Last winter, as the GlobalFit program was wrapping up, I took my last look at the top 20 step days I’ve had since I first started tracking my steps way back in July of 2011. At the time, I had only surpassed the 10,000 step plateau 45 times. In the year plus since then, I have managed to nearly double that number, raising the total to 81. With my first year using the Fitbit coming to an end last week, I thought it would be appropriate to take a new look at my updated top 20 step days over the past 4 1/2 years, featuring 8 new entries.
1: 6/6/2013 – 24,988 steps
My best single day total came during my 2013 trip to Disney World. The day’s excursion to both Epcot Center and the Magic Kingdom ended up with a total of approximately 12.5 miles. And yes, it still bothers me that I didn’t get those 12 additional steps to reach 25,000.
2: 7/27/2013 – 20,592 steps
My second highest total came nearly 2 months after my highest, thanks to the BTN 5K and a, for lack of a better word, misunderstanding about where I should be picked up after the race. These 2 days are the sum total of my days over 20,000 steps.
3: 9/6/2015 – 18,259 steps
The first new addition to the list comes courtesy of my trip to Toronto last September. This Sunday consisted of traversing around Toronto, with trips to Royal Ontario Museum and, at night, the Molson Canadian Ampitheatre for the Oddball Comedy Fest.
4: 9/11/2015 – 17,889 steps
Another new addition thanks to my trip to Toronto. My last day in the city was spent at the Eaton Centre mall, the Hockey Hall of Fame, and a few other stops.
5: 6/8/2013 – 17,852 steps
My now-fifth highest output brings us back to Disney World, this time for a day split between Animal Kingdom in the morning and Hollywood Studios in the afternoon.
6: 9/5/2015 – 16,083 steps
We head back to Toronto for my sixth highest day, my first full day in the city. There was exploring along the riverfront and, of course, a trip to Rogers Centre for a Blue Jays game.
7: 9/23/2014 – 15,728 steps
This total was accomplished thanks to the 2014 Sprint & Stride 5K race that was held at work.
8: 9/9/2012 – 14,957 steps
My eighth highest total comes thanks to a Sunday in Belfast spent walking from our hotel, down to the Titanic museum, and then back again.
9: 6/7/2013 – 14,940 steps
Another day of 2013’s vacation to Disney World, this day started with a morning trip to the hotel pool, followed by an abbreviated day at the Magic Kingdom.
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