Published: 9 March 2018

Go the distance for the Sport Relief Challenge

Sport Liverpool is inviting all staff and students to take part in the national Sport Relief Step Challenge.

Get your walking shoes on! The national challenge is to collectively beat one billion steps a day, every day, from Saturday, 17 to Friday, 23 March.

Ryan Swinney, Sport Development Officer at the University of Liverpool, said: “We would love staff and students to take on the Sport Relief Step Challenge. You can make the challenge work for you, whether you want to improve your health and fitness or take the opportunity to spend more time with friends – all whilst raising money for a brilliant cause.”

How to get involved

You can sign up to the challenge and monitor your progress using the Sport Relief app.  There are loads of ways to get involved including:

  1. Setting a step target

The app will let you set a step target so you can manage and work towards your own goals. Choose how far you’ll go!

  1. Joining a challenge

Get sponsored to take on one of the celebrity challenges in the app, either as an individual challenge, or as part of a team.

  • Paris to London, walk 623,040 steps (475 KM) and step as a team
  • Edinburgh to London, walk 1,056,430 steps (805 KM) and step as a team
  • Climb Kilimanjaro, walk 58,750 steps (47 KM) and step it solo
  • John O’Groats to Land’s End, walk 2,112,860 steps (1610 KM) and step as a team.
  1. Competing with others

The app allows you to set up a league and have a pay-to-play ‘step-off’ with friends or workmates, with a prize for the winner.

Join the University of Liverpool League to compete with other members of the university:

Sport Relief is running from 17-23 March 2018.  You can log your steps by downloading the app. For further details please visit the Sport Relief website.

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