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Step Up For January 2023

January 1, 2023 @ 8:00 am - January 31, 2023 @ 8:00 pm


12,000 steps every day for a month

Our Step Up for January is back for 2023.  This event is perfect for those who want to get back into exercise after Christmas.  You can either walk or run this event with your friends & family.  This is tougher than you think so please don’t underestimate the challenge this event is.

Walk or run  12,000 steps every day for a month and raise money for Cost of Cancer

Sign up for your fundraising pack and online giving page with Wonderful.org.

12,000 steps a day for a month? How far is that?
Based on the average person’s stride it’s 6 miles (9.65km). You would have walked 186 miles by the end of the month. It would be like walking from Swansea to London, or Manchester to Cardiff.

How can I hit my steps target?
There are plenty of ways you can hit your daily target. Perhaps you’ve got a job where you’re walking or perhaps you could even walk to work. If you’ve got a dog take the dog out for extra walks. You could even dowload a running app and get the miles in through that, you’ll soon be notching up the steps.

Can I skip a day?
Don’t panic if you have an off day. You could always make the steps up on a nice weekend walk with the family – or just put in a bit of extra effort and make up the numbers across the next week.

How can I track my steps? 
All you need is a pedometer that will count your steps for you. Your phone will have lots of free apps to track your steps each day or you can buy one from your local gym or running shop.

Step up for January Terms and Conditions

These rules apply to Step up for January and be registering for Step up for January you agree to comply with them and confirm that you satisfy the age requirements set out below. Please check this page from time to time, as we may occasionally amend these rules and changes will be binding on all participants and supporters.

If you have any questions or complaints, please contact Cost of Cancer on 07977584701. Step up for January is organised by Cost of Cancer (a registered charity in England and Wales 1165956).

Fundraising pack and other assistance from Cost of Cancer

  1. If you have chosen to have your pack posted, it will be sent out to you on completion of registration.
  2. If you have chosen to collect your pack in person, please email us on [email protected] to let us know when you will be able to collect.

Participants must be confident that they are physically and mentally capable of walking the distance. If they are at all unsure about this, they should seek medical advice from their GP before the challenge.

Entry fees cannot be refunded. This is a contribution towards the administration costs.

Download the ‘January Calendar’ and ‘Sponsor Form’ Below:

January Calendar

Sponsor Form







January 1, 2023 @ 8:00 am
January 31, 2023 @ 8:00 pm
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