Wellness Challenges

Wellness Challenges utilize the power of friendly completion to spark new healthy habits. Challenge yourself or your co-workers to track their healthy eating, physical activity, hydration status, or more. New habits are formed, bragging rights gained, and healthy prizes won.

Join the wellness team in a variety of challenges throughout the year. View the HR Events calendar for more details.

2019 Hike-a-Thon

Discover. Learn. Explore.

Saturday, September 28, 2019

9am-2pm, Rain or Shine

Take A Hike at the 2019 Hike-A-Thon Plus! Discover, Learn, and Explore the Miami University’s Natural Areas at the 2019 Hike-A-Thon Plus in Oxford, Ohio! This free rain or shine event will be held at 4824 Oxford Trenton Rd Oxford, OH 45056 on Saturday, Sept. 28 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Hike-a-Thon Plus will offer opportunities to discover our local natural resources, learn from various demonstrations, and explore by hiking on marked trails at the Miami University Natural Areas. With over 1,000 acres and 17 miles of trails that cross beautiful streams, woodlands and wildlife, Miami University’s Natural Areas are perfect for beginner, moderate and experienced hikers interested in this 1-, 3- or 5-mile event. No registration is required – just show up!

2019 Battle of the Birds Step Challenge

Calling All Redhawks! Let's step it up for #HealthyMiamiOh

09/09/2019 - 10/07/2019
Registration Begins 08/26/2019

Announcing the first ever campus vs. campus steps challenge. Miami U Redhawks will challenge Youngstown State U Penguins to see who can log the most steps in 4 weeks.

To register for challenge log into your HealthyMiami account ans sign up for the MU vs. YSU Battle of the Bird Step Challenge.

Use a smart device (fit bit, apple watch, garmin, etc) and sync it with your account to log your steps.  You can also use a steps tracking device (pedometer) and manually log your steps in your account.

Every step counts! At the end of 4 weeks, the campus with the highest average step count per participants will win.  Prizes will be awarded throughout the challenge.