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21 Day Walking Challenge

Age Friendly Ireland

Age Friendly Galway

Programme: Galway County

WHO Theme: Community Support And Health Services

Health & Wellbeing Theme: Physical Activity

Funding Stream: Community Resilience Fund Covid

Resources Required: Financial

Cost: 1000-5000


21 Day Walking Challenge was designed to help older adults to get out walking and to take note of the amount of minutes/steps they walked per day. It was designed to motivate people to get out walking but to also educate people on the amount of steps or minute they are exercising per day to help encourage people to do the minimum daily exercise or more.

Aim of Initiative

Who is it aimed at

Older people

Steps critical to success

  1. Participation
  2. Promotion
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Challenges in Planning / Delivery

  1. Encouraging participation and engagement
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Outcomes / Benefits

  1. Improved physical and mental wellbeing
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