Measure your steps this April to see how long it
takes you to reach 100k…the distance of walking from London all the
way to Brighton.
We're challenging you to take on 125,000 steps, the distance of
100k from 18 April. You'll not only be getting fit for the
summer but you'll feel great. By taking part you'll be showing your
support to our blind veterans and amazing supporters who will be
taking on this distance in 24 hours.
Whether you do the distance by walking to work, running home, or
taking the stairs you will be showing your support to our veterans.
We're not asking for sponsorship - just that you take part in our
Spring health kick. We will even host a leader board, so you can
challenge yourself against others and we will be giving prizes to
the fastest times.
How to get involved
1) From 18 April start calculating your steps
using any device (this can be a fitbit, jawbone, or app)
2) Tweet us your updates throughout using the
3) When you reach your 100k mark (estimated at
125,000 steps) tweet us a photo of where you were when you reached
your 100k with the image you can download
4) We'll also be having a leader board to show
the fastest times and will be giving prizes to the top featured. To
feature on our leader board simply email your name a photograph or
screen shot of your app showing your completed steps to firstname.lastname@example.org
How many steps is 100k?
Well, based on the average person's stride its 125,000, so if
you're doing 10,000 steps per day it will take you around 12.5
days. You'll have marched 64 miles by the end of the month -
the distance from London to Brighton.
How many steps do people do on average per
On average, and when pushed many people who measure their steps
will tell you they can manage about 10,000 steps per working
day. Can you beat this record?
How can I track my steps?
There are lots of tools you can use to help track your
Free mobile apps
Tools you may already have
If you want to keep better track of your distance you call also
download our monthly calendar with step
tips here. This will help you to tick off the number
of steps you've taken each day.
(nothing will get posted without you agreeing to it first)
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