Diabetes New Zealand

Fitbit 250K Challenge

$10,847 raised
Starts: 1 Nov 2021
Ends: 30 Nov 2021

250K steps. One month. One life-changing challenge. Step towards a healthier you 1 – 30 November.


Diabetes NZ has partnered with Fitbit to create the ‘Step up 250K Challenge’, taking place this November over Diabetes Action Month.

We encourage you to take part in this challenge by taking 250,000 steps – that’s about 8,300 steps a day. By taking part and raising funds, you will not only feel stronger but be contributing to changing people’s lives. All you need to take part is a Fitbit, or the free Fitbit app on your mobile phone, or a pedometer or step tracker. There’s no minimum amount to fundraise, but we challenge you to raise $75.

Almost 280,000 Kiwis have diabetes, with a further 100,000 people predicted to have pre-diabetes or who are at risk. Every dollar raised from this fundraiser will go towards changing the lives of those affected in NZ, and to promote healthy lifestyle habits, which have a positive effect on the prevention and management of diabetes.

To celebrate the challenge, Fitbit is offering 20% off the full Fitbit range. To purchase a discounted device, please head to www.fitbit.com/global/nz/store/dnz/welcome, and use the discount code: diabetesnz20.

Take part in the 250K Challenge and step with friends, family and whānau to get fitter, have fun and to raise money for Diabetes NZ.

FAQ: https://diabetesactionmonth.org.nz/whats-on/fitbit-250k-challenge

How to record your steps: https://givealittle.co.nz/content/diabetes-nz-step-challenge

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Thank You!   2 December 2021

Congratulations to everyone who stepped up for diabetes this Diabetes Action Month, and achieved their 250K steps! We’ve loved seeing all the steps that awesome Kiwis have taken this month!

We are so grateful to everyone who stepped up and helped raise awareness for diabetes in New Zealand during the month.


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