Registration is open as follows: Challenge + Fitbit Zip between August 17-September 18, Challenge only between August 17- October 1. After registering on HealthyU, participants will receive email instructions about how to set up their online account, the Fitbit pick up schedule and other program information.
Walking is an easy way to energize your day. During the 6-week Walktober challenge, you’ll track your walking activity online and “travel” on a virtual journey, visiting scenes of beautiful fall foliage throughout the world.
The Walktober online program includes:
6 weeks of access to your own online Walktober account and mobile apps for Android and Smart phones
Your choice of tracking methods:
Track your steps:
Purchase a Fitbit Zip as part of this challenge, or use your Fitbit tracker and sync it to your Walktober account.
Use other trackers or a pedometer and manually enter your steps on your Walktober account.
Track your minutes of walking- if you prefer not to use a tracker or pedometer, you can manually enter your daily walking minutes on your Walktober account.
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
E-mail wellness tips (choose either daily or weekly)
Over 250 healthy recipes
Create or join a team of 4-8 co-workers. Prizes will be awarded for 2 optional team activities.
Invite colleagues to be your “Soul Mates” with whom you can give and get support for your walking
Walker’s Wall- an online message board on your Walktober account, where you can share your success stories with other participants