October Fitness Challenges

We have some spooktacular challenges for you as we approach Halloween this October!

Take the challenge and see what you can achieve!

Spooky Step Challenge 2023

Walking in a spooky forest

We’re challenging you to walk the distance between England’s spookiest towns this month, can you make it the 116 miles from Devil’s Dyke in Brighton, to Upper Slaughter in the Cotswolds?

You’ll need to track 245,000 steps in the month to achieve this, which is just under 8000 steps a day!

Connect your Fitbit or Misfit device to your profile to track your steps automatically, or add a ‘walking’ activity to your planner to track them manually.

Candy Crush Calorie Challenge 2023

Candy Crush challenge banner of sweets

In the lead up to the Halloween ‘trick or treat’ escapades, how many candy calories can you crush during October?

All activity counts, simply track it in your planner or via a connected device such as Fitbit, Strava or MapMyRun to enter.

Swim The English Channel 2023

Swim The Channel - white cliffs of Dover

The English Channel provides an iconic 22 mile (35.4 km) stretch of water between Dover and Calais. We are challenging you to conquer this distance in the pool by 31st December 2023.

All swimming activity counts, track it via a connected device such as Fitbit, Strava or MapMyRun, or add a swim distance manually in your planner.

Zombie Run Challenge 2023

Running away from zombies - challenge

Our very own Everyone Active Zombie is on the run throughout October leading up to Halloween!

The Zombie will be running various distances throughout the month, your challenge is to stay ahead of them in the leaderboard (HINT: around 10km a week should keep you safe!).

All running activity counts, simply track via a connected device such as Fitbit, Strava or MapMyRun, or log a running distance manually in your planner.

Lands End to John O’Groats Cycle Challenge 2023

Lands End Challenge, iconic sign located at Lands End with view of countryside coastal path and ocean

This journey takes you from the southwest tip of Great Britain at Lands End, 874 miles (1,407 km) by road to the northeast tip at John O’Groats.

We’re challenging you to cover this distance by 30th November 2023.

Here are some milestones to aim for:

215 miles – You’ve reached the city of Bath
420 miles – You’ve reached Haydock, Merseyside
555 Miles – You’ve crossed from Cumbria into Scotland
750 miles – You’ve reached Fort William

All cycling activity counts, simply track it via a connected device such as Fitbit, Strava or MapMyRun, or log a cycling distance manually in your planner.