Keeping Cork Active
Keeping Cork Active

Step Into Spring Schools Walking Challenge 2023

Step Into Spring

Schools Walking Challenge 2023

Cork Sports Partnership and Get Ireland Walking are delighted to announce a new ‘Step into Spring’ Cork Schools Walking Challenge 2023.

The challenge consists of 3 distance options and will begin on the 6th February and will run until the 17th March 2023. Teachers are now invited to register their class for free through the online form below. 


What is involved?

  • Teacher registers their class 
    • Deadline for Registration is Monday, January 30th
  • Cork Sports Partnership acknowledges the registration and emails the challenges details, resources etc.
  • Each school will be posted an A3 Get Cork Schools Walking Challenge poster to track distance.
  • Each teacher will be emailed a link to download a tracking app and to submit distances.
  • Classes begin their challenge of accumulating 10km/15km/20km between 6th Feb and the 17th March.
  • At the end of the challenge each teacher will be sent a gold, silver or bronze certificate depending on the distance your class completed.
  • Each school who has completed the challenge will be entered into a draw to win a number of schools sports equipment and a whole host of goodies


  • Gold distance: 20k
  • Silver distance: 15k
  • Bronze distance: 10k

Information pack for teachers:


  • Schools who complete the gold/silver/bronze distance will be entered into a draw for each distance category to win Schools Sports Equipment Packs!

Optional | ‘Get Your School Walking’ Workshop For Teachers:

For questions or queries email:

Deadline for Registration is Monday, 30th January


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