Walktober- Fall Walking Challenge

Sept. 29-Nov. 23
Cost: Challenge + Fitbit Zip Activity Tracker- $65 Wellness Dollar - FULL
          Challenge only- $25 Wellness Dollar

Walking is an easy way to burn calories, manage stress and re-charge your batteries during the work day. During the 8-week Walktober program, you’ll track your walking activity online and “travel” on a virtual journey, featuring scenes of beautiful fall foliage throughout the United States. You can choose how you’d like to track your activity. You can even purchase a Fitbit Zip wireless activity tracker with your Wellness Dollars as part of the Walktober program.

The Walktober online program includes:

  • 8 weeks of access to your own Walktober account
  • Your choice of tracking methods:
    • Track your steps:
      • If you already have a Fitbit tracker, you can allow the Walktober program to access your Fitbit account for seamless tracking during the challenge.
      • You may use any other type of wireless tracker or pedometer and manually enter your steps by logging on to your Walktober account.
    • Track your minutes of walking- if you prefer not to use a tracker or pedometer, you can log in to your account and enter your daily walking minutes
    • If you enjoy other forms of physical activity, you can convert them to either walking steps or minutes and enter them online using program information provided
  • Weekly walking activities led by wellness staff for all interested participants
  • Wellness tips emailed to you either daily or weekly (your choice)
  • Over 250 healthy recipes for you to explore
  • Optional social features that provide you with support from other co-workers
    • You can create or join a team of 4-10 co-workers
    • Invite colleagues to be your “Soul Mates” with whom you can give and get support for your walking
    • Walker’s Wall- a message board where you can share your success stories with other participants
  • Register now. You may register for the program only. Registration for the program and Fitbit package is now closed.