Every Step Counts - The Results!

🙏 We’ve now reached the finish line! Thanks to every club involved in our Every Steps Counts Challenge across the country for all your efforts in making this the biggest steps challenge in Ireland. We hope you enjoyed the benefits of physical exercise and getting out and about to track your distance with fellow club and community members.

🚶‍♀️ Over 40,000 participants from 970 clubs throughout the country tracked over 6.6 million kilometres.  That’s enough distance to get around Ireland 2,085 times570 Clubs achieved the 4,000km distance over 5 weeks, a massive community effort from everyone.

We’d love to hear about your clubs’ experience of the Every Step Counts Challenge it would be great if you could please send us a testimonial to support@mylife.irishlife.ie

Thanks to everyone for being a part of Every Step Counts 2024.


Next up - MyLife's Spring Step Challenge!
We’ve a little something to put a spring back in your Step starting on 29th February.

Don’t forget to join us for more challenges taking place throughout the year with some great prizes to be won.  Join us for our Spring Step Challenge – and a chance to win 1 of 4 €2,500 Sunway Holiday vouchers.

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Every Step Counts - The Results!

Our 2024 winners are...

We are so pleased to announce our Every Step Counts 2024 Winners below:

Our 2024 winners are...

Connacht

Congratulations!

‌- Kinvara GAA & Camogie Club, Galway
‌- Club Iománaíochta Bearna Na Forbacha, Galway
‌- Shannon Gaels, Roscommon


There were 125 clubs competing in your province and 5,125 participants.  73 clubs hit the target with a total of 833 thousand kilometres tracked!


 

Connacht

Ulster

Congratulations!

- O'Connells GAC, Tullysaran, Armagh
‌- Kilrea GAC, Derry 
‌- Omagh St. Enda's, Tyrone 

There were 263 clubs competing in your province, 11,229 participants and 165 clubs hit the target with over 1.8 million kilometres tracked!
 


 

Ulster

Munster

Congratulations!

- Ballydonoghue GAA, Kerry
‌- Ballygunner Hurling Club, Waterford
‌- Keel GAA, Kerry 

There were 268 clubs competing in Munster, 9,388 participants, 140 clubs hit the target and a over 1.5 million kilometres were tracked!
 


 

Munster

Leinster

Congratulations!

‌- Round Towers, Lusk, Dublin 
‌- Syddan GFC, Meath 
‌- St. Brendan's, Grangegorman, Dublin

Leinster had a total of 317 clubs competing, 14,545 participants, 192 clubs hit the target and a total of 2.3 million Kilometres kms were tracked!
 

Leinster

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What are the Prizes?

Win a Share of €30,000* for your Club

In each province there are three x €2,500 prizes up for grabs. Any club that tracks more than 4,000km during Every Step Counts will be entered into our prize draw in their province.

All GAA Clubs can get involved in the challenge - all your club representative needs to do is register for Ireland Lights Up and opt in to take part in the MyLife Every Steps Counts Challenge 2024.  If your club took part in 2023 all you need to do is join your club in the app.  If not, we will register your club on the MyLife app and be in touch with further information. There is no minimum number of participants per club to be eligible to win, so get stepping!

Don't forget! While you're engaging with healthy behaviours on MyLife you're also earning points that can be redeemed against great products in our Reward Store. Find out more about our Costa Coffee vouchers, Fitbit range, PointsPlay raffle draws & more below.

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2023 Challenge Results

Over 780 clubs and 29,000 participants joined the challenge with a massive 5.5 million kilometres tracked.  That’s the equivalent of each participant doing over 400 laps of Croke Park – a massive 12 million laps in total!

More than 480 clubs hit our 4,000km target and were entered into our O'Neills Prize Draw in their province.

Our survey data showed that there was not only an increased in physical activity levels among participants pre and post challenge, respondents also reported increased connection to others, their community and improved satisfaction with their overall quality of life.
 

2023 Challenge Results

Challenge Tips

1. How to hit the 4,000km target
The goal of this challenge is to hit our 4,000km target by 12th February. So the more participants that are in your team, the faster you'll hit the target and be entered into our €30,000 Prize Draw (€7,500 per province to be won). Make sure to get as many of your club mates involved as possible, every step counts! 

2. I'm not a member of our local club, can I still get involved?
Yes! Everyone is welcome to get involved in this challenge. Simply search for your local club team in your chosen province in the challenge. You'll feel the benefits of getting active post-Christmas and you'll be helping your club to hit the 4,000km target!

3. How to join a club team on MyLife
Tap Social > Available Challenges > (Province+) Every Step Counts & tap Join. If your local GAA club is registered it will be available to join under Select Team

4. Health & Safety
All participants are advised to abide by public health guidelines for their safety throughout the challenge. Every step counts so you can join your club team on MyLife and then track your activity when & where you feel most comfortable taking part.

5. Recommended Tracking
To ensure you have the best experience on MyLife, our FAQ with advice on how to get set-up and track activity on Android & iOS is available below.

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Challenge Tips

New to MyLife?

Download the MyLife app in the App Store or Google Play
Search MyLife by Irish Life

Watch our step-by-step guide on how to register here
Find out more on the MyLife app here & MyLife data security here
Follow the steps below.

Familiar with MyLife and have participated in the 2023 challenge already here's what to do:

Please ensure your club ambassador has registered to take part in the 2024 challenge here

On MyLife go to  Social > Challenges > Pending
TAP relevant province Connacht GAA/Munster GAA/Leinster GAA/Ulster GAA > Every Step Counts >  and find Your Club

Can’t find your club?! If your club and community members would like to join Every Step Counts 2024, find out more on the challenge and how to register here

For any queries contact our dedicated MyLife Support Team.

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New to MyLife?

Click here to download our Every Step Counts 2024 Posters & Toolkit

When does Every Step Counts start?

The five week challenge starts on Monday 8th January 2024, and ends on Monday 12th February 2024.
The challenge is available to join on the MyLife app from Saturday 18th November 2023. 

Why should my club get involved?

 

We want to reward you and your club mates for embracing a healthier lifestyle through MyLife. Any club that hits the target of 4,000km over five weeks will be entered into our prize draw for 1 of three club cash prizes (to the value of €2,500) available in each province. You can run, walk, jog, whatever it takes to accumulate or exceed the target distance as a team. There is no minimum number of participants to be entered into our prize draw so round up your club mates and get stepping to hit the target! And remember, every step counts.

 

 

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