As we can’t travel to Tokyo this year, and as we also look forward to getting back to fencing, we are setting all British Fencing members the challenge to join us virtually to Travel to Tokyo. To complete the 16,312,500 steps (based on an average of 1,250 steps per km) to Tokyo we are inviting you to submit your steps!

The challenge will take place on BF’s Playwaze platform, within the GB League community. For more information on how you can get involved in the challenge and set up your profile click the link below.




We will be publishing a weekly total of how many steps we have achieved together! You can also check how many steps you have done and where you sit on the individual leaderboard via your Playwaze profile.

WEEK 1 (AS OF 1ST APRIL 2021) – 527,701

WEEK 2 (AS OF 8TH APRIL 2021)- 1,373,922

WEEK 3 (AS OF 15TH APRIL 2021)- 2,364,476

WEEK 4 (AS OF 22ND APRIL 2021)- 4,301,139

WEEK 5 (AS OF 29TH APRIL 2021)- 4,442,426

WEEK 6 (AS OF 6TH MAY 2021)- 5,255,675

WEEK 7 (AS OF 13TH MAY 2021)- 7,267,119

WEEK 8 (AS OF 20TH MAY 2021)- 7,597,237

WEEK 9 (AS OF 27TH MAY 2021)- 8,655,321

WEEK 10 (AS OF 3RD JUNE 2021)- 9,658,904

WEEK 11 (AS OF 10TH JUNE 2021)- 10,655,890

WEEK 12 (AS OF 17TH JUNE 2021)- 12,247,588

WEEK 13 (AS OF 24TH JUNE 2021)- 13,845,929

WEEK 14 (AS OF 1ST JULY 2021)- 14,724,311

WEEK 15 (AS OF 8TH JULY 2021)- 15,674,853

WEEK 16 (AS OF 15TH JULY 2021)- 16,606,737 – CHALLENGE COMPLETE!!


Thank you to everyone who joined the Travel to Tokyo Challenge. We have exceeded our target of 16,312,500 steps, the equivalent journey to Tokyo!

As we reach our total, Marcus is on his way and every step has counted towards supporting him all the way. Good Luck Marcus!

Look out for some prizes for challenge participants and thanks to everyone who took part in this ‘journey’!




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