2019 edHealth Walking Challenge
The Wellesley College and edHEALTH Walking Challenge was a 4-week challenge for all benefits eligible employees with 15 other area colleges and universities that ran from June 4th to July 1st.
Week One - Nutrition:
70,000 steps winner: Megan Kerr, Professor of Mathematics
35,000 steps winner: Jessica Labrie, Electronic Resources Librarian
Week Two - Exercise:
70,000 steps winner: Iva Nikolaeva Gishin, Assistant Registrar
35,000 steps winner: George Dai, Adv. Instrumentation Specialist
Week Three - Relaxation:
70,000 steps winner: Elizabeth Starr, Research Associate
35,000 steps winner: Richard French, Professor of Astrophysics, Professor of Astronomy
Week Four - Mindfulness:
70,000 steps winner: Casey Bayer, Director of Media Relations
35,000 steps winner: Anjana Prasad, IT Business Analyst
Team Name Winner:
Wayne Bouchard - 1,106,854 steps
Register & Track Your Steps Online
Sign up for the Walking Challenge starting June 4, 2019, through your Harvard Pilgrim Online Wellness Account. If you do not receive your health insurance through Harvard Pilgrim, you may sign up for the challenge as a guest.
Use the guest Code: C10177
You can gain entrance into 2 weekly drawings to win prizes based on the average number of steps you achieve:
Inspired Drawing: if you track an average of 5,000 steps/day (35,000 steps/ week)
Inspired AND Empowered Drawings: if you track 10,000 steps/day (70,000 steps/week)
Wellesley College Teams will be entered to win a prize for best team name
The top stepper at each college/university will win an individual grand prize
The college or university with the highest average steps will win an edHEALTH-sponsored celebration and ice cream social
Join a Team
Employees can compete individually or as a team. Each member of a team tracks their steps individually, but team members can walk together and help each other boost their step count. Teams will be entered for a chance to win a prize for best team name. Submit your team name and the names of those on your team to email@example.com by June 12, 2019.
Wednesday Walks With Wellesley
Join us each Wednesday from 12:30-1:00pm during the challenge to boost your steps, explore campus, and connect with colleagues.
Sign up now for our weekly walks and receive a meeting invitation.
There are currently no scheduled onsite seminars. This page will be updated as we schedule seminars for our Healthy You program.
Classes for this Year:
Click HERE for more information on these classes
Yoga classes with Helen Wang: Mondays, 12:30-1:30pm, Multifaith Center
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If you're covered by one of our medical plans, you can receive up to $300 for enrolling in a qualified weight loss program or a gym membership: