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Step Towards Change aims to promote healthy and active lifestyles in the UAE by hosting a virtual walking event with the aim of achieving 10 million steps between 13th and 31st of December 2020.
Open to all, this free community event is designed to fight obesity by encouraging physical activity and a healthy lifestyle. By joining this free event you walk together with us to achieve 10 million steps.
Every big change begins with one small step, so let’s be the change.
Entering a contest which has an associated time challenge allows you to attempt each time challenge as many times as you wish without the need to register several times!
Challenge active between 13 Dec 2020 and 31 Dec 2020
Step Towards Change has a target of reaching 10,000,000 steps before the end of the challenge. Everybody who takes part contributes to the challenges success!
7,813,238 of 10,000,000 steps
Prizes & rewards
By completing the walk or run you will receive rewards points that can be used to redeem offers, discounts and competition entries through the Inspire Rewards Program.
To be eligible for rewards you must opt in at inspire rewards before attempting the challenge.
Complete the activity to earn points, the more you earn, the more you can redeem! Don't forget to check out our monthly prize draws!
How to Participate
1. Create an inphota account and register for the event. You are unable to register as a guest or register multiple people, one person per account only.
2a. Connect either your Garmin, Strava or Fitbit account to your inphota profile
2b. If you do not have a supported account, you can upload your
Thank you for joining the FBMA 10th Anniversary Step Challenge.
It is important to note that before attempting the challenge you either:
a. Connect either your Garmin, Strava or other supported fitness tracking account to your inphota profile.
b. Prepare to take a photo/screenshot to validate your activity, if you do not have a connected account, you can upload your results manually here.
If you have any queries please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Thank you for joining us for this challenge and good luck. 3. Begin walking or running!
How to upload your steps
Garmin connection and Fitbit connection (Recommended): Once you've registered and connected your chosen device your steps will be automatically be synced each day. Please allow end of day for your steps to be synced.
Fitbit only records active steps.
Any other device/manual submission: If you choose to upload your results manually, there is a manual submission tab labelled 'submit activity' found in your profile. This is visible once registered for the event. Please submit your results along with image proof showing the number of steps completed. You must upload your own activity, any request for the inphota team to upload an activity will not be possible. Please note that manual submissions must be uploaded by 11:59 on the 10th October. Please include number of steps.
Strava connection, with connected device: Please note that Strava only shares steps completed during an activity, to sync steps record your walk/run as you usually would. Once saved, your workout will be automatically synced and the number of steps will be added to the leader board. Please ensure your Strava activity visibility is set to "everyone" (your profile can still remain private). Any other visibility will not be counted towards the leader board.
Strava connection, recorded through application only: Please upload your steps manually. The Strava application does not record steps. Please use the formula 1km = 1,500 steps.
You must upload your own activity, any request for the inphota team to upload an activity will not be possible. Manual submissions will close 1 hour after the event.
To note: You can only register one person per account for this event. We do not accept friends and family.
Terms & conditions
By registering I accept the organizer's exclusion of liability of any damages. I will not enforce a claim either upon the organizer or upon the supporting companies and their agents because of damage that could arise by participating. I declare that I have practiced sufficiently for the participation and I am physically well.
The inphota virtual running events goal is to provide our participants with an exceptional virtual racing experience with accurate and credible results. We expect participants to do their part by entering accurate data (such as participant weight), correctly calibrating equipment, and selecting reasonable courses (no net elevation loss). We reserve the right to remove results that we determine are erroneous or unusual, including without limitation, results that would be unattainable on a typical course. Any participant who we determine intentionally manipulated data or otherwise attempted to cheat the inphota system may be suspended from future inphota running events.
Inphota shall not be held responsible for any problems regarding access, obstruction, malfunction, interruption, suspension or difficulties regarding technical equipment, computers, cables, electronics, software and hardware, internet connection that may prevent or hinder participation in the event.
Inphota shall not be held responsible for any injuries suffered by participants during the event. By registering for the event, participants declare that they are in good health and physical condition.
Participants understand that their given information will be used for the purposes of tracking results and that personal data will not be shared with any third parties.
Delivery and Payment Confirmation - on completion of the registration you will receive an email confirming your entry into the requested competition.
Inphota shall not be held liable for Strava not picking up the course segment
Inphota shall not be liable for the participant not completitng the specified course
Submission of manual activities
The inphota platform allows submission of activities through many different means - Strava, Garmin, Fitbit - but we understand that sometimes it is preferable to submit the data in another way. To facilitate this we have produced a manual submission form which you can enter details of the activities for the contests that you have registered for.
To access the manual submission form you must be logged into the inphota account that registered for the contest, and have the details to hand. If you registered for the event using guest checkout then it is not possible to use the manual submission form.
Take advantage of quick registration
Quick registration will automatically add an item to your basket with the details that are listed against your inphota profile. This means that to make the most of quick registration you need to ensure that your profile is complete and up-to-date.
Don't worry, you can stil register without completing your profile, in the same way as you would family and friends.
We will be introducing inspire rewards points for a complete profile soon, watch this space!
This contest is restricted by age, or gender
Unfortunately this contest is restricted by age or gender, and the details in your profile do not fit within the restrictions laid out by the organiser. For this reason quick registration is not available.
However, you can still register for this contest through the usual means, and by filling out the details of the person that you want to register!
What is quick registration?
inphota members get access to our quick registration system, which allows you to join an event at the click of a button!
How do I use quick registration?
To use quick registration you just need to register for an inphota account, and complete your profile. It's quick and easy, and allows you to enter an event with just the click of a button!
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What are time challenges?
Time challenges provide a way to register for and complete a real-world course at a convenient time. By pairing your Strava account you can record your time over the selected course using a mobile phone or connected wearable device. Once the activity has been completed you will be added to the leaderboard and will have the opportunity to attempt the course as many times as you like during the event dates to improve your position.
What are challenges?
Similar to time challenges, inphota challenges allow for completion of an activity without the need for a real-world course, or a pre-arranged gathering. By pairing your Fitbit account you can record your activity when convenient, and it will be counted towards the challenge that you register for. You have the opportunity to attempt the challenge as many times as you like during the challenge period to improve your position.
Prizes and rewards will be fulfilled upon completion of the challenge.
When will I appear?
Our leaderboards for this challenge show the best efforts by people who have registered for this contest, and completed a qualifying activity using their wearable device. For time challenges this must be a device which uploads to Strava, otherwise a Fitbit device.
To be considered for the leaderboard you have to follow several steps:
- Sign up for the contest that you're interested in
- Connect your Fitbit or Strava account to your inphota account so that we know when you attempt the challenge
- Complete a qualifying activity (as many time as you like!)
- Upload your workout
That's it! Just use your Fitbit or Strava account as you normally would, and we will automatically download the activity and put you on the leaderboard. Please note that this process can take up to an hour after you complete the upload.
If you're having problems, or you've done an effort that isn't appearing after this time, then please get in touch with our in-site chat system.