Health Action Council’s Summer Step It Up Challenge sponsored by Fitbit has reached its capacity for teams! This competition is at double the most current challenge and will run from June 15 to June 28. Any individuals who would like to participate can reach out to be added to an existing team until June 12.
The summer challenge will have an at-capacity record of 100 teams with over 614 participants. If every participant reaches their 10,000 steps per day for the two-week challenge, the Step It Up Challenge will register an impressive 85,960,000 steps!
“We are so excited about the overwhelming response to this program and are looking forward to the summer challenge with record participants,“ said Patty Starr, President & CEO of Health Action Council. “The Step It Up Challenge sponsored by Fitbit is a popular way for people to get fit and stay moving, and whether your state if fully opened or beginning to open up, this virtual challenge will allow people to stay mentally and physically fit.”
Step It Up Challenge is open to both members and nonmembers offering employers a way to engage employees in a hassle-free and fun health initiative. Since teams are at capacity, any individuals willing to participate can reach out to David Phillips to be added to a team at [email protected] or call 216. 236. 0364.
The team with the highest number of average steps gets lunch for up to 50 people (a $500 value) and a $500 donation made to your local Ronald McDonald House or school garden. Individuals can also compete in 'mini-challenges' throughout the two weeks to win new Fitbits, as well as gift cards from Dick's Sporting Goods, Starbucks, and more! Awards are announced on June 30. No Fitbit? No worries. There are other ways to track your steps.
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.