"Across the world people are interested in getting into shape, in bringing about a culture of collaboration at your workplace and I think the opportunity to do this in an easy manner, in a manner where you can do all of this without taking a huge amount of people’s time is very effective and very appealing."
"We were looking for an initiative which would be fun, quick and collaborative for our leadership team. We also had a purpose that something like that should be inclusive for our managers and it should leave a lasting impression, believe me I think this is one initiative which served all the purposes."
Stepathlon 2013 was a success on all levels. Our achievements included a stunning new course, a more interactive website, the BUDD-E acceleration technology pedometer, and many new companies and Stepathletes. Participant numbers exceeded 30,000, representing growth of almost 50%. Our reach extended to 34 countries with website logins from 74, indicating Stepathletes remained active and engaged as they traversed the globe, whether it be for business or pleasure.
Studies show that healthy people make healthier businesses, and the improved wellbeing of employees translates into greater productivity in the workplace. In 2014 we will continue the journey of transforming the sedentary into active, and the active into more active.