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Fall Step It Up Challenge Winners Announced

Stroller Runners from Horizon Science Academy once again won Health Action Council’s Step It Up Challenge sponsored by Fitbit. The team, who also won the summer competition, averaged 21,883 steps each day, totaling 306,366 steps during the challenge. The team will win a healthy lunch and donation to their favorite charity.
The individual award goes to Simon Mills from Logan Hocking Schools, a member of Ohio School Team. He averaged an insane 64,449 steps every day, totaling 902,296 steps over the two-week challenge and is now a proud owner of a Fitbit Ionic.
“We are thrilled with the number of participants in our challenge and their ability to stay moving, healthy and competitive,’ said Patty Starr, President and CEO of Health Action Council. “These healthy fitness warriors maintained a sense of connectivity while social distancing by logging in steps, climbing stairs and a myriad of ways to stay active and strong.”
Mini challenge winners include: Scott Higgins from Team OSM won a Dick’s Sporting Goods gift card for 10,000 steps per day; Helen Vits from Q4@WeWantMore who scored a Fitbit Inspire HR for an impressive 50 minutes of daily activity; Rebecca Jeffries from Ohio School Team is enjoying a Footlocker gift card for her Social Steps Post; Wyn Ossinger from West Wonder Women now owns a Fitbit Inspire HR for logging in eight sets of stairs per day; Jenn Vaughan from Scantic Valley Sole Mates now has a Nike gift card for her Social Steps Post; Vickie Peterson from Team AMET earned a Fitbit Inspire HR for adding 2,500 steps from her previous goal; and Shimika Smith from Not Fast Just Furious is boasting a Dick’s Sporting Goods gift card for her 10,000 daily steps.

For questions any questions about the Step It Up Challenge, please contact David Phillips via email or call 216.236.0364. Members and non-members are welcome. Don’t have Fitbit? No worries, there are other ways to track steps per day.

About the Step It Up Challenge sponsored by Fitbit
A turnkey step program that brings employers all the benefits of an official step program without all the management hassles.   

About Health Action Council
Health Action Council is a not-for-profit 501(c)(6) organization representing mid and large-size employers that enhances human and economic health through thought leadership, innovative services and collaboration. It provides value to its members by facilitating projects that improve the quality and moderate the cost of healthcare purchased by its members for their employees, dependents, and retirees.

Health Action Council also collaborates with key stakeholders - health plans, physicians, hospitals and the pharmaceutical industry - to improve the quality and efficiency of healthcare in the community.

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