Spring 2018 Walk/Run Challenge


submitted by: Pearl Companies

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Details:

Field LabelField TypeFrequency
Distance Traveled (Miles) Decimal Daily

Description:

8-Week Mileage Challeng

Your team's challenge is to walk or run as many miles as possible during the 8-week period.  For every 200 miles your team collectivly completes, you will recieve an entry into the grand prize drawing. Teams can consist of up to 5 Participants. 

Participants may use a supported activity tracking device to record the daily distance traveled and transmit this number into the ChallengeRunner.com system. The totals of those distances are then compared against one another and a real-time leaderboard is made available.

In order to receive data from tracking devices, each participant must first install the appropriate software and create an account on the activity tracker's website. Every participant must then authorize ChallengeRunner.com to capture individual data as follows:

After logging in, the participant must click the Profile link at the top of the home page and then click the Authorize link. On the tracker website shown the user must enter their ID and Password they created when they first registered the device.

Once the device is authorized, the user must ensure that they connect their device to the activity tracker's website at least once per day to sync data.

This challenge will run for 8 weeks. At the conclusion of 8 weeks, we will draw 2 Teams to win 1 of the following:

                  1. Each Player will recieve a $50.00 Vis Gift card

                  2.Each Player will recieve a $25.00 Visa Gift card

In addition, every participant who records a minimum of 75 miles will receive a bingo stamp.

The Distance Challenge with Fitness Trackers has the following characteristics:

  • In the leaderboard, each participant is able to see where there team stand in relation to other teams using the team names.
  • Devices should be synced every day; however, participants may take up to 3 days after the log date to sync data. 
  • Although activity trackers are supported, they are not required. Particiants may enter their own data uning the ChallengeRunner website or ChallengeRunner smartphone apps.