Walk 10K begins April 24th! Sign up today!

Tuesday April 4, 2017

Walk 10K runs April 24th-30th, 2017. Registration must be done at UNCWellness.com.  Click on the call-out at the bottom left of the home page or click here to register. Interested participants can sign-up through April 30th. Free entry for all.

UNC Wellness Centers are 4x World Champions and going for 5 straight! Help us achieve this goal by getting your friends involved and get steppin! Check out our video on the UNC Wellness Facebook page, Website or at MedicalFitness.org.

Participants are encouraged to walk 70,000 steps in 7 days. Members  who achieve 70K will receive a Walk 10K shirt. Non-members are NOT eligible for prizes, however they are encouraged to participate and attend the ceremonies during the week. All events will be hosted at the Fleet Feet Carrboro store.

  • April 24th: Kickoff event-Group led walk, food, in-store discounts
  • April 26th: Pub Run-Meet at the store, do a run/walk, then meet at YesterYears Brewery for some drinks and socializing.
  • May 8th: Closing Ceremonies-Award presentation, in-store discounts, drinks and food.

Step counts will be obtained via post-event email link. All participants who registered during the event will be sent an email link after completion of the challenge to submit their weekly steps. If participants want to submit steps early via email or paper, they can do so but must include: Name, Email, Phone number and total steps for the week. If on a team, the team name must also be included.

Prizes will be given for highest individual step count, overall team average, highest team total, and most unique team name. Teams should be between 4-6 participants only.

Begin tracking steps at 12:01 AM on April 24th and discontinue tracking at 11:59PM on Sunday April 30th.

Tracking can be done using a Pedometer, tracking or wearable device, or many Smartphone apps. A popular (free) one is Pacer. The HealthKit app for Iphone also tracks steps.