Join the Step to the Next Level Challenge

posted by Amber Brady on June 27, 2018 Step to the Next Level

During Health and Wellness Month “Step to the Next Level”. The annual statewide steps challenge is live in Go365. Sign up now through June 30 at 11:59 p.m. This is a great chance to earn some extra points if you’re striving for Silver Status or maybe it can help you get to Gold or even Platinum Status in 2018.

Signing up for the challenge is simple. Just log on to your Go365 account and join the challenge titled Step to the Next Level. (You can find the challenges page from the Quick Links button at the top of the page, or by scrolling down on your Dashboard). From there, join an existing team within the challenge or create your own team.

NOTE: The deadline to join the Step to the Next Level Challenge is June 30, 2018. The challenge runs from July 1 to July 31. If you are not tracking steps through Go365 yet, be sure to sync a fitness device or app to Go365. A variety of devices (pedometers, fitness trackers, and smartphone apps) can help you track your progress and see results in real time. A list of Go365-compatible devices can be found here.

You can earn bonus points at the end of the challenge. Individuals who walk 232,500 total steps in the month of July (an average of 7,500 steps per day) receive an additional 245 Go365 points. Individuals who walk 310,000 total steps in the month of July (an average of 10,000 steps per day) receive an additional 350 Go365 points.*

The top three individuals with the most steps in July also receive bonus bucks – 1,000 bucks for first place, 750 bucks for second place, and 500 bucks for third place. All members on the team with the highest average steps in July are awarded 1,000 bucks as well. There must be at least five members on the winning team to qualify for the team prize.**

* The maximum number of points an individual can earn annually from an employer-sponsored event (ESE) is 700 points. These bonus points count toward the annual 700-point ESE cap. Other ESE point opportunities are the Elements Lunch & Learns/online courses and the health coaching services offered by the Health and Wellness Center.

** The maximum number of bucks an individual can earn annually is 30,000 bucks. All bucks earned in the Step to the Next Level Challenge count toward this maximum.

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