Starting on the 14th of July!!
Virtual walk through Scotland in teams of three.
Limited spaces available
Once your team gets registered, your GP practice will contact each of the three participants to do a basic health assessment. You will not be accepted in the challenge until the three members of the team have been assessed by your GP practice.
1- Virtually walk. Walk around Enfield or anywhere you like. average of 1 mile per person/day. 3 miles / day / each team. (Average 21 miles per team/week)
2- Talking for a while during each walk.
4- Adding one “BONUS WISE” per person/per week, and each captain can also add the “TEAMWORK BONUS” twice per team, during the challenge
How to add bonuses click HERE
THESE BONUSES IMPROVE YOUR OWN PHYSICAL HEALTH AND MENTAL WELL-BEING.
Share your personal “WISE bonuses” and manually add an extra 7 miles to your team each week.
Captains can add 50 miles twice during the challenge, using the “Teamwork bonus”,
More information below.
Where: From the DUNNET HEAD Lighthouse to EDIMBURGH through the coast.
Distance: 425 miles (including bonus) in ten weeks.
When: 15th of July 2023 to arrive at the destination by the 30th of September 2023 (10 weeks).
Objective: For 80% of the teams to reach Edinburgh on time.
1- Teams of Three people.
2- At least one member of the team must have:
A-Some cardiovascular risk factor (diabetes, hypertension, overweight, smoking).
B-Or have a chronic physical or mental illness (i.e: osteoarthritis, Parkinson’s, kidney failure, chronic bronchitis, depression, anxiety, schizophrenia)
C-Or be over 60 years of age.
D-Be the primary caregiver for a dependent person.
3- Ideally, one team member should not be highly motivated, and would require motivation.
4- At least one member of the team must be highly motivated (the team captain)
BONUS WISE and TEAMWORK BONUS. What are These?
How to add bonuses click HERE
Every week you can add 7 miles by choosing one of the following Bonuses:
A-Caring about yourself with “Caring” bonus:
Establish a new healthy habit like a bit of meditation every day, eat more salads and greens, reading a book 20 minutes a day…
or give up an unhealthy habit such as no sweets this week, no crisps, no alcohol, no smoking or no mobile phone during the first hour after waking up or during the last hour at night…
and stick to it over the course of one week.
B-Caring about others with “Good Vibes” bonus:
Do something nice to a friend such as baking a cake for your neighbour, calling a member of your family or a friend you didn’t talk for a while, or providing a lift for somebody.
You could also write and upload a nice sentence or an encouraging message for all participants. Attach a photograph and share the experience with everyone in the challenge.
C-Caring about the environment using the “Enfield” bonus:
Add a picture of something nice in Enfield; a tree, a pond, a park, a beautiful building or the street market. Add a comment about where it is. Discover Enfield Borough.
Examples for bonuses click here
This bonus can only be uploaded by your captain.
This bonus can be used only twice during the challenge.
Each “Teamwork” Bonus gives your team 50 extra miles.
Organise an activity together (the three of you together); like meeting up for breakfast, lunch or dinner, and maybe sharing some homemade food, going for a walk and pick up garbage in the park, or the three of you meeting for a longer walk one day. You can also arrange a date and help in the school, church or any charity…