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10,000 Steps Challenge Concludes in Prato

The Monash 10,000 Steps Challenge 2015: Let's Explore ItalyFirst Team

This year saw 356 teams and 2714 participants walk an amazing 848,605,870 million cumulative steps on a virtual walk across Italy, from historical Naples, taking in the beautiful city of Venice and before finishing in Prato (Florence).

In a celebratory lunch held at Clayton, participants were congratulated for their commitment to health, by Paul Barton, Director of Business Support and encouraged to continue their journey.  Guest Speaker Dr Richard Chambers, Mindfulness Consultant, highlighted the benefits of daily physical activity incorporating mindfulness.

Winning teams were applauded and presented their trophies, with the top prize for the first team to complete the virtual walk around Italy going to Train Rex from Clayton campus with Highest 10,000 steps stepperLooneytunes@Monash a close second and Ganz Toll coming in third.  The highest number of steps for the challenge went to Sophia Wilson Patel who clocked up a staggering 2,116,500 Steps.

The winning teams at all sites are:

Best overall Monash team:  Train Rex
Best Faculty/Divisional area:  Office of the CIO

Campus/Site

Team Name

Alfred

Alfred:Jean Hailes Research Unit Crisp Smiths

Bendigo

Bendigo: A Spelndid Centipede

Berwick

Berwick: More than Just a team

Box Hill

Box Hill: Lab Rats

Caulfield

Caulfield: Viva Italia

Clayton

Clayton: Train Rex

Malaysia

Malaysia: J and the Amazing

Parkville

Parkville: Polyactivity- The Force Awakens

Peninsula

Peninsula: Super Squadra

Prato

Prato: Ma ndo Vaj

South Africa

South Africa: #wold class walkers

Contact for inquiries

Telephone: 990 20222
Email: facilities.services@monash.edu