Step It Up: Walking Challenge

Step it up: Walking Challenge

A Virtual Adventure with Real Steps!

In an effort to encourage community engagement while maintaining physical distancing and overall wellbeing, we ask that you come join us on a walk around Yellowstone National Park! Don’t worry, it’s 100% virtual but the steps are real! Register Individually or as team or even both! There will be plenty of checkpoints/milestones along the way to help you track your progress. The first individual/team to finish the challenge earns the highly sought-after IM Championship shirt!

What are we doing during this challenge?

Location: Yellowstone National Park
Total Distance: 307,463 steps
Milestones: 12 beautiful milestones/checkpoints to help you admire your accomplishments!
Participants: All Princeton University Students, Faculty/Staff are welcome
Start: Lamar Valley
End: Mammoth Hot Springs

How do you participate? 

Participate individually or on a team, or even both! Teams can be up to 2-4 people. 

Individual Registration

Registration Open: April 6, 2020
Registration Close: There is no close date, but the later you start, the less time you’ll have!
Start Date: April 11, 2020

Duration: 6 Weeks
End Date: May 23, 2020
Individual Participants Register Here 

Team Registration

Registration Open: April 6, 2020
Registration Close: There is no close date, but the later you start, the less time you’ll have!
Start Date: April 11, 2020
Duration: 3 Weeks
End Date: May 2, 2020
Team minimum: 2
Team maximum: 4
Important Notes: Team captains will be required to submit their team roster along with participant contacts when registering.  Double rostering is prohibited. Each participant is limited to one team entry. 

Team Participants Register Here

Participants will receive instructions on how to submit steps and track their standings/progress on Friday, April 10. Official step counts will be active on April 11, 2020.

For questions, concerns or to request reasonable accommodations, please contact Tim Phanthavong at tp15@princeton.edu no later than Wednesday, April 8, 2020.