Sign up for U of T’s 10,000 Steps Challenge for Staff

Get ready to move this Spring because the 10,000 Steps Challenge returns for staff at U of T!

The weather is getting warmer and there are lots of ways to sneak more steps into your day. Explore the campus, take the stairs, walk at lunch or on your coffee break, walk the dog, take a few steps while meeting online or have a walking meeting in person. Above all, walk your way to a free team lunch!

10,000 Steps Challenge for Staff
May 1 – 31, 2024

Did you know that people who walk on a regular basis have increased muscle strength, higher energy levels and improved overall well-being? Walking helps reduce the risk of chronic disease and health professionals recommend walking at least 10,000 steps a day to achieve those health benefits. There are steps conversion tables available for those who prefer to bike or for individuals with physical challenges.

So, get ready to move this Spring in the 10,000 Step Challenge for staff at U of T!

Instructions

This challenge will be managed by Incentfit with a maximum of ten staff members per team. To join the challenge, follow these steps:

  1. Create a team
  2. Choose a team name
  3. Appoint a team captain
  4. Register for the challenge by April 22nd, 2024

*It is recommended that the Team Captain register everyone on their team using First Name, Last Name and Email Address.

Weekly Reporting

You will be able to record your steps using your own personal device, pedometer etc. via many iOS/Android apps that Incentfit supports, or enter steps manually, at least weekly, on the site every Monday for the previous week.

More information will be provided before the May 1st start date when tracking begins.

Team Challenge/Prizes

Throughout the month of May, team members will aim to take an average of 10,000 steps (# of total steps divided by # of team members) in order to be eligible for the following prizes:

  • one $150 Uber Eats Gift Card for the team with the highest average number of steps
  • one randomly drawn $100 Uber Eats Gift Card for participating teams who place between 2nd and 20th place
  • one randomly drawn $100 Uber Eats Gift Card for all participating teams
  • one randomly drawn individual per week of the challenge to receive a UofT Water Bottle (4 in total)

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