1 Million Step Challenge


submitted by: City of Kyle

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Field LabelField TypeFrequency
Steps Walked Integer Daily

Description:

Team Kyle One Million Step Challenge

 

Team Kyle's One Million step Challenge will promote wellness by encouraging participants to walk more often during the day. Participants use a supported activity tracking device to record the number of daily steps taken and transmit this number into the ChallengeRunner.com system. The totals of those steps 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 100 days. At the conclusion of the 100 days, the participants with the top three recorded steps will be awarded the following:

  1. First Place Award
  2. Second Place Award
  3. Third Place Award

In addition, every participant who records a minimum of 1,000,000 steps (10,000 daily) will receive a participation award.

The One Million Step Challenge has the following characteristics:

  • In the leaderboard, each participant is able to see where they stand in relation to other participants using real names.
  • Devices should be synced every day; however, participants may take up to seven days after the log date to sync data.