Pedometer Challenge

Battle of the Valleys Pedometer Challenge begins on October 2nd, 2013! Participants must register for this 6 week program by Tuesday, October 1st, 2013.  All registered teams of 2-4 will receive free pedometers.

The Pedometer Challenge will consist of TWO challenges, complete with PRIZES!  


Be the team with the highest average steps per person and win cash!

1 st place team: $100 per team member

2 nd place team: $75 per team member

3 rd place team: $50 per team member

1.  Walk anytime between 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. on October 11th to receive double steps along with a prize!  In order to complete this challenge please check-in with Caitlin Mazurek, Wellness Intern, at the 2nd floor of the fitness center at the Ryder center. Please meet by the indoor walking track. After checking in, you will be responsible for walking for at least half an hour on the new indoor track, on a treadmill, on the 5K course, or around campus. When you are finished walking, please check out with Caitlin in order to receive your double steps and a prize!

2.  Attend a fitness assessment October 25th - November 4th and earn the step equivalent of
6 miles in just one hour!  (12,000 steps)

3.  Attend the SVSU Healthy U 5K on October 19th for double steps.

2: SVSU vs. GVSU
Compete in the Annual Battle of the Valley’s competition. Let’s go CARDS! Out step those Lakers and keep the Golden Shoe at SVSU!

A team captain is required to register all members of the team and record every team member’s steps.
Step Conversion Chart (163kB)

Pedometer pick-up is Monday, September 30th from 8-10:30 a.m. and 12:30 -2:30 p.m. or Tuesday, October 1st from 8-10:00 a.m. and 1-4:30 p.m. in the Human Resource Department, Wickes Hall 373.

For any registration questions, please contact Caitlin Mazurek, Wellness Intern, at or (989) 964-2743.

To register for the Pedometer Challenge, log-in here .