Coffee Walks Challenge (Abbotsford)

March 16, 2024
10 weeks
Drinking Coffee & Walking

Join the Coffee Walk Challenge 2024 in Abbotsford, BC. This ten-week challenge invites you to explore ten local coffee shops and new walking routes near each, combining the enjoyment of coffee with the benefits of walking. Tailored for all fitness levels, it offers the flexibility to walk solo or with friends at your own pace.

Participation in the challenge supports local charities, adding a positive impact to the community. As you make progress, share your experiences on social media, collect badges, and compete for prizes. The Coffee Walk Challenge isn’t just about improving fitness; it’s a chance to create memorable experiences and enjoy the unique blend of coffee culture and leisurely strolls.

Want to bring the Coffee Walks Challenge to you city? Sign up for the waiting list, include your city name and we’ll bring the Challenge to cities that express enough interest.

Take The Challenge: Ten Coffee Shops And 10 Walks In Ten Weeks

We’ve hand-picked our favorite local coffee shops in the Abbotsford area. Register and you’ll get full access to all of the details. To complete the Challenge you’ll need to walk (biking, or jogging is okay too) a minimum of 30 minutes (or 2km) in the general neighbourhood around the coffee shop or anywhere within a 5km radius of the coffee shop.

couple at a coffeeshop laughing and drinking coffee

Why Take The Coffee Walks Challenge?

The Coffee Walk Challenge will motivate you to explore new coffee shops and discover new places to chill out (even more fun with friends!). You’ll enjoy a wonderful sense of accomplishment, enter to win prizes & coffee, and show off completion badges online. You’ll also be supporting local businesses and non-profits. What could be better?

If you’re looking for something you can do with friends, want to explore local coffee shops and new places to walk, and get fit while you’re at it, this Challenge is for you.

  • You’ll get to explore new walking routes in your city
  • Time with friends is good for you
  • You’ll get a little more fit
  • You’ll discover new coffee shops
  • A portion of your registration goes back to local charities
  • You could win free coffee and prizes
  • You’ll have a great sense of accomplishment
  • You’ll get to brag by posting completion badges online
  • It’s fun to invite and share with friends
  • It’ll get you off the couch
  • Uh, yum. Coffee!
women walking drinking coffee while doing the coffee walk challenge

Tips For Couch Surfers

If you’re fresh off a long season of couch-surfing:

  • Bring a friend to help get you up and going.
  • If the 20 minutes or 2 km minimum walks are too much, just do what you can, it’s okay.  🙂
  • Take photos or make a short videos of yourself doing the activity.
  • Share your photos, videos, or completion badges on social media. Get famous.
calling all couch surfers - ten trail challenge

Track Your Activities

You’ll be able to automatically track all of your activities on our mobile iOS or Android app which integrates with all leading fitness trackers and smartwatches. No manual recording of time or distances needed. Just click and go.

  • GPS Tracking & Offline Maps
  • Integrations with 9+ fitness apps and watches
  • Apps for both iOS and Android
  • Integration with Microsoft Teams for groups or corporate events

How It Works


Register For The Challenge

Register online and then make it even more fun by inviting a friend to sign-up and complete the Challenge with you.


Download The App

Use our app or connect your favorite fitness device to automatically log your activities.


Begin The Activities

Do the activities any time: after work, on the weekends, with friends or family during the Challenge dates.


Get Updates & Rewards

Monitor progress online, earn digital badges. Win prizes.

Giving Back: Supporting Local Parks and Trails

Recent Challenges have raised over $3500 in donations. Thanks to your participation we’ll be able to continue supporting local nonprofits. All donations for this Challenge will support the Chilliwack Park Society.

Chilliwack Park Society

Schedule: Rolling Start Dates

We’re trying something new! Before, our Challenge was only available for a set 10 weeks. Miss it, and you were out of luck. Now, you can start the 10-week challenge anytime from March to September.

Sign up is open from February 9 to September 1, 2024. The event starts on March 16, but you can begin your 10-week challenge anytime after you sign up. If you sign up by March 16, your challenge goes from March 16 to May 26. If you sign up later, your challenge starts on the day you register, but make sure to sign up no later than September 1, 2024.


From Signup to Success: Navigating Your Challenge

Browse the Explorer Series website to pick your favourite Challenge. When you’re ready to register, we’ll direct you to to sign up and optionally donate to a local charity. Then, once your Challenge start date arrives, you’ll use the Fitmap app to record your activities and access all the necessary details, routes, and maps.

Explorer Series Reviews

“This is such a cool challenge. I am so happy you guys are doing this. Thank you!”
– Jamie I.

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ “Such a great idea! It was awesome to find new inspiration to get outdoors. Can’t wait for the next challenge!”
– Lisa B.

“Will be doing the next Challenge for sure!”
– Tamara W.

“Well organized and worth it to participate with the family and friends! Loved the challenge and have registered for the next challenge already too.”
– Anita K.

“The Challenge was fun and motivating!”
– Kelly P.

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