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

Early Registration Prize Draw

Congratulations to the Winners of the Walktober Early Registration Prize Draw. Your Walktober Welcome Goodie Bag will be with you shortly.

Name Organisation
Chris Hearn TE Connectivity
Claire OConnell Thermo Fisher Scientific
Clodagh Leahy Dublin City University
Jennie Rothwell Maynooth University
Michelle Cottam Limerick City and County Council

 

Early Bird Coordinator Prize Draw

Coordinator Name Organisation
Anthony Buckley Cork County Council
Brian Gray ESB Group
Joanna Brophy NUI Galway
Cara Kelly & Pearse O Flynn Toast
Jamie Harnett Sigmar Recruitment

 

Week 1 Competitions

Well done to all who participated in Week 1 of Walktober. It has been a fantastic week of walking with over 1,100 Teams taking part and 90 organisations represented. Week 1 Winners are listed below and your Walktober Goodie Bags will be with you all shortly.

Weekly Photo Competition

With over 100, the competition was extremely tough and all the Teams who entered really showed their cheese with both individual and Team photos.

Team Name Organisation Link to Winning Photo
Road Runner St. Michael’s Hospital Winning Photo
New Stride Earthlings Deloitte Winning Photo
Walking Druggies University of Limerick Winning Photo
Quality Regulators TE Connectivity Winning Photo
Slainte Sole Sisters Thermo Fisher Scientific Winning Photo

 

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

Team Target (Weekly Team Average of 35,000 steps): No Time To Rest – Deloitte

Top 50: The Trotters – Cork University Hospital

Top 100: dlr Bay Walkers – Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council

Top 200: Roaming Rebels 2.0 – Verizon Ireland

Top 300: Free Range Chickens – Galway-Mayo IT

Week 2 Competitions

Well done to all who participated in Week 2 of Walktober. Week 2 Winners are listed below and your Walktober Goodie Bags will be with you all shortly.

Weekly Photo Competition

Team Name Organisation Link to Winning Photo
The EAAMZ Team IT Sligo Winning Photo
Team Karabagh Trinity College Dublin Winning Photo
TEam Energy TE Connectivity Winning Photo
The Nutri Bullets The National Maternity Hospital Winning Photo
Step away from the cookie jar! ESB Group Winning Photo
Stomping Signers Dublin City University

 

Name Organisations Link to Winning Limerick
Conor LaMere Jacobs Winning Limerick
Lorcan Glennon Deloitte Ireland Winning Limerick
Billy Crowley ESB Group Winning Limerick
Joanne Lane Cork University Hospital Winning Limerick
Isabel Rossiter Munster Technological University – Cork Winning Limerick
Victoria Doyle Tallaght University Hospital Winning Limerick

 

Congratulations to the winners of our Week 2 Prize Draws. The winners are:

Team Target (Weekly Team Average of 40,000 steps): Lo Stretto Necessario – Roughan & O’Donovan

Top 50: Kevin’s Army – An Bord Pleanála

Top 100: Pitter Patter Steppers – Cork University Hospital

Top 200: Human Dynamos – Limerick City and County Council

Top 300: HRSteppers – Mary Immaculate College

Week 3 Competitions

Walktober Quiz

Well done to everyone who took part in the Walktober Quiz. The Winners of the VIP Walktober Goodie Bags are:

Name Organisation
Linda Fagan ESB
Aoife Yeow Trinity College Dublin
Sai Gujulla NUI Galway
With over 600 entries received, we were able to hold an additional Prize Draw and reward more Walktober Goodie Bags. The winners of this draw are:
Name Organisation
Gemma Jethwa IADT
Sylwia Olszewska Analog Devices
Lorraine Butler South Dublin County Council
Femy Joy BD
Stephen Doyle Sligo University Hospital

 

Congratulations to the winners of our Week 3 Prize Draws. The winners are:

Team Target (Weekly Team Average of 49,000 steps): MIE IT Dept – Marino Institute of Education

Top 50: Motor Mouths – Cork County Council

Top 100: Ground Control – Johnson & Johnson Vision Care

Top 200: The Pace Makers – Transdev Dublin Light Rail

Top 300: Facilities Walking Group – Arup

Week 4 Competitions

Halloween Photo Competition – Well done to everyone who got into the spirit for the final week of Walktober and submitted their Halloween-themed photo. The winners of the VIP Walktober Goodie Bags for their extra special effort are:

Team Name Organisation Link to Winning Photo
Step into Quality Street TE Connectivity Winning Photo

 

Congratulations to the following Teams who have won themselves a Walktober Goodie Bag each:

Team Name Organisation Link to Winning Photo
Amigos University of Limerick Winning Photo
AutumnSteppers BAE Systems Ireland Winning Photo
EDI Office Maynooth University Winning Photo
BloomIn Trinity Trinity College Dublin Winning Photo

 

Congratulations to the winnings of the Week 4 Prize Draws. The winners are:

Team Target (Weekly Team Average of 56,000 Steps): Contract Pacers – Verizon Ireland

Top 50: Red Devils – Transdev Dublin Light Rail

Top 100: Backstreet Girls – AECOM

Top 200: These Books are made for Walkin’ – Meath County Council

Top 300: Scrambled Legs – Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland

‘My Walktober’ Story: Well done to all participants who submitted their My Walktober Story into the Competition. It was great to see so many fantastic stories and how you were able to change your behaviour over the past four weeks. The winners are:

Winner Name Organisation
Marie O’Driscoll Cork County Council
Ross Brennan University College Cork
Leslie Kearns ESB Group

Overall Prize Winners

Well done to all the Walktober Overall Prize Winners on your achievements over the past four weeks. Your prizes will be with you all shortly. The Walktober Overall Prize Winners are:

Overall Organisation Winners

Best Small Workplace Best Large Workplace
Verizon Services Ireland BD

 

Non Desk-Based Leaderboard – Top 3

Final Position Team Name Organisation
1st Place The Rockers Reunion BD
2nd Place Rockin’ Renals University Hospital Waterford
3rd Place The Foxtrotters Sligo University Hospital

 

Desk-based Leaderboard – Top 3

Final Position Team Name Organisation
1st Place Team Karabagh Trinity College Dublin
2nd Place Strictly Come Walking Dublin City Council
3rd Place Síos An Bother Arís Children’s Health Ireland

 

Overall Leaderboard Top 50 Prize Draw

Prize Draw Team Name Organisation
4th – 10th What the Hill DBFL Consulting Engineers
11th – 20th DCU-C.I.A-S.W.A.T.T Dublin City University
21st – 30th Kevin’s Army An Bord Pleanala
31st – 40th Not Fit but Fabulous! Cork University Hospital
41st – 50th Quaternions Maynooth University

 

Evaluation Survey Prize Draw

 Winner Name Organisation
Alan Finnegan LCETB – Gaelcholáiste Luimnigh
Anne OConnor ESB Group
Orla O Regan University College Cork
Zachary Wilson Arup Ireland
Alan Mooney Dun Laoghaire Rathdown County Council
Anzar Abdulsalam Kunju University hospital waterford

 

Top 5 Coordinators

Coordinator Name Organisation
Karen Mc Donnell Limerick City & County Council
Alan Kiernan Transdev Dublin Light Rail Ltd
Shannon Gormley Thermo Fisher Scientific
Ailish Reynolds University of Limerick
Ailsa Lyons St Vincent’s University Hospital