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Autumn Step Count Challenge 2019: Final leader board

The autumn 2019 Step Count Challenge has finished! In first place is team Twisted Blisters from Shetland Islands Council with 3,626,958 steps, closely followed by team Little Steps of Hope from Getting Better Together in second place with 3,508,487 steps. In third place is team Whistle Dixie from NHS Ayrshire and Arran with 3,141,526 steps. […]

Meet the Walkers: Lieke

It’s always great to hear about the different ways in which colleagues encourage each other to increase their steps during the Step Count Challenge. Last week, Lieke from Prepress Projects in Perth shared with us how her workplace kept everyone motivated. “Hi all, I’m Lieke and I work at Prepress Projects in Perth. As most […]

Meet the Walkers: Cheryl

This year’s spring Step Count Champion was Cheryl from Piramal Pharma Solutions. Cheryl was nominated by two of her colleagues, who said that “she has kept the whole site up to date of how the teams are doing on a regular basis – her sense of good fun, wit and competition has been great.” We […]

Meet the walkers: Richard

During this year’s spring Step Count Challenge, the winning team, Peak Performance, recorded an amazing 8,516,218 steps in total. Richard, a member of team Peak Performance, shared with us what walking means to him, and how his team stayed motivated throughout the challenge. “Hello, my name is Richard and I am a mad keen walker. […]

Step Count stories

It’s always nice to hear from people taking part in the Step Count Challenge, and last week we asked you to send in your Step Count stories. Here’s the top 3 winning entries: Richard Sharpe Where do you like to walk? I simply love to explore by day and by night – mountains have a […]



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