Attendees rack up steps in Walking Challenge

Attendees at Scientific Sessions 2018 tracked their daily steps and watched them feed into a leaderboard, comparing their steps to leading walkers.

In 2018, attendees took a total of 1,626,634 steps. The top three walkers identified by their handles: Mregen18 with 98,322 steps, StemAlchemist with 82,600 steps, and Polimeno with 73,074 steps.

The Walking Challenge was brought to Scientific Sessions 2018 by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans.