University announces Employee Wellness fall fitness challenge


9 a.m., Aug. 13, 2014--University of Delaware faculty and staff are invited to register now for Walktober, an eight-week walking program sponsored by the Office of Human Resources’ Employee Wellness Program that will be held from Sept. 29-Nov. 23.

The goal of the program is to walk more and enjoy the benefits of an active lifestyle during the beauty of the fall season.

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Participants can choose to track either their walking minutes or number of steps and have the option to purchase a wireless Fitbit Zip step counter at a 25 percent discount over the average retail price of $60. 

Using a personalized online account, walkers can track their daily activity, invite co-workers to join a team, share favorite walking routes, view over 250 healthy recipes, and more.

The cost of the Walktober program alone is $25 Wellness Dollars. For those who would like to acquire a Fitbit Zip, the cost is $65 Wellness Dollars.

Faculty and staff who enjoy participating in both the fall and spring wellness challenges can save money by registering for Wellness Plus and receive both programs and a Fitbit Zip for $75 Wellness Dollars.

Registration is open now through Oct. 3. To learn more and register, visit the Employee Wellness website or call 831-8388.

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