Welcome to The Marchathon Step Challenge 2021 Competition and Winners Page.

In order to view the Weekly Competitions and Winners, or enter in the Weekly Photo and Limerick Competitions, please click on the selected header above.

Week 1 Competition Winners

Well done to all who participated in Week 1 of Marchathon. It has been a record-breaking week with the highest number of participants and teams taking part, the number of organisations represented nationwide and of course, the competition entries. Week 1 Winners are listed below and your Marchathon Goodie Bags will be with you all shortly.

Weekly Photo Competition

With over 230 entries, the competition was extremely tough and all the Teams who entered really showed their cheese and creative side. The winners are:

Team Name Organisation Link to winning entry
Stephenless 2.0!  Jacobs Engineering Winning Photo
The French Co-ops Analog Devices Winning Photo
Sole Mates SSE Airtricity Winning Photo
OT Trekkers Our Lady’s Hospital, Navan Winning Photo
Skinny Queens Dublin City University Winning Photo
Le Cirque du Sore Legs Dublin City University Winning Photo

 

Congratulations to the winners of our Week 1 Prize Draws. The winners are:

Team Target (Weekly Team Average of 50,000 steps): ñam ñam ñam Trinity College Dublin

Top 25: Who’s idea was this?! – Cork University Hospital

Top 150: Step it up BD DL – BD Medical

Week 2 Competition Winners

Well done to all who participated in the Week 2 Marchathon Competitions. It was another busy week of photo’s entries, Limerick entries and steps. Week 2 Winners are listed below and your Marchathon Goodie Bags will be with you all shortly.

Weekly Photo Competition

Team Name Organisation Link to winning entry
Walkaholics  Trinity College Dublin Winning Photo
City Architectors Dublin City Council Winning Photo
Lazy Walkers Accenture Winning Photo
Walkie Talkies MTU – Cork Campus Winning Photo
ACFN Marchers TU Dublin Blanchardstown Winning Photo
Walker Texas Rangers Special Olympics Ireland Winning Photo

 

Limerick Competition

Winner Name Organisation Link to winning entry
Leigh Power  ESB Group Winning Entry 
Mairead Morrisey Cork County Council Winning Entry
Tom Swift Dublin City University Winning Entry 
Naoise Friel Department of Transport Winning Entry
Isabel Rossiter MTU – Cork Campus Winning Entry

 

Team Target (Weekly Team Average of 60,000 steps): Catch Us If You Can – Laois County Council

Top 25: Paw Patrollers – University College Cork

Top 150: Camus Steppers – Analog Devices

Week 3 Competition Winners

Congratulations to everyone who entered the Week 3 Competitions. It was great to see so many Teams get into the St. Patrick’s Day spirit. The Week 3 Winners are listed below and your Marchathon Goodie Bags will be with you all shortly.

Weekly Photo Competition

Team Name Organisation Link to winning entry
Smart Steppers Dublin City Council Winning Photo
Diversity University of Limerick Winning Photo
Coronary Care Unit 1 GUH Galway University Hospitals Winning Photo
Powoli I Spokojnie  Analog Devices Winning Photo
Beating the pandemic one step at a time University of Limerick Winning Photo

 

Team Target (Weekly Team Average of 70,000 steps) – NotAnotherTeamsMeeting – Limerick I.T

Top 25 – Jacobs Winners – Jacobs Engineering

Top 150 – Drive for 5x Steps – Medtronic

 

Week 4 Competitions

Well done to all who participated in the Week 4 Marchathon Competitions. It was a great week of Competitions to bring Marchathon to a close. The winners for the Week 4 Competitions are:

Weekly Photo Competition

Team Name Organisation Link to winning entry
The Niners Cork University Hospital Winning Photo
Texas Walker Rangers Special Olympics Ireland Winning Photo
Team Sole Train SSE Airtricity Winning Photo
INFANT Lockdown Motivation University College Cork Winning Photo
The Hot Steppers Dublin City University Winning Photo
The Rhinestone Cowgirls +1 Limerick City & County Council Winning Photo

 

Limerick Competition

Winner Name Organisation Link to winning entry
Geraldine Fahy  Eli Lilly Winning Entry
Cora Needham Mayo County Council Winning Entry
Deborah Seddon IT Sligo Winning Entry
Emily Dunne Maynooth University Winning Entry
Josephine Maguire Sustainability Energy Authority of Ireland Winning Entry

 

Team Target (Weekly Team Average of 85,000 steps): Talk the Talk and Walk the Walk – DePuy Synthes

Top 25: March Hares – Oberstown Children Detention Campus

Top 150: Sensor Superstars – TE Connectivity

‘My Marchathon’ Story

Winner Name Organisation Link to winning entry
Luke O’Brien Cook Medical Winning Entry
Cathrine Jane Dequito Cork University Hospital Winning Entry
Treasa Kenny Maynooth University Winning Entry

Overall Prize Winners

We can confirm that a record-breaking 7,668 participants took part from 89 Smarter Travel partners from around the country, and together stepped a total of 2.3billion steps!

The Final Marchathon Leaderboard is now LIVE!  You can log onto your Active Travel Logger account by clicking the link to see where your Team placed on the Final Leaderboards. You can also download your Marchathon Certificate here.

Overall Prize Winners

Congratulations to the following winners. The remaining winners will be announced y Thursday 1st April.

Overall Organisation Winners

Best Small Workplace Best Large Workplace Best Campus
Toast Eli Lilly Munster Technological University – Cork Campus

 

Organisational Leaderboard Winners – Special Olympics Ireland

Non Desk-Based Leaderboard – Top 3

Final Position Team Name Organisation
1st Place The Rockers Return BD Medical
2nd Place The Usual Suspects Galway-Mayo IT
3rd Place March Hares Oberstown Children Detention Campus

 

Desk-based Leaderboard – Top 3

Final Position Team Name Organisation
1st Place Girls Allowed Analog Devices
2nd Place AIT Lightwalkers Athlone Institute of Technology
3rd Place Walker Texas Rangers Special Olympics Ireland

 

Overall Leaderboard Top 50 Prize Draw

Prize Draw Team Name Organisation
4th – 10th The Paw Patrollers University College Cork
11th – 20th Medtronic Caters Medtronic Mervue
21st – 30th The Walking FOMO’s Munster Technological University – Cork Campus
31st – 40th Ministry of Silly Walks Dublin City Council
41st – 50th Holywalkamolies Europcar

 

Best Team Members and Best Team Captains

Best Team Member Organisation Best Team Captain Organisation
Joanna Piotrowska Galway University Hospital Elaine Dennehy Munster Technological University – Cork Campus
Diego Albuquerque Dublin City University Maria Stack Cork University Hospital
Mary Power ESB Group Sophie Schneider Trinity College Dublin
Marie Callanan Medtronic Mervue Dave Murray eir
Aileen Hartnett Trinity College Dublin Peter Muller Dublin City Council

 

Top 5 Coordinators

Coordinator Name Organisation
Anita O Mahony Galway-Mayo IT
Deirdre Kelly Dublin City Council
Deirdre Mullen-McGuinness Trinity College Dublin
Jennifer Egan & Anna Goss Jacobs Engineering
Sayed Ahmad Saeed DBFL Consulting Engineers

 

Evaluation Survey Prize Draw

Winner Name Organisation
Conor Murray Nikon Precision
Kelly-Leigh Butler TU Dublin
Kenny Dosu Medtronic Mervue
Ransell Dsouza University College Cork
Jackie Cosgrove Galway University Hospitals
Derval O Rourke Laois County Council