The Ursinus Wellness committee invites all Ursinus employees to participate in the Bears on the Stairs Challenge program.
2023 Results - There wee 43 participants who did a total of 282,101 steps over the 3 week challenge!
The highest stepper did a total of 37,065 steps!
BEARS ON THE STAIRS
The program is designed to increase the amount of physical activity that employees engage in during working hours. The Stairs Challenge encourages employees to use the stairs in lieu of the elevator. By adding a few steps a day into your work routine you can increase your physical activity as well as improve your overall health and well-being. We hope to see you on the stairs!
2023 Bears on the Stairs Challenge:
The Ursinus Wellness committee invites all Ursinus employees to participate in the challenge program.
The program is designed to increase the amount of physical activity employees engage in during working hours. By adding a few steps a day into your work routine you can improve your physical activity, overall health and well-being.
How the Program Works Sign up for the challenge. Keep track of the number of stair steps you climb each day. Submit your daily totals through the online form each week for record-keeping progress.
The Stairs Challenge goal is to accumulate at least 1,800 stair steps in 3 weeks. Steps may be accrued in a manner that suits each employee’s personal plan, but the wellness committee has established weekly goals and incentives in order to encourage full participation throughout the month. For instance, by the end of week 2, participants should have attained at least 1,100 steps in order to be eligible to win the raffle. The full goal/incentive schedule is as follows:
Week 1 500+ steps RAFFLE
Week 2 1,100 total steps RAFFLE
Week 3 1,800 total steps RAFFLE
Grand Prize Raffle 10,000+ total steps
If you achieve over 10,000+ steps, you are eligible for the Grand Prize raffle. You may complete the Online Stairs Challenge Tracking Form by noon each Wednesday to be eligible for prizes and raffles.
Specific Challenge Instructions: Throughout the day keep track of the number of stair steps you’ve taken. Use the Campus Stairwell Mapto assist you in the process. At the end of the day, add up your total number of stair steps. At the end of the week, add up your weekly total and submit your form. These totals will be considered for incentives and prizes and added to your grand total at the end of the program. Note: steps count going up AND down. Also, you are encouraged to include your stair steps off campus (e.g. at home, at the mall)—especially on the weekends.
We hope to see you on the stairs!!