Illustration of astronaut on moon

We've done it! #walktothemoon

Staff, students, friends...get your coats because we’re all walking to the moon! 

There’s a mere 238,855 miles to walk between February 19 and July 20 so we need everyone to get involved.

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We've walked to the moon!

On 20 July 1969, Apollo 11 landed on the moon and Commander Neil Armstrong and lunar module pilot Buzz Aldrin became the first people to walk on the moon.

We’re celebrating the 50th anniversary of the moon landing with our own University of Stirling moon walk. There will be teams, vicious inter-department rivalries and all kinds of prizes to reward participation. 

Most important of all, it's all about getting active.

Post your Walk to the Moon photos and win a prize - find out how.

Every step counts - and we want yours

It doesn't matter if you're an ardent athlete or a springtime stroller. We want everyone involved and we want all your steps to help us reach the moon.

Add your miles using your mobile

How to start adding your miles using our Walk to the Moon app.

Email us your miles

You can email your miles to us on Visit our FAQ to find out more.

How to get more active

According to the UK Chief Medical Officers, we should all be doing at least 150 minutes a week of moderate intensity physical activity. How can we get more active and why should we?

Group of people walking in front of Airthrey Castle

Why is walking so good for you?

Why joining us in walking to the moon is one small step towards improving your health and happiness.

Student exercising on bike

The benefits of activity…and how you can get more active

Recent research shows that active students are healthier, happier and more likely to succeed. So, what can you do to play more sport…even if you don’t like sport?

King penguins walking on the beach

How to walk more in your daily routine (without going for a walk)

Too busy? It’s raining? Don’t like walking? Here’s how you can walk more without actually going for a walk.

Photo of Benneth Esiana

Be inspired: one man starts walking to work

Benneth Esiana explains how he saved time and money walking to work, and making a daily contribution to Walk to the Moon.

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Your photos

From campus to China - a selection of your photos Walking to the Moon.

Send your photos to or use the hashtag #walktothemoon on Instagram and Twitter.

View the photos

Tunes for the moon

Need some music for your walks? Try our specially curated Spotify playlist that visits the moon via Bowie to Beethoven.

Find your Moon champion

Find your local staff or student Moon Champion to help you with signs-ups and information.

Are you ready for the #walktothemoon challenge?