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Imperial's Big Step Challenge

Our aim is to walk an incredible 1,429,949 steps per team.

Total distance

980.7 km


28 days


Max team size


The details

Welcome to Imperial's Big Team Challenge!

Together, working with your teammates complete the virtual route around English Castles and Stately Homes. The steps challenge will run for 4 weeks and throughout the challenge you have the chance to win some great prizes, both individually and as a team. 

The challenge will run from Monday 20th February - Sunday 19th March so make sure you sync your wearable tech in the settings function of the app, every step counts! 

Walking not your thing? Imperials Big Step Challenge can convert other activities into steps, making it accessible to everyone. Take a look at our Conversion chart to see how many steps your activity can be converted into. You can then upload these activities manually into the app or on the website.

Follow the instructions below to register and get your team invited:

Team Leaders
Go to https://imperial.bigteamchallenge.com and register yourself on the system. You can also do this via our mobile apps, just search for “Big Team Challenge” in the App Store and Google Play. 
Once on the dashboard, go to “My Team” and follow the instructions to create a new team, there might even be a prize for the most creative team name. 
Send out the invites to your team members but please make sure they register using the email address you send the invite to.

Not got a team? No problem. Create your account and we will be in touch to add you to a team.

Want a new activity tracker to track your steps? Remember as a staff member through Imperial Perks you can get up to 40% off selected products for a new GARMIN device. Students can also get discount off GARMIN and 20% off all Fitbit devices through Unidays. 

As an active user on the challenge you will also be contributing towards planting new trees. For every 5 users, a tree will be planted. We will keep you regularly updated with how many trees Imperial have planted!

Good luck and happy stepping!

Sorry, registration is closed for Imperial College London.

Please contact your challenge organiser on [email protected] for more information.

On the first page of the app enter “imperial” to access this challenge.

On the first page of the app enter “imperial” to access this challenge.