FALL INTO FITNESS 4-WEEK ACTIVITY TRACKING CHALLENGE
Challenge Description: The Fall into Fitness Challenge is a 4-week challenge hosted by HealthCorps, thanks to the generosity of area program sponsors: the Chickasaw Nation and Continental Resources. The challenge is designed to empower and motivate students, teachers, and family members in our community to get moving and enjoy the benefits of physical activity, and we are so excited to have you joining us!
Join a school/community team and work together to meet movement and spirit/community encouragement goals. Each participant will log their daily activities, in the form of steps. Steps can be tracked using pedometers, fitness watches, or phone apps OR participants can log their activities and how long they participated in them and convert them to steps using the activity log and conversion chart in the participant packet.
Registration! Registration is open now! Registration will remain open for anyone who wants to join in throughout the challenge.
Challenge dates: October 10th-November 6th
Log your activities every Tuesday by 11:59pm to be included in each week's raffle and leaderboard summaries! All activities must be logged no later than Thursday, November 9th for consideration in final leaderboards and prizes. Final Awards to be announced on November 13th. *Note: only activities from 10/10-11/06 will be accepted for award consideration.
Awards & Prizes:
WEEKLY MILESTONE PARTICIPANT RAFFLE
Log your activities in the form of steps to be included in a weekly random drawing for fun prizes and swag.
Drawings will take place on 10/18, 10/25, 11/01, and 11/08. The amount of steps you have logged will correspond with the number of raffle entries you will have each week.
Steps/step equivalents reached:
35,000 = 1 entry
70,000 = 2 entries
140,000 = 3 entries
210,000 = 4 entries
280,000 = 5 entries
350,000 = 6 entries
Your HealthCorps team will reach out to selected winners via the email provided in your registration, as well as post the names on the challenge runsignup website.
COMMUNITY ACTIVATOR AWARD
Share activities you are leading with your team, or community! Email an update on what you hosted to Lindsey.Maurice-Walker@HealthCorps.org (Ardmore area), Torri.Mathis@HealthCorps.org (Ada area), or Tai.Avery@HealthCorps.org (OKC area). Share how you are finding your fit on social media and tag @HealthCorps on your posts. At the end of the challenge, a Fall into Fitness Community Activator award will be named.
Regional Team Awards
First-place and runner-up team titles will be awarded to teams who excel in each challenge category:
- WENT THE DISTANCE AWARD: Highest average number of step equivalents/steps per participant.
- COMMUNITY HUSTLE AWARD: Highest number of participants on a team.
- TEAM SPIRIT AWARD: Teams who share the most stories of impact (activities and initiatives hosted to support your team's success, as well as tagged posts on social media @HealthCorps and @TeensMakeHealthHappen).
Each winning team will receive a brag banner and additional resources for their team celebration!
National Team Recognition and Awards
HealthCorps communities across the country are also competing in this challenge! A national leaderboard and team awards will be announced on November 13th!
AYA WALKING MINI-CHALLENGE
AYA is an interactive mobile walking app designed to keep you moving by combining physical activity with Chickasaw history and culture. This unique technology allows you to take a walk through history and unlock new cultural and historical content along your fitness journey. It’s an adventure we’d love for you to experience as part of HealthCorps’ Fall into Fitness campaign.
It’s easy to participate! Complete the activities to earn points, then share what you learned and did with the HealthCorps team at the Ardmore 2K BOO Run (Nov 4th), OR using the digital form listed on the challenge worksheet. Each point will earn you raffle entries for our TRAIL BLAZER bonus raffle! Download a copy of the challenge on the AYA Walk section of this site- which can be found in the header- and earn points that enter you into a bonus raffle! Need not participate in the Fall into Fitness challenge to participate in this activity.
ARDMORE, OK 2K BOO RUN/WALK/ROLL
Important Dates & Info:
Registration! Pre-registration is open through Oct. 15th. All who register before this day will receive a free HealthCorps T-shirt & water bottle. Registration will remain open until 11:59 p.m. Nov. 3rd. Same-day in-person registration will be available at the event.
Event Date: Saturday, November 4th
Event Time: Activities will begin at 4 p.m.! The event is expected to last approximately 2 hours.
Event Location: Regional Park; 2704 N Rockford Rd, Ardmore, OK