Create your own workplace Step Challenge

Get your teams and remote workers connected and engaged in a fun and interactive step challenge to help boost employee wellbeing

17,274,844,220 steps
...walked together and hopefully another 15 billion more!
88,926 Participants
...have participated and hopefully changed their attitude towards healthier living.
6,811 teams
...have gotten together to complete one of 200+ virtual routes.

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Online step challenge

Big Team Challenge's virtual step challenge system allows you to create your own private activity challenge for you and your employees or charity group to participate in and track their physical activity over a number of weeks.

Take a virtual walk somewhere exciting!

While you might be walking the cold neighbourhoods around your house, why not treat your team and have them walk virtually around the sunny Gold Coast in Australia, island hop in the Caribbean, or explore the historic wonders of Mexico?

How it works

  • There's no limit to the amount of participants
  • Get organised into teams of between 2 and 10 people
  • Teammates add their steps into the team's collective total
  • Teams track their progress against other teams on the leaderboard
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How do I organise a step challenge and what do the participants get?
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Track your steps digitally

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Fitbit, Apple Watch, Google Fit and more

  • Free access to both the website and mobile apps
  • Connect to Fitbit, Garmin, Apple and Google Watches
  • Sync steps from your phone with Apple Health and Google Fit
  • Option to track steps manually if needed
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How your step challenge works

The Big Team Challenge online system allows for complete control and flexibility when it comes to running an online step challenge for your staff or community around the world.

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For organisers

Create your own step challenge

When you create your account you'll have access to our Challenge Admin area and Challenge Creator. This will give you the ability to build and launch as many steps challenges as you like and have access to all of your participants' information and reporting data.

The admin area allows you to:

  • Create, edit and manage your own challenges
  • View and download participant information
  • Add, edit and delete teams
  • and much more
For participants

Step tracker apps, Fitbit integration, website access, and more!

When you launch your challenge using the Challenge Creator, you will instantly have access to a landing page where your participants can sign up and access the challenge itself.

Participants have free access to the website and iOS and Android mobile apps.

Participants can:

  • View their team's progress along virtual map
  • Create or join existing teams, and invite others
  • Track their daily step count and add it to their team total
  • Connect to Fitbit, Garmin Connect, Apple Health and Google Fit
  • View the leaderboard
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See what your users can expect from the challenge
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Team Challenge Apps

Get connected and tracking your progress at all time with our iPhone and Android apps.

Available on iPhone and Android

  • All the same functionality of the web version
  • Connect to Fitbit, Garmin, Apple Health and Google Fit
  • View your step count progress on the virtual map
  • Option to track steps manually if needed
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Want to test out our walking challenge?

You can visit our demo challenge via the web or using our Challenge App for iPhone and Android.

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Over 200 virtual walks to choose from

Our 'Challenge Creator' allows you to choose a walking route which suits your step challenge. With dozens of walks from all around the world, we think we've got one to fit every challenge. If you'd like to walk a custom route, please get in touch with us to discuss options.

Virtual Walking Routes

European Cities: Berlin to Istanbul

European Cities: Berlin to Istanbul

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Explore some of Europe's momentous history and rich culture in a walk that takes in 9 iconic cities which helped shaped this diverse continent.

Climate Change Challenge

Climate Change Challenge

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Climate Change Challenge: Your mission - to walk from the capital of France where the Paris Agreement on Climate Change was adopted in 2015 to Glasgow, Scotland, host city of the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26). The mission of COP26 - to unite the world’s efforts in tackling this critical global challenge.

Europe: A to Z

Europe: A to Z

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Europe A to Z: Journey through four European countries on this walk from the world-famous canals of Amsterdam, the capital of the Netherlands, to Zurich, the largest city in Switzerland, nestling at the north-western tip of the beautiful Lake Zurich.

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Which version is best for me?

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For Businesses

A workplace walking challenge is a great way to motivate staff and increase employee wellbeing with your company
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For Charities

Big Team Challenge is an ideal opportunity to fundraise and engage with your audience as a charity
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For Public Sector

Exercise challenges are a fun way to boost your staff activity or engage with a community group

But why should I run a walking challenge?

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Increased physical activity can have a positive effect on an individual's mental health. Walking challenges have been proven to make a lasting change to people's health.

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Audience Engagement

Creating a productive relationship with your employees or community can be a great way of boosting morale and building important connections.

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Higher Motivation

Maintaining a regular level of moderate exercise can help increase productivity and focus, while lowering stress.

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User statistics and reports

We can help provide valuable data from your users to see how their levels of participation have changed over the course of the challenge.

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Designed For Everyone

Big Team Challenge is designed to be used by everyone in your team, regardless of physical ability, age, geography or computer literacy.

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Return On Investment

Putting time and effort into improving your employees' lives will have a positive impact on your business too, so why not get started right away?

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Client Story

Learn how NHS Dumfries and Galloway have used Big Team Challenge to run multiple walking, running and cycling challenges for their staff and local communities.

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Get in touch

Sometimes it's just a little easier to have a human talk you through pricing and all the ways you can customise your own step challenge.

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