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Last year we saw 465 teams and 2325 participants walk an amazing 1,513,781,342 cumulative steps on a virtual walk around the world for 75 days.

In a celebratory lunch held at Clayton, participants were congratulated for their commitment to health and encouraged to continue their journey.  Guest Speaker Shane Bilsborough, Co-Founder & Chief Wellness Officer, of Stepathlon, highlighted the benefits of daily physical activity mentioning  how it can reduce risk factors to ill-health. Samantha Gash the first woman and the youngest person ever to complete four, 250km ultra marathons across the driest, windiest, hottest and coldest deserts on earth spoke about her journey and the importance of resilience.

Winning teams were applauded and presented their trophies, with the top prize for the first team to complete the 100 days challenge going to eSolutions Spartans from Clayton campus with Zheng and Mutton a close second from Faculty of Engineering and Social Walkers coming in third from Faculty of  Medicine, Nursing and Health Science on the Caulfield campus.  The highest number of steps for the challenge went to Carlos Plata Cuartas who clocked up a staggering 3,941,750 steps.

The other winning teams are:

Prizes for Best Faculty/Divisional area:

1st Prize: Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Science

2nd Prize: Faculty of Engineering

3rd Prize: Faculty of Business and Economics

Winning Teams at Each Campus:

Campus/Site

Team Name

Alfred

Vibrant Trotters

Bendigo

Bendigo Bullets

Berwick

ChubbysRun

Box Hill

Miss-Fits

Caulfield

Social Walkers

City

The BIB Amigos

Clayton

eSolutions Spartans

MMC

Sore Today Strong Tomorrow

Parkville

Polyactivity III

Peninsula

We would walk 500 miles

Inquiries

If you have any questions about the challenge please email: wellbeing@monash.edu

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