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Second annual Health & Wellness Pedometer Challenge

January 20, 2017
By Whitney Helm
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Jan. 29—Feb. 18

  • Get your team together. 2-6 people per team
  • Determine a team name and a team captain. You will need this information for registration
  • Register. Each person has to register individually, and registration is open until Thursday, Jan. 26
  • Go to
  • Students can pick up pedometers on Thursday, Jan. 26 from 5-7 p.m. in the Presidents Dining Lounge or 8:30-10 p.m. in Java Joint. If neither of these times work for you, please email to set up other arrangements.
  • Your team captain  will submit your team’s total steps every Sunday of the challenge. Each total will be emailed weekly. Try to increase your average each week.

Pedometer Challenge Rules

  • Be Honest
  • Record your steps before bed every night on the step log.
  • RESET your pedometer every morning.
  • Have fun, support and encourage each other.
  • Strive for at least 10,000 steps a day.
  • Challenge ends at 11:59 p.m. on Feb. 18.

Instructions for Team Captains

  • You will be emailed your team step log where you and your teammates will log your daily steps. It will track your team’s total steps per week. For this challenge, a week runs from Sunday to Saturday.
  • On Sundays by 5 p.m. you are responsible for submitting your team’s total step count. The document to do so will be emailed to you at the start of the challenge.  Submission dates are:
    • Sunday, Feb. 4
    • Sunday, Feb. 11
    • Sunday, Feb. 18
  • Keep up morale and encourage your team members to get out and get steppin’.