Walk the Block banner 2016

Walk the Block is all about getting Victorian workers away from their desks and onto their feet. So go ahead, take a little time out of your day to create a happier, healthier workplace.

Walk the Block photo competition winners 2015

1. How to Walk the Block

  • Walk the Block poster 2016Register using the form below.
  • Select: date, time and meeting place.
  • Promote: send calendar invitation, download posters and fact sheets.
  • Walk the Block on 18 May!
  • Snap your walk for the photo competition. Entries close Thurs 26 May.

2. Tips to make Walk the Block successful

  • Walk the Block 2016 BannerCreate excitement: what about a theme, inviting your CEO, putting on morning tea?
  • Flexible timing: yes, you can stagger your event for different teams or walk on an alternative date.
  • Build momentum: in the lead up to WTB, email 1 resource per week to staff to highlight the need to be active. 
  • Make it accessible: consider a route that accommodates staff with different abilities or injuries.
  • Make it social: use WTB to help staff get to know each other, or invite neighbouring organisations to join in!

3. Keep walking

  • Darebin City Council workers Walking the Block

    Pick a few active ideas most suitable for your workplace.
  • Encourage staff to try out these active ideas.
  • Provide incentives for staff keep walking.
  • Generate a competitive spirit by challenging teams to out-do each other.