FROM THE NEWS DESK
The footpath between the Newslink office and the end of the street has been well trodden during the last month.
Every hour some of the Newslink’s Steptember team have got up from their desks and walked to the end of the street and back.
Initially our neighbours at Jenkin’s Main Drive, Harcourts and the Stihl Shop Gore probably thought we were a bit mad, but they’ve encouraged us as the month has gone on, rain or shine thanks guys! Collectively, the four of us have walked 1,229,995 steps, which equates to 789.6km, to raise money for kids with cerebral palsy.
Everyone’s being a bit secretive on how much weight they’ve lost but it’s collectively around about 10kg.
But pounding the pavement doesn’t stop now that it’s October.
Three of us are heading to Queenstown next month to huff and puff our way through the 10km at the Queenstown Marathon, so there’ll be a bit more stepping to the end of the street to do before then.
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