUM!”. Julie’s team mates nominated her for encouraging her team throughout the challenge – she even wrote a poem to cheer everyone on! Step count challenge has been loads of fun Five of […]



Challenge Partners

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