One Million Steps Challenge


Step up for mental health!

The coronavirus pandemic is also a mental health emergency. Our research has found that up to 10 million people will need mental health support as a result of the pandemic.

You can help us to keep fighting to ensure that the right help is there when it’s needed: now and in the future.


What's the challenge?

The One Million Steps challenge involves walking 10,000 steps a day for 100 days - that's one million steps and about 500 miles!

That's more than:

  • 18 marathons
  • Brighton to Inverness
  • 8,800 times round a football pitch

Sign up to start on 1st January 2021, and why not challenge colleagues, friends or family to join up with you?

You can sign up for a digital-only place (using your device and Google Fit/Apple Health) or sign up for a full place which includes your own pedometer to track your steps.


Why support us?

We are taking action to help those at the frontline of this mental health crisis. Our research, evaluation and policy advice has never been more needed during this time of uncertainty. We are working quickly to address the crisis, including estimating the impact on mental health to help services meet rising demand, and ensuring people with mental health difficulties get fair access to resources. And we are constantly fighting for greater equality in mental health.

Now more than ever, we need your support. Will you walk with us?


Last modified
11/12/2020 - 15:05