UWM Spring Walk Challenge 2014

“Step Up to the Plate”

UWM Walk Challenge Spring 2014 – “Step Up to The Plate” is a Walking Challenge designed to promote well-being through physical activity. The 4 and 1/2-week Challenge begins on National Walking day which is Wednesday, April 2, 2014 and runs through Friday, May 2, 2014 when final Steps/distance entries will be tallied to determine the ranking of participants along the route. Ongoing personal walking is encouraged!

The challenge is sponsored by Best Places to Work and Human Resources. This is open to all current UWM employees. The challenge incorporates baseball by taking you on a virtual walk around the baseball diamond (right in time for baseball season)!

Put your paws to the pavement wherever and whenever you can!

The goal of the challenge is:

Understand the health benefits of regular walking and receive a free pedometer for participating!

Walking is an excellent, no cost form of healthy activity. The Challenge adds goals, fun, and camaraderie!

Motivation with the Challenge offers a great way to get started and keep going!

Register between Monday, March 10, 2014 and Wednesday, March 26 2014 as either a member of up to a 3 person team or an Individual participant.  If you are registering as a team member, be sure you’ve all agreed on a team name before you register.

One pedometer per participant will be provided. Pick up your FREE pedometer at Engelmann Hall Room 125 between Thursday, March 27 – Tuesday April 1 during business hours 7:45AM-4:30PM.

There will be awards for top participants and a traveling trophy. Updates of Team and Individual progress will be posted on the special website created for the UWM Walk Challenge – “Step Up to The Plate” throughout the event.

To register for the UWM Spring Walk Challenge event, please use the following online Registration form:
https://milwaukee.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_bg9tSdehfU9mPd3

For more information about this event, please visit:
http://www4.uwm.edu/hr/worklife/walk/index.cfm