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Walking Challenge 2019

Lasell College and edHEALTH are proud to invite you to take part in a Walking Challenge for all employees, with 12 other area colleges. Join the fun!

The goal of the challenge will be an average of 5,000 steps per day, seven days a week, for one month. The challenge will run from June 4 through July 1.

 

Important Dates

  • Registration: TBD
  • Launch Party: May 23, 2019, 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m., Dunne House
  • Challenge: June 4 - July 1
  • Celebration Party: Tuesday, August 6, 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m., Dunne House

Prizes

  • Everyone who meets the weekly step challenge of an average of 5,000 steps per day will be entered into a raffle to win great prizes each week.
  • Teams will be entered to win a price for the best team name.
  • The Lasell College grand prize will be announced shortly.

Participate as an Individual or Form a Team

Employees can compete individually or as a team. 

Each member of a team tracks their steps individually, but team members can work together to walk together and help each other boost their step count.  Teams will be entered for a chance to win a price for best team name.

Submit your team name and the names of those in your group to hr@lasell.edu.

Campus Walking Maps:

 

Walking Challenge Ambassadors

  • Garbriella Giangregorio - Alumni Relations & Annual Giving
  • Paul Lamin - Human Resources
  • Erin Larghi - Information Technology
  • Samantha Mocle - Marketing & Communications
  • Patrick O'Connor - Conference and Event Services

Testimonials & Community Impact from the 2018 Walking Challenge

36% of Lasell employees participated in the Walking Challenge, taking over 33 million steps, which equated to almost 16,000 miles.  Employees formed teams across departments, walked together on- and off-campus, and became motivated to walk after the challenge.  Testimonials from employees include:

  • "Great way to meet people interdepartmentally."
  • "A fun way to get involved and moving."

edHEALTH

edHEALTH is the employee health insurance collaboration Lasell College joined to harness our power in numbers, to successfully offer quality healthcare at lower costs. This innovative approach allows its members more control over plans, total transparency of costs and processes, and a more proactive role in their healthcare.

Lasell will be competing against the 12 other edHEALTH colleges. The schools participating in the Walking Challenge are:

Bentley University
Berklee College of Music
Boston College
Brandeis University
Emerson College
Lasell College
Olin College
Regis College
Salve Regina University
Suffolk University
Wellesley College
Wentworth Institute of Technology
Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI)

 

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