Johnnie Walker’s #KeepWalkingPH 21 Day Challenge Inspires Filipinos to Keep Walking Towards Their Boldest Ambition

A commitment to inspiring and encouraging personal progress, Johnnie Walker introduced the #KeepWalkingPH 21 Day Challenge and called on Filipinos to overcome their self-doubt and take the first step toward achieving their ambition.

Held in SM Aura Premier’s IMAX Cinema last January 11, 2017, the evening saw a coming together of Manila’s tastemakers, celebrities, and media partners to celebrate Johnnie Walker’s legacy of inspiring personal progress.

An initiative under the Keep Walking Philippines campaign, the #KeepWalkingPH 21 Day Challenge asks participants to publicly declare their goals through 21 social media posts. Johnnie Walker believes that every Filipino is capable of overcoming self-doubt and thus, inspires everyone to take that first step towards personal progress.

“When our abilities are questioned, we lose confidence in ourselves. Self-doubt is the universal barrier to progress that we all have to face on a daily basis,” shares Diageo Philippines General Manager Vanee Gosiengfiao. “The Johnnie Walker brand has always encouraged people to keep walking towards personal progress and continues to do so through the #KeepWalkingPH 21 Day Challenge, a simple yet meaningful act that helps us form a habit that encourages self-belief.”

Through its Keep Walking Philippines campaign, Johnnie Walker has recognized the inspiring stories of those we consider modern-day heroes. As evident in the stories of photographer Xyza Bacani, director Brillante Mendoza, and innovators Aisa and Raphael Mijeno of SALt – every Filipino has the ability to progress towards big bold heroic ambitions. Overcoming the uncertainty in one’s self can be the driving force to success as long as you keep working at it.

With the #KeepWalkingPH 21 Day Challenge, Johnnie Walker wants to inspire more Filipinos to believe that they can. The initiative aims to fuel the confidence and self-belief of every Filipino who takes part in the challenge. By sticking with the 21 day program, participants are able to build a habit around overcoming their self-doubt and work their way towards what it is they aspire for the most.

Through these public declarations, each post becomes an affirmation of one’s ability to achieve their full potential. Open to all Instagram, Facebook or Twitter users, everyone is urged to join simply by posting a photo, starting with a pledge to commit to their aspirations, followed by posts tracking their progress over three weeks, using the hashtag #KeepWalkingPH. By doing so publicly on social media, participants are able to spread inspiration and encourage others to do the same.

“Pursuing one’s ambition doesn’t end after 21 days, rather, it paves the way for success. What is important is taking that first step,” continues Gosiengfiao. “Through this initiative, Johnnie Walker gives us Filipinos the opportunity to train ourselves to develop resilience against self-doubt, as we strive to realize our ambition.”

For more than 200 years, Johnnie Walker’s spirit and legacy as an iconic symbol of progress lives on. The brand’s “Keep Walking” mantra has been adopted and embraced globally as a rallying cry for progress. To this day, Keep Walking continues to inspire people from all over the world.

With the #KeepWalkingPH 21 Day Challenge, Johnnie Walker calls on Filipinos to conquer their self-doubt and become catalysts for personal progress and positive change.

For more information about the Keep Walking Philippines campaign and 21 Day Challenge, you may visit Johnnie Walker’s official Facebook page at


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